Former Leeds United and Brazilian international Raphael Dias Belloli alias Raphinha has finally break the silence on why he wholesomely welcomed Barcelona opportunity with both hands open, despite strong Speculations from premier League clubs including Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.Despite being given a guaranteed unlimited playing time promise from Arteta since Nicolas Pepe was already one feet out of the club, Raphinha only had his dreams on joining Laliga Santander side Barcelona.
La Liga is one of the top 5 Europe leagues with creative players who are competitive even in other top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League. Here is the market value evolution of the 5 top performing La Liga players. 1. Vinicius Junior - The Brazilian winger has been increasing in his market value since he moved to Real Madrid.
One of Chelsea’s biggest hit this year was losing top grade winger Raphinha to Barcelona. The Brazilian had been identified as the perfect replacement for Hakim Ziyech who was bound to Ajax but only after Raphinha was unveiled as the new recruit. As things would turn out, Barcelona forged a last minute offer that was enough to convince Leeds to instead sell the player to them rather than to Chelsea.
Chelsea hopefuls are expecting bigger things this season and rightly so have a genuine reason to have high ambitions. The Blues have spent a fortune this summer and arguably have been the biggest spenders compared to other English clubs. Todd Boehly has done a magnificent job at ensuring that all players who left the club for greener pastures early in the transfer window, have been replaced with even better and more prolific ones.
Barcelona cruised past Sevilla 3-0 at Ramon Sanchez Stadium to claim 3 vital points & a clean sheet victory. Barcelona opened the scores in the 21st minute through Raphinha before Lewandowski combined with Kounde in the 36th minute to double the visitorslead at halftime. Erick Garcia combined with Jules Kounde in the 50th minute to score the 3rd goal that propelled Barcelona to position 2 in the La Liga table with 10 points while Sevilla dropped to position 17 with 1 point.
We are now remaining with less than 4 months before the official start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup which will take place in Qatar, starting from 21st November upto 18th December this year. Brazil is the only country in the world that has never missed any world cup trip and as we say, they already secured a place in this coming world cup competition also, being placed in group G alongside Cameroon from Africa, Serbia and Switzerland from Europe.
After a slim 1-0 over Everton in the Premier league matchday one,Tuchel suggested more signings are expected at Stamford Bridge since he isn't statistfied with the current squad. More departures are still expected as Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic are likely to leave if a suitable offer is tabled.
Barcelona is one of the biggest football clubs in Spain and across Europe. Barcelona are currently managed by a Spanish coach in Xavi Hernandez. Xavi Hernandez was able to guide Barcelona into a second place finish in the Laliga table last season. This is after Xavi Hernandez saw his side manage to register seventy three points from thirty eight Laliga games last season.
Arsenal are on a roll in the Premier League, with two wins in a row, and they could easily make it three in a row against Bournemouth this weekend. Meanwhile, here are the top Arsenal stories: Yeremy Pino is most likely the winger Arteta is looking for to supplement the attackers he already has in his team.
Chelsea were far less clinical in their transfer undertakings this summer and that is probably because Todd Boehly was new to his role as football director of the club. Nonetheless, the club managed to secure the services of Slonani, Fofana, Koulibaly Cucurella, Dennis Zakaria, Carney Chukwuemeka, Omari Hutchinson, Raheem Sterling and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang for a sum slightly over €200 Million.
English teams occupy 8 out of 10 highest spenders of the Summer transfer market with only Spain's Barcelona and Germany's Bayern Munich as the only non-English teams in the top 10 highest spenders so far According to transfermarkt.com. Chelsea undoubtedly lead as the highest spenders this summer following a number of exciting signings by new owners including Raheem Sterling, Marc Cucurella, Carney Chukwuemeka, Kalidou Koulibaly among many more taking their spending to €202 m.
Most clubs signed the top performing players who they think will be of help to them in the new season. Here is the market value evolution of the top 5 world class players signed in the 2022 summer transfer window. 1. Paulo Dybala - The Argentine forward joined Roma as a free agent from Juventus.
It has been claimed that Barcelona have officially registered their new players, including Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Kessie, and Andreas Christensen, in advance of their match against Rayo Vallecano. In order to facilitate the club's recruitment of new players, Gerard Pique volunteered to accept a wage reduction.
Even if Arsenal looked flawless in their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, there is still room for improvement and they have the transfer market to sort them out. After missing out on Raphinha, it's been difficult to pinpoint Arsenal's transfer alternative to the Brazilian, despite claims that the Gunners are working on a move for a forward.
A winger is one of the two signing Arsenal fans are expecting in the coming days. A number of wingers have been linked with Arsenal by now, but none have been heavily linked like Raphinha, who recently turned down a move to Arsenal to join Barcelona. If you're wondering who Arteta's target winger is, you don't have to look far; simply search for Yeremy Pino Highlights on YouTube.
Frankie De Jong's case seems to be out of Barcelona's hands according to reports given by Spanish new outlet Sport via Manchester evening news. The aforementioned news outlets understands that La Liga has told Barcelona that they must sell some of their players in order to register their five new arrivals ahead of new season.
Arsenal are the highest spenders in the Premier League this window, spending almost £120 million. Undoubtedly, the Gunners have not shied away from spending with the aim of improving under Arteta. Meanwhile, based on their recent transactions, Arteta appears to be two transfers away from making this Arsenal's ideal transfer window.
La Liga clubs spent €506 Million in making new signings during the 2022 summer transfer window. These are the top 10 most expensive signings in La Liga during the transfer window. 1. Aurelien Tchouaneni - The French central defensive midfielder is the most expensive signing in La Liga during the 2022 summer transfer window.
After missing out on Raphinha, Arsenal have kept their attack-related transfer activities under wraps. It is evident that Arsenal would like to sign a winger, but it is difficult to predict who that player will be. Many names have been mentioned, including Jarrod Bowen, who Ryan Tyallor believes the Gunners want badly.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has honestly named his former team Manchester United as the team that will look incredibly smart if the Manchester club happens to complete the signature of Barcelona and Dutch national team midfielder Frenkie De Jong. Frenkie De Jong has been linked with a move away from FC Barcelona after the Catalan club failed to register their new signings in Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Christensen, Frank Kessie and Jules Kounde.