Archives for April 2018

Barcelona’s La Liga title roll of honour has Gerard Deulofeu feeling left out

There is nothing worse than being forgotten, which is what it felt like for Spanish forward Gerard Deulofeu when Barcelona did not include his name on their commemorative shirt after clinching the La Liga title.

Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta confirms plan to leave at end of season

Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta has confirmed his plans to leave the club at the end of the season, and said he will not be joining another European club.
“This press conference is to communicate that this will be my last season at Barcelona,” the midfielder said in front of media and his teammates at the club’s Ciutat Esportiva.

Barcelona want Umtiti to stay but not at any cost

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the club is keen to renew Samuel Umtiti’s contract but suggested they will not pay above and beyond to keep hold of him. France international Umtiti is in the second year of a five-year deal but his relatively low release clause of €60 million has led to fears he could leave Camp Nou this summer.

Iniesta gets Ballon d’Or apology from France Football

France Football has said sorry to Andres Iniesta for never having awarded the Barcelona and Spain icon the Ballon d’Or during his career.

Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger: I have a high opinion of Luis Enrique

London – Arsene Wenger has said he has “a high opinion” of former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique but is staying out of Arsenal’s search for his replacement.