Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola is known to be a staunch supporter of the Spanish giants Barcelona. He has severally pointed out his former employers mistakes in running the club which has seen the club experience financial crisis. These financial crisis led to the release of their legend and priced asset in Lionel Messi to Paris Saint Germain on a free transfer on the deadline days of the summer transfer window.
Granit Xhaka deal, completed and confirmed. Contract signed until June 2025 with increased salary after AS Roma talks collapsed weeks ago. 🔴 #AFC Arsenal are also working to sign Ødegaard on permanent deal - waiting for ‘green light’ from Real Madrid to submit the official bid.
Laporta seems to fire Koeman and Persuade Pep for return. Laporta hunts for Gurdiola, but Roberto Martinezis is still the favourite? According to the latest information, the main favourite still remains the Belgium national team head coach Roberto Martinez. The Catalans are ready to pay 1.8 million euros in compensation.
According to the Daily Mirror Zinedine Zidane has no plans to take over at Manchester United because he has no desire to manage in England, according to his agent Alain Migliaccio. A number of Barcelona board members have asked club president Joan Laporta to sack manager Ronald Koeman after Tuesday's 3-0 Champions League defeat at home to Bayern Munich.
The World Cup-winning Barca legend Andres Iniesta believes Xavi should be one of the favourites to replace Ronald Koeman, should he be sacked by the LaLiga giants. Current Barcelona president Joan Laporta is a huge admirer of Xavi and openly campaigned against Ronald Koeman, saying he would hire the former player.
Barcelona President Joan Laporta has sensationally claimed he had hoped Lionel Messi would have eventually settled to play for the club for free in the wake of the Argentine’s sensational exit. Messi in August ended a 21-year old association with Barcelona as he completed a move to Paris Saint Germain on a free transfer upon expiry of his contract at Barcelona.
The news of Leo Messi leaving Barcelona shocked the football world. Joan Laporta explained the reasons behind the player’s departure and PSG. The most important one is arguably Romelu Lukaku’s possible move to Chelsea. 1. Romelu Lukaku Chelsea have agreed a €115m fee with Inter Milan for Romelu Lukaku.
Barcelona Present Joan Laporta has once again talked about Messi's exit at the Barcelona camp. Messi who concluded his 21 year association with the Catalonia side joined French giants PSG in August after Barcelona failed to fulfill their promise of a new contract due to their inability to meet the La Liga salary cap.
Dean Henderson wants a January loan move after his dream of establishing himself as Manchester United No 1 fell flat, reports The Sun. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Alex Telles is back from injury. Chelsea reportedly want to tie down a number of their key stars after defenders Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger sign contract extensions.
According to France Bleu, a Marseille fan passed away in a road accident involving one of the minibuses taking supporters back from Angers last night. Eight others on board were injured. Antonio Rudiger is looking increasingly likely to leave Chelsea next year unless the club make him one of their highest paid players.
According to Football London, Granit Xhaka has signed a new contract at Arsenal until June 2025. Tottenham have identified Patrick Bamford as a potential replacement for Harry Kane, who is being strongly linked with Manchester City. However, Leeds are set to offer Bamford a new deal in the coming weeks as they are eager to keep him.
West Ham have pulled out of the running to sign Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic and a deal for Kurt Zouma is also off. (90MIN) Liverpool could be without Mohamed Salah and Brazilian trio Alisson Becker, Roberto Firmino and Fabinho for a number of key games in the coming weeks as a major club-versus-country headache looms.
Barcelona Chief is currently desperate to make several changes in his team after poor performance of Koeman. They have a rough time starting the season with only one win. The exit of their legend Lionel Messi was a blow to the club as well as their fans. The club had a setback on finances and had to let go high rating players like Messi and Antonio Griezman.
After Lionel Messi and Bara president Joan Laporta fall out, the Blaugurana club is likely to look for another player to fill the void left by one of the best player of all time at the famous Camp Nou. In this article, we are going to highlight African players who could fit in Lionel Messi's role at Barcelona.
Arsenal rejected an approach from Galatasaray for Mohamed Elneny despite midfielder dropping down the pecking order, as per The Sun. Jesse Lingard has reportedly turned down the offer of a new contract at Manchester United due to concerns over game time. Antoine Griezmann was 'not the player Barcelona needed' and didn't fit into their system, admits president Joan Laporta after the player was sent back to former club Atletico Madrid on loan.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed that the Spanish club has a debt of £ 1.15bn, calling the situation "extremely worrying". The club's current payroll debt is 103 percent of the club's income. Laporta has blamed his predecessor Josep Maria Bartomeu for the debt, accusing him of leaving the club in a precarious position.
Barcelona is one of the best clubs in Spain and are currently on a low after Loosing their precious asset Lionel Messi. The club has been having a difficult year and news that concern Messi's keep emerging. Not everyone knows what happens in the background. Now, there are emerging news concerning what led to their greatest player exit from the club.
Arsenal have reportedly identified three critical Barcelona players that they may likely to sign in a swap deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and AlexandreLacazette.Barcelona are keen tosign more players before the closure of this transfer window. Although their President Joan Laporta had recently revealed that the club is staggering $1.5bn in debt.
If Barcelona try to keep Lionel Messi, it could put the club in danger for the next 50 years, according to the club's president, Joan Laporta. Messi, 34, is leaving Barcelona because the club failed to offer him a new contract due to pressure from La Liga rules on player salaries.
Argentinian Superstar Lionel Messi admits his farewell press conference at Barcelona that he never imagined having to say goodbye without seeing fans after more than 20 years at the club. The six times a Ballon d’Or winner has been out of contract since the end of June and Barcelona say they cannot afford to keep him, with Messi admitting that a move to Paris Saint-Germain is a possibility.