Category Archives: Thiago Alcantara

Thiago to sign for Bayern Munich

Sad news today as Barça lose one of the most exciting prospects of the cantera, