Messi Promised Neymar The Ballon D’or To Stay At Barcelona

Lionel Messi was willing to make a huge effort in order to keep Neymar at Barcelona, reports from Spain state. According to Catalan news outlet SPORT, the Argentine attacker met the Brazilian on the evening of the friendly against Juventus in New Jersey in July, trying to convince him to stay. ‘What do you want, the Ballon d’Or? I will make you Ballon d’Or,’ Messi allegedly … Continue reading Messi Promised Neymar The Ballon D’or To Stay At Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo hit with five-match ban for red card, pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after pushing referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea during Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg win at Barcelona on Sunday. Ronaldo’s 24 minutes as a substitute at the Camp Nou saw him score a superb goal, pick up a booking for removing his shirt during the celebration, and then quickly receive a second yellow after De Burgos Bengoetxea ruled … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo hit with five-match ban for red card, pushing referee

OFFICIAL: Barcelona Complete Paulinho Capture

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of midfielder Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande for €40 million. The Brazil international, 29, will finalise his move to the La Liga giants upon completing a medical and agreeing terms on a reported four-year deal on Thursday. Paulinho, who will have a buyout clause of €120m, will be Ernesto Valverde’s first signing since the world-record €222m sale of Neymar to Paris … Continue reading OFFICIAL: Barcelona Complete Paulinho Capture

No £109m Coutinho to Barcelona deal agreed as Liverpool maintain not for sale stance

Liverpool have not agreed a £109 million deal with Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho, nor have they held a meeting to negotiate with a delegation from the Catalan club, as they maintain the Brazil international is not for sale this summer. Reports in Spain and Brazil suggesting a transfer for the 25-year-old is entering its final stages have been entirely refuted by the Anfield side, who … Continue reading No £109m Coutinho to Barcelona deal agreed as Liverpool maintain not for sale stance

I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates

Neymar’s potential world record move to Paris Saint-Germain moved a step closer on Wednesday as the Brazilian informed his Barcelona teammates he is leaving the club, a Barca source told AFP. “The player came to train as scheduled and announced to his teammates that he is leaving. “The coach has given him permission to not train and to manage resolving his future.” Continue reading I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates

Beckham meets up with Bale, Ramos, Zidane and more in Real Madrid reunion

David Beckham is no stranger to Real Madrid and the former England captain met up with Los Blancos stars past and present during a reunion in Los Angeles. Madrid swooped to make Beckham one of their most marketable ‘Galacticos’ in 2003 in a shock switch from Manchester United, and he won La Liga and Supercopa de Espana medals at the Santiago Bernabeu. During his time … Continue reading Beckham meets up with Bale, Ramos, Zidane and more in Real Madrid reunion

Monaco chief confirms Mbappe offers amid contract talks

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has denied an agreement has been reached with Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappe, but are instead hoping to extend his contract. After scoring 26 goals in all competitions for Monaco last season, including six in the Champions League, Mbappe has been linked with Europe’s biggest sides for months. However, Vasilyev insists no transfer is close and says there is a chance … Continue reading Monaco chief confirms Mbappe offers amid contract talks

Klopp unfazed by Mourinho, Man Utd

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he has no interest in what Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says, while he is staying calm in the transfer market. Klopp is apparently unconcerned by what his team’s rivals are up to. Recently Mourinho had commented that Liverpool will have a tougher workload this season with European football, the absence of which helped them finish 4th last season. Klopp … Continue reading Klopp unfazed by Mourinho, Man Utd

Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile’s all-time top goalscorer

The attacker broke the record just five minutes into Chile’s Confederations Cup clash with Germany Thursday, taking his tally to 38 with his national side. The strike pushed the Arsenal star past former Lazio striker Marcelo Salas, who netted 37 times in just 70 caps for his country, with Sanchez needing 112 matches to reach 38. Tigres striker Eduardo Vargas, who was on the pitch … Continue reading Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile’s all-time top goalscorer