Archives for November 2014

“If Messi is happy, he’ll stay at Barcelona” says Deco

Ex Barcelona player Deco says that if Leo Messi is happy at the club, he’ll stay. While Deco’s words may not exactly be words of wisdom and pretty obvious to any football fan, the truth is that Messi will call time on his stay at the Catalan giants if he’s not made to feel part of the club. More on Deco’s words

Wenger in trouble and Guardiola out to kill off City

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger is in trouble after being criticised by one of the club’s shareholders Alisher Usmanov. Usmanov feels that Arsenal repeat the same results year in and year out. Meanwhile Pep Guardiola aims to do his job against Man City tonight in the Champions League. More on this

Ter Stegen to replace David De Gea at Manchester United?

According to rumours, FC Barcelona stopper Marc André ter Stegen could be set to replace David De Gea at Manchester United. De Gea looks certain to move back to Spain to join Real Madrid and replace Iker Casillas in goal and ter Stegen could replace him. More on ter Stegen

Barcelona not helping Messi in Ballon d’Or

FC Barcelona is not exactly helping Messi in his quest for a fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or and the player is upset. Messi is upset because he sees rivals Real Madrid pulling out all the stops to support CR7 and this is one of the “small things” that would eventually make Messi leave the club. More on Messi

Xavi: “I’m 34 and I haven’t got too much time left to play”

Xavi Hernández affirmed: “I’m 34 and I haven’t got too much time left to play”.The midfielder, who is currently 34 years of age and will turn 35 in January, recognises that he may not have too much time left on the field and would like to go into coaching. More on Xavi

Leo Messi to leave Nou Camp shocker?

Barcelona’s Leo Messi may have dropped a hint about leaving the club next summer. The 27 year-old was giving an interview to Ole magazine and dropped subtle hints that people at Barcelona would be willing to let him walk out of the Nou Camp. Should Messi be allowed to leave?

Could Xavi be Barcelona manager under Laporta?

Under Joan Laporta Xavi Hernández could be FC Barcelona manager according to German newspaper Kicker. It makes sense too as Laporta used Pep Guardiola when he was in charge of the club and we all know how that turned out, don’t we? More on Laporta and Xavi

Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado in Barça and Real’s crosshairs

Fiorentina defender Juan Cuadrado is in FC Barcelona and Real Madrid’s crosshairs according to Sport. The Colombian international will not be sold for less than €40 million euros and the Catalan club will face stiff competition from Real Madrid, City and united for his signature. More on Juan Cuadrado