Jeremy Mathieu, who was on his way with Valencia to Peru, was informed when they came to Barajas in Madrid that the deal with FC Barcelona was completed. He said goodbye to his teammates and travelled to Barcelona instead. Yesterday […]
FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have reached an agreement for transfer of Jérémy Mathieu. The player will sign a contract with FC Barcelona for 4 seasons, with an option on one more season. The transfer cost is 20 million euros […]
Bojan Krkic will join the Premier League club Stoke this summer. FC Barcelona and Stoke City have reached an agreement for the transfer of Bojan and now pending is the neccessary procedures to formalize the new contract situation. Bojan, who […]
Strong rumours says that Xavi Hernandez will sign a three year contract with New York City, a subsidiary of Manchester City. There he will be reunited with the former Barca player David Villa when the Major Soccer League (MLS) begins. […]
Tomorrow, Monday, starts the second week of pre-season training for Barca’s first team. Most of the days there will be two trainings a day at Ciutat Esportiva. Double sessions will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 09:30 […]
Jeremy Mathieu, who was on his way with Valencia to Peru, was informed when they came to Barajas in Madrid that the deal with FC Barcelona was completed. He said goodbye to his teammates and travelled to Barcelona instead.
Yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon there was be a traditional photo session at 17:00 CET, his first act as a new Barca player.
Today, Thursday July 24, the official presentation will take place. At 12:30 CET he will undergo the medical tests at the Medical Center Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. 18:00 CET the formal act of contract signing will be held with the player and president Josep Maria Bartomeu. 45 minutes later Mathieu will jump into Camp Nou dressed as a Barca player. After that, at 19:30 CET, there will be the traditional press conference.
Some statistics on Jeremy in La Liga gives us the following information:
Passes: 4577 (78%)
Aerial Duels won: 61%
Key Passes: 72
FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have reached an agreement for transfer of Jérémy Mathieu.
The player will sign a contract with FC Barcelona for 4 seasons, with an option on one more season.
The transfer cost is 20 million euros and he will have a buyout clause of 50 million euros.
Bojan Krkic will join the Premier League club Stoke this summer. FC Barcelona and Stoke City have reached an agreement for the transfer of Bojan and now pending is the neccessary procedures to formalize the new contract situation.
Bojan, who has spent nearly his entire footballing life at FC Barcelona says now goodbye to the club. Now in his new club he will be reunited with Marc Muniesa.
Strong rumours says that Xavi Hernandez will sign a three year contract with New York City, a subsidiary of Manchester City. There he will be reunited with the former Barca player David Villa when the Major Soccer League (MLS) begins.
The player’s agent and the club is working to agree on the terms. Both New York City, as well as the player and the club claim that everything will be closed until Thursday, when Xavi should return to train with Barca.
One of the things left to talk about between the player and the club are agreements for settlement and a future farewell match as a tribute to one of the Catalan club’s most prolific players in the history.
Tomorrow, Monday, starts the second week of pre-season training for Barca’s first team. Most of the days there will be two trainings a day at Ciutat Esportiva.
Double sessions will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 09:30 CET and 18:30 CET. Wednesday and Saturday there will be only morning sessions. Sunday, July 27, the players will have a day off.
Thursday, July 24, will 8 of the players who have attend to the Worlds Cup in Brazil appear. Those are: Xavi, Iniesta, Pique, Sergio, Alba, Pedro, Rakitic and Song.
Luis Enrique have named 7 players from the first team and 16 from Barca B to the match against Huelva on Saturday July 19, 20:45 CET.
The match against Recreativo de Huelva will mark the 50th anniversary of the Trofeo Colombino.
Rafinha is not included due to a minor injury in his left foot and so also Adriano, who is out for 4 to 6 weeks. Bojan was named due to technical reasons.
Before the squad was named they had their second training session this Friday. It was the 7th training this week.
The squad looks as follows: from the first team Ter Stegen, Masip, Montoya, Bartra, Sergi Roberto, Deulofeu and Afellay. From Barca B: Patric, Bagnack, Edgar Ié, Lucas, Grimaldo, Samper, Diagne, Halilovic, Babunski, Munir, Sandro, Dani Nieto, Juan Roman,Cámara, Dongou and Adama.
The team will leave Camp Nou and travel to Huelva on Saturday morning 09:15 CET and will land in Seville at 11:00 CET. From Seville, Barca will travel to AC Huelva Hotel where they will rest until it’s time for match.
Luis Suárez has covered plenty of kilometres en route to Barça. He started out as a professional in Montevideo on May 3, 2005 at Club Nacional in a Copa Libertadores game against Junior Barranquilla. His excellent performances in the 2004/2005 season, in which Nacional won the league championship, were enough to win him a regular first team slot in the 2005/2006 season, in which his club retained the league title. Suárez impressed so much that in 2006 he was signed by FC Groningen in Holland, but he only stayed there for one year. He had already done enough to convince Ajax Amsterdam to make him part of their plans, and in the summer of 2007 he headed there. In his three seasons at Amsterdam, he won the Eredivisie, the Dutch Cup and the Dutch Super Cup. And he also won the Golden Boot as Europe’s top scorer in 2009/2010.
By now, several of Europe’s biggest clubs were asking questions about the Uruguayan striker, and it was Liverpool who eventually secured his services during the 2011 winter transfer window. It was on Merseyside that he certified his name as one of the hottest properties in world football. He scored 82 goals in 133 matches, and last season his tally of 31 was enough to win the Golden Boot once again, this time shared with Cristiano Ronaldo. But the only trophy he won in his time with the Reds was a League Cup. After three and a half years at Anfield, he packed his bags once again. Next season, we’ll be enjoying his presence at Barcelona. In total, Suarez has covered 13,954 kilometres in search of his dream. To wear the FC Barcelona jersey
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Starting lineups in the World Cup final 2014:
Argentina: Romero, Garay, Zabaleta, Biglia, Perez, Higuain, Messi, Mascherano, Demichelis, Rojo, Lavezzi
Germany: Neuer, Höwedes, Hummels, Khedira, Schweinsteiger, Özil, Klose, Müller, Lahm, Kroos, Boateng
FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Luis Suárez. The Uruguayan will be travelling to Barcelona next week for a medical, to sign his five-year contract and to be officially presented to the media and fans as an FC Barcelona player.
