Barcelona Rumors & News

  • Villarreal's Luciano Vietto dreams of playing with Barcelona's Lionel Messi

    ESPN FC "Villarreal's emerging star attacker Luciano Vietto says it would be "a dream come true" to play alongside Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Vietto, 21, has been outstanding since joining Villarreal for just €5.5 million last summer, scoring 18 goals in his first 36 appearances across La Liga, the Copa..." April 01

  • Neymar not planning on Premier League transfer like Alexis Sanchez

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Neymar has said he has no current plans to follow Alexis Sanchez to the Premier League. Neymar, 23, signed for Barcelona from Santos in 2013 and has formed an impressive understanding with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez up front. The forward was in England at Emirates Stadium..." March 31

  • Luis Suarez says he'd only play for Liverpool in a Premier League return

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez graced the Anfield turf again on Sunday and vowed that if he ever returned to England, it would only be to play for Liverpool. The Uruguayan forward was back on his old ground for the first time since his summer move to Barcelona to play a part in the Liverpool FC Foundation..." March 30

  • Luis Suarez: FIFA treated me worse than a hooligan after World Cup bite

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Luis Suarez says he was treated worse than a hooligan when FIFA banned him for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini while playing for Uruguay at the 2014 World Cup. Suarez, 28, was initially suspended from all football activity by FIFA -- for what was his third bite of an..." March 27

  • Liverpool push for Martin Montoya transfer, he’s ready to make move

    Metro "Liverpool have been given the green light to sign Martin Montoya with the Barcelona star ready to accept a move away. Montoya has been chased by Liverpool in the last three transfer windows, with Brendan Rodgers known to be a huge fan." March 27

  • Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez have 'special relationship' at Barcelona

    ESPN FC "Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said there is "no hint of jealousy" in the relationship between his club's all-star strike force of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. The three South Americans have been in excellent form in 2015, with Barca moving four points clear in the title race,..." March 27

  • Reports: Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez to sign 3-year deal with Al Sadd

    ESPN FC "Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is poised to sign a three-year contract with Qatari club Al Sadd, according to reports in Spain. The Spain playmaker will join Al Sadd at the end of the season and replace former Real Madrid star Raul in the side, according to AS. Xavi, 35, is set to..." March 26

  • Lionel Messi isn't as good a finisher as Sergio Aguero, says Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart

    Daily Mail "Joe Hart considers Sergio Aguero to be a better finisher than Lionel Messi. The England goalkeeper has backed his Manchester City team-mate ahead of the Barcelona star when it comes to their natural ability to score. Messi is always put forward as one of the greatest to ever play the game..." March 26

  • Luis Suarez: Barcelona stars not out to help Leo Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez has laughed off the idea that the Barcelona players have set out to help Lionel Messi beat Cristiano Ronaldo to La Liga's top scorer award. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the "Pichichi" award since the 2009-10 season, with the Argentine finishing top scorer on three occasions --..." March 26

  • Man Utd and Chelsea set to surrender £44m-rated Spanish star as Barcelona come knocking

    Daily Star "According to Spanish sources, Barcelona view Koke as a natural successor to Xavi Hernandez and are willing to trigger his £44m release clause. The Catalan giants are under a transfer embargo having been found guilty of breaching Fifa's rules on the transfer of players aged under 18. They are..." March 25

  • Dani Alves wanted by SEVEN clubs... with Manchester United and Liverpool in the race to sign right back

    Daily Mail "Seven clubs are to make offers for Barcelona right back Dani Alves this summer. Manchester United and Liverpool are among the clubs reported to be interested in signing the Brazil international, along with Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan and his current employers..." March 25

  • Neymar transfer could be the most expensive deal in the history of football

    The Score "Neymar's move from Santos to Barcelona is reportedly set to become the most expensive transfer deal football has ever seen. The exact figure of the transfer, which took place ahead of the 2013-14 season, continues to rise as a result of a probe into the real cost of the controversial deal...." March 24

  • Angel Di Maria nears Man Utd EXIT as PSG and Barcelona prepare to swoop

    Daily Star "It was claimed last week that Di Maria had asked his agent Jorge Mendes to find him a new club and now reports in Spain claim the two European giants are preparing moves for the player. The Argentine has failed to find his best form at Old Trafford since his £59.7m arrival from Real Madrid last..." March 24

