Barcelona Rumors & News

  • Barcelona plot shock Ayoze Perez bid as Newcastle striker emerges as potential understudy to front three

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez is a shock target for Barcelona. Barca scouts have identified the Spanish striker as a potential understudy to their megastar front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar - and the Catalan club have contacted Toon chiefs. Current Barca reserve forwards..." May 05

  • Bartra set for summer exit "This summer could be a dramatic one for Barcelona defender Marc Bartra, as the Blaugrana consider making him available for transfer.Making just 13 appearances during 2015/16, the 25-year-old has become surplus to requirements at La Masia, and is set to be allowed to leave in the..." April 28

  • Neymar Leak Reportedly Suspected from Within Barcelona

    Bleacher Report "Leaks about Neymar's private life could reportedly be coming from inside Barcelona and are potentially contributing to the Brazilian's recent downturn in form. Guillem Balague of Sky Sports recently reported Barca were "not fully unhappy" with media sources questioning Neymar's party lifestyle..." April 25

  • Messi sends jersey to Curry celebrating 10M Instagram followers

    The Score "Four months ago, Lionel Messi surpassed the mark of 30 million followers on Instagram, resulting in Stephen Curry, No. 30 for the Golden State Warriors, sending the Argentinian phenom an autographed jersey. On Sunday, it was Messi's turn to return the favour. After Curry hit 10 million..." April 24

  • Barcelona eye Kasper Schmeichel in £15m deal with Prem leaders Leicester

    The Sun "KASPER SCHMEICHEL is a shock target for Barcelona. The Spanish giants are targeting a new goalkeeper with Marc-Andre ter Stegen set to leave the Nou Camp. And Leicester star Schmeichel is in their sights in a £15million summer deal after his stunning season in the title race. " April 24

  • Manchester United ready to seal world-record Neymar transfer and quadruple his wages

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly on alert as Barcelona prepare to allow Neymar a transfer away from the club. The Red Devils are long-time admirers of the Brazil forward, and have been in touch with his representatives to make it clear they are ready to pay his £144million release clause,..." April 23

  • Neymar Sale Prepared Amid Unhappy Team-Mate Rumours

    Bleacher Report "Barcelona are reportedly "preparing the way" in case they are forced to sell Neymar for financial reasons in the summer. According to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, Barca were "not fully unhappy" about a media campaign started this week that questioned Neymar's..." April 22

  • Barcelona's Neymar 'will not be sold' - director Jordi Mestre

    ESPN FC "Barcelona director Jordi Mestre says the club have not thought about selling Neymar this summer, amid renewed speculation about the Brazilian's future following the team's slump in form. Some of the local media explanations for a previously unstoppable Barca having picked up just one point from..." April 20

  • Inter's Miranda claims Ronaldo, Messi would find Serie A tougher

    ESPN FC "Inter Milan defender Miranda believes Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi would find it far more difficult to score so many goals in Serie A. Miranda, who left Atletico Madrid for the Italian club last summer, experienced four seasons in La Liga and managed to win the competition..." April 16

  • Barcelona plotting sensational £50million move for Hammers sensation Dimitri Payet

    talkSport "Barcelona are targeting a sensational swoop for West Ham star Dimitri Payet, claim reports in Spain. The French playmaker has taken the Premier League by storm since he arrived from Marseille last summer, scoring 12 goals for the Hammers, including a handful of stunning free-kicks. His..." April 14

  • Brazil vow to fight Barcelona's order to limit Neymar to Olympics in summer

    ESPN FC "Brazil's football confederation has told Barcelona that it wants to have star striker Neymar available for both the Copa America Centenario in June and the Olympics in August. Earlier on Friday, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu sent a letter to the CBF saying the club would release..." April 09

  • Barcelona plot stunning £40m Premier League raid

    Daily Star "Media Outlet Don Balon claim the Catalan giants have made the Algeria international a top summer target. And it’s understood the La Liga outfit are willing to splash the cash to secure the midfield maestro. The news could be a massive blow to Manchester United who have also been linked..." April 09

  • Source: Real Madrid will look to add Neymar

    SI "If Real Madrid is able to avoid its FIFA transfer ban until after this summer, look for the Spanish giant to make a serious run at landing Barcelona star Neymar during the next transfer window, a source close to the Real Madrid bosses says. According to a separate source close to Neymar, he and..." April 05

