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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants the club to sign Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips for next season. Chelsea star Mason Mount is set to become the latest big name to change agents and entrust his father to handle his affairs, according to London Football. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Harvey Elliot's injury is very serious as he admits he and his players 'were all shocked' by it.
Harry Kane is adamant his reputation remains intact after breaking his silence on the failed attempts to leave Tottenham Hotspur for champions Manchester City. Barcelona stalwarts Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba have agreed to pay cuts to their contracts this season which has allowed the club to finally register summer signing Sergio Aguero with La liga.
Barcelona suffered a 3 - 0 loss at the Camp Nou in their Champions League opening match in the 2021/22 campaign. A photo has surfaced and made rounds online showing a Barcelona player, left back Jordi Alba hopeless after his side were 2 - 0 down. Jordi Alba had been subbed and was sitting in an awkward posture.
One year and one month have gone since Barcelona suffered an astonishing 8-2 defeat at the hands of merciless Bayern Munich in Portugal. There are few changes on Barcelona's line up that faced Bayern Munich last year. Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann were among the starting team that faced the Bavarians.
FC Barcelona is one of the greatest clubs in football history. The Catalan giants have won 5 Champions League titles along with 26 La Liga. The club has been home for some of the best players in the world. Below is their best starting XI of all time.
Barcelona will be welcoming Real Sociedad on Sunday at the Nou Camp for their first match in La liga Santander in the new 2021/22 campaign where the coach Ronald Koemann will be keen to start with a victory. The Catalans will be without their top long serving player Lionel Messi who left the club this summer after his contract expired and joined Paris Saint Germain as a free agent.
FC Barcelona hosts Bayern Munich FC in today's Champions League games. Following is a possible starting XI for Barcelona and the team news. Barcelona's number 1 goalkeeper Andre Ter Stegen is fit and could start on the sticks tonight. Araújo, Gerrard Piqué, Lenglet and Sergio Roberto will pair at the backline of Barcelona's defence.
Serie A top club Juventus were unlucky in the Joan Gamper tournament yesternight after being defeated by Spanish top club, FC Barcelona. Koeman led his team against Allegri's Juventus in the Johann Cruff Arena. The Catalans faced Juventus without their talisman Lionel Messi who was holding a press conference at Nou Camp.
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It is not any top mystery that Barcelona is in all sorts of trouble financially. The Blaugrana had been hard at work all summer to clean out the deadwood from the squad and make huge cuts to their bloated wage bill. While offloading gamers, the Catalan giants have also made requests to their senior players to remember taking pay cuts so one can help balance the books.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has threatened to take legal action on players that won't accept pay cut. According to UK's Sun Football, the club is set to seek the help of court in order to accomplish the pay cut demands, the club is currently at a crisis point ahead of the Laliga kick off in August, with a huge task to balance the players' wage bill, Barcelona are now forced to cut off the players' salaries in order to fix the problem.
'Outstanding Performance From Spain But Robbed Switzerland With Unjust Red Card And Own Goal'-Opinion
Well done to Spain for winning the shoot-out, but I think that Switzerland were definitely robbed with the unjust red card and unlucky own goal. Spain dominated the whole game, they deserve it. Switzerland may feel down after being put out in such dramatic fashion but at least their flag is a big plus.
Following Lionel Messi's departure, Barcelona has named Jordi Alba as the club's fourth captain for the 2021-22 season. Sergio Busquets now wears the armband, with Gerard Pique, Sergi Roberto, and Jordi Alba serving as the other three club captains. As a result of Messi's departure, Alba takes over as fourth captain.
As football clubs continue to work on bringing new players to their squads, others are releasing. This is expected to free up some funds to facilitate more transfer signings. Mostly, players who are out of form are put on sale. Some players have stayed at their clubs for more than a decade.
Barcelona has a new captain following the departure of Leo Messi. On Thursday, Barcelona announced that their all-time club goalscorer Lionel Messi will no longer continue as a Barcelona player after he could not extend his contract with the club. Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique, Sergio Roberto, and Jordi Alba are the heirs to Messi's armband.
Nuno Espírito Santo is now expected to take up the vacant managerial role at Fenerbahçe with an announcement expected soon. (Source: Radyo Gol) Barcelona are thinking about replacing Jordi Alba with Valencia full-back Jose Luis Gaya and think the 26-year-old would be a good long-term replacement.Jordi Alba could be set to leave Barcelona this summer, with Inter rumoured to be interested in signing the experienced left-back, and the Catalan club have already identified his ideal replacement: Valencia's Jose Luis Gaya.
Lionel Messi has officially been released by Barcelona as a free agent after President Laporta announced the new 5 year contract was no longer unattainable. Laporta added that both parties had agreed on a 50% salary cut for Lionel Messi but Laliga financial fair play new rules crushed the deal at final stages.
How can a shot on target from an attacker go down as an own goal? Now confirmed as a Denis Zakaria own goal. How’s it an own goal when the shot was on target? So dumb, why so desperate to give any deflection as own goals, proper strange.
Barcelona will face Real Sociedad in their first game of the 2021/2022 La Liga Santander season on Sunday evening at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona. Lionel Messi will not be opening the season with them for the first time in fifteen years. The Barcelona club, led by Ronald Koeman, will face a difficult task at the start of the season, as they will be up against a strong opponent.
Medical Planned: United's Rival Poised to Clinch €15m Transfer as Ace Travels to England For Medical
If a transfer gets to the point of a physical, it's likely almost complete, therefore Junior Firpo should be a Leeds United player shortly if the tests go well. Firpo has never been able to push Jordi Alba for his starting spot at Barcelona, and it appears that the veteran defender still has a few years left in him, so now is a good moment for him to go on.