Barcelona Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Messi will play in Copa America in the U.S. over Olympics in Rio

    CBS Sports "This summer's Olympics will not feature Lionel Messi, as coach Gerardo Martino will instead be using his star in the Copa America, aiming to end Argentina's trophy drought. As Argentina attempts to win another gold medal, Messi will rest, Gerardo Martino revealed Monday, per Globo..." February 02

  • Ajax midfielder Riechedly Bazoer wants Barca transfer within three years

    ESPN FC "Ajax midfielder Riechedly Bazoer says he is aiming to move to Barcelona within the next two to three years. Bazoer, 19, who made his debut for Netherlands last year against Wales, joined Ajax in 2012 despite being linked with Manchester City and Arsenal. However, the midfielder has his eyes..." February 02

  • Barcelona and Real Madrid enter transfer chase for Manchester City target Leroy Sane

    Daily Mirror "La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have joined Manchester City in the race for Schalke's Leroy Sane. The Germans are demanding £40million for the 20-year-old German midfielder, who is regarded as one of the best prospects in the Bundesliga. City have been watching developments..." January 31

  • Barcelona superstar Neymar admits he would 'love' to play under Pep Guardiola

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona superstar Neymar has admitted he would 'love' to play under Pep Guardiola. The Brazilian arrived at the Nou Camp after the current Bayern Munich boss had left his post as manager of the Catalans. Guardiola is widely expected to manage in the Premier League next season, after..." January 29

  • Revealed: Real Madrid have failed to sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi three times

    The Express "The 28-year-old superstar has been with Barca since he age of 13 and made his debut just three years later. And having become one of the world's greatest players, Spanish journalist Joseba Larranaga is claiming that Madrid approached Messi about a move for the first time in 2011. Speaking on..." January 28

  • Nike could hold key to Neymar contract renewal at Barcelona "The future of Neymar at Barcelona could inadvertently lie in the hands of Nike. The Catalans’ deal with the sportswear manufacturer is pending an annual review, yet the club has frustrated the brand due to an inability to secure a sponsor for next season, which has prevented production of the..." January 27

  • Luis Suarez says he'll ONLY join Liverpool if he ever returns to the Premier League

    Daily Mirror "Luis Suarez has promised he would only ever play for Liverpool if he secured a Premier League return. And the Barcelona star lavished praise on the Anfield club’s supporters in an interview with ESPN. Suarez, who won PFA player of the year as a Liverpool player in 2014, said: “You never know..." January 26

  • Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea set for £50m battle to sign Everton's John Stones

    Daily Mail "John Stones will be at centre of a £50m transfer scramble in the summer, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Chelsea all keen to sign him. Everton turned down the opportunity to sell their highly-rated centre half last summer, rejecting a £38million bid from Chelsea. But the..." January 24

  • Neymar has 'no interest' in Real Madrid move, father says

    The Score "Neymar's father has quashed rumours claiming his son could make a controversial transfer to Real Madrid, stating "we have no interest" in leaving Barcelona. Reports have suggested Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Gareth Bale could be sacrificed to free up funds for the Brazilian, but this..." January 23

  • Manchester United and City battle for Barcelona superstar

    Gazzetta World "Both Manchester City and United are hot on the trail of Barcelona’s hotshot Neymar and Tancredi Palmeri reveals the situation in a new Battle of Manchester. " January 23

  • Barcelona’s Mascherano in court, could face prison for tax fraud

    Pro Soccer Talk "Barcelona and Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano has appeared in court as he battles against serving a prison sentence for tax fraud. Mascherano, 31, has already admitted two counts of tax fraud after he failed to declare his earnings in 2011 and 2012. The destructive central midfielder,..." January 21

  • Man Utd target Neymar holds secret transfer talks with club representative

    The Express "The 23-year-old is understood to have been tracked by United last summer and according to reports the club are willing to match his £140m buy-out clause. Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo claimed this month Louis van Gaal is willing to pull out all the stops to sign the Barcelona..." January 21

