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Barcelona announce signing of Ousmane Dembele from Dortmund

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Ousmane Dembele has joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, the LaLiga club have announced.

The Catalan giants signed the highly-rated France international for 105million Euros (£96.8million) - the second highest transfer fee of all time behind Neymar, who switched Barca for Paris St Germain earlier this summer for £200.6million.

Barcelona said in a statement on their official website: "FC Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund have reached an agreement for the transfer of Ousmane Dembele for 105 million euros plus add-ons. The player will sign a five year contract and his buy out-clause is set at 400 million euros."

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Spain attacks: Second suspect released without charge

Sahl El Karib (second from right) was released without charge.

A second suspect in the Spain terror attacks has been released without charge.

Earlier this week, two men were formally charged with murder over the deadly attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils - which left 15 people and more than 120 wounded.

Mohamed Houli Chemlal, 21, and Driss Oukabir, 28, were part of a group of four arrested in the wake of last Thursday's rampages.

They were charged on Tuesday.

A third suspect, Mohamed Aalla, was released by a judge who ruled the evidence against him was too week.

The judge allowed authorities an additional 72 hours to question the fourth individual, Sahl El Karib, who owned a cybercafe in Ripoll.

But he has since been freed.

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Barcelona taking action over Neymar's PSG move

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Barcelona are pursuing damages from Neymar for what they allege to be a "breach of contract".

The Brazil forward left the Nou Camp this month for a world-record £200.6million, joining Paris St Germain in a move that more than doubled the previous highest fee.

Life as a PSG player has started well for the 25-year-old, who scored on his debut and then added two more along with three assists in a stunning show against Toulouse on Sunday.

Relations with his former employers have turned sour, though.

On Monday Neymar said Barcelona deserved "much more" than the current board of directors and added that it made him "very sad".

On Tuesday, the Catalan club said they were chasing 8.5 million euros (£7.8million) in damages with a 10 per cent addition and, that if Neymar could not pay, PSG should.

The demand appears to relate to a payment made to Neymar when, in 2016, he renewed his contract with Barcelona through to 2021. It was sent to the Spanish football federation on August 11 with a wish for it to be forwarded to the French federation and FIFA.

"Barcelona decided to take these actions in defence of their interests, after a unilateral termination of contract urged by Neymar Jr a few months after signing the renewal until the end of the year 2021," a statement read.

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