VALVERDE: COUTINHO AND DEMBELE CAN PLAY TOGETHER

There is a belief around Barcelona that their two attackers, Philippe Coutinho and Dembele are vying for the same spot in the Barcelona team but the manager has claimed that both players are crucial to his plans. Barcelona do not have to choose between Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho for a berth in the first …

RAFINHA WILL MISS THE REST OF SEASON

The Brazilian will miss the rest of the season for the Catalan club, as the injury epidemic deepens at Camp Nou. Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been ruled out for six months after undergoing knee surgery on Tuesday, the club confirmed. The 25-year-old ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the 1-1 draw …

COUTINHO WELCOMES NEW TEAMMATES

Barcelona attacking star Philippe Coutinho has praised the addition of three players to the squad. Speaking from the United States tour ahead of an interesting season ahead, Coutinho said he was impressed at the way the club completed its business in the summer transfer window. “The expectations are always high when you start a new …

Mascherano Prevents Real Betis’ Supposed Goal

The La Liga game that came up between Barcelona and Real Betis at the Camp Nouon Sunday evening saw Blaugrana defender, Javier Mascheranoperform a jaw-dropping, goal-saving tackle, just some minutes before Sergi Roberto added the second goal to place Barcelona on a comfortable 2-0 lead. Barcastarted the business as usually, but of course without the …

WENGER DENIES OZIL TO BARCA MOVE

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has denied reports that Mesut Ozil has agreed a move to Barcelona next year. The German’s deal at the Emirates would lapse next summer and the player could sign pre contract in January. Ozil is yet to agree to an extension at Arsenal, with the bickering lasting for several months. Jose …

Valverde wants to keep his squad focused on football

Recently, Spain has politically undergone a string of changes and events that affect the entire nation as a whole and this also includes the football national side of the country as well, but ciach Valverde is hoping he can get his players to concentrate on their football, ather than the political turmoil taking place in …