Goals and competitiveness
Luis Suárez is one of the most productive strikers in European football. Since turning professional (2005/06) he has always scored at least ten league goals a season, whether at Groningen, Ajax or Liverpool. The 27 year old is heading for the Camp Nou as holder of the Golden Boot after hitting 31 goals for Liverpool last term, which means he has topped the scoring charts in both Holland and England.
The 17th Uruguayan to play for FC Barcelona is not just a prolific scorer, he also has a strong competitive spirit and a powerful figure, and he’s coming to Barça in search of even more. Luis Suárez thus adds his name to the impressive list of world class strikers that have played for the club in recent years, and is the fifth to have arrived with a Golden Boot among his honours.
FC Barcelona har värvat Luis Suarez från Liverpool. Uruguayan kommer till Barcelona nästa vecka och kommer då genomgå läkarundersökning och kommer skriva ett 5-årskontrakt med FC Barcelona.
Luis Suarez är en av de mest produktiva strikers som fotbollen någonsin sett. Sedan han blev proffs säsongen 05/06 har han gjort minst 10 mål per säsong. Han har tidigare spelat i Groningen och Ajax, vilka båda hör hemma i Holland samt Liverpool som är från England. 27-åringen delade på guldskon den gångna säsongen med 31 gjorda mål.
Han är inte bara en extremt bra målskytt, han är också extremt tävlingsinriktad som person. Han är för övrigt den 5e vinnaren av guldskon som värvats till FC Barcelona. Min uppfattning är att värvningskostnaden ligger på motsvarande 702 miljoner kronor.
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Barça Squad So Far
Barcas nuvarande trupp.
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FC Barcelona and deportivo de la Coruña. have agreed to terms for Isaac Cuenca,whose contract at Barcelona was rescinded today.
FC Barcelona och Deportivo la Coruna har kommit överens gällande Isaac Cuenca. FC Barcelona och Isaac Cuenca bröt gällande kontrakt i dag båda parter var helt överens.
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Luis Suarez will on Wednesday 16 July be officially presented as new Barcelona player
Luis Suarez kommer officiellt att presenteras som FC Barcelonaspelare onsdagen den 16 juli.
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FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF have agreed to terms for the player Jonathan dos Santos. The transfer fee, which is a combination of a fixed sum and variables, could reach 2 million euros, and FC Barcelona reserve the right to be involved in a possible future sale of the player.
12 years at the Club
The Mexican player arrived at FC Barcelona in June of 2002 along with his brother Giovani. He played for the Club’s Infantil A team, the Cadete B and A teams and the Juvenil B and A teams.
In the summer of 2008 Dos Santos was promoted to Barça Atlètic by Luis Enrique. After three seasons in the reserve side – during this time he also featured for Pep Guardiola’s senior team – the Mexican player was promoted to the first team in the summer of 2012.
He featured in nine matches for FC Barcelona during his two seasons in the first team. His participation was severely curtailed due to a serious injury sustained on October 23 of 2013.
In total, Jonathan dos Santos has been at the Club for 12 years and has featured for FC Barcelona on 28 occasions
FC Barcelona och Villareal är överens om en övergång mellan klubbarna för Jonathan dos Santos. Övergångssumman som inkluderar olika variabler kan nå maximalt motsvarande 17,5 miljoner kronor. Samt det faktum att FC Barcelona har rätt att lägga näsan i blöt när och om spelaren söks vidare.
Mexikanen kom till FC Barcelona 2002 tillsammans med sin bror Giovanni dos Santos. Jonathan har gått igenom många olika åldersklasser före han slutligen nådde A-lags nivå 2012. Han kom att spela 9 matcher med FC Barcelona efter att han nådde A-laget. Han kom dock sammanlagt att spela för FC Barcelona vid 28 olika tillfällen.
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FC Barcelona’s Medical Services visited Neymar Jr at the player’s home in Brazil this week. The Club’s Medical Services confirmed the CBF’s diagnosis that Neymar had fractured the L3 vertebrae in his back. The CBF and Barça’s Medical Services are in agreement on the type of treatment the player will undergo in his recovery process.
The player is recovering well and he’ll continue his recovery in Barcelona starting on August 5.
Neymar Jr sustained the injury on Friday during the World Cup quarter-final match against Colombia.
FC Barcelonas doktorer har besökt Neymar Jr på plats i Brasilien. FC Barcelonas doktorer kunde bekräfta de tidigare uppgivna problemen för Neymar Jr. FC Barcelona och Neymar Jr har nu tillsammans gjort upp en plan för att få spelaren frisk så fort som möjligt.
Spelarens tillfrisknande så här långt har gått mycket bra och hans fortsatta behandling går in i sista fasen när han landar i Barcelona den 5 augusti.
Neymar skadade sig i kvartsfinalen i VM mot Colombia.
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ARGENTINA LINE UP,,,,,,,,Romero, Zabaleta, De Michelis, Garay, Royo, Perez, Biglia, Mascherano, Lavetzzi, Messi, Higuain,
HOLLAND LINE UP,,,,,,,Cillisen, Kuyt, de Vrijt, Vlaar, Indi, Blind, Wijnaldum, de Jong, Sneijder, Robben, Van Persie.
