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Ernesto Valverde Agrees To Sell Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

Manchester United this transfer window seemed to have learned from the mistakes they made in the past. If not that, then the handicap of not having Champions League football may have forced them to alter their plans. This is why the side is being linked heavily with young talents rather than expensive established players, with…

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De Ligt Advised To Choose Man Utd Over Barcelona By People Close To Him

Matthijs De Ligt has been advised to join Manchester United. The Ajax captain is currently the most sought-after defender in the transfer market, with a summer departure from the Eredivisie outfit imminent. He has been linked with a host of powerhouses from all across the continent, but Barcelona and Manchester United have been leading this…

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Barcelona Have Opened Talks With Man United Over Marcus Rashford Transfer

England's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their second goal.

Barcelona have opened talks with Marcus Rashford over a potential summer switch. Rashford equaled his best return in terms of goals this season since making his debut in 2016, as he bagged 13 goals in 47 appearances for the Red Devils. The 21-year-old also displaced Romelu Lukaku as the new first-choice striker under Ole Gunnar…

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De Ligt Urged To Join Man City By Two Former Ajax Managers

Two former Ajax managers have urged Matthijs De Ligt to join Manchester City. Speculation surrounding the future of De Ligt has dominated the transfer window so far, with a host of European juggernauts said to be interested in securing his services. Barcelona have been dubbed as the frontrunners in this race, although Manchester United have…

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Matthijs De Ligt To Reveal His Next Club In The ‘Coming Days’

Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong after the match.

Matthijs De Ligt will inform Manchester United of his decision in the coming days. Despite the fact that sources close to the Red Devils have informed the club that De Ligt has already agreed a move to Barcelona, United remain hopeful of pulling off this deal. Previous reports have already indicated that the Netherlands international…

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Man United Pushing Hard For Signing Of Barcelona Star

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Manchester United’s defensive woes, at the time of writing this article, are still quite prominent. The early sagas in this transfer window have linked the Red Devils with several defensive names, but apart from speculation, nothing solid has surfaced yet. The de Ligt saga is clearly an exception but even with regard to the 19-year-old,…

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Manchester United In “Pole Position” To Sign Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

Manchester United are in desperate need to sign some midfield reinforcements ahead of the new season. Ander Herrera has already parted ways with the club on a free transfer, and Paul Pogba is expected to complete a big-money move to Real Madrid as well. The Red Devils currently face a shortage of players in the…

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Manchester United Want Barcelona Goalkeeper To Replace David De Gea

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's David de Gea.

Amongst Manchester United’s general falls from grace over the course of the past two months, what has continued to surprise the most is how poorly David De Gea has been performing in front of the club’s goal. This season saw the Spaniard concede an embarrassing 54 goals in the Premier League, a figure that isn’t…

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Barcelona Interested In Wonderkid Angel Gomes

Manchester United's Angel Gomes in action with Crystal Palace's Joel Ward.

Barcelona are said to be monitoring Manchester United starlet Angel Gomes. Despite having made his senior debut for the Red Devils back in May 2017, Gomes is yet to start a competitive first-team game for the club. The England youth international has made just four senior appearances for the Mancunians so far – all from…

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‘Everything Agreed’ – Juan Mata To Join European Giants In Summer

Manchester United's Juan Mata applauds fans after the match.

Juan Mata is prioritising a summer move to Barcelona. The playmaker’s current contract with Manchester United is all set to expire at the end of the ongoing campaign, following which he will be a free agent. Reports indicate that the Red Devils did offer him a one-year extension, but the Spanish international wanted a deal…

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Rio Ferdinand’s Reaction To Messi’s Stunning Freekick Against Liverpool

Liverpool have a mountain to climb at Anfield following their 3-0 loss against Barcelona in the first leg of Champions League semi-finals. Luis Suarez netted the opener in the first-half against his former club, while Lionel Messi struck twice in the second half. The Argentine’s second goal was his 600th career goal, as he curled…

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Lionel Messi Destroyed Virgil Van Dijk During Barcelona Vs Liverpool

Ahead of the highly anticipated UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final clash between Barcelona and Liverpool at the Camp Nou, the focus revolved around Lionel Messi and Virgil van Dijk. On one hand, we had the best player in the world in the form of Messi. Opposing him was Premier League PFA Player of the…

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Juan Mata Will Have To Take A Pay Cut To Join Barcelona

Manchester United's Juan Mata celebrates scoring their first goal with Paul Pogba.

The first time Manchester United broke their club-transfer record post-Sir Alex Ferguson was during signing Juan Mata from Chelsea for £37 million. The Spaniard was expected to be a season-changing winter signing for manager David Moyes, who had already begun hearing the warning bells. Moyes didn’t last long after that, but Mata survived and even…

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Huge Blow For Barcelona: Matthijs de Ligt’s Agent Mino Raiola Prefers Other Clubs

England’s Marcus Rashford in action with Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt.

Top clubs are interested in signing the Ajax captain, who is regarded as one of the best young central defenders in Europe. Barcelona are considered strong favourites to sign Matthijs de Ligt, as the 19-year-old is believed to prefer a move to Camp Nou, following in the footsteps of his teammate Frenkie de Jong. However,…

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Ter Stegen Reveals What He Said To De Gea After The Full-Time Whistle

Manchester United's David de Gea looks dejected.

Manchester United suffered an embarrassing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Barcelona at Camp Nou, with David De Gea being one of the central figures during the second leg quarterfinal match-up. The Spanish international conceded an easy goal – one which a player of his calibre should have kept out with his eyes closed –…

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WATCH: Pogba’s Stunned Reaction To Messi’s Opener Against Manchester United

Manchester United's Paul Pogba after the match.

Barcelona managed to successfully thump Manchester United 3-0 on Tuesday night, effectively sealing a place in the semi-finals of the Champions League with a 4-0 aggregate win. Lionel Messi was the star of the show at Camp Nou, as he bagged two goals within the opening 20 minutes to hand his side a massive advantage…

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Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United: 5 Things We Learned

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Manchester United were a team in shambles, as Barcelona thoroughly decimated them with a 3-0 win at the Camp Nou in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Luke Shaw’s Old Trafford own-goal was added onto by a Lionel Messi brace, which was followed by a brilliant Philippe Coutinho goal to lead Barca into the semi-finals,…

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Player Ratings: Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's David de Gea.

Manchester United were thoroughly battered at the Camp Nou as Barcelona emerged victorious with a 3-0 win, a Lionel Messi brace and a Philippe Coutinho beauty winning them the tie. Let us have a look at how the Red Devils fared on the night David De Gea – 3.5 Exceptionally poor from the Spaniard who…

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Coutinho To Reject Man United Move After Being Booed At Old Trafford

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their third goal.

Philippe Coutinho has failed to live up to the mighty expectations since making his big-money move from Liverpool to Barcelona. The Brazilian international is yet to establish himself as a first-choice forward in Ernesto Valverde’s lineup. However, even his recent performances indicate that he is a long way off from realistically achieving that target. Multiple…

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Valverde Talks About Man United’s “Special” Threat Ahead Of The Second Leg

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.

Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he is wary of Manchester United’s ability to score late goals. The Red Devils are set to visit Camp Nou for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal, with the first leg ending 1-0 in Barcelona‘s favour. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will need to score at least twice to…

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Potential Lineups: Barcelona vs Manchester United

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Ashley Young walk on to the pitch.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be seeking to climb a mountain twice as his Manchester United visit Camp Nou to try and make a dent in the 1-0 away goal advantage that Barcelona have notched in their quarter-finals clash. The Champions League loves to see these two teams clash and now let us have a look…

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Smalling Reveals What Messi Said To Him About The Bloodied Nose

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

During the build-up to Manchester United‘s quarter-final clash against Barcelona, Chris Smalling grabbed all the headlines when he stated that he was very much up for the challenge of facing off against Lionel Messi. While numerous followers of the game labeled him as unrealistic and over-confident, the Englishman proved his worth during the 1-0 defeat…

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How Lukaku’s Mother Reacted Upon Meeting Messi

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Marcos Rojo at half time.

Football is a game that often houses wholesome moments. Despite the recent trend pointing to scandalous incidents and moments that defied sportsmanship on and off the field, the heartwarming sights always pop up during games, regardless of the intensity of the match at hand. A player like Lionel Messi has always attracted eyeballs, regardless of…

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Mourinho Names The ‘Mad Dog’ That Caused Barcelona Problems At Old Trafford

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Ashley Young walk on to the pitch.

Scott McTominay produced a brilliant display in midfield for Manchester United against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals first leg tie at Old Trafford. The 22-year-old created a lot of problems, and deserves all the plaudits. Despite United’s 1-0 loss, the youngster was one of the positive factors for the Old Trafford unit. McTominay…

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Solskjaer Reveals What He Said To Messi After The Full-Time Whistle

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Marcos Rojo at half time.

Barcelona finally managed to bag a victory at Old Trafford this Wednesday night, as they beat Manchester United 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final. The sole goal arrived early in the game, after Luke Shaw accidentally deflected a Luis Suarez header into the back of his own net. The Catalan giants…

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Smalling Comments On Messi’s Bloodied Nose

Barcelona's Luis Suarez in action with Manchester United's Chris Smalling.

