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Fresh off winning the World Cup with Germany, die Mannschaft midfielder Toni Kroos has confirmed he's moving to the 2014 Champions League winners.
Auf Wiedersehen, Deutschland, and Hola, Espana. Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos becomes the second die Roten star to ditch the Bundesliga for La Liga this summer, after Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic's move to Atletico Madrid was announced recently.
The 24-year-old had a good tournament with his national side and true to form as a playmaker, often had a key role in his team's showings... Read the rest of the article »
Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez will wear the number nine jersey, vacated by Alexis Sanchez, when the 27-year-old features for new club Barcelona
In a video released on their official YouTube channel, La Liga side Barcelona announced newly-signed Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will wear the number 9 jersey for the Catalan side come the 2014-15 season.
This news comes out after the 27-year-old hitman completed his £75m move from Anfield to Camp Nou, where he will team up with Messi and Neymar to establish a mouth-watering striking... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez is a Barcelona player. His transfer from Liverpool to the Camp Nou will officially be completed on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The saga is over. A statement on the Catalan club’s official website read:
"FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suárez. The Uruguayan will be travelling to Barcelona next week for a medical, to sign his five-year contract and to be officially presented to the media and fans as an FC Barcelona player."
It was always going... Read the rest of the article »
The trailer for the movie based on Barca ace Lionel Messi's life has come out. It features many important figures in La Pulga's footballing life
With Lionel Messi being one of the most talented players in football history, many are curious about his childhood, upbringing, and rise to fame.
The trailer for Messi: the Movie has come out. The docudrama, based on the Barcelona ace's life, features cameos from Blaugrana legend Johan Cruyff, Camp Nou team-mates Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique, La Albiceleste boss Alejando... Read the rest of the article »
Alfredo di Stefano, who played for giant Spanish club Real Madrid during a period of 11 years (1953-1964) has died at the old age of 88. He was nicknamed the “Blond Arrow”.
During his lifetime, the Argentine-born legend was recognized with two Ballon d’Ors – in 1957 and 1959 before becoming the only football personality to receive the Super Ballon d’Or by France Football in 1989.
With 308 goals in 396 appearances for Los Blancos, he currently ranks as the club’s second highest goalscorer. In 2000, Di Stefano was named honorary president... Read the rest of the article »
Arsenal are keen on bringing a Chilean, a German, and a Frenchman to the Emirates for the 2014-15 season
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is growing confident in his chase of three of his summer transfer targets, according to the Telegraph.
The long-serving Frenchman has earmarked three positions in his team where recruitment is needed; a holding midfielder, a world-class striker, and a right-back to replace the departed Bacary Sagna.
The North London club have made advancement in their attempts... Read the rest of the article »
In recent hours it has been rumored that Barcelona apparently accepted Arsenal's £32M bid for Alexis Sanchez.
According to recent rumors, Barcelona have apparently accepted Arsenal’s offer of £32M for Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners had been following the player for two months now and seem almost ready to close the deal.
Alexis Sanchez scored 39 goals in 88 matches with Barcelona
In fact, the Catalans are rumored to have preemptively accepted the offer by the London club for their Chilean... Read the rest of the article »
With Thibaut Courtois on his way back to Chelsea, Atletico Madrid look to Oblak as a replacement.
The almost certain move by Thibaut Courtois back to Chelsea, caused a chain of events that will affect Atletico Madrid and Benfica. In fact, Atleti are looking at the goali of the Portuguese club, Jan Oblak.
Thibaut Courtois, who belongs to Chelsea but spent 3 years on loan at the Rojiblancos, has yet to make an appearance for the London club. However, now the Belgian keeper’s arrival... Read the rest of the article »
According to Spanish outlet MARCA, Real Madrid have finally won the race to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos
La Liga giants Real Marid look to have beaten Manchester United and Chelsea to the signing of Bayern Munich midfield star Toni Kroos.
Reports from Spain claim Los Blancos have reached £20m (€25m) deal with Die Roten for a Kroos move and that the player will arrive at the Bernabeu next season.
The 24-year-old midfielder was offered a bumper deal by the Bundesliga champions to... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's player-plus-cash Luis Suarez move has taken a huge blow as Alexis Sanchez opts against a Liverpool move in favor of another English Premier League club
Barcelona's Chilean ace Alexis Sanches looks to dish out a transfer deal blow to the Catalan side's hopes of signing Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.
The Liga BBVA side are planning on offering the 25-year-old attacker plus £40m to tempt the English Premier League club to sell Barcelona their Uruguayan striker.
