Barca to appeal Pique, Suarez bookings

Barcelona will appeal to the yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez during Saturday’s win at Leganes, the club have confirmed. Spain international Pique’s booking rules him out of next weekend’s top-of-the-table clash against Valencia due to suspension, while Suarez was also booked during the encounter at Butarque. “FC Barcelona have decided to… Read more »

Nabil Fekir ’emerges’ as Barcelona latest January alternative to Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho

Lyon sensation Nabil Fekir is the latest attacking midfielder linked with Barcelona as the La Liga leaders continue looking for alternatives to Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho ahead of the upcoming January transfer window.   Sport claims that Barcelona have already made an approach to sound out his availability for January but the Catalans could face competition from both Arsenal and Real Madrid. Fekir… Read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo wants ‘seven children and seven Ballon d’Ors’ as superstar accepts he is ‘only judged on scoring’ amid struggles in front of goal

Cristiano Ronaldo has set himself goals in his both his professional and personal life by declaring he wants to win seven Ballon d’Or awards to go with seven children.   Ronaldo welcomed the arrival of his fourth child earlier this week, celebrating the birth of his baby daughter Alana Martina with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. The 32-year-old looks set… Read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo picks out Gareth Bale with rabona in Real Madrid training

Real Madrid’s famed ‘BBC’ (Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo) trained for the first time since April to give the tottering giants a much-needed boost and Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show in training with an incredible rabona pass to teammate Gareth Bale. The rabona is an extremely difficult trick-shot to pull of while stationary but the reigning Best FIFA Men’s… Read more »

Real Madrid were ‘stronger’ with Morata, Pepe and Rodriguez, insists Ronaldo after Tottenham defeat

Portuguese forward made his comments after the Uefa Champions League loss at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo has said Real Madrid are missing the experience of former players like Pepe, Alvaro Morata, and James Rodriguez following the defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. Real Madrid, who became the first club in the Uefa… Read more »

Lionel Messi dines out with Chelsea star and ex-Barcelona team-mate Cesc Fabregas following the Argentine’s London visit for FIFA’s The Best awards

Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabergas first began their friendship as rising stars in Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy.   A clutch of trophies and international appearances later — and a three-year reunion back at the Nou Camp — the pair have remained close since those early days. Ahead of Chelsea’s Carabao Cup clash with Everton, the Blues… Read more »

Lionel Messi praised by Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu after reaching 100 goals in European competitions against Olympiacos

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has hailed Lionel Messi after the Argentine star scored his 100th goal in European club competitions against Olympiacos. Messi curled home a free-kick as Barcelona beat the Greek side 3-1 at the Nou Camp despite the sending off of defender Gerard Pique for deliberate handball. It was the 100th European goal Messi… Read more »

Barcelona News: Lionel Messi told shock PSG news about Neymar and Edinson Cavani rift

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi has reportedly been told shock information about the rift between Paris Saint-Germain duo Neymar and Edinson Cavani. Neymar has enjoyed a fine start to life at PSG since leaving Barcelona in a world-record £200million deal in August. But, despite scoring eight goals from eight appearances, the Brazil international’s spat with Cavani… Read more »

Barcelona News: Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala force La Liga side to eye Antoine Griezmann

BARCELONA have made Atletico Madrid hitman Antoine Griezmann their No1 summer transfer target, according to reports. Barcelona have enjoyed a fine start to the new La Liga season, winning all seven of their games despite the loss of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. But, despite their brilliant form, Ernesto Valverde wants to strengthen… Read more »

Barcelona and Neymar summoned to court on Tuesday, €30m+ lawsuit mess to be sorted

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Barcelona and former superstar Neymar will be in court next Tuesday to sort out their various claims and lawsuits after their messy break-up last month. The Brazilian international completed his £200m move to Paris Saint-Germain in August, as per BBC Sport, but the fall-out from his time with Barcelona continued. Firstly, the Catalan giants filed… Read more »

Carvajal: Ronaldo will shut up critics

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Dani Carvajal believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to form is imminent and he will once again prove his doubters wrong. The Portuguese forward has failed to score in each of his two La Liga outings this season and Madrid’s game at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday will be his 400th match for the club. “There isn’t anybody… Read more »

Can Ronaldo end goal ‘drought’?

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MADRID – Two games without a goal is run of the mill for most footballers, but for Cristiano Ronaldo it constitutes a drought. Ronaldo will be looking to forget his early season struggles as Real Madrid aim to lay down a marker in their quest for a third consecutive Champions League at Borussia Dortmund on… Read more »

Neymar left Barcelona ‘because of Messi’

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Former Barcelona star Jeremy Mathieu knows both Neymar and Lionel Messi very well as he had been playing with the Argentinean and the Brazilian star for many years at the Nou Camp. Mathieu joined Sporting CP in the summer and interviewed by SFR Sport he revealed why Neymar left Barcelona. “Nobody expected he could leave… Read more »

Kylian Mbappe must prove he belongs at Real Madrid after joining PSG, claims Fernando Morientes

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Fernando Morientes believes Kylian Mbappe shouldn’t rest on his laurels now he has joined Paris Saint-Germain and prove his worth to Real Madrid. Before kicking a ball for the French giants, Mbappe was already being criticised based on the price tag alone, with £166million expected to change hands next summer after his loan spell. But… Read more »