Manchester United were defeated 1-0 by Barcelona during the first-leg of their quarter-final Champions League tie at Old Trafford. A Luke Shaw own-goal was the only thing that separated the two sides, and it was the sort of loss that flatters the winning team. Barca weren’t the threat they normally are in Europe, with the…

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What Man United Fans Are Saying About McTominay’s Performance vs Barcelona

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Despite facing a 1-0 defeat on the night, Manchester United were far from poor against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie. The visitors bagged an early goal after Luke Shaw deflected a Luis Suarez header into his own net, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fought back expertly, keeping the Catalans…

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Manchester United 0-1 Barcelona: 5 Things We Learned

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Manchester United’s tryst with Barcelona continued at Old Trafford on Wednesday in the Champions League, as the Spanish side emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline courtesy of a Luke Shaw own goal. The game wasn’t the Barca walkover that most pundits had predicted. Quite to the contrary, the erstwhile confident and well-passing side was brilliant…

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8 Players That Played For Both Barcelona And Manchester United

Barcelona and Manchester United are all set to meet in what will be an exciting clash of the heavyweights in the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League this season. Both teams boast of world-class superstars who will undoubtedly put up an impeccable show whilst trying their best to lead their sides to the penultimate…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Knows Gerard Pique’s Weakness

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Chris Smalling during the press conference.

Manchester United take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, with the first-leg set to be played out at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are the clear underdogs, despite the unprecedented nature of their win over PSG in the Round of 16. The La Liga giants will be a formidable opponents to…

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How Man United Players Reacted After Finding Out About Barcelona Draw

Manchester United's Marcos Rojo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi after the game.

Manchester United’s Champions League journey this season has been a host of ups and downs. Their assigned group was greeted with a mixture of apprehension and hope, with the Juventus games best highlighting their woes and strengths. Nevertheless, upon being drawn to PSG in the Round of 16, more than one supporter considered it the…

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Xavi Names The Three Manchester United Players That Can Hurt Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi poses with his Ballon d'Or trophy next to his teammates Andres Iniesta (L) and Xavi Hernandez.

Xavi has revealed the area where Manchester United can truly hurt Barcelona. The Catalan giants are set to visit Old Trafford for the first leg of the UCL quarter-finals on Wednesday night, and many consider the away side to be the clear favourite to win the tie and proceed to the next round. While Barcelona…

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Potential Lineups: Manchester United vs Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal with Arturo Vidal.

It’s Manchester United vs Barcelona, and Old Trafford will bear witness to the quarter-final clash. These two sides have featured in some of Europe’s most dramatic games, and the goals have always been plenty. Lionel Messi is the man to be stopped if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and company wish to go into the second leg…

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Barcelona vs Manchester United 2011 CL Final Starting XI: Where Are They Now?

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) in action with Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic (R).

Manchester United and Barcelona are set to collide once again of the grandest stage, as the two European juggernauts have been drawn against each other in an exciting Champions League quarter-final match-up. The last time these two teams met in a competitive fixture was in the 2011 UCL final, wherein Pep Guardiola’s Catalan giants emerged…

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Chris Smalling’s Reaction On Facing Leo Messi In The UCL Quarter-Finals

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Manchester United's Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling.

Chris Smalling has had his say on facing Barcelona on Wednesday night. Alongside Victor Lindelof, Smalling has established himself as the first-choice central defender under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Englishman is also expected to start in the upcoming midweek Champions League encounter, as Manchester United prepare to host the mighty Barcelona in an…

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What Solskjaer Said About Lionel Messi Ahead Of The Barcelona Clash

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Chris Smalling during the press conference.

Manchester United are all set to host Barcelona in a mouth-watering Champions League clash at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. While an enormous task for the Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have already shown what they are capable of by knocking PSG out of the competition, and they will be eager to pull off…

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Throwback: Sir Alex Ferguson’s Tactic To Stop Leo Messi

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal.

Sir Alex Ferguson is unarguably one of the greatest managers the game of football has ever witnessed. He built several incredible rosters during his 26-year stint at Manchester United, transforming the club into a major European force. Not many teams have managed to best Sir Alex’s Red Devils on multiple occasions. However, one team that…

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Coutinho Eager To Knock Man United Out Of The UCL For ‘Personal Satisfaction’

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their third goal.

Philippe Coutinho has admitted that knocking Manchester United out of the UCL will give him ‘double personal satisfaction’. The Brazilian international secured a sensational switch to Barcelona in January 2018, after having spent five-and-a-half seasons at Premier League outfit Liverpool. During his time in England, the playmaker played a vital role in many of Reds’ important…

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Barcelona President Reveals Why Barcelona Failed To Sign Paul Pogba

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates after the match.