But now, the former Udinese man is set to spoil Barcelona's plans as reports... Read the rest of the article »
Despite the bad press that has surrounded the Uruguayan, Barcelona is still trying to sign Luis Suarez
According to El Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have started negotiations to sign Luis Suarez. Even before the bite on Chiellini, the Catalans were interested in the Uruguayan, and apparently instigated the forward’s recent apology letter. Zubizarreta welcomed the forward’s apology, and stated:
“Suárez has shown he is humble enough to admit an error, which is very important.... Read the rest of the article »
One of the best players in the 2014 World Cup, James Rodriguez, is rumored to be joining Real Madrid later this month.
It is no secret that James Rodriguez represents a talent destined to become a star. The young Colombian had impressed already at Porto, where he scored 25 goals in 63 appearances.
That is why Monaco was willing to pay £35M for James; they knew what they were doing. In fact, Rodriguez scored 9 goals in just 34 appearances. The forward’s amazing season lead to his nomination in the... Read the rest of the article »
After refusing offers by Chelsea, Manchester United, and Barcelona, Toni Kroos apparently reached an agreement with Real Madrid.
Despite the many teams interested in Toni Kroos, Real Madrid seems to be the one to come out on top. Los Blancos apparently secured an oral agreement with the German, who should join the Spanish club for 5 years.
The Madrid club apparently agreed to a yearly €5M deal for Kroos, and a transfer fee of about €25-30M. The player has one year left on his contract and Bayern is willing to... Read the rest of the article »
Ivan Rakitic was officially presented as a Barcelona player and will stay with the Catalans 5 years.
Today Barcelona presented their new Croatian star, Ivan Rakitic. The Catalans finalized the transfer last month, but had to wait for Croatia’s World Cup to end, in order to officially present the player.
Welcome to Barcelona! Welcome Ivan Rakitic #benvingutFCB pic.twitter.com/6sCXya2VwD
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 30, 2014
The talented midfielder, had an incredible... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona are reportedly close to agreeing a £40m fee for Luis Suarez, and are taking steps to avoid any future biting episodes from the Uruguayan
La Liga giants Barcelona have been rumoured to be keeping an eye out for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.
The Uruguayan forward had a stellar 2013-14 season with his Merseyside club in the English Premier League, scoring 31 goals and winning the Golden Boot and PFA Player of the Year award.
This has attracted a host of admirers with Blaugrana’s new coach Luis Enrique reported to be... Read the rest of the article »
Reports suggest La Liga giants Real Madrid have reached an agreement to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao
Colombian superstar Radamel Falcao made a surprise decision when the 28-year-old striker chose to join Ligue 1 mega-rich side Monaco over a list of high profile clubs.
The former Porto ace turned down a host of European heavyweights such as Real Madrid, Manchester City, and Chelsea in order to make a move to France.
However, reports suggest Falcao has gotten frustrated with his time in... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish giants are reportedly set to do battle again, and this time it's over Liverpool ace Luis Suarez.
Not surprisingly, with the end of the season now a thing of the past, the rumor mill has gone into overdrive regarding the future clubs of some of football's biggest stars.
One such player that has been consistently linked with a move is Liverpool's Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan ace, who finished top of the Premier League's scoring charts and shared the top scorer European award with Cristiano... Read the rest of the article »
Alen Halilovic could become the new Messi, which is why Barcelona made sure to get him while he is still cheap.
Although the transfers of superstars and big names are interesting and should be followed on a daily basis, some attention should be paid to the next generation. In fact, at some point Lionel Messi was 14 and deemed a promise. Ronaldo used to be 13 and playing for Nacional in total anonymity.
The youngster was on the radar of Europe's finest for the last few years
Yet here they are, not... Read the rest of the article »
If rumors are to be believed, another high-profile Barcelona star will be no longer at Camp Nou this upcoming season.
Barcelona may be saying adios to another of its biggest stars this summer.
Captain Carles Puyol had already announced that last season would be his final at Camp Nou, and veteran goalkeeper Victor Valdes saw his career cut short due to an injury.
And now, Xavi could be another that may be no longer in the Blaugrana jersey at the start of the 2014-2015 season. The Spanish midfielder, who... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Enrique buys his first player Ivan Rakitic from Sevilla, who agreed to a 5-year contract with the Blaugrana.
After a few weeks of secret negotiations with Sevilla, Barcelona secured Ivan Rakitic’s move to Camp Nou for at least 5 years. The Croatian performed amongst the best midfielders in la Liga and was the most important contribution for his club’s success.
Rakitic quickly earned Sevilla's captain arm-band
The talented skipper was crucial for Sevilla as they went on to win the... Read the rest of the article »