Manchester United players with manager Erik ten Hag

Bayern and Barcelona hold talks with Manchester United superstar – may soon move forward

By BF Staff | June 2, 2024

Bruno Fernandes is attracting strong interest from Bayern Munich and Barcelona heading into the summer transfer window. The Portuguese midfielder enjoyed another prolific season at Manchester United, scoring 15 goals and assisting his teammates 13 times across all competitions. One of his assists came in the FA Cup final, as he found Kobbie Mainoo with…

Man Utd's Mason Greenwood looks dejected after a missed chance.

Manchester United could get Barca forward in swap deal involving Mason Greenwood

By Naveen Kelvin | May 11, 2024

Manchester United have been looking to offload Mason Greenwood for a while now and an interesting opportunity may have come up. The FFP restrictions are likely to be a massive factor in Manchester United’s summer transfer window. Despite SJR’s big-money presence, the club’s spending power is severely hampered and the simple fact remains that they…

Man Utd interim manager Ralf Rangnick against Newcaslte United.

Ralf Rangnick: Former Manchester United manager linked with Barcelona job

By Naveen Kelvin | February 13, 2024

Manchester United’s manager list after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement is quite something. Given David Moyes’ recent success, it is not unfair to say that a plethora of talented gaffers have tried their hand at steering the behemoth that is United. While the likes of Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho arrived at the club as…

England's Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood during training.

Greenwood edging closer to ‘sensational’ transfer to European giants

By BF Staff | January 24, 2024

Mason Greenwood is attracting interest from Barcelona on the back of his impressive loan spell at Getafe.  Earlier this week, a report from Standard suggested Jadon Sancho and Antony have been offered to clubs in the Saudi Pro League, with Manchester United hoping for around £50m each for their flop right-wingers. Considering their recent output,…

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

Done Deal: Manchester United agree deal with Barcelona target

By BF Staff | May 31, 2023

Manchester United ended their Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Fulham over the weekend. The Red Devils still have to play one more game – a Manchester derby FA Cup final at Wembley – before the curtains are drawn on their season. But the hierarchy have already started taking steps towards shaping the…

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

Messi To Leave PSG: Three Reasons Why Manchester United Should Try To Sign Him

By Naveen Kelvin | May 4, 2023

Lionel Messi and PSG do not look like a happy couple and multiple sources are strongly reporting that the World Cup winner will be parting ways with the Ligue 1 side in a few weeks once the summer window opens up. While several names are doing the rounds, Manchester United may be the outfit who…

General view of the Nou Camp before the match.

Manchester United In Advanced Talks To Agree Deal With Barcelona Target

By BF Staff | March 11, 2023

Manchester United are working to tie down Diogo Dalot to a new deal amid interest from Europe’s biggest clubs. Early in the season, the Portuguese was considered an undisputed starter under Erik ten Hag. However, after the World Cup break, he has not been at his best. Further, Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s resurgence has meant that a…

What Casemiro Did After Bruno Fernandes Angered Barcelona Players

By BF Staff | February 24, 2023

Barcelona succumbed to pressure at Old Trafford and threw away a goal lead to lose 2-1 against Manchester United. Xavi’s men looked out of place from minute one and struggled to get out of their own half due to the Red Devils’ intense pressing. However, in their urgency to win back the ball, the hosts…

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag before the match in the Premier League.

How Erik ten Hag changed the game for Manchester United vs Barcelona

By Vishal | February 24, 2023

Erik ten Hag was at it again. The Dutch genius’ in game management left yet another rival manager scratching their head, as Manchester United secured a 2-1 comeback win over Barcelona to advance to the Europa League round of 16 4-3 on aggregate. Apart from the opening quarter, the Red Devils’ aggressive approach out of…

Manchester United's Raphael Varane celebrates after the match against Tottenham Hotspur.