In the summer of 2016, a host of powerhouses from all across Europe were eager to prize Paul Pogba away from Serie A giants Juventus. However, Manchester United were the ones to eventually come out on top, re-signing the Frenchman for a mammoth fee of £89 million and breaking the world transfer record in the…

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What Barcelona Manager Said About United Ahead Of Champions League Clash

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during the press conference.

Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he is wary of facing a ‘powerful’ Manchester United side. The Red Devils are set to collide against Barcelona in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, with the first leg of the classic encounter set to be played at Old Trafford come Wednesday night. While the Catalan giants, who currently…

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What Ivan Rakitic Said About Solskjaer’s United Ahead Of Champions League Quarter-Finals

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

Ivan Rakitic has heaped praise on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United side. The Red Devils are all set to take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, with the first leg to be played at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. While the La Liga giants seem to be the clear favourites to…

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One Of Europe’s Biggest Clubs Trying To Sign Juan Mata

Manchester United's Juan Mata celebrates scoring their first goal.

Barcelona intend to sign Juan Mata on a free transfer this summer. The Spaniard is on the verge of becoming a free agent, as his current contract with Manchester United shall expire at the end of the ongoing campaign. The Mancunians are keen to offer the 30-year-old a new one-year deal – a decision that…

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Barcelona Eye Manchester United Star As Suarez Replacement

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their first goal.

Barcelona have set their sights on Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford. Star striker Luis Suarez hasn’t been performing as per his usual standards for the Catalan giants. The 32-year-old has been on the scoresheet less frequently this term, and age seems to be catching up with the Uruguayan international. The former Liverpool superstar has scored…

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Barcelona Star Philippe Coutinho Available For €80m

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their first goal.

The financial side of football has always been somewhat of a paradox. In some cases, overhyped young talents command enormous transfer fees, while certain players excel in their fields and remain content with sub-par wage packages. While hype and numbers alone would paint a picture of an expensive player to be an exceptional one, it…

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Griezmann Keen On Leaving Atletico; His Preferred Club Uninterested

General view during training.

Antoine Griezmann certainly sought an intriguing method to announce his contract extension earlier this summer, prior to the World Cup. Back then, the Frenchman was embroiled in a saga wherein Barcelona were believed to be on the cusp of landing him from Atletico Madrid. However, the 28-year-old instead chose to remain with his present club,…

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What Messi Said About Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Against Atletico

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts.

Lionel Messi has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo for his performance against Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese superstar was sensational against Los Rojiblancos, as he scored a hat-trick to help Juventus overcome a first leg 2-goal deficit and win the tie 3-2 to proceed to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. While the entire footballing fan-base…

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Why Manchester United Have Given Up Their Pursuit Of Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

Manchester United have cooled their interest in Ivan Rakitic. The Premier League giants were said to be pursuing the Barcelona superstar, so as to bring him in as a potential replacement in case of Paul Pogba’s departure. The star Frenchman was heavily unsettled at the Old Trafford club, especially due to his infamous rift with…

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Manchester United Offer Alexis Sanchez To His Former Club

Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez during the match.

Barcelona are uninterested in re-signing Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United. Alexis Sanchez’s move from Arsenal to Manchester United has not gone according to plan. In the 41 appearances he has made for the Red Devils in all competitions so far, he has only managed to score five goals. The Chilean international was expected to improve…

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Jose Mourinho Jokes About Barcelona Superstar

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match.

Manchester United have been a thoroughly different team following the departure of Jose Mourinho in December. The Portuguese tactician presently serves a pundit and provides his assessments and inputs to a variety of big games. Links have been strongly suggesting that a Real Madrid stint could be in the Special One’s future. If that is…

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Barcelona Interested In Signing £87m-Rated Star To Replace Luis Suarez

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring their first goal.

Barcelona are keeping an eye on Manchester United starlet Marcus Rashford. The Englishman has improved drastically since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge of the Red Devils, having bagged 6 goals and 3 assists in his past 12 appearances. The 21-year-old has already replaced Romelu Lukaku as the first-choice striker at the Theatre of Dreams, and…

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Patrick Kluivert Backs Rashford To Replace Luis Suarez At Barcelona

Former Dutch football hero Patrick Kluivert believes that Premier League stars Marcus Rashford and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are capable of succeeding talisman Luis Suarez at Barcelona. Suarez has been one of the most prolific goal-scorers at both club and country level. He has also been a success at Barcelona, having netted 168 goals in 227 appearances. The…

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Pogba’s Brother Reveals Which Club The Midfielder Will Join After Leaving Man Utd

Manchester United's Paul Pogba and St Etienne's Florentin Pogba after the game.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is enjoying a fine run under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Frenchman has been in the thick of action, making assists and scoring goals. Pogba has played a prominent role in helping the club win eight successive matches across all competitions. The 24-year-old, who struggled under former manager Jose…

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7 Things That Will Happen After De Jong Joins Barcelona

Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong after the match.