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Det är på gång med en ny säsong och FC Barcelona lånar ut spelare som vanligt. Gerard Deulofeu var en säsong hos Everton och trots elaka skador gjorde han utan tvekan succé i Liverpoolklubben. Gerard Deulofeu är som bekant numera en del av FC Barcelonas lag inför säsongen 14/15. Adama Traoré är en av vår klubbs mest lovande ynglingar och han bekräftades nyligen som klar för Barca B den kommande säsongen. Men direkt efter det beskedet fick vi beskedet att superlöftet Adama Traoré kommer lånas ut till Everton den kommande säsongen. Det är en utlåning som är helt logisk för både vår ärorika klubb och för Adama Traoré. Han får naturligtvis erfarenhet på en betydligt högre nivå av att spela i Everton än att mer eller mindre harva runt i Barca B, där motståndet i bland är riktigt svagt. Gerard Deulofeu kunde möjligen utvecklats lika mycket vid en uthyrning i La Liga, men det får vi inte veta. Adama Traoré är till skillnad från Gerard Deulofeu en väldigt storväxt spelare, ett riktigt fysiskt praktexemplar, det vill säga perfekt för BPL med Everton. En säsong i Everton, kanske två, och han återkommer till Camp Nou och är redo för FC Barcelona? Det vet vi inte i dag, det får framtiden utvisa. Men min personliga uppfattning och tro är att han spelar i FC Barcelonas A-lag 2016/17 och kommer få många minuter och matcher.
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It is coming up with a new season and FC Barcelona lends out players as usual. Gerard Deulofeu was one season at Everton and despite the nasty injury he undoubtedly made success in the Liverpool club. Gerard Deulofeu is as known now part of the FC Barcelona first team for the season 14/15. Adama Traoré is one of our club’s most promising youngsters, and he was recently confirmed as ready for Barca B for the coming season. But immediately after the announcement we received news that the super promise Adama Traoré will be loaned to Everton for the coming season. It is a loan that is completely logical for both our glorious club and Adama Traoré. He may of course get experience at a much higher level of play in Everton than to more or less harrowing round of Barca B, where the opponents sometimes are really weak. Gerard Deulofeu could possibly evolve as much at a loan to some club in La Liga, but we don’t know. Adama Traore is unlike Gerard Deulofeu a very large plant player, a real physically perfect player, he is ideal for BPL with Everton. One season at Everton, maybe two and he will return to the Nou Camp and is ready for FC Barcelona? We do not know that today, time will tell. But my personal opinion and belief is that he plays in FC Barcelona’s A-team 2016/17 and will get many minutes and matches.
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Dani Alves: Jag ser ut att stanna i FC Barcelona, men det är inte bara jag som bestämmer den saken. Jag ger alltid allt jag har till FC Barcelona.
Dani Alves: Tysklandsmatchen var den smärtsammaste förlust som jag någonsin upplevt. Det var en grym lärdom från ett fantastiskt nationellt bra lag.
Dani Alves: Under mina 31 år har jag aldrig upplevt 6 minuter som de jag upplevde mot Tyskland. Matchen var helt stängd där efter.
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Dani Alves: “For me, I’ll continue at Barça for another year, but it doesn’t depend only on me. Since I gave all I have to Barcelona.”
Dani Alves: “It is the most painful loss of my career. It was a lesson by a great national team.”
Dani Alves: “In all my 31 years, I’ve never seen 6 minutes like I saw. The game was decided there.”
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Arsene Wenger: Alexis är så gott som klar för Arsenal. Vi förväntas oss att presentera honom under onsdagen.
Arsene Wenger: Värvningen är i stort klar bara detaljer kvar.
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Arsène Wenger: “Alexis Sánchez transfer is almost done. We expect to complete the signing on Wednesday.”
Arsene Wenger to talkSPORT : “Alexis Sanchez move to Arsenal is almost done.”
Wenger has told talkSPORT the club expect to complete the signing of Alexis Sanchez on Wednesday.
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Gerard Deulofeu: Jag återvänder till Barcelona med målsättningen att göra succé.
Gerard Deulofeu: Jag är inte orolig över konkurrens i FC Barcelona. Det är världens bästa lag.
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Gerard Deulofeu: “I return to Barcelona with the desire to succeed.”
Deulofeu: “I’m not scared of competition at Barcelona. It’s the best team in the world.”
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FC Barcelona erbjuder ett rejält långtidskontrakt till mittfältaren Sergi Roberto. Kontraktet sträcker sig till 2019 och kommer till på direkt initiativ från FC Barcelonas nye tränare Luis Enrique. Det är dock ett faktum att kontraktsförhandlingarna inte kommer inledas före att vi har passerat den 31 augusti 2014. Ty samtliga försäljningar och inköp inför säsongen 2014/15 ska först färdigställas före att kontraktssamtal med lagets sedan tidigare kontrakterade spelares kontrakt ska behandlas. Dock är bägge parterna helt överens om en förlängning, så samtalen kommer i alla fall inledas i en positiv anda. Sergi Roberto spelade den gångna säsongen 27 av 59 matcher, det ger ett deltagande i 45,7 % av matcherna. Han spelade endast 939 minuter på dessa 27 matcher, vilket ger ett snitt på endast 38,6 minuter per match. Sergi Roberto debuterade i Barca B säsongen 09/10 mot Gava då var han endast 17 år gammal. Sergi Roberto debuterade i FC Barcelonas A lag den 10 januari 2010 mot Ceuta i Copa del Rey, en match FC Barcelona vann med 5-0. Han var då 18 år gammal.