4 Things We Learned As Man United Beat Barcelona 2-1 At Old Trafford

By Naveen Kelvin | February 24, 2023

It was sheer footballing magic that prevailed as Erik ten Hag encouraged his side to come up from going a goal down to then lambasting his critics with a 2-1 win over Barcelona in the Europa League. The Camp Nou tie which ended 2-2 pegged an exciting game for the neutral supporters, but the second…

“Ten Hag is genius” – Twitter Reacts as Manchester United thump Barcelona 2-1

By Naveen Kelvin | February 24, 2023

Erik ten Hag’s strides of glory echoed across Old Trafford as Manchester United triumphed against Barcelona with an emphatic 2-1 win on Thursday. The Red Devils did little wrong to end the tie 4-3 on aggregate, particularly in the second-half, despite being awarded the setback of a soft penalty given to Barcelona in the opening…

What fans are saying about Fred and De Jong after Barcelona 2-2 United

By BF Staff | February 17, 2023

Manchester United went to Camp Nou with a midfield of Casemiro, Fred, and Wout Weghorst and put in a commendable display to get a 2-2 draw. Erik ten Hag had to get creative with his team selection for the Red Devils’ clash against Barcelona in the first leg of the Europa League play-off round. With…

Casemiro showed Gavi who is the boss with a ‘cold moment’ during Barcelona 2-2 United

By Vishal | February 17, 2023

Barcelona and Manchester United, two of Europe’s most iconic football institutions, met in the first leg of the Europa League play-off round on Thursday and played out a 2-2 draw in what was a clash many would’ve mistook for a Champions League tie if the meeting took place a night before. Marcus Rashford left Camp…

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford against PSG.

Xavi Gives His Thoughts On Marcus Rashford Ahead Of United vs Barcelona

By BF Staff | February 16, 2023

Barcelona manager Xavi lauded in-form Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford ahead of the two sides meeting in the first leg of the Europa League knockout round play-off. The Catalans boast one of the best defensive records in Europe’s top five leagues, having kept 16 clean sheets in 21 La Liga games this season. The summer…

“Casemiro To Humble De Jong” – Twitter Reacts As Manchester United Draw Barcelona

By BF Staff | November 7, 2022

Two of the most iconic Champions League clubs are all set to meet in the Europa League, as Manchester United have been drawn against Barcelona in the play-off round. United’s failure to top their Europa League group and Barcelona’s frustrating performance in the Champions League group stage have set up a tie that is bound…

Netherlands' Frenkie de Jong during the warm up.

De Jong Looks Set To Leave Barcelona After Being Left Furious With Situation At The Club

By BF Staff | October 15, 2022

Frenkie de Jong is reportedly furious with his current situation under Xavi and looks set to depart Barcelona. Manchester United were keen to sign the Netherlands international due to the player’s successful past with Erik ten Hag at Ajax. The new United boss wanted to build his side around the versatile midfielder. Both United and…

FC Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong during the warm up before the match.

“Europa League Bound” – Twitter Reacts To Barcelona’s Draw Against Inter

By Vishal | October 13, 2022

Robert Lewandowski’s late brace kept Barcelona’s Champions League hopes alive, but a dramatic 3-3 draw has left their fate in Inter Milan’s hands. Barca, who lost the reverse fixture at San Siro last week, started the game on top, thwarted Inter’s plan to catch them on the counter, and took a deserved lead into the…

General view of the Nou Camp before the match.

Barcelona Interested In Manchester United Star – His Contract Expires Next Summer

By BF Staff | October 1, 2022

Barcelona exceeded all expectations with regards to new arrivals during the summer transfer window. The Catalan outfit’s well documented financial crisis led many to believe that they will have a quiet summer, and rely on academy talents and free transfers to achieve their goals instead. The club’s hierarchy, nevertheless, decided to sell some of their…

Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring their second goal with Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teammates.

Barcelona Star “Surprised” By Manchester United Talent

By Vishal | September 20, 2022

Facundo Pellistri is a forgotten man at Old Trafford, but his quality is still appreciated by the Uruguayan national team. In 2020, Manchester United signed Pellistri from Penarol on deadline day after failing to bring in Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. Since then, the Red Devils have spent big on Sancho and Antony, while the…

Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring their second goal with Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teammates.

Man United To Make Late Move For Barcelona Star After Exit Of Their Own Player

By Vishal | August 30, 2022

Man United’s focus has now switched to trimming their squad before the end of the window, as one high-profile exit could allow them to make another signing for Erik ten Hag. The Red Devils have announced an agreement with Ajax for Antony and are also close to securing Martin Dubravka from Newcastle. At the moment,…

Netherlands' Frenkie de Jong applauds fans after the match.

Barcelona Must Sell Frenkie de Jong Within A Week

By Vishal | August 5, 2022

La Liga kick-starts next weekend, but Barcelona are yet to register their new signings. The Catalan outfit have spent more than any other side in Europe during the current transfer window despite their well documented financial mess. Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, and Jules Kounde are amongst the names that have been presented with much celebration at…

FC Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong controls the ball.

