‘Barcelona is the best club in the world,’ says Ousmane Dembélé after €135m move

• Forward formally completes move from Dortmund• ‘I have come here to win titles. I will do everything possible to contribute’ Ousmane Dembélé has formally completed his €135.5m move to Barcelona and been paraded on the pitch at the Camp Nou. Around 17,000 fans attended Barça’s official unveiling ceremony for the 20-year-old France winger, whose […]
August 28, 2017 0

Lionel Messi nets brace as Barcelona canter to victory over Alavés

Lionel Messi made amends for a missed first-half penalty by scoring both goals as Barcelona won 2-0 at Alavés on Saturday. Messi, who hit the woodwork three times but failed to score in last week’s 2-0 win over Real Betis, endured further frustration when his spot-kick was parried away by Fernando Pacheco in the 41st […]
August 26, 2017 0

‘Welcome Messi!’ – hacked Real Madrid Twitter account announces signing

• Tweet showed video of Lionel Messi scoring against Real Madrid• Hack follows similar incident on Barcelona’s twitter feed Real Madrid’s official Twitter account seems to have been hacked after a post welcoming Lionel Messi to the club appeared on their feed. Just days after Barcelona’s account was taken over by hackers OurMine, which announced […]
August 26, 2017 0

Manchester City agree deal to buy Spanish club Girona

• Catalan side set to be added to City’s global portfolio• City need to sell Mangala and Bony before making more signings Manchester City’s parent company, the City Football Group, are set to make Girona the sixth side of its growing portfolio, with a deal all but sealed for the Spanish club’s purchase. The proposed […]
August 23, 2017 0

Sergi Roberto seals Barcelona win over Real Betis in La Liga opener

Barcelona got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday, beating Real Betis 2-0 in a subdued atmosphere at the Camp Nou in the first game since terror attacks in the Catalan capital and the town of Cambrils. Betis defender Alin Tosca diverted a cross from the lively Gerard Deulofeu into his own […]
August 20, 2017 0