  • Arsenal ‘dealt transfer blow as Barcelona join the race for Inter Milan’s Mateo Kovacic’

    Metro "Arsenal have been dealt a transfer blow as Barcelona have upped their interest in the signing of Inter Milan midfielder Mateo Kovacic, according to reports. Kovacic, 20, has been impressive this season, having scored five goals in 25 league appearances for the Italian side, and Arsene Wenger..." March 22

  • Chelsea ‘clear to seal Lionel Messi transfer after FFP cash boost’

    Metro "Chelsea have been cleared to sign Lionel Messi after the club received a significant boost to their Financial Fair Play cash reserves. The Blues have been linked with a move for Barcelona ace Messi in recent months, with the player believed to be unhappy at the Nou Camp. Jose Mourinho had..." March 19

  • Barcelona to stand trial over tax fraud in Neymar transfer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Despite sitting atop the La Liga table and primed to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Barcelona could be in a bit of trouble. Today a Spanish judge ruled that the club, club president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Sandro Romell must stand trial in court over alleged..." March 14

  • Barcelona's Dani Alves angered by Paris Saint-Germain transfer reports

    ESPN FC "Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has described as "s---" a media report that claimed he had already agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain next season. Alves, 31, is out of contract at the Camp Nou this summer, and Barca have seemed slow to put a new deal on the table for the Brazil international...." March 13

  • Barcelona’s Dani Alves set to join Paris Saint-Germain on three-year deal

    The Guardian "The Brazil defender Dani Alves is set to join Paris Saint-Germain next season on a free transfer from Barcelona, according to reports in Spain. The 31-year-old is out of contract in the summer and has not been offered a deal to extend his stay at the Camp Nou, having joined from Sevilla in 2008." March 12

  • Barcelona admits, begrudgingly, that Manchester City, PSG could sign Lionel Messi

    Pro Soccer Talk "As Lionel Messi continues to rip it up in the second half of the 2014-15 season, Barcelona is becoming increasingly wary that the 27-year-old superstar could depart the Nou Camp in the foreseeable future. Messi, who scored an 12-minute hat trick on Sunday against Rayo Vallecano to net yet..." March 09

  • Dani Alves' agent says he is close to signing with another club

    ESPN FC "Dinorah Santana, Dani Alves' agent, says that while contract negotiations with Barcelona have gone to the wire in years past, this year may be different for the Brazilian right-back. "We are close to signing with another club, we are in advanced conversations," Santana told Rac1's "Tu Diras"..." March 05

  • Xavi to join Frank Lampard and David Villa in signing for MLS franchise New York City

    Daily Mail "After a career spent going head to head in the Champions League, Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez and former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard are about to become team-mates, with the Spain international finalising negotiations on a move to New York City. The 35-year-old midfielder who has..." March 04

  • Luis Suarez could return to England as Manchester City line up £100MILLION bid for Barcelona striker

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are considering a £100million bid to buy Luis Suarez. Suarez has come to the fore for Barcelona for the first time this season since his £75m move from Liverpool last summer. The Uruguayan's two goals in Barca's 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium would seem to have given City no..." March 01

  • Barcelona HAVE considered selling Lionel Messi to Chelsea, Man Utd or City - Benedito

    The Express "BARCELONA presidential candidate Agusti Benedito believes Barcelona have seriously considered selling Lionel Messi in recent time. The Argentine ace has been the subject of speculation about his future after hinting he may not necessarily end his career at the Camp Nou. And while Barcelona..." March 01

  • Luis Suarez accuses British media of causing 'trouble' over Martin Demichelis biting storm

    Daily Mirror "New footage exonerates the controversial Uruguayan from any blame and the 28-year-old Barcelona star has hit out at the press over the incident. Luis Suarez has spoken out over claims he attempted to bite Martin Demichelis during Tuesday's Champions League win against Manchester City. The..." February 26

  • CONFIRMED: Barcelona ace SNUBS Chelsea and Man Utd with new deal until 2019

    The Express "The 26-year-old, who made his debut for Barca in 2008, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Catalan giants in recent months. Chelsea and Manchester United were reportedly lining up summer moves for Busquets, but he has instead agreed a new deal with the Nou Camp, which he will sign..." February 26