  • Suarez ban appeal rejected "The Uruguayan forward was punished for a dispute during the match with Espanyol and the bid to overturn the suspension has been rejected by the CAS Luis Suarez will miss Barcelona’s cup game against Athletic Bilbao after the appeal against his two-game suspension was dismissed by the Court of..." January 20

  • Lionel Messi rules out leaving Barcelona for another European club

    Daily Mail "Lionel Messi has ruled out leaving Spanish giants Barcelona for another European club ‒ although the superstar hinted he could return to Argentina before hanging up his boots. Messi, who scooped his fifth Ballon d'Or crown earlier this month, has been linked with Premier League title contenders..." January 20

  • Arsenal ready to let Barcelona seal transfer of Aaron Ramsey – report

    Metro "Barcelona are ready to seal the transfer of Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey in the summer, reports say. The Catalan giants have made the 25-year-old Wales star their priority target and scouted him on Wednesday night. Barcelona officials were impressed with Ramsey’s performance and they are..." January 18

  • Chelsea braced as Barcelona rival Man United for £65m midfield star

    Daily Star "According to French publication BuzzSport, Luis Enrique would like to bring Hazard to Spain ahead of rivals Real Madrid. Barcelona view Hazard as an ideal addition to their already stacked squad and could test Chelsea's resolve with a stunning summer offer. A number of Europe's elite..." January 18

  • Barcelona confirms Messi avoided injury following hamstring scare

    The Score "Barcelona delivered some "great news" to supporters when it confirmed Lionel Messi has avoided a significant injury after he was forced to leave Sunday's match against Athletic Bilbao with a suspected hamstring injury. The team said that tests revealed Messi did not have any damage to his..." January 18

  • Everton defender John Stones watched by Barcelona scouts during draw with Chelsea

    Daily Mail "Barcelona sent a scout to watch John Stones at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they step up their bid to sign the Everton centre back. The Spanish champions have been monitoring Stones’s progress since last season and sporting director Roberto Fernandez has received glowing reports. The..." January 17

  • PSG plan Neymar swoop in the wake of Real Madrid transfer ban - reports

    Daily Mirror "Paris Saint-Germain have switched summer targets after their chances of signing Cristiano Ronaldo evaporated with Real Madrid's transfer ban. Or so claim L'Equipe, France's biggest-selling sports daily. The Parisians are set to lose star man Zlatan Ibrahimovic this summer, with his contract..." January 15

  • Vandals painted 'Messi' on the back of Cristiano Ronaldo's statue

    USA Today "Portuguese soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo was immortalized with a magnificent statue in his hometown of Madeira in 2014, but after rival Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or Monday to break Ronaldo’s streak of two in a row, vandals defaced Ronaldo’s statue and painted Messi’s name and number on the..." January 13

  • adidas Wants Lionel Messi to Play for Manchester United

    Complex "It's been a huge week for Lionel Messi. On Monday, he took home the FIFA Ballon d'Or honors for the first time since 2012, marking his fourth Golden Ball win. Now, Messi's making headlines yet again, as adidas has expressed wishes to pull him away from his longtime club, Barcelona, and bring him..." January 13

  • Barcelona star Neymar summoned to appear in fraud court case

    Sky Sports "Barcelona forward Neymar has been ordered to appear in a Spanish court next month as one of the defendants in a fraud case brought by Brazilian investment fund DIS. The firm alleges it was the victim when Barca signed the player, third in the latest Ballon d'Or poll, from Brazilian club..." January 13

  • Manchester City dealt transfer blow as Barcelona agree Leroy Sane deal

    Metro "Manchester City’s pursuit of Leroy Sane could be over before it was able to gather pace as Barcelona swoop in for the midfielder, according to reports. Sane, the highly-rated 19-year-old German international, has been the subject of intense speculation as Europe’s leading clubs continue to..." January 13