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FC Barcelona offers a hefty long-term contract to the midfielder Sergi Roberto. The contract extends to 2019 and comes on a direct initiative of FC Barcelona’s new coach Luis Enrique. It is however a fact that contract negotiations will not start before that we have passed August 31, 2014. For all sales and new signings for the season in 2014/15 should first be completed before that contract talks with the team already contracted player’s contract shall be treated. However, both parties fully agree on an extension, so the calls are coming in all cases begin in a positive spirit. Sergi Roberto played the past season 27 of 59 matches, which gives an involvement of 45.7% of the games. He played only 939 minutes in those 27 matches, which gives an average of only 38.6 minutes per game. Sergi Roberto debuted in Barca B season 09/10 against Gava when he was only 17 years old. Sergi Roberto debuted in FC Barcelona’s A team January 10, 2010 against Ceuta in the Copa del Rey, a match FC Barcelona won by 5-0. He was then 18 years old.
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Brazil Line up……Cesar, Luiz, Fernandinho, Marcelo, Hulk, Fred, Oscar, Dante, Gustavo, Bernard, Maicon.
Germany Line Up…….Neuer, Höwedes, Hummels, Khedira, Schweinsteiger, Özil, Klose, Müller, Lahm, Kroos, Boateng.
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Försäljningen av Alexis Sanchez till Arsenal förväntas offentliggöra i dag eller i morgon.
Arsenal betalar motsvarande 332,5 miljoner kronor och kontraktet skrivs över 4 år.
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The transfer of Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal is expected to be announced today or tomorrow
Arsenal will pay 38 million euros for Alexis who will sign a 4 year deal (6M per year)
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Det finns väldigt mycket som tyder på Alexis Sanchez nya adress inom kort blir Arsenal. Chilenarens agent, Fernando Felicevich, är hos London-klubben just nu och förhandlar. FC Barcelona har satt prislappen till 40 miljoner euros vid en försäljning, motsvarande 350 miljoner kronor. Det är en prislapp som Arsenal inledningsvis protesterat kraftigt mot, men mycket tyder på att Arsenal tvingas lägga upp den summan då FC Barcelona inte vikit en millimeter från sitt krav på väl motiverad summa. Det får ses som troligt att ett offentliggörande av affären kan komma inom mycket kort.
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There is very much that points that Alexis Sanchez new address shortly will become Arsenal. The Chilean’s agent, Fernando Felicevich, is at the London club right now and negotiates. FC Barcelona have put the price tag of 40 million euros for a sale. This is a price tag that Arsenal initially protested strongly against, but evidence suggests that Arsenal are forced to put up the sum as FC Barcelona not deviated an inch from its demand on reasoned sum. It may be seen as likely that an announcement of the deal could come very soon.
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Javier Mascherano, Neymar Jr, Dani Alves och Lionel Messi är de 4 spelare från FC Barcelona som fortsatt är kvar i fotbolls VM. Nu är det dags för semifinaler och vi tar en titt på hur spelarna presterat så här långt.
Javier Mascherano har startat samtliga matcher för Argentina så här långt. Han är en av 5 Argentinska spelare som spelat varje minut i VM så här långt. Mascherano är den spelare i VM som slagit näst mest passningar i VM (465). Mascherano är också den spelare i VM som slagit näst mest rätta passningar (406).
Lionel Messi, Argentinas lagkapten, har också startat samtliga Argentinas matcher, men blev utbytt i matchens döende minuter mot Nigeria. Lionel Messi har blivit korad till matchens lirare i 4 av 5 matcher så här långt och har också gjort 4 mål i VM.
Dani Alves har spelat 390 av 480 minuter så här långt in i turneringen för Brasilien. Han ingår i det försvar som så här långt fått högt betyg under VM. Han har bara missat en match i VM så här långt och det var den senaste mot Colombia.
Neymar Jr har varit Brasiliens ledande spelare inför semifinalen i kväll mot Tyskland. Han har avslutat mot mål vid 18 tillfällen var av 13 träffat mål. Neymar Jr har korats till matchen lirare 2 gånger under VM. Skadan han fick efter det brutala överfallet mot Colombia gör att han missar resten av VM.
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Javier Mascherano, Neymar Jr., Dani Alves and Lionel Messi are the 4 players from FC Barcelona who continue to be left in the World Cup. Now it’s time for the semi finals and we’ll take a look at how the players performed so far.
Javier Mascherano has started every game for Argentina so far. He is one of five Argentine players who played every minute of the World Cup so far. Mascherano is the player of the World Cup which has made second most passes in the World Cup (465). Mascherano is also the player at the World Cup who struck next most correct passes (406).
Lionel Messi, Argentina’s captain, has also started all of Argentina’s matches but was substituted into the game’s dying minutes against Nigeria. Lionel Messi has been named man of the match in 4 of 5 games so far and has scored 4 goals in the World Cup.
Dani Alves has played 390 of 480 minutes so far in the tournament to Brazil. He is part of the defense that so far received high ratings during the World Cup. He has only missed one game in the World Cup so far and it was the last one against Colombia.
Neymar Jr has been Brazil’s leading player before the semifinal tonight against Germany. He has finished on goal on 18 occasions whereof 13 met the target. Neymar Jr. has been named game MVP two times during the World Cup. The injury he received after the brutal attack against Colombia means that he will miss the rest of the World Cup.
