Archives for June 2013

Neymar: “We are not afraid of Spain”

Neymar has affirmed that Brazil are not afraid to take on Spain at the Confederations Cup final tonight in the famous and legendary Maracaná stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The player faces the biggest night of his young career so far and is not fazed one bit. For him, it’s the chance to show the world what he and his country are capable of looking ahead to the World Cup next year, also in Brazil. More on Neymar

Rooney interest from Barca quashed

It looks like the rumour mill surrounding the possible signing of Wayne Rooney by Barcelona has been well and truly quashed. Although the player would love to play for the Blaugranas and dreams of wearing the Barca colours, the Catalan club have no space for him having just signed Neymar. More on the Wayne Rooney rumour

Barcelona give up fight for Thiago Alcantara

FC Barcelona are ready to give up the fight for Thiago Alcantara. The player is on his holidays at the moment and the club is resigned to losing him. He looks certain to go to Manchester United although there is some interest coming fro Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich, too. More on Thiago Alcantara

Rafinha, contract renewal and another loan deal on the horizon

One of the players that Barcelona has to sort out regarding contracts and new loan deals is Rafinha. The player has another year left on his contract and Barca wants to renew it so they can get him loaned out again. Barca also want to include a clause that would allow them to loan him out at will which doesn’t convince the player. Read more about Rafinha

Barca ready to pounce if Rooney comes on market?

According to a British newspaper, Barcelona are interested in signing Wayne Rooney should David Moyes decide to let him go this summer. According to Barca sources, Rooney is seen as the ideal replacement for David Villa who looks set to join Tottenham after interest from Arsenal cooled down. More on the Wayne Rooney rumour

Brazilian fans fall at Neymar’s feet at Confederations Cup

The Brazilian fans fell at Neymar’s feet after his fantastic performance at the Confederations Cup beating Italy by 4 goals to 2. It was a stunning performance from the young man and he showed Barca fans a glimpse of what to expect next season at the Camp Nou. The player was also named MVP after the match. More on Neymar

The “Isco kid” set to sign for Real Madrid next week

Malaga’s Isco is set to sign for Real Madrid if we are to believe reports from Spanish radio program “El Larguero” on Cadena Sur. The 21 year old attacking midfielder was wanted by Manchester City but Real have also promised him regular football in order to sway his decision to leave Malaga. more on Isco here

Why Barca needs to know Thiago’s decision now

Barca needs to know Thiago Alcantara’s decision now. The time for hardball has to stop and the Catalan club need to know where they stand with the young player. Despite his awesome performance at the under-21 championships and great interest from clubs like Manchester United, Thiago still hasn’t let Barca know his future plans. more on Thiago Alcantara