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The former Arsenal defender has not been able to make his debut with Los Blaugranas, since he has not been fit to play ever since he arrived to the club.
Thomas Vermaelen's debut with Barcelona may have to wait until the 2015-16 season. The Belgian defender, who played his final league game with Arsenal last season, will have to undergo surgery to his right leg, and will be forced to work off the pitch for the next four months, Barcelona's medical services revealed today.
The former Arsenal player will be operated in Finland, having laureated... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian superstar scored after 38 minutes against APOEL, surpassing the Spanish Real Madrid striker Raul and beating Cristiano Ronaldo for the record.
He's finally done it! Lionel Messi broke Raul's UEFA Champions League record today against APOEL Nicosia. The Argentinian has scored 72 goals with Barcelona in the European competition, and managed to beat Cristiano Ronaldo in their particular record-breaking feud.
Messi managed to score the second goal for Barcelona against the Cypriot side, eighteen minutes after Luis Suarez scored his first... Read the rest of the article »
Watch heavily favored Barcelona visit Cypriot side APOEL in a meeting that could determine the fate of each team for this season's European competitions.
Matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League will bring us an exciting match in Cyprus. Home side APOEL will host Barcelona, a team with high hopes after their 5-1 victory in La Liga against Sevilla, where they saw Argentinian Lionel Messi becoming the Spanish league's all time top scorer. Both teams need three points to keep some options in their near future.
The Cypriot side have only managed to... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach spoke prior to their fifth Group stage match against APOEL, hinting they will fight hard to regain the group's top spot.
After last Saturday's match against Sevilla, it seems that Barcelona will regain their previous form. Nevertheless, coach Luis Enrique knows this will not be the only hard time his team will have to endure this season, and because of that, tomorrow's match against APOEL with give them a chance to build something good for their immediate future.
"I hope I'm wrong, but this will not be the... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker stated that Cristiano Ronaldo is having an outstanding year, and it would be unfair not to give him the award.
In a time period where everyone is voicing their thoughts about who will be crowned as the Best Player of the World, Brazilian legend Ronaldo stated he believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right candidate to win it. The two-time Ballon D'Or winner compared CR7's season with Lionel Messi's performance, establishing a difference between the players.
"I think Ronaldo will win it again this... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian midfielder stated he trusts Lionel Messi will keep playing with Los Blaugranas, despite rumors that place him away from Camp Nou.
Perhaps one of Lionel Messi's best friends is Javier Mascherano. After the controversy sparked by the player's statement regarding a possible departure from Barcelona, "El Jefecito" disregarded those rumors by saying he thinks Messi is quite comfortable at Camp Nou.
"I've always heard nothing but praises. He has thanked Barcelona everytime he's been given a chance. Where have... Read the rest of the article »
The 1994 World Cup winner believes the Brazilian idol will have a prosperous career, so he can surpass every record set to this day.
Romario, one of the most respected Brazilian players of all time, stated today he believes Neymar can become the best player in the world, surpassing his current teammate Lionel Messi. Due to Neymar's age, the former Number 11 for Barcelona and La Canarinha thinks he will show his class for a very long time.
"Neymar's got it all to be greater than Messi. Messi may not have another World... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian said in an interview that he would consider a possible move from Barcelona if things keep going the way they are inside the club.
According to his words, it seems Lionel Messi could end his love affair with Barcelona. The player stated in an interview he would consider a transfer if some conditions don't change within the club's current structure.
"I've always said that I would love to stay forever in Barcelona, but sometimes things don't always add up the way you want. Right now I just want to go day-by-day, earning... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender stated he will keep trying to earn a spot in Luis Enrique's starting lineup, where he has not been a regular this season.
Gerard Pique tried to stop rumors that place him away from Camp Nou. The two-time Euro Champion with Spain stated today he has not even thinked about leaving his beloved club, despite of not being a regular in Luis Enrique's lineups.
"I don't think that just because you have been absent for two or three games you have to consider the possibility of departing. It would not be coherent since... Read the rest of the article »
According to several sources, Laporta had lunch with agent Jorge Mendes, who would help him put together a project to win the Blaugranas presidency.
It seems Joan Laporta's intention of having a new term as Barcelona's President may be taking shape. Sources indicate the president met with agent Jorge Mendes to put together a project that ends up with Laporta calling the shots at Camp Nou.
