Barca continues to find net against Granada

Barcelona proved it was immune to any virus against its strike force with a 4-0 win over Andalusian side Granada at the Camp Nou. Goals came courtesy of Iniesta (penalty), Cesc (penalty), Alexis and Pedro. Alexis Sánchez is still on fire for Barcelona and put in a great performance.Although there are still concerns about Martino’s way of playing, Barca continue to notch up the points. Read the rest of the match report

Barca on standby for Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is one of the preferred frontmen by Barca’s new coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino and FC Barcelona have him on their agenda for when he finishes his contract with Borussia Dortmund on 30th June next year. Read more about Lewandowski

“Barca’s best days are now over” says Oliver Kahn

Former Bayern Munich stopper Oliver Kahn has said that Barcelona’s best days are over. The ex Germany international now believes Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich is the new force to be reckoned with and says they are favourites to retain their European crown.

Kahn says that Bayern has “many intelligent players and can meet the challenge”. Continue reading

Victor Valdes still adamant on leaving FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona keeper Victor Valdés is still adamant that he will leave the Catalan giants next June. President Sandro Rosell tried to convince Valdes last Sunday but was unsuccessful.

Valdes stuck to his guns although Rosell has given up just yet and will keep trying till the end of the season. Continue reading

Barca crushes a weak Santos by eight goals to nil

Barca crushed Brazilian team Santos last night at the Nou Camp by an amazing eight goals to nil. In the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy, Santos were hardly the opponents Barca expected. They failed to bother the defense at all with just a close shave at the end of the match producing a fine save from Pinto. More on this edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy

Barca have agreements with 3 forwards from Santos

According to Spanish newspaper el Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have agreements with 3 strikers from Brazilian club Santos. In a document shown on the website, it shows an agreement between Barca and Santos over the preference rights to three of their young stars, who are all strikers. They are: Victor Andrade, Gabriel Barbosa (pictured left) and Giva. Read more here about the agreement

Mats Hummels to continue for another year at Borussia Dortmund

According to German Sports magazine Kicker, sought after German central defender Mats Hummels has stated that he will stay for another year at his club Borussia Dortmund. The 24 year old defender has assured the magazine that he has had no contact from Barcelona or any other club. More on Mats Hummels here

Santos wants 50M euros for 55 percent of Neymar’s rights

Santos, the Brazilian club from the Vila Belmiro neighbourhood has said that it wants 50Million euros for the 55 percent it owns of Neymar’s rights. Globoesporte from Brazil says that if the money is paid to Santos and an agreement is reached with the other parties, they can talk business about the player’s future. More about Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior