There is no doubt that Barcelona are set to offload a multitude of star players at the end of the season as Xavi looks to properly reshape the entire squad by shipping unwanted players out of Camp Nou. Philippe Coutinho, for one, has been primed to leave the club, amid interest from Aston Villa and most recently, Arsenal.
Barcelona have leapfrogged holders Atletico Madrid on the Spanish La Liga standings following their 4-2 home win over the capital club at the weekend. The Catalan giants overcame some challenges to secure an important win in the race for Champions League football.
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Five-time European champions Barcelona have reportedly join the queue for highly rated Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara. A report from French media portal Foot Mercato disclosed that Barcelona are keen to snap up the 22-year-old French midfielder on a free transfer next summer. The Catalan giants have joined the likes of German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and new Premier League moneybags Newcastle United in the hunt for the player who’s in the final year of his contract at Marseille.
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Barcelona are without a win in five UEFA Champions League (UCL) games for the first time in 24 years after they failed to record a victory in their latest Champions League outing. The Catalans were on the end of a 3-0 loss to Portuguese Super League outfit Benfica in a Group E clash.
Benfica took an early lead through Uruguayan international Darwin Nunez. His goal in the third minute gave the Portuguese club the lead at the end of the first 45 minutes. Rafa Silva was a part of the Portugal squad to the Euro 2020 tournament and it was the petite attacker who doubled the lead for the hosts on 69 minutes. Nunez then completed his brace from the spot with eleven (11) minutes remaining on the clock. Barcelona defender Eric Garcia still managed to receive his marching orders in the final three minutes. Continue reading “BARCELONA WINLESS IN FIVE UCL GAMES”
Some Barcelona fans will agree that they have been made to forget about the agony of losing their star player Lionel Messi this summer, especially judging by the scintillating performance the club’s players put in last weekend in their opening match of the new season. Barca started their new campaign with an exciting victory over Real Sociedad as they ran out 4-2 winners at the end of the match even though they had to survive a late Sociedad surge that saw them score two goals in less than ten minutes. Barca were already 3-0 up heading into the final 15 minutes of the tie but Real Sociedad scored two goals in quick succession to make the scoreline 3-2.
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Barcelona defender Junior Firpo is one of the players on the radar of Leeds United as the Whites try to sign a left-back this summer. BBC Sports confirmed that Firpo is one of several left-back targets for Leeds United who finished ninth in the Premier League last season.
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This is not the sort of news Barcelona fans will want to see or hear. According to multiple reports from various sources, the Catalan giants have reportedly ended their interest in signing German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer because of financial reasons. The Spanish La Liga giants were reported to be the frontrunners in on the list of the clubs that want to sign the Dortmund striker this summer but according to fresh reports, that may have changed.
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At the beginning of the season, after the first round of fixtures in the Spanish La Liga, this question would have appeared more needless to ask than now. But now, of course, the question would surely be treated with more seriousness and concentration. Following the appointment of former Netherlands national team manager Ronald Koeman as the club’s new boss, the players were tasked with the responsibility of learning a new playing pattern.
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The Spanish La Liga giants are no doubt currently in one of the worst phases of their history, but will they be able to bounce back anytime soon? From financial crises to the uncertainty surrounding the future of some star players at the club, including that of the club’s captain Lionel Messi, there are a handful of reasons to be concerned and worried as a Barcelona fan right now. There are a lot of unanswered questions lurking around these problems, with a majority of them still waiting to be answered.
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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned Barcelona players’ attitude in the wake of yet another embarrassing European defeat. The Blaugrana were dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of qualification after suffering a disappointing 4-1 loss at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain at home in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first-leg fixture.
Wenger says the club are currently suffering from the huge mistakes they made in the transfer market and will need to buy a couple of more players to restart a rebuild. Wenger was in the studio and watched on as Barcelona were shredded into pieces at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night, with French forward Kylian Mbappé scoring a hat-trick, and his teammate Moise Kean scoring a header to take the tie out of the home team’s reach. Continue reading “Arsene Wenger Insists Barcelona Have A Big Problem After PSG Loss”