  • Barcelona lose appeal of Luis Suarez Copa del Rey 2-match ban

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Luis Suarez will serve out his two-match ban for his role in a Copa del Rey tunnel dustup after the Spanish federation appeals committee overruled the Catalan club's bid on Tuesday. Barcelona had appealed the ban after the club, who won an ill-tempered match 4-1 with eight..." January 13

  • Roberto Carlos in talks to rejoin Real Madrid, wants to bring Neymar along

    The Score "Real Madrid and Brazil legend Roberto Carlos has revealed he's in talks with the Spanish giant about a role within the backroom staff, where he would be reunited with former teammate Zinedine Zidane. Roberto Carlos is currently player-manager of Indian Super League outfit Delhi Dynamos, but..." January 12

  • Back on top: Lionel Messi captures record 5th Ballon d'Or

    The Score "For the past two years, Lionel Messi was forced to sit back and watch as perennial rival Cristiano Ronaldo strutted to the stage and collected back-to-back Ballon d'Or crowns. On Monday at FIFA's annual gala, the shoe returned to the other foot. For the fifth time in his illustrious career,..." January 11

  • Barcelona prepare incredible summer swoop for Arsenal and Everton stars

    The Express "BARCELONA have made Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey and Everton’s John Stones two big targets following the lifting of the club’s transfer ban. Barcelona, who were prevented by FIFA from making signings in two transfer windows after being found guilty of irregularities, are determined to come back with..." January 10

  • Real Mad on Juve's Pogba.. with £100m-plus bid to beat Man City and Barcelona

    The Sun "REAL MADRID could break the £100million barrier to snatch Juventus superstar Paul Pogba from under the noses of Barcelona and Manchester City next summer. And Chelsea’s Eden Hazard — valued at £100m — is new manager Zinedine Zidane’s other top target. Last summer Barcelona came close to..." January 09

  • Suarez suspended two games for Copa del Rey scuffle; Barcelona to appeal

    CBS Sports "Barcelona holds a comfortable 4-1 first leg advantage over Espanyol heading into the second leg of the Round of 16 of Copa del Rey on Wednesday. If they are to advance, as expected, into the quarterfinal, it will be without one of their biggest stars. On Friday, the Spanish Football Federation..." January 08

  • Manchester City target Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba to build Pep's dream team

    ESPN FC "Manchester City may not be making many impressive January moves, but they're certainly planning for the future. With Pep Guardiola keen on a Premier League job this summer, The Sun suggests City will tempt the Catalan coach with the challenge of making them "the biggest on the planet." How will..." January 07

  • Did FIFA accidentally announce Lionel Messi and Celia Sasic as Ballon d'Or winners on their website?

    Daily Mail "Football fans across the globe have been left wondering if FIFA accidentally leaked the winners of the Ballon d'Or on their website on Wednesday. Football's world governing body momentarily placed Lionel Messi and Celia Sasic at the summit of their list of winners on their website, alongside..." January 06

  • Barcelona star Neymar will be first soccer player to get own Air Jordans

    CBS Sports "Neymar might model his hairstyle after NBA MVP Steph Curry, but his shoes are modeled after "His Airness." According to Sole Collector, Neymar will be getting his own Air Jordan shoe. The Jordan brand will release a Neymar edition Air Jordan 5 Low in the fall, according to the report. There..." January 05

  • Lionel Messi beats out Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best player

    CBS Sports "The voters have spoken, and Lionel Messi is king. The Barcelona superstar has been voted CBS Sports World Soccer Player of the Year. The magical Argentine finished with the most votes in our Twitter poll, grabbing 49 percent. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was second with 29 percent, while..." December 31

  • Barcelona forward reveals interest from Premier League and refuses to rule out move

    The Independent "Barcelona forward Neymar has revealed that Manchester City are interested in him, and has refused to rule out a move to the Premier League in the future should he decide to leave the Spanish club. Manchester United mounted a half-hearted attempt to sign Neymar in the summer, although the..." December 29

