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FC Barcelona News: 15 October 2019

Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Offside via Getty Images Rakitic, Arthur and De Jong rejoin the group | FC BarcelonaThe second training session of the week after the break for international commitments. On Monday Todibo returned, and on...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 16:52:32

Barcelona internationals round-up: Griezmann, Lenglet & Semedo latest

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images A trio of Barcelona stars were in action on Monday Monday saw three more Barcelona stars in international action with Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet and Nelson Semedo all in Euro 2020 qualifying...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 08:51:00

Rakitic spotted walking home from international duty

Photo by Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images The midfielder was caught up in protests in Barcelona Ivan Rakitic simply can?t seem to catch a break at the moment after he was spotted walking home from international duty with...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 08:51:00

Griezmann ?a little sad? after France draw

Photo by Marc Atkins/Offside/Offside via Getty Images The world champions were held by Turkey Antoine Griezmann says France are a ?little sad? after being held to a 1-1 draw by Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying on Monday. The draw means the...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 12:51:30

Juventus rule out signing Ivan Rakitic in January

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The Italian champions? squad is complete, apparently Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has ruled out signing Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic in the January transfer window. Rakitic appears...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 08:51:00

Ansu Fati shortlisted for 2019 Golden Boy award

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The 16-year-old is nominated after starring for the Blaugrana Barcelona forward Ansu Fati has been included on the 20-man shortlist for the 2019 Golden Boy award. The 16-year-old has made an...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 16:52:32

Umtiti and Junior Firpo return to training ahead of Eibar

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images The duo took part in some of Monday?s session Barcelona held their first training session of the week on Monday as they turned their attentions to Saturday?s La Liga clash at...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 08:51:00

Cucurella has some advice for out-of-favour Alena

Photo by Erwin Spek/Soccrates/Getty Images The midfielder is struggling for game time Barcelona Marc Cucurella has some words of advice for Carles Alena who is struggling for game time at Barcelona this season. Alena started the first...
barcelona - 2019-10-15 12:51:30

Ansu Fati set for new deal, will stay in first team - report

Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images The club want to increase his buyout clause Ansu Fati is all over the front page of Mundo Deportivo on Monday with a report about Barcelona?s future plans for their 16-year-old starlet. The headline is...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 12:52:24

Ansu Fati did not expect Spain Under-21 call-up

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The Barcelona forward is in the squad to face Montenegro Barcelona starlet Ansu Fati has admitted he was ?a little surprised? to be called up to the Spain Under-21 squad for Tuesday?s Euro qualifier...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 16:52:03

Barcelona internationals round-up: De Jong, Arthur, Rakitic latest

Photo by Eric Verhoeven/Soccrates/Getty Images A look at how Barca stars are faring with their national teams The international fixtures just keep on coming for Barcelona players with Frenkie de Jong, Arthur, Ivan Rakitic and Marc-Andre...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 08:52:42

Barcelona will be loving Pedri?s form for Las Palmas

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The teenager will move to the Camp Nou next summer Barcelona splent lavishly over the summer but one deal which went under the radar a little was the acquisition of Spanish starlet Pedri from Las...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 12:52:24

FC Barcelona News: 14 October 2019

Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images Barcelona make right-back transfer priority | Football EspanaBarcelona have made signing a new right-back their priority for next year?s transfer plans, according to a report in Marca. Nelson Semedo is...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 16:52:03

Rumors: New striker wanted, Rakitic & Alena to leave, new deals for Semedo and MATS

A check on the latest gossip Barca want Mbappé, Kane, Rashford or Lautaro Today?s rumors start with news that Barcelona want a top striker to replace Luis Suarez at the club. Mundo Deportivo report that Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Marcus...
barcelona - 2019-10-14 08:52:42

Messi to make Argentina return in November

Photo credit should read NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images Lionel Scaloni expects him back for the game with Paraguay Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will make his return to international football for Argentina in November, according to boss...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 16:51:47

