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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

I was humiliated at Barcelona – Suarez

LUIS SUÁREZ claims he was reduced to tears by Barcelona’s treatment of him in his final weeks at the club, which included not being allowed to take part in training matches. Suárez joined Atlético Madrid last month having become Barcelona’s third all-time top scorer with 198 goals during a glittering six-year spell at the club. … Continue reading I was humiliated at Barcelona – Suarez

Dembélé and Umtiti creating problems at Barcelona

Barcelona are furious with Ousmane Dembélé. The winger’s refusal to leave, despite having offers from suitors such as Manchester United, and it is more annoying that his action prevented the Camp Nou club from bringing in Memphis Depay before the close of the summer transfer window on Monday night. Depay deal scuppered as Dembélé refuses … Continue reading Dembélé and Umtiti creating problems at Barcelona

Messi not happy with Barcelona

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has taken another swipe at the club’s board when he criticised the way it treated fellow forward Luis Suarez who left the Catalan club for Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Barcelona’s new coach Ronald Koeman told Suarez he was surplus to requirements when he took over last month. The 33-year-old Suarez moved … Continue reading Messi not happy with Barcelona