During this meeting, sources have said the first topics on the table were Cristiano Ronaldo's contract with Real Madrid, which Mendes handles. The... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker shared this thoughts in his autobiography, where he also gave credit to Steven Gerrard on how to manage his future after playing with Liverpool.
Details from Luis Suarez's biography were revealed today. Some interesting issues revealed include the striker's opinion about his punishment for biting Giorgio Chiellini during the past World Cup, stating he felt "like a criminal" for all the controversy surrounding him.
"It was my fault. It's the third time I've done something like this, and it is pretty clear that I needed... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish midfielder is conscious that his club must improve their recent performances if they want to catch up with Real Madrid
Spanish midfielder Xavi Hernandez denied he's been planning to leave Barcelona during the upcoming transfer season, even though he has not been starting regularly for Luis Enrique's team.
"Please don't go there, I'm staying. I'm not leaving until my contract is up, and when that happens I'll see what's next. Some players that left the club have told me you end up missing it. I still feel... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot stopper knows his injury earlier this season was the primary reason for losing the starting spot against Chilean Claudio Bravo
One of Barcelona's goalkeepers, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, has not enjoyed much playing time with his new club. The former Borussia Moenchengladbach keeper has started only in a few games for Los Cules, including their UCL loss against Paris Saint-Germain. After yesterday's match against Ajax, the German international spoke about his current situation with his new team.
"Unfortunately for me... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian scored a brace against the Dutch champions to equalize the Spanish legend's record.
Fans at Amsterdam Arena saw history develop in front of their eyes, as Lionel Messi equalized the all-time scoring record for the UEFA Champions League. With this win, Barcelona's chances to finish first in their group will depend on them winning against Paris Saint-Germain on November 25th.
Things for Barcelona did not start quite well, as Ajax enjoyed most chances in the first 35 minutes of... Read the rest of the article »
On November 5, watch Barcelona visit the Dutch champions looking to redeem themselves after their recent performances against Real Madrid and Celta Vigo in La Liga.
Barcelona will try to avoid to lose three matches in a row when they visit Amsterdam Arena and take on hosts Ajax. During their previous match, Barcelona edged the Dutch champions 3-1, bouncing back from a previous loss against Group F leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
The Dutch hosts will try to build up their confidence after a 4-0 win against Urk, and knowing that losing to Barcelona may... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona coach thinks that playing with his National Team will help Messi reach his previous form.
The newly appointed Argentina's National Team coach, Gerardo Martino, spoke today about his top player, Lionel Messi. According to the former Barcelona coach, Messi is worried because things are not working out for him the way they used to.
"Messi is trying very hard to reach his previous form. He is worried about it, because he can't find the way right now. We want him to know that the... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Barcelona face Celta Vigo looking to restore their pride after losing El Clasico. This will be the first match for Luis Enrique facing his former players.
It's never a good time to visit Camp Nou, and for Celta Vigo, this time could be the worst ever. After losing El Clasico against Real Madrid and being exposed by their arch rival, Barcelona will try to redeem themselves in front of their home crowd against Luis Enrique's former team. So, Celta Vigo may have a hard time dealing with their former coach's crew.
Luis Enrique may want to review what... Read the rest of the article »
The former Barcelona president may run once more for office, since he feels things are not being done the way they should at Camp Nou's offices.
Joan Laporta, Barcelona's ex-president, is considering seriously to run once more for the top spot with Los Blaugranas in 2016. Laporta believes Josep Maria Bartomeu and previous President Sandro Rosell have not done things correctly leading the team, so he would step up once again to put the Blaugrana's house in order.
"I think that there is a world of possibilities to make things better.... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid player and manager believes Messi has been holding his ability back since the past World Cup.
It seems criticism will keep haunting Messi until he shows his previous form. Today, Jorge Valdano shared his thoughts about what he feels is going on with Barcelona's number 10, and how his shape is not helping his Los Culés or his National Team.
"Looking a the last game, Messi is a little off-form. His position has changed on the pitch and now his job is more to provide assists... Read the rest of the article »
The Asturian coach denied Lionel Messi was not fit to play and had painkilling shots for last Saturday's match
Following their loss against Real Madrid on Saturday, things have taken a controversial turn with Barcelona. Coach Luis Enrique had a heated press conference regarding several subjects, which included his responsability on losing Saturday's game, as well as some issues with his players.
"I'm the one to blame. My players are committed with what we are trying to do here, and if you want to... Read the rest of the article »