  • Pep Guardiola plans to lure Barcelona star Luis Suarez back to England

    The Express "The younger sibling runs the Media Base Sports agency that represents both Pep and former Liverpool hitman Suarez. And he is hoping that this connection will produce a deal for the Barcelona star before the start of next season. Even though Guardiola doesn’t take over from Manuel..." April 03

  • Barcelona will let Neymar play in Olympics but not in Copa America this summer

    The Comeback "Even though the summer is the offseason for European club soccer, there is still a packed schedule for fans as well as players. Whether it’s the Copa America Centenario, which will be played in the United States, Euro 2016 in France and the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the concept of an..." April 03

  • Manchester City’s hopes of signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi boosted as contract negotiations stall

    The Sun "MANCHESTER CITY’S hopes of signing Lionel Messi have been boosted by a stalemate in contract talks with Barcelona. SunSport understands that negotiations to extend the current deal for Messi have stalled. And according to one source, who is party to the talks, the two sides are “miles” apart..." April 01

  • Manchester City hoping to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen

    The Telegraph "Manchester City are on the verge of clinching an agreement to sign Marc-André ter Stegen from Barcelona ahead of Liverpool. Both City and Liverpool are understood to have made bids for Ter Stegen, but the 23-year-old favours teaming up with incoming manager Pep Guardiola in Manchester. Ter..." March 31

  • Barcelona's Nou Camp could be renamed as Catalan giants mull over how to mark Dutch icon's passing

    Daily Mail "Barcelona's board of directors will meet on Tuesday to discuss the initiatives that could take place by the club to pay posthumous tribute to the great Johan Cruyff, who died last week. According to Catalan sport daily, Sport, a 'thundering cry' from the Blaugrana faithful is for the famous Nou..." March 29

  • Neymar ordered to pay £35 million over unpaid taxes

    The Telegraph "Neymar has been found guilty of tax evasion by a Brazilian court, which ordered the Barcelona and Brazil star to pay 188.8 Brazilian reais (£36m) in back taxes, interest and fines. The judge at a federal court in Rio de Janeiro ruled that the 24-year-old had failed to pay the tax due in Brazil..." March 19

  • Barcelona admit Marc Bartra free to leave club for Manchester United or Tottenham transfer

    The Sun "MANCHESTER UNITED and Tottenham have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Marc Bartra after Barcelona admitted the defender is free to leave this summer. Bartra has struggled for game time under Luis Enrique, and finds his path to the first-team blocked by Gerard Pique, Javier..." March 11

  • Barcelona drop transfer interest in John Stones over concerns the Everton star would struggle to adapt

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona have lost interest in Everton defender John Stones over doubts that the 21-year-old could adapt to La Liga. The Nou Camp club have been following Barnsley-born Stones for a while as they look to add a quality young centre-back this summer. But after making local enquiries into the..." March 10

  • Manchester City steal march on Barcelona in transfer race to sign Ilkay Gundogan

    Daily Mirror "Ilkay Gundogan's recruitment was top of the agenda in Manchester City's transfer summit in Amsterdam on Monday. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder is one of the most wanted players in the world with the likes of City, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus all chasing his signature. Gundogan, 25,..." March 09

  • Barcelona step up chase for Foxes star man Riyad Mahrez

    The Sun "The Algerian scored his 15th Prem goal of the season to extend the Foxes’ lead at the Premier League summit to five points. But Leicester fans may have just nine matches left with the North African in their colours — as the European champions gear up for a £15million summer swoop. Barca..." March 07

  • Barcelona ace Lionel Messi is long-term target for David Beckham's MLS franchise

    Daily Mail "David Beckham has made the audacious capture of Lionel Messi one of Miami United’s long-term priorities. The England legend, who hopes to have the club up and running by 2017, believes the Barcelona superstar is his golden ticket to ensuring the MLS franchise becomes a success. Miami has a..." March 05

  • Lionel Messi hopes to play in Argentina before career ends

    The Score "Lionel Messi will make a spectacular return to play in his homeland once his days in Europe are complete. The Barcelona star revealed his desire to play in Argentina once again before the curtain falls on his illustrious career. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner, who played for Newell's Old..." March 02

