Posts Tagged ‘Barcelona’

BARCA TO OFFLOAD DEMBELE, LIVERPOOL READY

November 7, 2018

Spanish giants Barcelona could cut short their ties with France international Ousmane Dembele in January, according to press reports. The World Cup winner cost the La Liga champs about £100 million just a year and half ago when they lured him away from Borussia Dortmund, but are not ready to cut their losses on him.

The 21-year old has had complaints about his attitude for some time now, and in fact he had the same issues when he was playing in Germany, with the Chief Executive Officer singling him out for his poor time-keeping, enthusiasm in training, and lengthy breaks.  It seems that the Catalan side has decided to take the step of putting the player on the market when the transfer window re-opens in January, with the hope of generating some funds to finance other player acquisitions. Read More

Moreno to Barcelona Makes Sense

October 23, 2018

Spanish left-back Alberto Moreno appears to be firmly out of favour at Anfield this season, having only made one appearance in the Carabao Cup defeat against Chelsea, but his struggles at Liverpool aren’t preventing Barcelona from showing keen interest in snapping up the 26-year-old.

“La Liga giants plan shock move” claimed a headline in the Express recently, after picking up on a story published in Spain by Mundo Deportivo, a Catalan outlet that mostly focuses on news surrounding Barcelona. However, the reality of Moreno’s current situation at Liverpool means that such a move wouldn’t be the least bit surprising, for various reasons. Read More

Could Barcelona Move For Philippe Coutinho In January?

Could Barcelona Move For Philippe Coutinho In January?

January 20, 2017

Simply put, Philippe Coutinho is a special talent. The Brazil star has been a pivotal figure at Anfield since moving to Liverpool from Inter Milan in 2013 and Jurgen Klopp has attempted to build his current squad around the 24-year-old.

Coutinho’s creativity and influence in attacking areas has helped Liverpool to carve defences apart this season and it would be fair to claim that the Brazilian is one of the frontrunners for the PFA Player of the Year award. Read More