Four Midfielders Erik ten Hag Can Pursue If Man Utd Don’t Get Frenkie de Jong

By Naveen Kelvin | August 2, 2022

Manchester United look to spend big this transfer window. However, it is Barcelona who have surprisingly taken to the top of the spending list, with the Red Devils instead making some smart choices with regard to purchases and sales. In this regard, the looming and even changing transfer saga of Frenkie de Jong is proving…

FC Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong during the warm up before the match.

Xavi’s Treatment of De Jong In Barcelona’s Pre-Season Game Shows He’s Set To Leave

By Naveen Kelvin | July 20, 2022

Barcelona’s pre-season campaign is mired in doubt and uncertainty, especially considering the fact that the club’s finances are forcing the side to drop players all around, even as new signings continue to be made, and to much confusion. However, the financial crisis is not reflected in their style of play, as the Spanish giants battered…

FC Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong during the warm up before the match.

Manchester United Reach ‘Full Agreement’ To Sign Frenkie De Jong

By Naveen Kelvin | July 14, 2022

Frenkie de Jong to Manchester United has been a seemingly never-ending saga. What perhaps makes it even more frustrating for supporters of the Red Devils are the numerous false confirmations that have kept popping up. The bottom-line has always hovered somewhere around Barcelona’s uncertainty and the player’s full wish to not leave Camp Nou. Now,…

Netherlands' Frenkie de Jong applauds fans after the match.

Manchester United Agree €65m Fee For Frenkie De Jong With Barcelona

By Vishal | June 28, 2022

Erik ten Hag looks all set to reunite with Frenkie de Jong, as Manchester United have found a breakthrough in negotiations with Barcelona for the midfielder’s transfer. The two clubs have been in discussions regarding De Jong’s move ever since Ten Hag took over the helm at Old Trafford. Now, they’ve reached an agreement for…

FC Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong during the warm up before the match.

Manchester United Planning To Complete Frenkie De Jong’s Transfer By Thursday

By Vishal | June 26, 2022

Manchester United have made significant progress in their pursuit of Frenkie de Jong in the recent days. The gap in the Barcelona midfielder’s valuation narrowed between the two clubs, with United now close to agreeing a fee in the region of £68m. As per talkSport, the Red Devils are aiming to complete the transfer by…

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

Barcelona And Man Utd Looking Forward To ‘Reaching An Agreement’ For De Jong

By Vishal | May 28, 2022

Manchester United are working to seal a move for Frenkie de Jong, as Erik ten Hag prioritises sorting out his side’s midfield issues before moving onto other positions. The former Ajax manager has first hand knowledge of De Jong’s ability to drive forward with the ball and break lines. And he is keen on convincing…

Ten Hag’s First Signing: De Jong’s €80m Transfer To United Almost Complete

By Vishal | May 12, 2022

Manchester United’s summer transfer process is expected to accelerate now that Erik ten Hag has wrapped up the Eredivise title with Ajax. In fact, if reports in Spain are to be believed, United are already very close to giving their new manager his first signing, and that too a massive one. Spanish journalist Gerard Romero…

Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong celebrates scoring their second goal with Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and teammates.

Man United Approach Barcelona Star – Ready To Pay ‘More Than Double’ To Sign Him

By BF Staff | March 24, 2022

Ronald Araujo, Barcelona’s stand-out performer in their 4-0 win over Real Madrid, is drawing interest from Manchester United. Barcelona are keen to extend the contract of their prized asset, but the Catalans are struggling to meet Araujo’s demands. With the 23-year-old’s current deal due to expire in summer 2023, the La Liga giants could be…

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their third goal.

Two European Giants Are Interested In Rashford – His ‘Phone Hasn’t Stopped Ringing’

By BF Staff | March 17, 2022

Marcus Rashford’s situation is being monitored by Europe’s biggest clubs amid uncertainty over his future at Manchester United. Ever since it emerged the Englishman was considering his future at Old Trafford his phone hasn’t stopped ringing, as per the Manchester Evening News. Barcelona appear to be first in line, and have already expressed their interest…

Manchester United's Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.