  • Neymar could still leave Barcelona despite new contract claims

    The Sun "NEYMAR is reportedly still in talks with Paris Saint-Germain — despite claims he has agreed a new Barcelona deal. The Brazilian superstar has long been linked with a big-money move away from the Nou Camp, with the French giants, Manchester United and even La Liga rivals Real Madrid all..." March 02

  • Gerard Pique: I love Man United too much to join Pep Guardiola at Man City

    ESPN FC "Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said he loves Manchester United too much to sign for Manchester City, despite Pep Guardiola agreeing to take charge at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola had made Pique, 29, one of his first signings after taking over at Barca in the summer of 2008 and the..." February 29

  • Real Madrid to battle Barcelona for £25m rated Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez

    The Sun "REAL MADRID and Barcelona are preparing to battle it out for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez this summer. The Algerian has scored 14 goals and provided 10 assists to inspire the Foxes to the top of the Premier League table. European champions Barca have already started planning a swoop..." February 26

  • Pique escapes UEFA action after controversial booking "UEFA tells Omnisport that no disciplinary action will be taken against Gerard Pique after the Barcelona defender's booking against Arsenal. Gerard Pique will not face disciplinary action after his controversial booking late in Barcelona's 2-0 Champions League win over Arsenal. Pique was..." February 25

  • Kaka, Villa, Gerrard, Lampard hope Messi and Ronaldo will join MLS

    The Score "MLS is home to many star players, chief among them David Villa, Kaka, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, but these icons of the game hope to be overshadowed. All four want the world's two best footballers, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, to join them in MLS sooner rather than later, and..." February 23

  • Neymar set to sign new Barca deal until 2021 "The Brazil captain will become the second highest-paid player at the Camp Nou when he puts pen to paper, after reportedly coming to a pre-agreement with the club. Neymar is ready to put months of uncertainty behind him by signing a new contract that will extend his Barca stay to 2021, according..." February 23

  • Neymar will play for Brazil in Olympics… if Barcelona allow it

    Pro Soccer Talk "If Brazilian national team head coach Dunga has his way, Barcelona superstar Neymar will feature for his under-23 side at this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. There’s just one problem with that — getting his way will require Dunga to convince Neymar’s employers to make the 24-year-old..." February 22

  • Barcelona plotting summer swoop for Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez

    Daily Mirror "Leicester are bracing themselves for the loss of one of their two crown jewels … with Riyad Mahrez being lined up for a big-money move to Barcelona. The Premier League leaders have been planning contract talks with Mahrez - who only signed a new £35,000-a-week, four-year deal last summer - but..." February 21

  • Barcelona battling Manchester City for Schalke forward Leroy Sane

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona are ready to rival Manchester City for Schalke forward Leroy Sane after scouting him again this weekend. The 20-year-old made his international debut for Germany in the autumn after only a handful of promising Bundesliga appearances and new City boss Pep Guardiola is understood to be..." February 17

  • Barcelona struggling to find shirt sponsorship deal to match Premier League big boys

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona are feeling the Premier League pinch as they struggle to find a shirt sponsorship deal that will allow them to keep up with leading English clubs. The Catalan side have had to go back to Qatar cap in hand after blowing off negotiations previously when their renewal proposition didn't..." February 17

  • Neymar has $50 million worth of assets frozen in Brazil

    Pro Soccer Talk "A yacht, a plane and several properties. Those are among Neymar’s possessions which have been frozen by a court in Brazil, as the investigation into alleged tax fraud against the Brazil and Barcelona superstar continues. Neymar, 24, has always claimed his innocence regarding accusations of..." February 16

  • Manchester City on Paul Pogba transfer alert after Barcelona pull out of £85m-plus deal for Juventus star

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are on red alert after Barcelona pulled out of a world-record deal to sign the Blues' long-term target Paul Pogba this summer. European champions Barca had an outline agreement with Juventus and the France international that would have allowed them to sign Pogba at the end of..." February 15

  • Chelsea handed boost as agent shoots down £70m Barcelona move for his client

    The Express "The Juventus midfielder was on the Blues’ radar and they considered making a £60million for his services last summer. Reports over the weekend suggested Pogba would be willing to take a significant pay cut in order to secure a move away from Juventus in the summer. Chelsea are believed to..." February 15

