Barcelona Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Arsenal, Man Utd and Chelsea move for Barcelona's Sergio Busquets

    The Express "The Spain international is one of world football's top midfield schemers, and is also being hunted by the likes of Bayern Munich and PSG. According to reports in Germany, Barcelona are eager to offer Busquets a new deal as Luis Enrique looks to rebuild the club following a disastrous campaign..." December 22

  • Arsenal and Liverpool transfer target Martin Odegaard visits Barcelona

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool target Martin Odegaard has continued his tour of Europe’s biggest clubs after reportedly flying to Spain to visit Barcelona. The highly-rated attacking midfielder – who currently plays for Stromsgodset IF – is wanted by several teams on the continent and spent the early..." December 19

  • Arsenal £26million bid for Barcelona winger Pedro on the cards?

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal will make a £26million bid for Barcelona star Pedro, according to the Daily Express. The move would come as the 27-year-old finds himself struggling for first team opportunities at the Nou Camp, despite his good form since Luis Enrique took the reigns. The Spaniard has scored six and..." December 18

  • Xavi hopeful of managing Barcelona like Pep Guardiola

    ESPN FC "Xavi Hernandez has told El Pais he would like to follow in the managerial footsteps of Pep Guardiola and coach Barcelona. Xavi is contracted at the Camp Nou until 2016 but has admitted his playing days are drawing to an end. The 34-year-old succeeded Guardiola as one of Barca's key players,..." December 18

  • West Ham receive BOOST over future of Barcelona loanee Alex Song

    Daily Star "Song won't decide his future until the end of his season-long loan spell at Upton Park. Sam Allardyce, who wants to sign the Barcelona midfielder on a full-time basis, faces a fight to keep Song." December 16

  • Liverpool on red alert as right-back tells Barcelona he wants to leave in January

    The Independent "Liverpool target Martin Montoya will tell Barcelona today that he wants to leave the club, the right-back's agent has said. The 23-year-old, who has appeared at youth level for Spain, has been at Barca for all of his professional career, after coming through their prestigious La Masia youth..." December 12

  • Martinez working on loan deal for Barcelona defender

    talkSport "Everton have launched a bid to sign Barcelona defender Douglas in the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain. Toffees boss Roberto Martinez wants to bring the 24-year-old Brazilian to Goodison Park on loan next month and strengthen the Blues' injury-hit defence this season. " December 11

  • Liverpool transfer target Martin Montoya '100 per cent' to leave Barcelona this winter

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool could sign a replacement for Glen Johnson in January, with top target Martin Montoya's agent insisting that he will "100 per cent" leave Barcelona this winter. The Spanish defender, 23, is struggling for gametime at the Nou Camp and, despite their attempts to keep him, has made his..." December 06

  • Man Utd to force through Dani Alves transfer in January

    The Express "The full-back has held down his place in the Barcelona defence this season but is available for a free transfer this summer. And the Nou Camp club could therefore decide to cash in on Alves early, although replacement Douglas is not yet deemed ready to step up to regular Liga and Champions..." December 05

  • Liverpool transfer target Martin Montoya '100 per cent' to leave Barcelona this winter

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool could sign a replacement for Glen Johnson in January, with top target Martin Montoya's agent insisting that he will "100 per cent" leave Barcelona this winter. The Spanish defender, 23, is struggling for gametime at the Nou Camp and, despite their attempts to keep him, has made his..." December 05

  • Sergio Aguero to 'try and convince' Lionel Messi to join him at Manchester City

    Daily Mirror "Sergio Aguero has promised to try and convince Lionel Messi into joining Manchester City. The Argentine pair are close friends having played alongside each other on the international stage since youth level. And while Aguero admits it will be difficult to talk Messi into swapping Catalonia..." December 03

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer named on final Ballon d'Or shortlist

    Daily Mail "Past winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are again the leading contenders for the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the world's best player. The pair, stars of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively, have both been named on the three-man shortlist for the 2015 edition of the prestigious award along..." December 01

  • West Ham and Swansea keen on January loan for Barcelona starlet Munir El Haddadi

    Daily Mirror "The Spaniard, who made his international debut for Spain earlier this season, is seen as one of the brightest young stars at the Nou Camp but could move short-term. Barcelona are fielding calls from the Premier League about taking Munir El Haddadi on loan in January. The Catalan giants have..." November 29

  • Barcelona tried to sell £200m Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd target Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "Balague, who has been writing Messi's biography, admitted that the Argentine superstar is the closest he has ever been to leaving the Catalan club but suggested a departure is unlikely despite interest from the Premier League. "I don’t think Lionel Messi has been as close to leaving as he is..." November 26

  • Messi legend grows with all-time Champions League scoring record

    ESPN FC "Lionel Messi added yet another record to his already legendary collection after scoring three goals in Tuesday's 4-0 victory for Barcelona against Apoel, taking his all-time Champions League tally so far to a mind-blowing 74, four ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and three ahead of former record-holder..." November 25

  • What would Barcelona do without Lionel Messi?

    Sporting News "What would Barcelona do without Lionel Messi? Since hinting in a recent interview with Argentine sports paper Ole that his long-term future may lie away from the Catalan club, the striker has returned to his brilliant best and broken two of football's most remarkable records in the space of..." November 25

  • Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes not available for Man Utd until DECEMBER

    Daily Star "Valdes, 32 was tipped for a comeback after United No.1 David de Gea dislocated a finger last week. But United sources say Valdes' knee injury is worse than first feared and he is not yet up to the rigours of a Premier League game." November 24

  • Lionel Messi may leave Spain over tax jail threat

    The Guardian "Lionel Messi, hailed by many as the greatest footballer of all time, may leave Spain after continuing to fall foul of the tax authorities, sources have said. The player, who earlier this year agreed a new €50m (£40m) salary with Barcelona, has complained that he is being singled out for special..." November 22

  • Mascherano: Messi doesn't want Barcelona exit

    Goal.com "The veteran believes his teammate's comments about potentially leaving Camp Nou have been overblown. Lionel Messi is committed to Barcelona and isn't planning on leaving the club at the end of the season, according to Javier Mascherano. Messi hinted to Argentine newspaper Ole earlier this..." November 21

  • Gerrard's relationship with Liverpool should never be broken, says Suarez

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard should remain at Liverpool for the rest of his career as the Anfield club is 'part of him'. Gerrard, who made his Liverpool debut in 1998, has been linked with moves away from Merseyside throughout his career, but looks unlikely to leave during the latter..." November 20

  • Arsenal scrambling to complete Lars Bender signing as Barcelona threaten to cause chaos

    The Express "Reports last week claimed that Arsene Wenger was lining up a bid for the anchorman after missing out on Real Madrid's Sami Khedira. Bender, whose twin brother Sven plays for Borussia Dortmund, is highly regarded as one of the top enforcers in the Bundesliga, and Wenger was hoping to strike a..." November 20

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