García Pimienta unhappy with ?brutal? challenges on Riqui Puig

Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The midfielder was lucky to escape injury on Saturday Barcelona B boss Fran Garcia Pimienta was pretty unhappy with the treatment dished out to midfielder Riqui Puig on Saturday. The...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 19:53:50

Internationals round-up: Busquets, Vidal, Griezmann and Semedo latest

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images A check on how the club?s stars are doing with their national teams Another round of international fixtures over the weekend has seen more Barcelona stars in action for their national...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 08:54:34

Ter Stegen still proving he?s one of Barca?s best buys

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images The goalkeeper made his 200th appearance against Sevilla For the past few days, the media has been abuzz with reports surrounding German national and Barca?s number one choice...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 12:51:42

Puyol explains why he turned down Barca sporting director job

Photo by Andrew Gal/NurPhoto via Getty Images The former captain also spoke about Victor Valdes? sacking Carles Puyol has been talking about why he decided to turn down the offer of becoming Barcelona?s new sporting director. The former...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 08:54:34

FC Barcelona News: 13 October 2019

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Out-of-favour Rakitic could leave Barça in the January transfer window | SportIvan Rakitic?s time at FC Barcelona might be coming to an end. The Croatian midfielder is more likely to leave in the...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 16:51:47

Vidal says he?s not like Barcelona?s other midfielders

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The Chilean offers something different Arturo Vidal is enjoying life at Barcelona at present after some influential performances for the club against Inter Milan and Sevilla. The Chile...
barcelona - 2019-10-13 08:54:34

Busquets is still Barcelona?s key man

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The midfielder is one of a kind Despite the Spanish-based newspapers labeling Sergio Busquets as a player that is no longer ?untouchable? for head coach Ernesto Valverde, I am...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 19:52:40

Ansu could play for Spain at Euro 2020 - Robert Moreno

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The boss is not ruling out a senior call-up Spain boss Robert Moreno says that Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati could be part of the senior squad to play at the 2020 European...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 08:51:39

Griezmann must wait in line at Barcelona

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images Opportunities could be few and far between When Antoine Griezmann finally signed for Barca, a year too late it must be said, the player would surely have been aware that he would need to earn his...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 12:52:15

FC Barcelona News: 12 October 2019

Fortress Camp Nou: A decade of impregnability | FC BarcelonaThroughout history, the Camp Nou has always been a fortress where opposition teams have been concerned, but in recent years, that impregnability has increased. In the last decade,...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 16:51:26

Coaching Messi ?would give me headaches,? says Sociedad boss

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images Imanol Alguacil says the GOAT wouldn?t fit in at his team Real Sociedad coach Imanol Alguacil has been talking about Lionel Messi and reckons he would not fit in at his club and he?d get a headache from...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 08:51:39

Report: Barcelona eyeing pair of Milan strikers

Photo by Mattia Ozbot/Soccrates/Getty Images The club are considering Luis Suarez replacements Barcelona are reportedly interested in a pair of Milan-based strikers. The club is apparently eyeing Inter Milan?s Lautaro Martínez and AC...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 08:51:39

BB Podcast: Valdes? sacking and Messi?s retirement

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images Welcome back to the Barça Blaugranes Podcast. We?re back after a little break, and this week we?re going to lightly recap Barcelona?s drubbing of Sevilla, Victor Valdes getting sacked, and Lionel Messi...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 16:51:26

Rivaldo tells Barcelona to have a word with Dembele about ?silly sending off?