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Vi på ADMIN vill förtydliga att du behöver inte skriva dina kommentarer på svenska och Engelska det går naturligtvis lika bra att du skriver dem på enbart Svenska
Jag är så trött på att ta emot skit från allt och alla. Orden kom från Javier Mascherano när han peppade Argentina inför Belgien-matchen i VM. Han höll ett tal som var uppriktigt och ärligt, en riktigt uppeggad Javier Mascherano fick se tårar rinna på både Lionel Messi och fler lagkamrater. Det kommer vidare ut uppgifter om att Javier Mascherano också hållit ett uppeldat tal vid frukosten en morgon under Argentinas vistelse i Brasilien, så att det blev alldeles tyst i 30 minuter efteråt. En känslomässig Javier Mascherano fick mycket sagt mycket som var tänkvärt. Argentinas före detta lagkapten ses av många som lagets riktiga kapten och förslag finns om att återinsätta honom som Argentinas kapten. Javier Mascherano är spelaren som är inte bara 100 % övertygad om att Argentina kan skriva stor historia under Brasilien VM och vinna VM, Javier Mascherano är spelaren som är 1000 % övertygad om att Argentina kommer skriva stor historia och att Argentina kommer att vinna VM på värsta fienden Brasiliens hemmaplan.
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I am so tired of receiving crap from everyone and everything. These words came from Javier Mascherano when he stoked Argentina before the Belgium-match of the World Cup. He made a speech that was sincerely and honestly, a really excited Javier Mascherano saw tears run on both Lionel Messi and several other teammates. There are also information about that Javier Mascherano also held a combusted speech at breakfast one morning during Argentina’s stay in Brazil, so that there were silenced for 30 minutes afterwards. An emotional Javier Mascherano got much said, much that was memorable. Argentina’s former captain is seen by many as the team’s real captain and proposals are to reinstate him as Argentina’s captain. Javier Mascherano is the player who is not only 100% convinced that Argentina can write great history in Brazil World Cup and win the World Cup, Javier Mascherano is the player who is 1000% convinced that Argentina will write great history and that Argentina will win the World Cup at worst enemy Brazil’s home turf.
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Bravo: Jag är naturligtvis mycket tacksam för förtroendet som FC Barcelona visar mig. Jag är mycket stolt och det här är en underbar chans för mig. Jag är mycket motiverad inför uppgiften att försvara FC Barcelonas färger.
Bravo: Alexis har berättat många underbara saker om FC Barcelona. Han sa åt mig att ödmjukt njuta av detta ögonblick.
Bravo: Jag passar mycket bra in i FC Barcelonas spelstil enligt min uppfattning. Det kommer inte bli helt olikt hur jag spelar med landslaget, förutom att vara målvakt är jag också mittback…..
Bravo: Jag har analyserat många bra målvakter och försökt att ta vara på var och ens bästa egenskap.
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Bravo: “I thank Barça for believing in me. I’m proud, this is a wonderful chance I’m getting. I’m very motivated to defend Barça’s colours”
Bravo: “Alexis has told me many great things about Barça. He said I should enjoy this moment.”
Bravo: “I think I’ll feel comfortable with Barça’s style. At national team, we play similar system. Besides keeper, I was also centre back.”
Bravo: “I’ve analyzed many goalkeepers and I’ve tried to take the best of every one of them.”
31-årige Claudio Bravo har i dag skrivit ett 4-årskontrakt med FC Barcelona, detta efter att ha avklarat morgonens läkarundersökning med glans. Claudio Bravo kostar 12 miljoner euros motsvarande 105 miljoner kronor och får en utköpsklausul på 40 miljoner euros motsvarande 350 miljoner kronor.
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31-year-old Claudio Bravo has today signed a 4-year contract with FC Barcelona, after he has completed the morning’s medical with flying colors. Claudio Bravo will cost 12 million euros and gets a buy-out clause of 40 million euros.
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FC Barcelonas drömmar om en värvning av Fiorentinaspelaren Cuadrado är mycket komplicerade. Cuadrado själv har som sin förhoppningsfulla dröm att få komma till FC Barcelona. Men Fiorentina ser mer till inkomster vid försäljning än till spelarens egna önskemål. Klubbar utan själ och hjärta som PSG, Manchester City exempelvis driver upp priset på spelaren till löjliga nivåer. PSG med en lång rad misslyckade inköp till sanslösa överpriser uppges bjuda 45 miljoner euros motsvarande 393,7 miljoner kronor. Med tanke på deras svindyra fiasko värvning Marquinhos undrar vi verkligen hur detta bud är möjligt?? Spelaren möjliga värde ligger på drygt 30 miljoner euros motsvarande 262,5 miljoner kronor. FC Barcelona behöver stärka upp med en högerspringare, men ska inte låta sig ännu en gång betala skyhöga överpriser för en spelare. Cuadrado är naturligtvis fortsatt utvecklingsbar, men är också en spelare med tydliga begränsningar.
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FC Barcelona’s dreams of a signing of the Fiorentina player Cuadrado is very complicated. Cuadrado himself has as his hopeful dream to come to FC Barcelona. But Fiorentina look more to revenue from the sale than to the player’s preferences. Clubs without heart and soul, such as PSG and Manchester City for example, are driving up the price of the player to ridiculous levels. PSG with a long series of unsuccessful purchases to outrageous overcharges is reported to bid 45 million euros. Given their ridiculously expensive fiasco signing Marquinhos we wonder really how this commandment is possible? The player’s possible value is just over 30 million euros. FC Barcelona need to boost up with a right winger, but should not allow that they once again paying exorbitant overcharges for a player. Cuadrado is of course still going to be developed, but he is also a player with clear limitations.
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FC Barcelonas attacker Pedro Rodriguez är på plats med sin campus på Tenerife. Han har i samband med den pratat med pressen och svarat på en del frågor. Pedro som tidigare uttryckt oro inför framtiden, var nu betydligt mer trygg i vad han tror om framtiden. Zubizarreta sa till mig nyligen att jag inte är till salu och det var naturligtvis en stor lättnad för mig. Mitt jobb blir även i fortsättningen att spela fotboll i FC Barcelona. Pedro sa avslutningsvis att det är verkligen tragiskt att både CarlEs Puyol och Victor Valdes lämnat vår klubb.
