Archives for June 2014

Barcelona owe Fabregàs €5m euros

With the Catalan club taking a swipe at Fabregàs last week, it is reported that he is now owed €5m euros by the Catalan club, which they refuse to pay. Fabregàs had an agreement that stated he would get the money back which he paid out of his own pocket if he was ever sold. Read more about Fabregàs

Fabregas criticised by Barcelona in statement

FC Barcelona have issued a statement on the club’s website praising the midfielder but also criticising his performances at the club. It’s totally unfair on the player who wanted to come back to his boyhood club in 2011. More on Fabregàs

Manchester United told to back off Jordi Alba

With the Luke Shaw deal still not a 100% “done deal”, Barcelona have fired a warning shot across Manchester United’s bows regarding their “interest” for Jordi Alba. Alba only played 21 games last season due to injury and is still considered a hot property in Europe – Alba not for sale says Barcelona

Modric wanted fellow Croatian Rakitic at Real Madrid

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has lamented that fellow Croatian Ivan Rakitic will not be joining him at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium next season. The 26 year old midfielder will be announced as a Barcelona player shortly according to Sport and Modric had some kind words for his fellow compatriot – More on Modric and Rakitic

Ivan Rakitic signing to be announced shortly by Barcelona

Ivan Rakitic’s transfer to FC Barcelona is said to be a done deal according to Spanish sports newspaper Sport. The 26 year old midfielder who currently plays for Sevilla looks like coming to the Blaugrana’s for the paltry sum of 17.5m euros. More on Ivan Rakitic here

Manchester United enquire about Luke Shaw alternative

According to Spanish newspaper AS, Manchester United have enquired about Barcelona defender Jordi Alba. One can only suggest that Alba is in the crosshairs of United in case their “almost done deal” for £27m Southampton starlet Luke Shaw goes “pear-shaped”. More on Jordi Alba and Luke Shaw

Will Barcelona regret the sale of Cesc Fabregas?

With the Cesc Fabregàs transfer deal looking highly likely, especially after Gerard Piqué let slip that his team-mate’s transfer was a “done deal”, the question on a lot of the players’ minds is whether Barça will regret the decision to sell him – Read more about Fabregàs here

Cesc not appreciated at Barcelona says Gerard Piqué

Gerard piqué has criticised Barcelona’s stance over Cesc Fabregàs and said that his teammate and friend is not appreciated at the club. Piqué was giving a press conference in Washington as part of Spain’s preparations for the World Cup when he let loose his scathing words for his club. Maybe his words will make his club sit up and listen to what he says – More on Gerard Piqué