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Neymar Signs New Five-Year Barcelona Deal

Neymar signed his new five-year contract at Barcelona on Friday with a buy-out clause that will eventually rise to £225m. The 24-year-old sat down with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu to put pen to paper on an agreement that keeps him at the club until 2021. His buyout clause was set at £171m on his [...]

Holders Barcelona will play third division Hercules in the Copa del Rey round of 32 following Friday's draw, which also paired Real Madrid with minnows Cultural Leonesa. The competition's format ensures the top six teams in La Liga last season meet the lowest ranked sides left in the last 32, the first round to involve [...]

Barcelona star Gerard Pique has stunned fans in Spain by announcing that he will stop playing for his country after the 2018 World Cup in Russia because he feels he is not wanted in the national team by some. The Barcelona defender made the announcement after Spain's 2-0 win at Albania on Sunday in European [...]

The Champions League draw on Thursday has paired together Barcelona and Manchester City, meaning a return to Catalan for new City boss Pep Guardiola. The Spanish champions beat City at the last-16 stage in both 2014 and 2015 while goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has just completed a move from Barca to Guardiola's new side In what [...]

Barcelona have made the signing of Arsenal full back Hector Bellerin their top priority for next summer's transfer window. The Spaniard left Barca to join Arsene Wenger's side five years, but could become the latest in a long line to return to the Catalan giants after moving away. The defender has become a first-team fixture [...]

According to Marca, Barcelona star Neymar turned down a staggering €50 million contract, access to a private jet and a string of hotels from Paris Saint-Germain this summer. The Barcelona forward was linked with a series of moves over the transfer window, including a possible switch to PSG and Manchester United. Instead, he chose to [...]

The biggest news in Major League Soccer is not the return of Landon Donovan to the LA GAlaxy. It is that the Galaxy and New York City FC have both been linked with a new World Super League that could start playing in 2021. Set to be launched in 2021, the two MLS sides would [...]

I have to hope that Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez was misquoted when he said that he has reached a level where he can compete with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Sanchez’s former Barcelona team-mate Messi and his Real Madrid rival Ronaldo are the best players in world football, and collectively have won the Ballon d’Or [...]

Barca Challenge Gabigol To Inter Deal

Last week Inter Milan signed Brazilian forward Gabriel Barbosa,aka Gabigol, for a reported €27 million. The player had the obligatory picture holding an Inter shirt and the deal seemed done and dusted. But now Barcelona have appealed to FIFA over Gabigol transfer, saying that they had secured the right of first refusal on the striker [...]

Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 in their World Cup qualifier in Mendoza last night, with Leo Messi scoring the winner. It was Messi’s first game back with Argentina after he infamously announced he was retiring from international football in the wake of Argentina’s Copa America final defeat to Chile this summer. Having lost three finals with [...]