Frenkie de Jong is allegedly the latest player that Barcelona are looking to sign before the end of the winter transfer window. Let us have a look at what would occur if the Dutch midfielder goes to the Camp Nou:

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Ronaldo vs Messi: Jose Mourinho’s Response When Asked Who’s Better

The Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate still goes on, and in other news, the sky is blue. It has been over a decade since the footballing world has been split in two when it comes to picking their superhero. While one Argentine has done it all at the club that gave him the opportunity…

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Perfect, If Done Right: How Rabiot Could Fit At Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot and Kevin Trapp celebrate after the game.

Barcelona have reportedly secured the services of Adrien Rabiot who will join them in the summer on a free transfer. Let us have a look at how the Frenchman will fit in with the La Liga giants: What Barca are likely securing through the 23-year-old is a player for the future. His arrival won’t solve…

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Messi Fooled Six Getafe Players With Phenomenal Pass

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal.

This season’s La Liga is tilted heavily in Barcelona‘s favour already, and last night’s win against Getafe ensured they have a 5-point lead at the top, with the season almost half over. To make things better, Real Madrid lost at the Bernabeu once again, which means they now occupy the 5th position in the standings,…

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Five European Giants To Battle It Out For Isco

Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring their first goal.

Isco has expressed a firm desire to depart from Real Madrid. The Spanish international has reportedly grown fed up with life under Santiago Solari, and is now looking for a new challenge away from the Spanish capital. In fact, the player has already told his father, who is also his agent, to establish contact and schedule…

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Lionel Messi Responds To Cristiano Ronaldo’s Serie A Challenge

Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the substitutes bench before the match.

Cristiano Ronaldo has certainly been enjoying life with Juventus, his most recent antic sustaining the side’s domestic unbeaten streak and bringing his goal tally to 12. However, what fans have been missing is the brilliant rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi – the saga that dominated world football for several years and single-handedly provided the La…

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5 Players Barcelona Can Sign In The Winter Window

The winter window draws closer every day and European giants will be eager to make their mark upon the brief transfer period. Barcelona, in particular, will be seeking to bring in some reinforcements to strengthen their European hopes. Here are a few players they can sign in order to do so:  

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Ajax’s In-Demand Starlet 95 Percent Certain Of Leaving Come Summer

Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong after the match.

The 21-year-old midfield talent has been heavily impressive this season, which has attracted attention from several European powerhouses like Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, and Manchester United, to name a few. However, Catalan giants Barcelona remain the frontrunners in this transfer race. In fact, the player’s father has already admitted that Camp Nou would…

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How Ronaldo Reacted When Asked If He Misses Messi After Leaving Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has not missed Lionel Messi since moving to Italy. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the fiercest individual rivalry in world football for more than a decade now, but it only reached that level when the former joined Real Madrid in 2009, and began competing with the Argentine’s Barcelona on…

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HILARIOUS! Lionel Messi Confirms Pique Is A Liar After Bizarre Free-Kick Goal

Barcelona registered a 2-1 win over PSV on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique, so as to seal the top spot in their Champions League group. While the Argentinian scored the opener with a strong left-footed strike, he assisted the second through a direct free-kick, which was poked in by…

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Lionel Messi’s Brilliant Reply To Whether He Can Do It On A ‘Cold Night In Stoke’

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal.

Pitches in Rosario prepared Lionel Messi to adjust to any condition in the world, claims the legend himself. Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the greatest players in the history of the game. The Argentine International has been excellent in front of goal since making his debut for Barcelona 15 years ago. The 31-year-old forward…

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How Messi Reacted When Pogba Said Kante “Stopped Him”

Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.

Being cheeky isn’t a trait that footballers save for the pitch. If anything, their social media and off-the-field presence often brings out all the wit there is, and the banter certainly seems endless at times. Of course, it is the interaction shared by superstars of the great game that is savored the most, and perhaps…

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This Is What Pogba And Messi Talked About In Dubai

France's Paul Pogba in action with Argentina's Lionel Messi.

Amidst the ongoing international break, Paul Pogba recently caught up with Lionel Messi in Dubai. Pogba, who missed Manchester United‘s derby encounter against City last weekend, was left out of Les Bleus squad, as Didier Deschamps didn’t want to risk the midfielder. That saw Pogba use his holiday time in Dubai. It was during this…

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Ronaldo Names His Five Picks To Win The Ballon d’Or – Ignores Messi

Nominees for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award, Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Buffon and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The race for the Ballon d’Or is intensifying, and once again, the focus will be on talismen Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. But this time, another player is likely to challenge the duo, with that being Real Madrid superstar Luka Modric. Both CR7 and Messi are looking for their sixth Ballon d’Or crowns. In the 30-man…

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How Gerard Pique Reacted To Barcelona Fans’ Abusive Chants Towards Sergio Ramos

Barcelona's Gerard Pique talks with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos at the end of the match.

