Archives for July 2014

Barcelona close in on target Daniel Agger

Reports from Spain suggest that Daniel Agger is ready to become Barcelona’s central defender. Barcelona are reportedly offering Liverpool a fee in the region of £12m for his services. It looks like it’s happening as Dejan Lovren has just joined the reds making it easy for Agger’s exit. More on Daniel Agger

Catalans arrive at £105m St George’s Park for pre-season training

The Catalan giants arrived on Monday at the £105m St George’s Park for their pre-season training. The squad will be based at the Burton-upon-Trent complex from July 28th – August 2nd. More on Barcelona’s pre-season

Battle is on for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado

The battle is on for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado says Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. The Colombian who impressed at the World Cup is high on Luis Enrique’s wanted list for his versatility despite Manchester United offering €38m for the star. More on Juan Cuadrado

Marco Reus angry with Barcelona snub

Marco Reus is furious with Barcelona’s snub after changing tack and signing Luis Suárez over him. It appears the 25 year old German international turned down the chance to play for Manchester United for the Nou Camp only for Barça to snub him for Suárez. More on Marco Reus

Was Mathieu a good buy or was Barca wasting its money?

The question everyone is asking this morning is was Jeremy Mathieu a good buy or was Barça wasting its money? Barcelona have just splashed out €20m euros on a player that is 30 years old and lots of people are not happy. Why couldn’t Barça produce a central defender from La Masia? More on Mathieu

Transfer News: Jeremy Mathieu signs for Barcelona

Jeremy Mathieu has signed for Barcelona on a four year deal plus one optional season for the sum of €20m euros. The 30 year-old Frenchman also has a buyout clause of €50m euros and looks set to take up where Carles Puyol left off in a central defender’s role. More on Jeremy Mathieu

Hummels turns down Barcelona for Manchester United

Mats Hummels has reportedly turned down Barcelona for the chance to link up with Louis Van Gaal and his revolution at Manchester united. Hummels is one of the best central defenders out there although Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp insists neither Hummels nor Reus are leaving. More on this story

World Cup hitman James Rodriguez arrives in Madrid

Colombian hitman James Rodríguez is in the Spanish capital fuelling rumours that his transfer from Monaco is imminent. The 23 year old star greatly impressed at this year’s World Cup in Brazil and is the subject of a €20m move to Real Madrid. More on James Rodriguez