  • Santos accuses Barcelona of withholding bonus money owed for Neymar transfer

    The Score "Santos is not happy with Barcelona over the financials of the deal that saw Brazilian megastar Neymar join the Catalan club. Again. In the latest squabble, the Brazilian club claims that Barcelona is refusing to pony up a €2-million bonus clause owed as a result of the attacker being named as..." December 24

  • Lionel Messi signing for Manchester City is 'possible' - Willy Caballero

    ESPN FC "Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero said there is "no doubt" his club could sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi. Messi, who is a four-time World Player of the Year and Barcelona's 424-goal record scorer, has long-been linked with the 2014 Premier League champions. City's chief executive..." December 24

  • Pep Guardiola demands his next club sign £100m-rated Luis Suarez

    Daily Star "Pep Guardiola wants his next club to make his dream signing – £100m-rated Luis Suarez. And that increases the chances of Manchester City, with their huge financial resources, winning the battle for the Bayern Munich boss. Guardiola is expected to confirm next week that he’s leaving the..." December 20

  • Messi and Barcelona win Club World Cup, fifth major title of 2015

    CBS Sports "What a year it was for Barcelona. After winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey, the UEFA Super Cup and the Champions League, the Catalan giants added their fifth trophy of the season on Sunday, beating River Plate 3-0 in the Club World Cup final. It was a dominant performance from Barca, and the..." December 20

  • 'F*** you!' - Leo Messi HITS OUT at critics "The Barcelona star insists "football is not just about effort" and has defended his decision to not sing the national anthem before games. Lionel Messi has spectacularly hit out at those who have criticised his performances for Argentina and also admits he is frustrated by people who are..." December 13

  • Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez are NOT for sale, insist Barcelona

    The Sun "BARCELONA have warned the Premier League’s big spenders: We won’t need to sell Lionel Messi, Neymar or Luis Suarez. Both Manchester clubs are willing to use their huge spending power to try bring one of Barca’s star trio to England. Former president Joan Laporta claimed at least one would..." December 12

  • Barcelona scouts sent to USA to watch Arsenal youth product Emile Smith-Rowe

    Daily Mail "Barcelona scouts were sent to the United States last week to watch Arsenal starlet Emile Smith-Rowe play for England's Under 16s at the Nike International Tournament. The Spanish giants have been monitoring the 15-year-old winger and saw the Young Lions win the competition after games against..." December 12

  • Ronaldo sparks speculation by refusing to rule out a Barcelona move

    The Score "A day after pledging his future to Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo has again fueled speculation about his future while speaking to the Associated Press on Thursday in advance of a promotional appearance. In refusing to dismiss any future moves, no matter how abstract they may be, the Portuguese..." December 11

  • Barcelona offers no timeline for Neymar's groin strain

    The Score "Barcelona's medical staff confirmed that Neymar is suffering from a minor groin strain Thursday, but no date has been given for the forward's potential return. News of the problem surfaced Tuesday, with the Brazilian forced to sit out the Champions League tie with Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday...." December 10

  • Manchester United January bid for Neymar could reach £150m

    ESPN FC "Residing in the rumours that won't go away file, The Telegraph reports that Manchester United is preparing a new super-bid for the services of Barcelona's Neymar. And Louis van Gaal's club will be ready to move as soon as January. The desire for help on the front line will continue to ramp up..." December 09

  • Barcelona attacker Neymar ruled out of Champions League match after picking up thigh injury in training

    Daily Mail "Neymar has been ruled out of Barcelona's Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen after picking up a slight thigh injury in training. The strain, which was confirmed on Barcelona's official Twitter page on Tuesday night, is also expected to keep the Brazilian out of La Liga action this..." December 09

  • Luis Suarez: Lionel Messi is staying at Barcelona along with myself

    Sky Sports "Luis Suarez says it is "impossible" he will leave Barcelona and also backs Lionel Messi to stay with the club. There has been speculation Messi could leave the European champions in the near future, but Suarez thinks that is unlikely to happen. "I can't see Messi leaving," he said at an..." December 04

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