  • Luis Suarez in fresh bite controversy? Surely not - Barcelona star isn't stupid enough to do it again

    The Telegraph "Luis Suarez earned the plaudits and dominated the headlines after his two-goal display for Barcelona against Manchester City on Tuesday night, with papers exclaiming 'Suarez sinks his teeth into City' and 'Chew-One'. Little would we know how apposite such puns were. The Barcelona forward has..." February 25

  • Arsenal to table STUNNING £80m Pogba bid as Barcelona eye £25m Gunners target Schneiderlin

    The Express "Schneiderlin was desperate to leave St Mary's for a club in the Champions League last summer, but the Saints stood firm and managed to keep hold of the Frenchman. However, the 25-year-old will again evaluate his future at the end if the season as he still dreams of joining a 'big club'. He..." February 24

  • Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona

    Daily Star "Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona VINCENT KOMPANY insists Manchester City are more scared of Stoke than Barcelona. The Premier League champions put their reputation on the line tomorrow night when Barca go to the Etihad Stadium for a last 16 showdown in the..." February 23

  • Arsenal to pursue Morgan Schneiderlin transfer after Barcelona join race to sign Lars Bender

    Metro "Barcelona have joined the race for Bayer Leverkusen’s Lars Bender to deal a blow to Arsenal’s hopes of signing the German midfielder in the summer. Despite having a transfer embargo, the Catalan giants have identified Bender as a target – a move which will likely see Arsenal reignite their..." February 21

  • Barcelona's Lionel Messi: I had a lot of problems during 2013-14 season

    ESPN FC "Lionel Messi has admitted that he "went through a lot of problems on and off the field" during an unsuccessful 2013-14 season, but is ready to lead Barcelona to success this year. Messi, 27, endured a frustrating campaign last term as Atletico Madrid won the Spanish title at the Camp Nou on the..." February 19

  • Barcelona makes more television revenue than all of MLS combined

    Awful Announcing "Barcelona and Real Madrid routinely rank among the richest and most successful clubs in all of world sports. They’re both in the Top 5 of the highest payrolls and have the five most expensive players in world football. They continually dominante La Liga, winning 54 titles combined and nine out..." February 17

  • Liga files complaint over Barcelona fans' Cristiano Ronaldo chants

    ESPN FC "The Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) will submit a formal complaint over chants suggesting Cristiano Ronaldo "is a drunk" from some supporters at the Camp Nou during Barcelona's 5-0 win at Levante on Sunday. News of the decision comes after the LFP said it would review videos, seen on social..." February 17

  • Dani Alves' agent to FLY to Manchester to discuss United deal

    The Express "Barcelona star Alves is a free agent at the end of the season and has been on United's radar in recent weeks. The Brazilian's agent revealed earlier this week that Alves is set for the Camp Nou exit with a new deal not forthcoming and said: "I interpret that silence to mean they don't want Dani..." February 07

  • Barcelona president claims ''political attack" against them over Neymar signing

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona president Pep Bartomeu has claimed the Nou Camp club has paid "a political price over Neymar" as he faces tax investigations. Bartomeu was yesterday charged with tax fraud in relation to the signing of the Brazil captain in 2013, with the same deal having already forced out former..." February 04

  • What Chelsea have to do to secure £200m Lionel Messi signing

    Daily Star "The Blues have been linked with a move for Messi in recent months with the Argentine ace reportedly unsettled at the Catalan club after a rumoured falling out with boss Luis Enrique. Messi would cost Chelsea around £200m and Balague reckons the club would have to sell their star players to land..." February 04

  • Dani Alves' agent says defender will leave Barcelona this summer

    Fox Sports "Dani Alves' agent has claimed his client is set to leave Barcelona this summer with the Brazil right back yet to be offered a new contract by the Catalan giants. The 31-year-old's current deal expires at the end of the season and with no fresh offer on the table, Alves' representatives are..." February 04

  • Transfer boost for Arsenal and Liverpool as Barcelona prospect reiterates desire to leave

    Daily Star "The right-back was expected to leave the Camp Nou in January as he grew increasingly frustrated by a lack of playing time. He has only made six appearances for the Catalan giants this season and had only made one first team appearance before mid-December. His agent had repeatedly made public..." February 04

