Barcelona will look to delay the sale of Pedro to Manchester United until after their involvement in next month’s UEFA Super Cup, according to Marca. It looks increasingly likely that the Spain forward will move to United, especially as the Premier League side are about to cash in on Argentina
Lionel Messi is eager to resume work with Barcelona, and has cut his holiday short to rejoin the team. Messi, who participated in the Copa America, was not due back in the squad till Monday, but has rejoined the team ahead of schedule.
Chelsea recorded yet another shootout win in the International Champions Cup, this time beating Barcelona on penalties. Eden Hazard, who had been the speculation of much debate on social media, scored a superb opener to put the Blues ahead.
Chelsea saved their best for last on their tour of the USA, beating Barcelona 4-2 on penalties at the end of a spirited 2-2 draw at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins in front of more than 78,000 fans.
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique hopes that Pedro stays with the club amidst interest from Manchester United. The 27-year old winger is reportedly United’s replacement for Angel Di Maria, but Enrique hopes he can get him to stay.
Manchester United beat Barcelona 3-1 in the Friendly match in San Jose, USA. Goals from Wayne Rooney, Jesse Lingard and Adnan Januzaj secured the comfortable victory for the Premiership side, while Rafinha grabbed the lone goal for Barcelona.
If there is one one thing a club president can fight, it is making more money than the other team and Bartomeu has vowed to do just that against the EPL teams. The premier league recently got a deal worth £5.
European football’s governing body, UEFA, has fined Barcelona 30,000 Euros after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at June’s Champions League final in Berlin. UEFA says the European champions, Barca, had breached Article 16 of its regulations which prohibits religious, political or racial sentiments.
I wonder what Suarez wants Pedro to wait for, but Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is hoping teammate Pedro does not favor a move to the EPL. The forward is being chased by Liverpool, Chelsea and United after falling out of favor at the Camp Nou and starting only 15 matches.
According to Barcelona board member Jordi Mestre if Barcelona were to launch another bid for Juventus midfielder Pogba, it will be on Enrique’s orders. Barcelona reached out to juventus and got an €80 million bid rejected for the Frenchman and no further attempt to sign the youngster has been made.
Josep Bartomeu has been re-elected as club president of Barcelona football club after the 52 yesr old won the club’s election earlier today. Josep Bartomeu would now sit at FC Barcelona’s highest chair for the next six years.
Mino Raiola has said that Juventus midfielder and France international, Paul Pogba has a higher probability of joining Barcelona if Joan Laporta wins the presidential election. Laporta was president from 2003 to 2010 and is one of the favourites alongside Josep Maria Bartomeu to win the 2015 elections.
Premier League club, Stoke City, have signed a teenage winger, Moha El Ouriachi, from Barcelona. According to the Stoke’s website, “Moha turned down Barcelona’s offer of a new contract in favour of a move to the Potters, where he links-up with ex-Barca players Bojan and Marc Muniesa”.
Stoke have completed the signing of Moha El Ouriachi from Barcelona for an undisclosed fee. Moha who recently turned 19 turned down a new contract offer at Barcelona in order to move to the Britannia Stadium