LEGENDARY STRIKER SET TO JOIN BARCELONA THIS SUMMER

As the talk surrounding the future of Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski rumbles on, Mundo Deportivo has come out with a fresh report that sheds light on the striker’s current situation. The 33-year-old Lewandowski will be entering the final year of his contract with Bayern Munich this summer. Meaningful talks over a renewal are yet to be held, although club director Hasan Salihamidzic insisted that he will not be sold and discussions over a new deal will soon begin.

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Despite those claims, it is believed that Lewandowski is keen on a new challenge in his career after having won everything at the Allianz Arena over the past eight years since he arrived from Borussia Dortmund on a Bosman deal. Barcelona have shown a keen interest in signing the Poland international. With a move for Erling Haaland collapsing, Lewandowski has become the marquee target for president Joan Laporta, who wants to get the 33-year-old’s signing at any cost in the summer.
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                     BARCA EYEING 22-YEAR-OLD AS LEWANDOWSKI ALTERNATIVE

At this point, it is a well-known fact that Barcelona are keen on signing a new, prolific striker in the summer transfer window. The Blaugrana are intent on landing a marquee attacker who can be the face of the rebuild under Xavi Hernandez and have been long linked with Borussia Dortmund superstar Erling Haaland.


But with chances of signing him looking bleak, the attention has shifted to Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski. The 33-year-old is entering the final year of his contract at the Allianz Arena and is keen on a new challenge, with a move to Barcelona being touted heavily.
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BARCELONA PREPARE 3-MAN SHORTLIST TO REPLACE BUSQUETS

Sergio Busquets has been in top form of late and has been an integral figure in Barcelona’s revival under Xavi Hernandez. While the veteran star is still going strong, he is at the stage of his career where his game-time needs to be managed carefully.


With no proper cover for the 33-year-old in the position, Xavi has had to play him relentlessly, with little rest in between. Given the packed fixture schedule, it might affect Busquets’ fitness and, in turn, his longevity. Continue reading “BARCELONA PREPARE 3-MAN SHORTLIST TO REPLACE BUSQUETS”

                    BARCELONA SET SIGHTS ON DEFENDER SIGNING THIS SUMMER

It is no news that Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona need to sign a proper defender this summer to bolster their ranks. The Catalan giants are now well-packed in attack following their January winter transfer window business, while also having a solid midfield to compliment it. However, they have been too vulnerable in defense and they have been tipped to sign proven defenders to strengthen their back line, something they look to have turned to.


The Camp Nou outfit are set for a major defensive overhaul in the upcoming transfer window, with left-back one of the main areas of focus for the club. As things stand, the Blaugrana have Jordi Alba as their first-choice left-back with no other senior player to cover for him. Alejandro Balde has not been called upon much by manager Xavi Hernandez and there is a possibility that he could be loaned out next season. Continue reading ”                    BARCELONA SET SIGHTS ON DEFENDER SIGNING THIS SUMMER”

AUBAMEYANG MAKES HISTORY AFTER BARCELONA HAT-TRICK

New Barcelona signing Pierre-EmerickAubameyang wrote his name in the history books after becoming the first player to score a hat-trick in the top flight league in France, Germany, Italy and Spain on the back of his hat-trick during the Spanish La Liga clash with hosts Valencia at the weekend. Aubameyang was able to celebrate the occasion of his first Barcelona start in the league with three goals at the expense of Los Che who could not cope with the quality shown by the Gabonese international skipper.

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Aubameyang has made a fantastic start to life at the Nou Camp on the back of his transfer to Barcelona at the end of last month. The Gabonese player signed for the Catalan giants on a free transfer after his Arsenal contract was cancelled by mutual consent. He was handed a three-and-a-half year deal until the end of the 2024/25 season.
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BARCELONA CHASE CHELSEA DUO

Barcelona look set to sign soon-to-be out-of-contract pair Azpilicueta and Christensen from Chelsea with the players yet to agree on a new contract with the club which is leading many Barcelona fans to expect their club to sign the defensive pair on a free transfer.

Barcelona have been struggling for money of late, with presidetn Laporta having to admit defeat with Lionel Messi – allowing the 7 times Ballon D’Or winner leave his contract early, for nothing. Senior players such as Gerard Pique and Dembele have also taken paycuts, and it has left Barca scouring the market forgood free transfers. Continue reading “BARCELONA CHASE CHELSEA DUO”

BARCELONA LOANEE SCORES ON DEBUT

Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho made an instant impact for new club Aston Villa after he came off the bench to win a point for the former European champions during their home game against Manchester United in the Premier League.

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Coutinho is a Barcelona loanee after joining Aston Villa on loan from the Catalan giants until the end of the season. His loan deal from Barcelona was finalised at the start of last week. Villa have the option to make his loan deal a permanent one at the end of his loan spell at the club. By the time he finishes his Villa loan, Coutinho will have just one year left on his Barcelona contract.
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BARCELONA INITIATE CONTACT FOR MORATA

Spanish La Liga side Barcelona have reportedly initiate contact in their bid to sign Juventus striker Alvaro Morata in the January transfer window which starts later this week. The contact initiated by Barcelona was confirmed by popular English publication Goal. It was disclosed that the Catalan giants have approached the player’s entourage over a loan move to the Nou Camp and that the club won’t mind offering Dutchman Memphis Depay to Juventus as a sweetener for the Morata deal.

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Morata is at Juventus for the second time after joining them on loan from Spanish champions Atletico Madrid in September 2020. He has struggled for goals at Juventus in recent weeks and a move back to Spain could be what’s needed for him to get back to form. The 29-year-old has seven goals and three assists in 23 games in all competitions for the Old Lady this season.
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KEY FORWARD RULED OUT FOR BAYERN

Barcelona have been slammed with a big blow ahead of the all-important Champions League clash with Bayern Munich next week after it was revealed that key forward AnsuFati won’t be available for the game. It had earlier been reported that the young Spanish international could return from injury to take his place in the Barcelona squad for the crucial away game against the Bavarian giants even if he’s not completely fit.

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Fati, 18, has been out of action for some weeks as a result of the hamstring injury that he picked up during the Celta Vigo clash in the Spanish La Liga. The Spaniard was a major casualty from the game which ended in a 3-3 draw after hosts Celta Vigo came from three goals down to secure a point.
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BARCELONA COULD BENEFIT FROM KESSIE DEAL

Catalan newspaper Sport has stated that Barcelona could be benefit from a deal for Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie. The report from the aforementioned media outlet stated that Barcelona target Tanguy Ndombelewould be available for a transfer if North London side Tottenham Hotspur manage to sign Kessie on a free transfer.

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AC Milan star Kessie will most likely leave the Italian club on a free transfer next summer with the Rossoneri struggling to convince the player to sign a new contract at the club.
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