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The Frenchman saw red against Sevilla Rivaldo reckons that Barcelona need to have a word with Ousmane Dembele after he was sent off for dissent against Sevilla at the Camp Nou. Dembele saw red...
barcelona - 2019-10-12 08:51:39

Barca?s season so far in numbers starring Ansu, Messi & MATS

Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images A look at the champions? start to the new campaign Barcelona have enjoyed a pretty mixed start to the 2019-20 season. The champions have been beaten twice already but still head into the international...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 12:51:20

Griezmann and Messi is Valverde?s problem, says Simeone

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images But the Atletico boss is backing his former striker to come good Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says how to get the best out of Antoine Griezmann alongside Lionel Messi at Barcelona is a...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 16:50:51

International round-up: Arthur, De Jong and Rakitic in action

Photo by Erwin Spek/Soccrates/Getty Images A look at how the players are faring with their national teams Marc-Andre ter Stegen was the first player in international action on Wednesday when he was handed a rare start for Germany in their...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 08:53:39

Barcelona keen on Bayer Leverkusen?s Kai Havertz - report

Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images The young German is wanted by a host of top clubs Barcelona are reportedly one of the big teams that are keen on Bayer Leverkusen?s Kai Havertz. The German is only 20 years old and...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 19:52:12

Lionel Messi: ?I don?t like being called ?god??

Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images The Argentine star says he understands it?s meant with respect, but that he finds it ?exaggerated? Lionel Messi has rejected the holy nickname given to him by fans in a...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 08:53:39

Ansu Fati gets Spain U21 call-up after Carles Perez drops out

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Barcelona star has replaced his team-mate Ansu Fati has been called into the Spain Under-21 squad for the first time after Barcelona team-mate Carles Perez was forced to...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 16:50:51

Pique: We talked about Neymar maybe joining Madrid

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The Catalans weren?t afraid of the Brazilian joining their rivals Gerard Pique says Barcelona players talked about the possibility of Neymar joining Real Madrid in the summer transfer...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 08:53:39

FC Barcelona News: 11 October 2019

Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images, Holland score twice in injury time to deny Northern Ireland famous result | The TelegraphThis defeat is certainly going to hurt, but Northern Ireland?s players can still hold their heads high. To...
barcelona - 2019-10-11 16:50:51

IN PICS: Messi enjoys Cirque du Soleil?s ?Messi10? premiere

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barcelona - 2019-10-11 08:53:39

Gerard Pique almost bought Notts County - report

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The defender was keen on the English club Barcelona?s Gerard Pique almost purchased a football team this summer according to ESPN FC. The defender was apparently putting together a deal to...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 19:51:55

Lionel Messi speculates on retirement date

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The Argentine star would not commit to a specific age for when to call it quits Lionel Messi has spoken openly about retirement being on his mind. The legendary Barcelona star is 32, meaning...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 08:52:01

FC Barcelona News: 10 October 2019

Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images Ousmane Dembele will miss the Clasico after ref insult | SportIt?s official Ousmane Dembele will miss the Camp Nou Clasico. The competition committee handed him a two game ban after he was sent...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 12:51:55

Todibo defends Dembele, says he chose Barca over Juve

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images The Frenchman says Dembele has a healthy lifestyle Jean-Clair Todibo has given an interview to Ser Catalunya?s Què T?hi Jugues programme where he?s talked about Ousmane Dembele...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 16:52:02

Spain explain why Ansu was left out of U17 World Cup squad

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images La Roja have plans for the 16-year-old Spain have detailed their plans for Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati after he was not called up for the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. Ansu has...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 08:52:01

Barcelona and Real Madrid set to fight over Fabián Ruiz - report

Photo by Soccrates/Getty Images The Napoli star has attracted the two megaclubs Barcelona and Real Madrid are ready to fight a ?war? over Fabián Ruiz, according to Mundo Deportivo. The Napoli star has seen a meteoric rise to his stock in...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 08:52:01

What?s going on with Carles Alena at Barcelona"

Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images The midfielder has struggled for game time When Carles Alena was named in Barcelona?s first starting XI of the 2019-20 season he could have been forgiven for thinking this was going to be the...
barcelona - 2019-10-10 12:51:55

Barcelona need to raise ?124m in sales this season - report

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic are tipped to leave Barcelona reportedly need to raise ?124 million in player sales this season in order to avoid ?damaging its financial...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 08:53:03

Is this the beginning of the end for Busquets at Barca"

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The midfielder is no longer indispensable It?s a fact of life that time waits for no man, and, as unpalatable a thought as it may be, in a few short years time, Barca will be...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 12:51:29

Lionel Messi: The best manager I ever had was Guardiola, followed closely by Luis Enrique

Photo by Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images The Argentine star shouted out two of his former Barcelona coaches Lionel Messi heaped praise on Pep Guardiola, but gave Luis Enrique an honorable mention, when asked who he considered the best...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 19:52:11

Ter Stegen picks the striker ?who has done me the most harm in La Liga?