Följande spelare är bekräftade att de lämnar Juvenil A för att spela i Barca B kommande säsong. Målvakterna Joseph Ondoa och Jose Aurelio Suarez. Vidare följande 4 spelare: Godswill Ekpolo, Joel Huertas, Maxi Rolon och Munir el Haddadi.
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FC Barcelona’s striker Pedro Rodriguez is present at his campus in Tenerife. He has also been spoken to the press and answered some questions. Pedro previously expressed concern about the future, was now much more confident in what he thinks about the future. Zubizarreta said to me recently that I am not for sale and it was obviously a big relief for me. My job is to continue to play football at FC Barcelona. Pedro said in conclusion that it is truly tragic that both CarlEs Puyol and Victor Valdes left our club.
The following players are confirmed that will they leave Juvenil A to play in Barca B next season. The goalkeepers Joseph Ondoa and Jose Aurelio Suarez. Furthermore, the following four players: Godswill Ekpolo, Joel Huertas, Maxi Rolon and Munir El Haddadi.
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Bravo: Det var en häftig upplevelse att få spela VM. Men att nu få komma till FC Barcelona är faktiskt ännu häftigare, det är en feeling som gör mig mycket glad.
Bravo: Det är verkligen motiverande att få vara med och ersätta Valdes och Pinto. De är två spelare som är stora referenser för klubben.
Bravo: Jag är verkligen angelägen om att få vara med och hjälpa laget och glädja fansen. Jag är extremt ambitiös och mina förväntningar är mycket höga på att jag ska göra absolut allt rätt.
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Bravo: It was a cool experience to get to play in the World Cup. But now come to FC Barcelona is actually even cooler, it’s a feeling that makes me very happy.
Bravo: It’s really motivating to be part and replace Valdes and Pinto. They are two players that are great references for the club.
Bravo: I’m really keen to be involved and help the team and delight the fans. I am extremely ambitious and my expectations are very high that I will do absolutely everything right.
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Claudio Bravo har i kväll lokal tid fotograferats utanför Camp Nou. Det var ganska många fans som hade dykt upp för att välkomna vår nye andremålvakt.
FC Barcelonas president Josep Maria Bartomeu var också på plats. Claudio Bravo är FC Barcelonas andra presenterade målvakt inför den kommande säsongen efter Marc Andre Ter Stegen.
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Claudio Bravo has this evening local time been photographed outside the Camp Nou. There was quite a lot of fans who had turned up to welcome our new second goalkeeper.
FC Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu was also in place. Claudio Bravo is FC Barcelona’s second presented goalkeeper for the upcoming season after Marc Andre Ter Stegen.
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FC Barcelona har fått många förfrågningar gällande Alexis Sanchez från klubbar som Manchester United, Liverpool, Juventus, Napoli men det ser ut att bli London-laget Arsenal som vinner dragkampen om Chilenaren.
FC Barcelona uppges ha accepterat Arsenals bud på 37 miljoner euros motsvarande 323,7 miljoner kronor.
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FC Barcelona have received many requests regarding Alexis Sanchez. It are from clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool, Juventus, Napoli, but it looks to be the London team Arsenal which will win the battle on the Chilean.
FC Barcelona is said to have accepted Arsenal’s bid of 37 million euros.
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Claudio Bravo kommer fotograferas i kväll utanför Camp Nou klockan 20,00 CET. Sedan i morgon måndag finns följande schema för hans officiella presentation:
09.00 AM CET Läkarundersökning på Ciutat Esportivo Joan Gamper.
11,15 AM CET Kontraktsskrivning inne på Camp Nou.
12,00 PM CET Fotosession inne på Camp Nou gräset exklusivt för media
12,45 PM CET så presenteras han inför media i Ricard Maxenchs pressrum (Direktsänt i Barca TV)
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Claudio Bravo will be photographed in the evening today outside the Camp Nou at 20.00 CET. Since tomorrow, Monday, there is the following schedule for his official presentation:
09:00 AM CET Medical examination at Ciutat Esportivo Joan Gamper.
11.15 AM CET Contract signing inside the Camp Nou.
12.00 PM CET Photo shoot inside the Camp Nou grass exclusively for media
12.45 PM CET Bravo will be presented to the media in Ricard Maxenchs pressroom (Direct broadcasted in Barca TV)
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Former FC Barcelona player Eric Abidal has signed a new contract with his club AS Monaco. But just a day later, writes the former FC Barcelona player a contract with Olympiakos of Greece. What caused this development faith? Oh yes we are continuing on the theme before this and now it’s Victor Valdes of FC Barcelona former goalkeeper who has been denied a contract of just AS Monaco. Then burst the total for Eric Abidal who broke his contract and went to Greece.
Planas leaves Barca B completely free and is presented as Celta Vigo player now on Monday. The contract is written over 3 years. He is leaving FC Barcelona after 13 years at the club.
Jeremy Mathieu is born 29 October 1983, and comes from France. He plays since 2009 in the La Liga team Valencia. He began his professional career at FC Sochaux in Ligue1 2002. There he got to play 86 games and making 10 goals before he was bought for Toulouse FC in 2005 where he stayed until 2009, and came to represent the team in 113 league games. Jeremy Mathieu has also played one game with the French B team in 2007.
Argentina with Messi and Mascherano defeated Belgium by 1-0. The tactically-driven Argentina victory was really sad to watch. Now await the winner of the match between Holland and Costa Rica (now playing tonight) and Messi’s and Mascherano ‘s Argentina will have to show significant improvement in order to reach the World Cup final.
Lionel Messi: We are in the semi finals and we deserve to be there. Now we want more. Which we are ready for. Big hug to all at home in Argentina. We remain on track.