Sergio Ramos is a player that is hard to love; if you aren’t a Real Madrid fan, that is. The Spanish centre-back is one of the best in the world in his spot, but that brilliance comes with an attitude and a hot head that isn’t appreciated much. As of such, when El Clasicos come…

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Major Throwback: What Happened In The Last Sans Messi-Ronaldo El Clasico

The biggest rivalry in club football is now just a week away, as the whole world will watch Barcelona welcome their arch-rivals Real Madrid to the Camp Nou next weekend. This fixture has proven to be one of the most fiercely contested in football in recent times, with talent and passion being present in the…

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The REAL Reason Why Pogba Won’t Move To Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

Few players manage to rustle up headlines as Paul Pogba does. The Frenchman has been at the heart of multi-faceted speculation over the course of the past few months, and rumours have been rife about him being unhappy at Manchester United. At the heart of most of these tales is the insistent report that Barcelona…

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Rooney Explains The Big Difference Between Messi And Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo (L) celebrates with Wayne Rooney after scoring during their Champions League soccer match.

The undying question of who among Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is the best in the world has been addressed countless times, throughout their impressive careers till date and across the line of fans, players, and managers. However, this year seems to be showing signs of a slowdown in that peculiar trend, with both giants…

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7 Things That Will Happen If Lionel Messi Joins The Premier League

Lionel Messi’s UCL brace against Tottenham brought his total tally against English clubs to 22 goals and 6 assists in 28 appearances, that too against the top clubs of the Premier League that made the cut into the elite competition. This scintillating trend does beg the question of exactly how the Argentine superstar would fare…

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Manchester United Star To Snub Barcelona Move

Manchester United's Luke Shaw celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.

Change is never an easy thing to handle, particularly so for football players. While the modern version of the game promotes moving about the globe and shifting to those clubs where one has both a lucrative deal and a pleasing game-time, it’s not always an ideal choice. As of such, it is common to see…

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WATCH: Messi’s Shocking Reaction At Full-Time Following 2-2 Draw With Girona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.

When you think Lionel Messi, you typically think goals, dribbles, trophies, and the GOAT. However, this weekend, the world was witness to a slightly different sight of the Argentine international. Messi’s Barcelona were in action against Girona, and seemed to be cruising to a regulation win in La Liga after he had given them the…

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Leo Messi Wants This Manchester United Star To Join Barcelona

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi reacts.

Some players are bigger than the clubs they play at, and often it is their wishes that take center-stage. While Barcelona have boasted of a brilliant tenure with Lionel Messi, a recent claim brings a lot into question. As has been the trend with Barcelona for the past months, the name that they have been…

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What Paul Pogba Just Said About Barcelona Transfer Rumours

Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

Despite the transfer window being long closed, rumors of departures have a tendency to remain persistent when the players involved are huge and commercially valuable. As of recent, it is the saga of Paul Pogba that has been fodder for the media, with speculation after speculation being piled onto the possibility of the Frenchman departing…

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5 Reasons Why Lionel Messi Should Be In The Best FIFA Player Award Shortlist

Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo and Gianluigi Buffon are selected in the FIFA FIFPro World 11 during the awards.

When FIFA announced their shortlist for the Best Player, there was a surprising omission in the form of Lionel Messi. The Argentine superstar didn’t make it to the three-man shortlist composing of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mo Salah, and Luka Modric. This is the first time since 2006 that the player hasn’t made it in the list…

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What Messi Said About Ronaldo After Juventus Transfer

Nominees for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award, Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Buffon and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the greatest players in the history of football, and the duo ruled the last decade to win everything that club football had to offer. The legendary players not only kept shattering records in La Liga, but also graced Europe with their prowess for Barcelona and Real Madrid…

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Everyone Is Talking About What Happened Between Messi And Suarez In Club’s 8-2 Win

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal.

Barcelona romped past minnows Huesca in a 10-goal affair, wherein Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored twice in an 8-2 win on the night. Huesca took an early lead through Watford loanee Cucho Hernandez in the third minute itself, but Messi levelled with a shot off the post. The Argentine skipper, who also hit…

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EXPLAINED: Why Lionel Messi Refused To Sign A Female Fan’s Shirt

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi reacts.

