Mazinho – Rafinha could part ways with Barcelona in January

Rafinha’s father Mazinho has suggested that the Brazilian could make way from Barcelona when the transfer window reopens at the turn of the year. The 25-year-old has recently been in the Blaugrana mix, having been involved in three of the club’s previous five league matches but there remain genuine concerns regarding the gametime with the …

Luciano Spalletti: Inter Milan aiming to reach the level of current Barcelona side

Inter Milan manager Luciano Spalletti has said that his team are looking to reach the standards set by the current Barcelona squad in the future. The Nerazzurri come into the Champions League encounter after bagging seven straight league wins but they were outclassed during the reverse fixture of the European competition. Speaking to reporters, Spalletti …

MOURINHO EXPECTS UNITED TO SPEND IN JANUARY

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hinted that the club would be busy in the transfer market in the winter window. The Portuguese boss believes that the club must spend money if they want to rejoin the elites on the continent. Juventus defeated United to win their third straight game in Champions League Group H. A …

Arturo Vidal Unhappy with Lack of Playing Time at Barcelona

Arturo Vidal appears to be increasingly displeased with his playing time at Barcelona in the last few months, but he has refused solutions of a fallout with manager Ernesto Valverde. The Chilean midfielder made the switch to Barcelona in the summer, but it has not been a rosy start to life at the Catalan club …

Jordi Alba hails Marc-Andre Ter Stegen after heroics versus Real Sociedad

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has hailed Marc-Andre Ter Stegen as the best goalkeeper in the world after he made a number of key saves during the club’s 2-1 league triumph at Real Sociedad. The away game at Sociedad has proved troublesome for Blaugrana over the years and they managed to come from behind to register …

Barcelona boss pleased with the involvement of summer signings

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he is pleased with the involvement of the club’s summer signings during the recent friendly game against Tottenham Hotspur. The trident of Clement Lenglet, Malcom, and Arthur featured during the 2-2 draw versus Spurs which they won on penalties and Valverde was particularly pleased with the efforts …

ABIDAL – MALCOM HAS BARCELONA PROFILE

Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidalinsists that new club addition Malcom has the profile required to succeed at the Catalan side. This is coming amid backlash in some quarters that it was a panic buy unlike how the club historically buys players it fancies and which follow their pattern. Abidal said the club looked at the …

Messi Demands Barcelona Don’t Sell Mascherano

Lionel Messi has demanded that Barcelona don’t sell long-time star Javier Mascherano, according to reports in Spain. Mascherano, 33, is likely approaching the tail end of his career, but Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim Lionel Messi is determined that his Argentina teammate should not be let go from the club. Barcelona let veteran defender Dani …

VERMAELEN REGRETS BARCELONA SUMMER MOVE

Belgium international Thomas Vermaelen admits regrets over staying at Barcelona last summer. Numerous sides were interested in his signature including Everton and Crystal Palace. The Premier League sides wanted him for his experience playing at the top level at Arsenal and in Europe. Ernesto Valverde, who was just taking over the reins, convinced him to …

Valverde is confident that Paulinho will bring something new

Paulinho was one of Barcelona’s summer arrivals as the Brazilian midfielder made his way to Camp Nou for a transfer fee of €40 million. With the departure of Neymar, Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde had to find a way to fill in the gap that was left and Paulinho was one of those players who were signed …