Marc Bartra has spoken from his campus in Andorra. He says for example that Luis Suarez is one of the world’s best strikers and that no team say no to him. He is of course welcome here. Marc Bartra also believes that it’s really a shame what happened to Neymar Jr. against Colombia. I hope he gets well as soon as possible. Marc Bartra also said that Ter Stegen is a very good signing and Ivan Rakitic will not have any problems fit in to FC Barcelona.
Neymar Jr has been talking to the Brazilian football federation official site and commented: My dream to play the World Cup final on home turf is gone forever, but my dream of one day playing World Cup finals still lives a long time yet.
Sabella (coach of Argentina): Messi was really good. All is not to score. It is also about keeping opponents constantly busy, it is about opening up spaces for your teammates. It is also about keeping the ball and calm down his teammates.
Neymar Jr. is gone from the rest of the World Cup. He got a really awful foul intentionally knee in his back during the match against Colombia yesterday. Neymar Jr has a fracture of the 3rd lumbar vertebra on the left side and becomes indisposed for 4 to 5 weeks.
Lionel Messi writes in one of his social networking: I hope you get well soon my friend.
Pedro is frustrated at the lack of straight answers. He feels that Luis Enrique is waiting for information about other players before he gets clear information on the future. Pedro made his best goal scoring season during the season and is not happy with the situation. I make goals, but get too little time I’m both a second and third choice and now my future is in focus. I obviously want to play and I deserve to play …… Many are the clubs that want him and with a squad consisting of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar Jr., Alexis Sanchez, Gerard Deulofeu, it’s not impossible that Pedro becomes the player to be sacrificed?
Rakitic: I’m obviously very proud to now be a player of FC Barcelona. Maybe I will get as big a success as Josep Guardiola?
Rakitic: I do not like to dream, I want to make things happen in reality. I take things day by day and prepare myself always at 100%.
Rakitic: I’m really motivated. It’s really a lot of good players around me and I hope to learn a lot from them. I also hope to be with and make them even better.
Rakitic: The move from Seville to Barcelona is very tough. I really have a lot of very close friends in Seville. When we moved was the day when my wife saw me crying for the first time.
Puyol: Luis Suarez is a fantastic forward. I’ve played against him and he is extremely difficult to mark.
Puyol: There are many good players in England. I like Wayne Rooney most ….. My idol is, however, Jack Wilshire (he said with a big smile).
Puyol: To doubt Messi has none at all logic. He is a very important player for us. He is our reference and will stay with us very long.
Puyol: It is certainly not easy to find good central defenders. But we have Mascherano, Pique and Bartra. It’s not easy to improve a center back situation with those players we already have.
Cuenca: I do not listen to bid anymore, I have no plans to move. I have a contract and hope to stay here many more years.
Luis Suarez is again free to work out with his current or future team with immediate effect. A decision which should have been taken this Thursday by FIFA.
FC Barcelona’s new first goalkeeper Marc Andre Ter Stegen get jersey number 1
Claudio Bravo ranks continued as the World Cup’s best goalkeeper.
FC Barcelona is expected to pay approximately 88 million euros for Luis Suarez and the deal is expected to be presented at the end of next week.
Lionel and Javier are pleased that Aguero is back in training and is not excluded from the match against Belgium.
Barca B has signed John Chamber of Villarreal. The player is extremely technical and a player who attacks the goal at all times. John is born on February 13, 1994, and writes a two year contract with an option for 1 year to. The contract was signed on Tuesday.
Neymar Jr : The Colombian James Rodriguez is a great player who is in his best form. I hope his success stops now when he meets us tomorrow.
Neymar Jr: I do not want to make jokes and clown on the field, we are here to win the World Cup not to let off steam.
Neymar Jr: I am fully fit and will start against Colombia tomorrow.
Luis Suarez has on his 130 official matches with Liverpool FC made 82 goals and 30 assists.
2009, Dani Alves came from Sevilla and FC Barcelona won the Champions League. 2011 came Adriano Correia from Sevilla and FC Barcelona won the Champions League. 2014 Ivan Rakitic comes from Sevilla and FC Barcelona will win Cham ….. Leag ……
FC Barcelona is becoming an increasingly closed and locked club. FC Barcelona denies disclose how much the new mega-sponsor BEKO pay. FC Barcelona deny now also publish how much Ivan Rakitic costs.
Jordi Masip is presented and contracted on Thursday, July 3.
Claudio Bravo will be presented and contracted this Monday July 7.
Dani Alves: Qadrado? Good players are always welcome at FC Barcelona.
Dani Alves: Qadrado is very young, but a very good footballer. He does it very well for both his national team and club team.
Dani Alves: If FC Barcelona signs Qadrado, so will we both work hard for the place and then let the coach to decide who will play.
Dani Alves: It’s really sad for all my friends in Spain. But also a lesson on how cruel and unforgivable FIFA World Cup is.
Dani Alves: I know that some results may surprise and confuse our fans. Our goal is of course that in any case, win the group.
Lionel Messi statistics, during the World Cup: played matches 2 goals 2, created chances 7, success dribbling 14, passes 112, passes to the right address 95.
FC Barcelona’s women won the Copa del Reina yesterday when they in the final defeated Atletico Madrid by 6-5 after full time and extra time and penalties.
Ivan Rakitic: The move to Barcelona is obviously a big step in my career. I want to thank FC Barcelona to be very straightforward and clear in the negotiations with me and Seville.
Ivan Rakitic: My time in Seville? I have had three magically good years in Seville; I’ve enjoyed my time there fantastically well. For example, I managed to both to get married and start a family during my time in Seville. I now live in the best period of my life.
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Andres Iniesta is heading for a big anniversary. Spain will meet Australia in the final group match of the World Cup and if Andres plays it will be his 100th match for Spain.
Alen Halilovic has gone to Rio de Janeiro to check out Croatia’s progress in the World Cup. Next up is a meeting between Croatia and Mexico, a match he will naturally see in place.