Lionel Messi almost always seems to find himself in the news, usually by merit of his brilliance. With Cristiano Ronaldo now having departed from La Liga, his superiority in Spain is unquestioned and unchallenged, and he remains amongst the best to have graced the great game. However, he recently made it in the news for…

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What Pique Had To Say About Pogba’s Potential Transfer To Barcelona

Paul Pogba to Barcelona was a linkup that proved to be the offspring of the oft-quoted mismatch between the Frenchman and Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. While a victorious World Cup with France led many to believe that the 25-year-old midfielder would have a brilliant season with the Mancunian giants, their first two games haven’t…

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Major Sources In Spain Provide Updates On Pogba’s Potential Barcelona Transfer

Paul Pogba walks off as he is substituted for Marouane Fellaini after sustaining an injury.

Paul Pogba to Barcelona seems to have injected some unexpected drama into the final days of this transfer window. While most fans will be flabbergasted trying to understand why Manchester United would part ways with Paul Pogba for a second time, the sheer volume of reports coming in on the topic are reason enough to…

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Rio Ferdinand Reacts To Paul Pogba Potential Switch To Barcelona

BT Sport's pundit and former footballer Rio Ferdinand.

Paul Pogba may have led his country to an epic World Cup triumph not too long ago, but the Frenchman is certainly unsettled at his current club Manchester United. The 25-year-old has been linked with a few clubs already in this transfer window, and while Juventus were serious contenders, it appears as if another big…

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Barcelona Are Offering These Two Players For Paul Pogba

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates.

Paul Pogba has been a regular speculative figure in the transfer window this summer, after being linked with moves to Juventus and Barcelona. With Juventus cooling their interest, Barca were the club that remained keen throughout, as per reports. They signed Arturo Vidal last week, but have still been linked with the Manchester United midfielder.…

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7 Things That Will Happen If Pogba Joins Barcelona

Paul Pogba, in a surprising turn of events, now seems quite likely to depart Manchester United before deadline day. As things stand, it is Barcelona that are the prominent suitors for the Frenchman’s signature. Here’s what will occur if he leaves for the Catalan giants [Video]:  

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Manchester Clubs Refused To Make A Move For Arturo Vidal Earlier This Summer

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola before the match.

Manchester United and Manchester City turned down the opportunity to sign Arturo Vidal due to age and injury concerns. The Mancunian clubs have been heavy spenders over the past seasons. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have focused on improving their midfield by spending heavily. Pogba, Bernardo Silva and Gundogan have been some of biggest arrivals in…

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Bayern Munich Star Has A Verbal Agreement With Barcelona

FC Barcelona's new coach Ernesto Valverde.

Arturo Vidal could be on his way to Barcelona this summer after reaching a verbal agreement with the Spanish giants. Barcelona have been undergoing a transition since Andres Iniesta decided to call time on his La Liga career at the end of last season. The Spanish maestro joined the club in 1996 and made 674…

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Yerry Mina Gives Huge Hint On Instagram Regarding Man United Move

Colombia's Yerry Mina (R) and Chile's Jean Beausejour compete for the ball.

Social media adds an aspect to the transfer market in particular and the football world in general that has become a brand new source of excitement and speculation. While news outlets usually keep a close eye on the activity of particular targets during the window, these days, the individual activity on their numerous social media…

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Barcelona’s Possible Starting XI For 2018-19

Barcelona seem eager to take charge of Europe in the upcoming season. Their eye in the transfer window seems sharp after the arrival of Clément Lenglet for €36 million, Arthur for €40 million, and now, a more recent steal of Brazilian Malcom from the arms of Roma. All in all, a strong intent seems to be…

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How Barcelona Hijacked The Malcom Deal In Just 24 Hours

Girondins Bordeaux' Malcom reacts during the match against PSG's.

The business side of football is increasingly acquiring a similar brand of electric excitement that the all-too-familiar antics on the pitch evoke. While it was initially deadline day drama that set the stage, more often than not, last minute changes, via hijacking and unexpected swoops, have also become increasingly common. As a result, clubs often…

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Jose Mourinho Will Allow Paul Pogba To Join Barcelona On One Condition

Manchester United's Paul Pogba receives instructions from manager Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho wants Ivan Rakitic in return if Barcelona wish to land Paul Pogba this summer. Manchester United have been pretty busy this summer. Jose Mourinho wants to ensure that his squad is capable of putting up a strong fight for the Premier League and the Champions League next season. The Red Devils have been…

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Barcelona Bid In Excess Of £55m For Chelsea Star

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training.

