Tag: Barcelona

Vinícius Júnior reveals why he chose Real Madrid over Barcelona

Real Madrid winger Vinícius Júnior reveals he opted against signing for Barcelona before eventually deciding to join Los Blancos. Vinícius – a €45m signing from Brasileirão side Flamengo – became the most expensive teenager ever in 2017, with his transfer fee surpassing the €38m Manchester United paid for Anthony Martial.

Roberto Firmino added to Barcelona shortlist for new striker role

Barcelona have reportedly added Roberto Firmino to their shortlist of potential replacements for Luis Suárez. Reports have been emerging all weekend as to who Barça want to sign this summer with a view to slowly phasing the Uruguayan forward. Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Kylian Mbappé have all been mentioned

Lionel Messi issues demand for ‘four new players’ at Barcelona

Lionel Messi has reportedly told the Barcelona board to sign four new outfield players ahead of the 2019/20 season. Last term didn’t exactly go to plan for the Blaugrana, with Ernesto Valverde’s men claiming the Liga title but losing spectacularly in the Champions League semi-final and going down to Valencia

Coutinho, Semedo & Arthur start Copa del Rey final after injury problems

Philippe Coutinho, Nelson Semedo and Arthur all start for Barcelona against Valencia in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday after recovering from injuries just in time. Coutinho has endured a particularly difficult season for Barca, with supporters regularly getting on his back in response to underwhelming performances. He had

Bartomeu: Messi can play until he’s 45

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes superstar captain Lionel Messi can play until he is 45 years old. Messi scored his 600th goal for Barca on Wednesday as the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s brace helped the club to a 3-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win over Liverpool. The 31-year-old re-signed

Why Barcelona winning LaLiga made Arthur more expensive

Barcelona are reportedly required to pay Grêmio an extra €1m for Arthur following their LaLiga triumph on Saturday. Arthur has impressed for Barça since joining from the Tricolor last summer, making 38 appearances across all competitions. However, according to SPORT, the club were forced to pay an additional fee for the

Barcelona set date for Matthijs De Ligt announcement

Barcelona have reportedly set a date of June 1 to announce Matthijs De Ligt’s signing from Ajax. Ernesto Valverde’s side have already confirmed the arrival of Frenkie De Jong from the Eredivisie giants, having announced the midfielder’s signing back in March. However according to one story in the Spanish press,