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Barcelona Superstar Rejected Summer Move To Manchester United

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez reportedly rejected a summer move to Manchester United. Louis Van Gaal is believed to have made an approach for the 34-year-old midfielder. According to Mundo Deportivo the 34-year-old rejected a move to Manchester to stay at Barcelona, where he is expected to feature less regularly following the arrival of Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The midfielder has spoken of his …

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Arsenal Preparing £9.6m Deal For Spanish Wonderkid

Arsenal are lining up a £9.6 million January deal for highly rated Barcelona youngster Sergi Samper, according to reports in Spain. The 19-year-old is a deep lying midfield player in the same mould as a young Cesc Fabregas and Wenger is looking at the possibility of acquiring the highly rated Spaniard in January. Samper was promoted to Barcelona B last …

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Number Of Premier League Clubs Interested In Barcelona Midfielder

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is expected to leave Barcelona and a number of Premier League clubs are chasing the former Arsenal man’s signature. Barcelona are thought to be looking for a fee in the region of £10 million and Liverpool have been linked with the midfielder according to Metro. However, Brendan Rodgers is keen on a loan deal for the …

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Barcelona – São Paolo’s Douglas To Replace Dani Alves

Barcelona look to add further strength to its backline with the Sao Paulo president confirming a deal for their young right-back Douglas is imminent. The defender was left out of a recent cup match, adding further speculation that a deal is about to be done. His absence is a common trend in these sort of circumstances. São Paulo right-back Douglas, …

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Signing of Jeremy Mathieu Just What FC Barcelona Need

Barcelona have completed the signing of Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu for £15.6m. The 30-year-old joins in a four–year deal with the option of an extra year. After weeks of speculation the deal has finally gone through to bring Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia to the Nou Camp. The defender was converted from his usual left back role to centre half and …

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The Moneyball Breakdown – Luis Suarez To Barcelona

Alex Kirwan provides a breakdown on how a club values a new signing and how they account for the expenditure on him, using the example of the bumper Luis Suarez deal. Suarez to Barcelona, Sanchez to Arsenal, Fabregas to Chelsea and Rodriguez to Real Madrid. These transfers combined are estimated to be in or around the €250 million mark. A massive …

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FC Barcelona – Més Que Un Club?

‘Més Que Un Club’ meaning ‘More Than A Club’ is the tagline associated with FC Barcelona. Eoin Hallissey discusses how the philosophy of the club may be changing. As we sat at one of the hundreds of empty tables shadowed by the Nou Camp in the wake of a tour of the fabled stadium, I took out my sandwiches and bottle of water. …

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