I have not got following information completely confirmed, but according to usually well-informed sources, will FC Barcelona hold trainings in Geneva, Switzerland, between 2/3 and 8/9 August with the match against Napoli on August 6.
South Americans with most scoring for the national team: Pele 77, Ronaldo 62, Batistuta 56, Romario 55, Zico 48, Luis Suarez 41 and Lionel Messi with 40 goals scored.
Lionel Messi has been directly involved in 64 goals for Argentina in 88 international matches. Lionel Messi note 40 goals scored and 24 made assists.
According to radio and television in Uruguay so is Luis Suarez ready for FC Barcelona. The price is 45 million euros + Alexis Sanchez. The presentation will be likely after the World Cup ……
Spain’s coach says very clearly that Xavi Hernandez under no circumstances will play Monday’s match against Australia. This because of some training problems …..
Alexia was the match’s best woman in the Copa del Reina final against Atletico Madrid.
Alexis last 12 matches with Chile: 8 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. Alexis notes during these games 8 goals and 10 assists.
Claudio Bravo has played 81 international matches with Chile and has kept a clean sheet 31 times.
Spain won the Euro 2008 and World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012. During these three tournament finals Spain only conceded 6 goals. During the 2014 World Cup, Spain has conceded 7 goals in two matches.
The Argentine national player Marco Rojo, who normally plays in Sporting Lisbon, is linked more and more frequently to FC Barcelona. Rojo commented that he spoke with Messi about the matter and he himself says that he adapts to the situation of FC Barcelona. The defender will be happy, but promise nothing.
FC Barcelona is said to be interested in Chelsea’s Ashley Cole, 33, whose contract is outgoing.
Player’s agent has offered FC Barcelona to buy Luiz Gustavo 26 years from Wolfsburg, but the price is 25 million euros.
Cristian Tello rejects the Portugal-based Porto.
Jonathan dos Santos turned down Real Sociedad when he reportedly received a good offer from an yet unnamed club.
Ivan Rakitic had a fat bid on the table from Atletico Madrid when FC Barcelona lay in his future. Even Manchester City is reported to have been interested.
Jeremy Mathieu remains a priority for FC Barcelona. Cristian Tello might go the opposite way, ie to Valencia.
FC Barcelona’s a bit crazy Board stated willingness to go all in for Liverpool ‘s super-striker Luis Suarez.
FC Barcelona expects the coming season to get a balanced budget on current wage payments to players. The budget for wage payments are calculated for the coming season will be 55 million euros.
There are more and more talk and writings around the Napoli player Gonzalo Higuain. It’s the same Napoli that FC Barcelona will soon meet in a friendly fight. FC Barcelona is according to several sources on the hunt for the Napoli player Gonzalo Higuain. We will reportedly be ready to pay 55 million euros for the high efficient goal scorer. Napoli bought him from Real Madrid for 50 million euros. Gonzalo Higuain has played 46 matches for Napoli and made 24 goals, during a season when Napoli was 3rd in Serie A and won the Copa Italia. When we’re on the subject Napoli, we note that FC Barcelona and Napoli will meet in a friendly fight on Aug. 6 in Geneva, Switzerland. The match will be played at the Stade de Genève, which holds 30,000 spectators and is the 3rd largest football stadium in Switzerland. Last time the teams met was in the Joan Gamper match 2011 when FC Barcelona won by 5-0.
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Xavi Hernandez leaves FC Barcelona and moves to Qatar for a couple of years. A decision I do not promise many had expected, a decision that certainly struck like a thunderbolt from a clear sky. Xavi leaves in a few weeks and will be the 3rd captain leaving us during one and the same summer after CarlEs Puyol and Victor Valdes. Our legendary midfielder leaves the shirt and the emptiness will be enormous and missing in many parts giant. Xavi leaves FC Barcelona and Camp Nou after 723 matches in the Blaugrana shirt and 81 goals scored and amazing 16 seasons. He is the most decorated FC Barcelona player ever. Our midfield legend, for example, has won 2 FIFA Club World Cup, 2 Champions League titles, 2 European Super Cup titles, 7 La Liga titles, 2 Copa del Rey titles and 6 Supercopa Espana. We will miss you Xavi Hernandez.
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It is now official according to Spanish media that FC Barcelona will sign the goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Real Sociedad. FC Barcelona will pay 12 million euros for the Chilean goalkeeper.
It was a long time talk about that some player from FC Barcelona’s A team or from Barca B would be included in the deal. Finally, it is clear that no FC Barcelona players are included in the deal.
Claudio Bravo will sign a 3-year contract with FC Barcelona with an option for another year.
Spain’s starting lineup:
Casillas, Martinez, Iniesta, Pedro, Alonso, Ramos, Sergio, Alba, Costa, Silva and Azpilicueta
Chile’s starting lineup:
Bravo, Mena, Isla, Silva, Alexis, Vidal, Vargas, Medel, Jara, Aranguiz and Diaz
Andres Iniesta has spoken before Spain’s extremely important match against Chile tonight 21.00 CET. We have to win tonight, there’s no other option, says the midfielder initially. It’s only our second match of the World Cup, but it applies to everything for us it will be like a final, win or disappear. We will not only win, we must also play good football and win tonight’s game, says Iniesta further on. How we win or who score our goals does not matter, most importantly is our victory tonight. Our midfielder is saying about tonight’s opponents that they are very good and very intractable, a really unpleasant opponent. They love to play one on one football. We must let our passing game be fluent and the ball must go fast and we must not make the slightest mistake tonight. We are here to go far in the tournament, very far. We are well trained and will go very far, finished Andres Iniesta.
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The Brazilian team starts with the following line-up :
Dani Alves, Thiago Silva (c), David Luiz, Marcelo,