Martial-De Jong Swap Would Be Ideal Transfer For Both United And Barcelona

By Ashish Sreejith | December 20, 2021

Both Manchester United and Barcelona could come out of the January transfer window as winners if an Anthony Martial-Frenkie de Jong swap deal can be materialised. Ever since the departure of Luis Suarez, the Catalans have missed a strong presence to lead their attack. And now with Lionel Messi gone as well, the need for…

Man Utd forward Anthony Martial celebrates with Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani.

Man Utd Star ‘Would Love To Wear’ Barcelona Shirt And Could Leave In January

By BF Staff | November 30, 2021

Edinson Cavani is open to leaving Manchester United for Barcelona in the January transfer window. Barcelona are in a desperate need of a striker, and it’s believed the Uruguayan is on their transfer shortlist to address the ‘lack of goals’ issue in Xavi’s side. Former United forward Memphis Depay is currently the only reliable goal-scorer…

Agent Jorge Mendes.

Man Utd Enquired About Barcelona Star During Cristiano Ronaldo Talks With Jorge Mendes

By Vishal | September 16, 2021

Jorge Mendes was involved in one of the biggest transfers of the summer, facilitating Cristiano Ronaldo’s long-awaited return to Manchester United. Ronaldo’s decision to leave Juventus was made public very late in the window, leaving very few options for the Portuguese superstar to ply his trade. Paris Saint-Germain already signed Lionel Messi, while Chelsea, another…

5 Things That Will Happen If Lionel Messi Joins PSG After Barcelona Exit

By Vishal | August 6, 2021

Lionel Messi has officially left FC Barcelona. The club confirmed his departure late on Thursday, and president Joan Laporta’s press conference on Friday re-affirmed there’s no turning around. La Liga are not budging on their financial rules to keep hold of league’s most attractive asset, leaving no choice but for the Rosario-born talent to leave…

Netherlands’ Donny van de Beek celebrates scoring their first goal with Memphis Depay.

Why Barcelona-bound Memphis Depay failed at Manchester United

By Vishal | June 19, 2021

Four-and-a-half years after his disappointing exit from Manchester United, Memphis Depay is all set for a second chance at the big-stage with Barcelona. Depay, 27, is currently with the Netherlands, but as per Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman, the deal to sign him on a free transfer from Lyon is “almost there”. The dynamic forward has…

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

How Messi Reacted When McTominay Asked For His Shirt After CL Match

By Vishal | April 2, 2021

Scott McTominay recollected an amusing interaction between Lionel Messi and Sergio Romero when he requested for the Barcelona superstar’s shirt.  Man United welcomed Barcelona in the first-leg of the Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford in 2019. The high-profile fixture provided several young United starlets with a chance to share the pitch with the legendary…

Aston Villa's Jack Grealish.

Aston Villa Captain Jack Grealish Is ‘Lionel Messi With A Right Foot’

By Vishal | February 13, 2021

Jack Grealish has been compared to Lionel Messi by Emiliano Martinez. The former Arsenal goalkeeper, who has trained with the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil in recent times, believes his Aston Villa captain is the ‘most talented player’ he has ever seen. The England international has been in outstanding form this term, playing…

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

Barcelona ‘Optimistic’ About Signing Man Utd Youngster In January

By Ashish Sreejith | November 12, 2020

Barcelona are keen on signing Arnau Puigmal from Man Utd. The Red Devils raided the Barca and Real Madrid academies for Alvaro Fernandez and Marc Jurado during the summer in hopes to strengthen their youth side. Though the pair are not close to first-team quality yet, there seems to be a lot of promise. Meanwhile,…

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during the press conference.

Pochettino Rejected Barcelona – He’s Waiting For Manchester United

By Ashish Sreejith | November 5, 2020

Mauricio Pochettino reportedly rejected an offer from Barcelona last year. The Argentine was relieved of his duties at Tottenham Hotspur following a run of poor performances. The sacking came as a surprise to many as Pochettino had just led his side to their first-ever Champions League final the previous season. Ultimately, Jose Mourinho was hired…

Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele.

