Moise Kean is having a fine pre-season as he battles to be given another chance in the Juventus shirt. The striker returned to the club from Everton on a two-year loan deal last season. Fans were delighted about his return because he is one of their own and had done very well on loan at PSG in the previous campaign.
Barcelona remain confident signing Chelsea fullback Marcos Alonso. Sport says the move already has the player's approval. Chelsea are also willing to let him leave. Now, it's just about closing the operation once and for all. Barcelona's intention is to be able to finalise the deal this week, but that requires two things: guaranteeing the full-back his registration and closing the deal definitively with Chelsea.
Barcelona are battling to clear Martin Braithwaite off the books. Sport says despite the number of transfers carried out, the club aim for three more additions and four or five more departures. The priority exits are Samuel Umtiti and Braithwaite, but both cases have been stuck for several weeks and the threat of having to pay for their termination is very real.
Do clubs lavish too much money on footballers? Morally, it’s a matter of opinion. But economically? If they are Manchester United or Barcelona then the answer is quite likely yes. If, however, they are Arsenal or Southampton then, if anything, they could be paying too little.
The Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy allegedly tried to rape a woman after she got out of the shower at his £4.8 million mansion, a court was told yesterday. Timothy Cray QC, for the prosecution, said the complainant came forward to police in January 2022 after Mendy was charged with sex offences and his name “really hit the press”.
Manchester United could try to wrap up a deal for Frenkie de Jong before their next game against Liverpool, according to talkSPORT reporter Alex Crook. The Barcelona midfielder has been a target for the Red Devils all summer, and Crook says he has been told that the club would work on signing him ahead of that clash against their fierce rivals at Old Trafford.
Chelsea were in contact with Barcelona through intermediaries over the weekend in their bid to land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to the reliable Fabrizio Romano. The Gabonese striker is thought to be a key target for Thomas Tuchel as he looks to improve his forward line. What is the latest news involving Aubameyang?
Diogo Dalot was rumoured to be on Barcelona's radar, but the Manchester United player has now dropped out, according to 'Mundo Deportivo'. Barcelona are still looking to improve their full-backs with some additions and other possible departures such as Sergiño Dest, while it seems clear that Dalot is not an option.
Barcelona continue to search in the market to reinforce their squad. Given the impossibility of signing Cesar Azpilicueta, who finally renewed his contract with Chelsea, the Catalan giants have turned their attention to Thomas Meunier. The Belgian full-back plays for Borussia Dortmund. The German club have asked for at least ten million euros to let the international leave, a price that, according to 'Sport', Barcelona are not willing to pay.
Cesc Fabregas heaps praise on Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold and compares his playmaking to Barcelona legend Dani Alves after the England star shines in the Reds 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace
Cesc Fabregas hailed Trent Alexander-Arnold for his performance on Monday The right-back shone as Liverpool fought back to draw 1-1 against Crystal Palace Fabregas compared the full-back's passing range to that of Brazilian Dani Alves Alexander-Arnold has already made 62 assists in 229 appearances for Liverpool Cesc Fabregas lauded Trent Alexander-Arnold's playmaking for Liverpool against Crystal Palace on Monday, comparing the right-back's passing skill to that of Barcelona legend Dani Alves.
Chelsea given mega Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang asking price by Barcelona – despite Catalans getting him on free transfer
BARCELONA have put a £21million price tag on Chelsea transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports. The cash-strapped Catalan giants are attempting to raise funds in a bid to sign Bernardo Silva from Manchester City. In order to do this, club officials are willing to offload three players, including Aubameyang.
Chelsea are set to launch a bid for Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this week, according to reports. Thomas Tuchel’s side are in the market for attacking reinforcements this summer, having seen Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku depart during the transfer window. Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur, Tuchel admitted that he could look to bring in a striker in the summer transfer window.
The Dutchman could seal Juve move on Tuesday It's no secret that Barcelona have a backlog when it comes to registering players, but it looks like the situation may be eased by the imminent departure of Memphis Depay to Juventus. The Dutchman joined Barcelona on a free transfer last summer and made 38 appearances in 2021/22, scoring 13 goals and providing two assists.
Gary Lineker has said that Barcelona’s financial strategy may cause the club to implode, and has criticised his former club for treating Frenkie de Jong like a “piece of meat”. Barcelona have sought to improve fortunes on the field with a series of summer signings funded in part by the sale of future TV revenue.
It’s Bayern versus Barça! Both FCB Frauen sides prepare for their upcoming seasons in a friendly cup mini-tournament. Share this story The AMOS Women’s French Cup kicks off today — a mini-tournament featuring Bayern Munich, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, and Paris Saint-German.
Man Utd and Chelsea target Aubameyang refuses to address transfer future after finding flat tyre on £260k Ferrari
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG was asked about his future this morning, after being strongly linked with Chelsea and Manchester United. But the Barcelona star was too busy attending to a flat tyre on his £260,000 Ferrari to answer. Aubameyang, 33, arrived at Barcelona El Prat Airport and was greeted by a number of reporters and fans.
Robert Lewandowski is the latest incumbent of Barcelona’s iconic No.9 shirt. But how have the other wearers of the famous shirt fared since the mid-90s? Lewandowski is the 12th player to have worn the shirt since 1995 and it would be fair to say that the club have had mixed successes with those that proudly wore the No.9 on their back – from the utterly sublime to the quite frankly ridiculous.
The new season in Spain kicked off this weekend with Real Madrid staging a comeback as if it was still the 2021-22 campaign. Barcelona fell flat against Rayo Vallecano despite £126million (€150m) spent in the summer and Unai Emery's Villarreal impressed winning 3-0 away. Gennaro Gattuso started with a win at Valencia and Take Kubo scored on his debut for Real Sociedad.
An update has emerged on Newcastle United and their interest in Armando Broja in the summer transfer window… What’s the talk? Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie has claimed that the club are eyeing a deal for the English-born Albanian, alongside one of his teammates. However, they will not be able to make a move for the former Southampton loanee until they bring a replacement through the door, which means that they are waiting on a potential swoop.