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The goalkeeper has been talking about his time at Barcelona Marc-Andre ter Stegen has given an interview to Barcelona media after making his 200th appearance for the Spanish champions in...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 08:53:03

Messi thought Neymar would go to Real Madrid if he didn?t rejoin Barca

Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images The GOAT has been talking about his former team-mate Lionel Messi has said that he thought Neymar would head to Real Madrid over the summer if he did not return to Barcelona. The Brazilian...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 08:53:03

Ansu not included in Spain squad for Under-17 World Cup

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The teenager will stay with Barcelona Ansu Fati has not been included in the Spain squad for the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil and will stay with Barcelona instead. The 16-year-old had been tipped for a...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 12:51:29

Ansu Fati included in L?Equipe?s list of most promising youngsters

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The Barcelona forward makes the six-person list Barcelona teenage sensation Ansu Fati keeps getting plaudits, and this time, it comes from one of the best known football magazines in the world:...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 08:53:03

Dembele to miss Clasico after being hit with two-match ban

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The Frenchman is set to miss more games Ousmane Dembele looks set to miss the Clasico after being hit with a two-match ban for his red card against Sevilla. The Frenchman was given his marching orders...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 16:51:52

Rakitic is not happy with life on the Barcelona bench

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The midfielder says he might have to rethink his future Ivan Rakitic has been talking about his lack of game time at Barcelona this season while away on international duty with Croatia and has made it...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 19:52:11

Messi makes me suffer every day in training - Lenglet

Photo by MARTIN BUREAU/AFP via Getty Images But the defender is glad to be on the same team at weekends Clement Lenglet has been talking about life as Lionel Messi?s team-mate and says the Barcelona captain makes him suffer in training...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 08:53:03

FC Barcelona News: 9 October 2019

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Sources: Barcelona need to make ?124m in sales, hope to offload Coutinho, Rakitic | ESPNBarcelona must bring in ?124 million in player sales before the end of the season or the club risks...
barcelona - 2019-10-09 12:51:29

Messi tried to save Dembele from Sevilla red card

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The captain spoke to referee Mateu Lahoz Lionel Messi tried his best to stop Ousmane Dembele from being sent off against Sevilla, but his protests to referee Mateu Lahoz were in vain. The...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 12:51:10

Tabarez refuses to write off Suarez?s Uruguay career

Photo by Wagner Meier/Getty Images The coach has backed the Barcelona striker Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez has been talking about Luis Suarez?s international future, with the Barcelona striker absent from his latest squad for friendlies...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 16:52:17

TACTICS: Arturo Vidal returns to the XI but Barcelona retain 4-3-3 shape

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Ernesto Valverde persisted with the personnel, if not the formation, that worked against Inter Arturo Vidal returned to the starting XI as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0, but he did so in a...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 08:52:21

FC Barcelona News: 8 October 2019

Photo by Mike Kireev/NurPhoto via Getty Images Todibo and Araujo debut at the Camp Nou | FC BarcelonaIt was a day of defensive firsts at the Camp Nou on Sunday. With Clément Lenglet banned from playing against Sevilla after being handed a...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 12:51:10

Barcelona want to renew Ter Stegen?s deal - report

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images The goalkeeper could be rewarded with a new contract Marc-Andre ter Stegen?s continued run of excellent games this season has kept him in the spotlight at Barcelona. His national team...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 16:52:17