  • Luis Suarez admits he misses the atmosphere in the Premier League but would only return to play for Liverpool

    Daily Mail "Luis Suarez misses the atmosphere and unpredictability of the Premier League, but would only return if it meant playing in front of the Kop with Liverpool again. The Uruguayan striker endeared himself to the Anfield faithful before leaving for Barcelona in a £75million deal in 2014, and has..." February 13

  • Manchester United blown away as rival club prepares to offer Neymar £580,000 a week

    The Express "Neymar, 24, has been trailed by United over the last few months. An offer for the ace was reportedly rejected by Barca before the January transfer window opened. Manchester City are also understood to have Neymar on their radar, with the idea of him playing under new boss Pep Guardiola at..." February 12

  • Manchester City make contact with Sergio Busquets after Spaniard admits he would like to work with Pep again

    Daily Mail "Manchester City have made contact with Barcelona's Sergio Busquets after the Spanish midfielder said he would welcome a reunion with Pep Guardiola. Reports in Spain suggest that City have enquired about Busquets ahead of Guardiola's arrival as manager in the summer. The Spain international..." February 11

  • Manchester City and Manchester United will go head-to-head to make Neymar their No 1 poster boy

    The Sun "MANCHESTER UNITED and Manchester City are going into battle with all guns blazing for Barcelona ace Neymar. Neymar is the No 1 target of new Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. And United have been chasing the Brazil superstar since last summer when they were ready to pay his £144m get-out..." February 10

  • Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City all chasing Serie A striker

    talkSport "Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City are ready to battle it out for the signature of Paulo Dybala. The striker only joined Juventus in the summer from Palermo in a deal which could eventually cost over £30m. So far it appears to be money well spent by the Italian champions as the..." February 10

  • Barcelona chief insists Manchester City target Neymar is happy in Spain

    The Sun "During his son’s recent 24th birthday celebrations his father and advisor launched an attack at reporters who were waiting for him outside a restaurant. Neymar senior shouted: “Isn’t Neymar allowed to enjoy himself now and again? “You don’t want to congratulate my son, if you want to..." February 08

  • Manchester City target Luis Suarez transfer as Pep Guardiola starts planning for next season

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola has made Luis Suarez his No 1 target for Manchester City. Boss Guardiola is still five months away from officially taking charge at the Mancunian Blues, but he is already looking at how he can transform the squad he will inherit from Manuel Pellegrini. He will sanction a raid..." February 07

  • Barcelona duo Neymar and Sergio Busquets both targeted by Manchester City as Pep Guardiola eyes £150m double swoop

    Daily Mail "Pep Guardiola wants to make a double strike on former club Barcelona this summer – with the new Manchester City manager eager to sign his 'footballing son' Sergio Busquets as well as Brazilian superstar Neymar. City are keen to back the Pep revolution with money and Barca are bracing themselves..." February 07

  • Manchester City can make £145 MILLION Neymar the first big signing of Pep Guardiola's reign

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City can make Brazil star Neymar the first marquee signing of the Pep Guardiola revolution. Neymar, 24, is one of the most sought-after players in world football and City would need to meet the £145million buy-out clause in his Barcelona contract to land him. But former Barca and..." February 06

  • Manchester United target Neymar has transfer offer to quit Barcelona

    Metro "Neymar’s father has confirmed the Manchester United target has received a huge offer to leave Barcelona in the coming months. United have been strongly linked with the forward over the last six months with talks believed to have been held over a possible deal. And now Neymar snr, who works..." February 04

  • Barcelona star Neymar and father accused of "forging documents" and tax evasion by Brazilian prosecutors

    Daily Mirror "Brazilian prosecutors filed a formal complaint against Neymar and his father on Tuesday for tax evasion and providing false information. Two former presidents of Spanish club Barcelona, Alexandre Rosell Feliu and Josep Maria Bartomeu Floresta, were also accused by the Prosecution Service in..." February 03

  • Barcelona hold talks to secure summer move for Manchester United star

    The Express "That is according to the Daily Mail, who claim Mata’s representatives have held talks with Barca to discuss a possible move away from Old Trafford. Luis Enrique is understood to be in the market for a creative midfield player this summer to help lift the burden off of Andres Iniesta, and has..." February 03

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