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Kluivert to leave Barcelona’s La Masia academy in June

Patrick Kluivert's time as the head of Barcelona's academy has come to an end. The Dutchman has been informed by the club that they will not extend his deal beyond the end of June. Kluivert took on the job in 2019 with the objective of preserving the future stars of La Masia. The director Xavi … Continue reading Kluivert to leave Barcelona’s La Masia academy in June

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Barcelona keeping tabs on “new Luis Suarez”

A goal with head, another with his left off the top of the bar and one with his right from outside the area. A perfect hat-trick to announce his arrival on the global stage and help his side, Danubio, to a vital win in their fight to remain in the Uruguayan top flight. As calling cards … Continue reading Barcelona keeping tabs on “new Luis Suarez”

Barcelona have bleak chances of winning trophies – Koeman

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has downplayed his side's hopes of winning La Liga this season ahead of Sunday's game against Athletic Club. "It's complicated because the gap between (Barça and leaders Atletico) is very big," he said in a press conference on Saturday. "In the Champions League there's no clear favourite. We have a two-legged … Continue reading Barcelona have bleak chances of winning trophies – Koeman

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Barcelona doubtful of a deal for Memphis Depay

Barcelona are not clear about signing Memphis Depay. At the moment, with the transfer window about to open, the arrival of the Dutch forward is less likely to happen than it was previously. There are doubts at Barça about investing in another attacker because of the number of forward players already at Camp Nou. The … Continue reading Barcelona doubtful of a deal for Memphis Depay

PSG president talks about signing Messi

Neymar's comments announcing his intention to play with Lionel Messi again next season have been taken very seriously in Paris.  Reuniting Neymar and Messi in the same team is an option that Paris Saint-Germain are considering. Knowing that Messi is free to talk to other teams in January, now is the time to make contact.  … Continue reading PSG president talks about signing Messi

Atletico Madrid disappointed with Barcelona’s performance

Atletico Madrid defeated Barcelona 1-0 at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday night and there was surprise in the home dressing room at what they saw from their opponents. The Atleti players, especially the veterans, couldn't quite believe how poor and indifferent the Blaugrana seemed. Diego Simeone's side were hungrier and, quite simply, better. Even though Barcelona … Continue reading Atletico Madrid disappointed with Barcelona’s performance

Meet the man who discovered Messi

Javier Saviola looked back at his career on Movistar and remembered his time at Real Madrid, Benfica and Barcelona. He said "Benfica is one of the best clubs in which I've played" because "we played very good football and the fans enjoyed it." His only regret is "I'd have liked to have given them a … Continue reading Meet the man who discovered Messi

Koeman defends Messi against former coach

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was asked about his predecessor Quique Setien's comments about Lionel Messi in a press conference on Tuesday.  Ex-Barça boss Setien said in an interview over the weekend that he had found Messi "difficult to manage," an opinion Koeman says he categorically does not share.  "I respect his opinion for me Leo … Continue reading Koeman defends Messi against former coach

Josep Maria Bartomeu’s last words

Josep Maria Bartomeu has had an intense few weeks. His relationship with the dressing room diminished and he finally quit this week. Some players have not even responded to his messages. The former president sent a few last Whatsapps to the squad. Pedri Gonzalez was one who received an unexpected message. Bartomeu asked for Pedri's … Continue reading Josep Maria Bartomeu’s last words

Fabio Capello: Messi is amazing to watch

Barcelona had their best game under Koeman against Juventus in the Champions League, a 2-0 win. Pedri shone but Lionel Messi looked good too, and the Argentina international footballer scored from the penalty spot. Former England coach Fabio Capello spoke after the game about the Argentine's attitude. "I saw a super-dynamic and aggressive Barca, on … Continue reading Fabio Capello: Messi is amazing to watch