Araujo says red card did not spoil Barcelona debut

Photo by Eric Alonso/MB Media/Getty Images The defender was sent off against Sevilla Ronaldo Araujo says the red card he received for Barcelona against Sevilla on Sunday did not spoil his debut for the Catalan giants. The Uruguayan made...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 08:52:21

Ousmane Dembélé most likely OUT of el Clásico

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Dembélé will probably miss the match against Real Madrid because of a red card for calling a ref ?very bad? Ousmane Dembélé will miss the match against Real Madrid, if precedence holds and an...
barcelona - 2019-10-08 08:52:21

Details emerge of Barcelona?s messy split with Víctor Valdés

Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images A former legend parting ways so quickly shows the fault lines within the club When a former legend returns as youth coach, it?s usually a good PR story for the club. Víctor Valdés came to coach...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 19:52:30

Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla: Recap

Photo by Eric Alonso/MB Media/Getty Images What a victory! Barcelona go into the international break with three straight wins in La Liga and four in all competitions thanks to a great 4-0 victory over Sevilla at Camp Nou. The Blaugrana...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

Dembele?s return to form spells danger for Griezmann

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images The winger was excellent for Barcelona against Sevilla Ousmane Dembele has to be one of the most frustrating players at Barcelona. Why" Because when he plays like he did against Sevilla he is simply...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

Valverde questions Araujo, Dembele red cards

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Barcelona ended the game with nine men Ernesto Valverde was not too happy with red cards for Ronald Araujo and Ousmane Dembele during Barcelona?s 4-0 win over Sevilla on Sunday. Araujo lasted...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 12:51:20

Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla: Match Review

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Detailed recap of the action from Barcelona?s big win. Barcelona moved into second place in the standings with an important win over Sevilla. Four different goal scorers found the back of the...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

Three things we learned from Barca 4-0 Sevilla

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The champions cruised to victory at the Camp Nou Messi off the mark to continue crazy Sevilla record Lionel Messi absolutely loves playing Sevilla and with a record of 36 goals in 37 appearances going...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 16:51:40

Pique, Dembele and Araujo suspended for Eibar trip

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The trio will sit the champions? next game out Gerard Pique picked up his fifth booking of the new La Liga season on Sunday, meaning he will miss Barcelona?s next game against Eibar on October 19. The...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

FC Barcelona News: 7 October 2019

Photo by Pressinphoto/Icon Sport via Getty Images FC Barcelona 4-0 Sevilla: A thriller at Camp Nou | FC BarcelonaA fantastically open game saw chances at both ends even before five minutes were on the clock. Each time Barça pressed in the...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 12:51:20

Todibo explains why he went off against Sevilla

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The defender played down injury fears Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo has played down injury fears and explained he went off against Sevilla due to tiredness. The Frenchman made his first...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

Valdes sacked by Barcelona as Juvenil A coach

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Franc Artiga will take the former goalkeeper?s place Barcelona confirmed on Monday that Victor Valdes has been sacked as Juvenil A coach. Reports emerged on Friday that Valdes was set to leave...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 16:51:40

Dembele sent off for calling Mateu Lahoz ?very bad?

Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images The Barcelona star could miss El Clasico Ousmane Dembele was sent off for Barcelona against Sevilla on Sunday night for calling referee Mateu Lahoz ?very bad.? The winger was given his marching orders...
barcelona - 2019-10-07 08:51:41

Barcelona vs Sevilla: LIVE BLOG!

Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images Join us for another Barcelona La Liga adventure! WELCOME TO CAMP NOU!!! The Greatest Stadium on Earth is ready for another big night of Barcelona football, and this should be a good one: Sevilla come to...
barcelona - 2019-10-06 16:51:53

Valverde talks Todibo & Alba ahead of Sevilla

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The latest from the Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has been talking all things Barcelona ahead of Sunday?s visit from Sevilla in La Liga. The Barcelona boss was asked about Jean-Clair Todibo,...
barcelona - 2019-10-06 08:52:03
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