  • Man United leapfrog Barcelona, Bayern as 2nd-richest club after Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may have had their worst season on the pitch for two decades last term, but they have reclaimed second spot in the list of the football's richest clubs and now have Real Madrid in their sights. Only the European champions stand ahead in terms of income, while Barcelona by..." January 22

  • Adidas to help Manchester United in £200 million bid for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi

    The Telegraph "Manchester United could be given help from their new sponsors Adidas to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona, according to The Metro. United have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Messi, who has opened the door to a possible transfer with some cryptic comments recently. Adidas sponsor Messi and..." January 21

  • Luis Suárez finds range at Barcelona to enhance trident’s cutting edge

    The Guardian "There was a minute to go at the end of Barcelona’s victory over Atlético Madrid last Sunday and Luis Suárez’s number was up. As he made his way to the touchline the Camp Nou rose to grant him a standing ovation. Barcelona were winning 3-1, their crisis contained for now at least, and Suárez had..." January 16

  • Manchester United handed Dani Alves transfer boost by Barcelona

    Metro "Manchester United have been left on red alert following comments about the future of Barcelona defender Dani Alves. The Brazilian international is out of contract at Camp Nou this summer, and recent remarks from club president Josep Maria Bartomeu suggest the defender’s future in Spain is..." January 16

  • Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Man Utd target Dani Alves eyeing new deal

    Daily Star "The right-back, 31, is out of contract in the summer and is yet to be offered a new deal by Barca. Premier League giants Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all reportedly interested in signing Alves, who has been at the Nou Camp since 2008. Starsport exclusively..." January 15

  • Manchester United on alert over future of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi

    The Guardian "Lionel Messi has alerted Manchester United to his potential availability by casting doubt over his future at Barcelona, with the Argentina forward admitting he does not know where he will be playing next year. United are the only English club that could afford to buy Messi, particularly if..." January 13

  • Messi has “no intentions of leaving” Barcelona, goes off on “lies”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Lionel Messi let loose on Atletico Madrid before following suit on the rumor mill. The 27-year-old Ballon d’Or finalist said he isn’t going to Chelsea, Manchester City or any other team, nor did he try to get manager Luis Enrique fired. And after setting up a pair of goals and scoring the..." January 12

  • Chelsea willing to offer mega six-year deal to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "Sources close to the Barcelona star insist the Blues have made it known they are willing to pay his £200m buy-out clause. But they also claim Chelsea are willing to meet his wage demands - which could double the total cost of the deal. Blues boss Jose Mourinho described stories linking the..." January 08

  • Is Luis Suarez heading back to England?

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez faces an uncertain future at Barcelona following the dismissal of sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta and the resignation of his assistant Carles Puyol. The Uruguay striker is coming under increasing scrutiny at the Nou Camp since his £75million move from Liverpool and is under..." January 08

  • Senior Barcelona stars hold crunch talks with unhappy Chelsea target Lionel Messi

    The Express "Messi has reportedly fallen out of favour with Barca boss Luis Enrique, who was non-committal today when asked about the 27-year-old. But senior members of the Barca squad are attempting to smooth the waters at the Nou Camp. Xavi and other influential players met Messi before training this..." January 07

  • Study: Lionel Messi worth 87 million euros more than Cristiano Ronaldo

    ESPN FC "Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the most valuable player in the world, well ahead of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a study by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory. The study used an algorithm based on 1,500 fee-paying club transfers since 2009 to..." January 06

  • Barcelona furious after transfer ban upheld

    The Score "Barcelona said Tuesday it could make a new appeal against the "disproportionate" one year transfer ban ordered by FIFA to a Swiss court. The Spanish team said it "totally disagrees" with the FIFA ban upheld on Tuesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Barcelona were punished by FIFA..." December 30

  • Jose Mourinho: Chelsea couldn't afford Barcelona star Lionel Messi

    ESPN FC "Jose Mourinho has again dismissed any suggestion Chelsea could sign Lionel Messi, telling BT Sport that financial fair play rules mean the Blues cannot sign a "super amazing player." Argentine channel DirecTV had reported last month that Mourinho had approved a deal to sign Messi, which the..." December 24

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