Barcelona are intent on reinforcing their midfield, and in particular, the right side of midfield this summer, and have identified Chelsea‘s Willian to fulfill their desire. After two failed bids rumoured to be in the region of £50m, the Catalan giants are now bidding over £55m for the winger, according to Sky Sports News. The Brazilian performed…

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Mino Raiola Offers Paul Pogba’s Services To European Giants

France's Paul Pogba celebrates with the trophy after winning the World Cup.

Paul Pogba has had a phenomenal World Cup, aiding France in attaining the biggest title of them all. His goal was a crucial aspect in the 4-2 scoreline against Croatia going France’s way in the finals. This was an additive to a brilliant tournament wherein the Manchester United midfielder functioned as a crucial cog in…

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OFFICIAL: Barcelona Sign Clement Lenglet For £31m

Romelu Lukaku in action with Sevilla’s Clement Lenglet.

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of rugged central defender Clement Lenglet from Sevilla in a deal that is said to be around £31m. The Frenchman is widely tipped to be one of the next big things in world football after a sensational outing with the Spanish club in recent times. The center-half made a total of…

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Brazilian Ace Quits Barcelona After Just A Single Season At The Club

General view of the Nou Camp before the match.

Paulinho’s stint at Barcelona has come to an end after just one season at the club. The former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder had joined the Catalan giants in 2017, but is now going back to the Chinese Super League. Paulinho, who made a serious impact for Barca in the 2017-18 season, is heading out on loan…

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Man United And Barcelona Linked With A Potential Swap Deal Involving French Stars

Manchester United are no strangers to extraordinary transfer swap deals. The club was involved in a high-profile swap just a few months ago, when Alexis Sanchez came to Old Trafford from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way. The deal was an eye-opener for many, but with Sanchez seemingly disappointing in his first few…

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PSG Ready To Break Neymar World Record Fee To Sign One More Superstar

Brazil's Neymar looks dejected after missing a chance to score REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins.

Amid speculation of a possible transfer to Real Madrid for star striker Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain look all set to smash the record transfer fee for a player by bidding £239m for Barcelona winger Philippe Coutinho. Reports from Mundo Deportivo suggest that PSG have made the bid to Coutinho’s agent Kia Joorabchian, and they hope that by…

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Spanish Superstar Quits International Football After Russia Defeat

General view of the shirt of Spain’s Isco.

Spain legend Andres Iniesta has decided to bid farewell to international football after seeing his side get knocked out of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. The legendary midfielder came on as a second-half substitute in the 67th minute, but could not help his side beat Russia in the round of 16 encounter. The hosts…

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Barcelona Submit A £50m Bid For Chelsea Superstar

Jose Mourinho with Chelsea's Willian, Eden Hazard and team mates at the end of the match.

Barcelona made a £50 million bid in an attempt to beat United for Chelsea’s Willian this week. Willian has been Jose Mourinho’s top target since he arrived in Manchester back in 2016. The Portuguese gaffer was the one who introduced the Brazilian to the Premier League, and believes that he could be the one to bring…

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Barcelona Join The Race For Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during training.

Despite being a team that is at the heart of renewed success, Barcelona have been relatively quiet on the transfer radar this summer. The former purchase and departure of Neymar, followed by the smart moves of the likes of Suarez, Dembele, and Rakitic are now deals and sagas of the past, and followers certainly seem…

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What Lionel Messi Said After Argentina’s Win Over Nigeria

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal.

There was another intense drama in St Petersburg and Argentina survived a scare to end as 2-1 winners against Nigeria in their final Group D game in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. Argentina, who needed a victory to ensure likely qualification, were almost heading out before Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo scored a brilliant…

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Barcelona News

FC Barcelona is a professional football club based in Barcelona, Spain. Formed in the year 1899, it has since managed to establish itself as not only one of the biggest football clubs on the planet, but also as one of the most supported teams in the world.

Barcelona plays in the Spanish La Liga – a title the club has won 24 times. The club’s other major titles include 28 Copa del Rey titles, 12 Supercopa de España titles, 5 UEFA Champions Leagues, 5 UEFA Super Cups, 4 UEFA Cup Winners Cups, and 3 FIFA Club World Cups.

The club is home to some of the best footballers in the world, including the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, and Andres Iniesta, amongst others. Barcelona players boast the record of having won the most number of Ballon d’Or awards (11), as well as FIFA World Player of the Year awards (7). The current head coach is Luis Enrique.

Barcelona’s main colours are blue and red – as evident from their home shirts every season. The club’s crest consists of the St. George Cross in the upper-left corner, and the Catalan flag on the upper-right, with the team’s primary colours at the bottom. Its current home ground is the Camp Nou stadium.

Here at BlameFootball, we provide a thorough coverage of Barcelona news. Our website delivers up to date information on Barcelona transfer news and speculation, as well as the latest team news, live scores, match updates, and performance statistics.