How Pogba Convinced Dembele To Agree For Man Utd Transfer

By Ashish Sreejith | October 3, 2020

Ousmane Dembele could be on his way to Manchester United after Paul Pogba took it upon himself to convince him to make the switch. The Red Devils made Jadon Sancho their top priority for this summer but an agreement with Borussia Dortmund has not been reached due to the difference in valuation of the clubs…

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

Lionel Messi “More Charmed By” Historic Club Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | September 3, 2020

Lionel Messi has taken the football fraternity by storm with his desire to break free from Barcelona this summer. The updates and allegations are arriving on a regular basis, with the La Liga itself having to release a statement to assert certain facts. However, the legality of everything involved aside, if Messi does leave Barca,…

What Greenwood Had To Say About Messi’s Potential Transfer

By Naveen Kelvin | September 2, 2020

Mason Greenwood has opened up about the possibility of having to play against Lionel Messi from next season. The Argentine superstar has taken the transfer market by storm through his alleged attempts to leave Barcelona. At the moment, even though a score of clubs is linked to him, it is Manchester City who are repeatedly…

Wayne Rooney scores against Man City from an overhead kick during their Premier League soccer match.

Wayne Rooney Reacts To Lionel Messi’s Potential Transfer To Man City

By Naveen Kelvin | August 28, 2020

Lionel Messi’s potential exit from Barcelona has got the football world talking. A transfer, if it occurs, would be a momentous one with the shockwaves hitting both domestic and European football. At the moment, it is Manchester City who are touted to be the most likely destination for the Argentine superstar. Other clubs are allegedly…

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

Manchester United In Pole Position To Sign Lionel Messi

By Naveen Kelvin | August 25, 2020

Manchester United have allegedly approached Lionel Messi over a summer transfer. Barcelona’s embarrassing end to the season with a heavy 8-2 defeat to eventual Champions League winners Bayern Munich didn’t go down well with the Argentine superstar. Add to that a general level of unease at the club’s hierarchy, a trophyless season, a new manager,…

Fans wave "Estelada" flags, a symbol of Catalonian pro-independence, during a Spanish first division soccer match.

Barcelona Sensation Confirms Manchester United Transfer On Instagram

By Ashish Sreejith | August 19, 2020

Marc Jurado seems to have confirmed his move to Manchester United by himself. The Red Devils are understood to be placed in prime position to sign the La Masia graduate. Jurado already confirmed his departure back in June when he posted a farewell message to Barcelona. The 16-year-old right-back is well rated amongst his peers…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal.

Lionel Messi Wants To Leave Barcelona This Summer

By Naveen Kelvin | August 17, 2020

Lionel Messi may not remain a Barcelona player come summer. The massive 2-8 defeat that the La Liga giants had to face recently against Bayern Munich in the Champions League won’t be an easy one to contain, with manager Quique Setien already expected to lose his job over the ordeal, amidst other reasons. However, Barca…

Twitter Reacts As Bayern Destroy Barcelona 8-2 In Champions League

By Naveen Kelvin | August 15, 2020

Bayern Munich thrashed Barcelona 8-2 in their Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon. Thomas Muller opened the scoring after four minutes, only for Barcelona to equalise following David Alaba’s own goal. However, after that the Bundesliga champions completely took the game away from the La Liga outfit. It was certainly salt on the wounds of the…

Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly reacts.

Champions League Roundup: Messi & Lewandowski Dominate; Chelsea Handed Worst Ever Aggregate Defeat of 7-1

By Hritwik | August 9, 2020

The remaining two matches of the Champions League Round of 16 competition concluded last night, with the fixtures displaying results the fans expected to see nevertheless. Barcelona finished the match with the scoreline of 3-1 against Napoli in the second leg, leaving the aggregate at 4-2, thus qualifying to the quarter-finals. By contrast, the fixture…

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

Rooney Has Criticised Sir Alex’s Tactics Against Guardiola’s Barcelona

By Hritwik | August 5, 2020

One of the significant fixtures that Sir Alex Ferguson and certainly Manchester United supporters still face trouble forgetting would be the 2011 Champions League final. Pep Guardiola was operating in his prime, leading Barcelona to the celebrated silverware, as they got the better of the Red Devils with a convincing scoreline of 3-1. Moreover, it…

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot in action with Young Boys' Christian Fassnacht.

Barcelona Interested In Summer Move For Diogo Dalot

By Hritwik | July 29, 2020

The prolonged woeful form of Diogo Dalot has persuaded Manchester United to favour offloading the full-back in the upcoming transfer window. With just four appearances for the Mancunians this season, the star has gone down the pecking order considerably. Injuries took out the majority of the youngster’s 2019/20 campaign, consequently being sidelined till January. When…

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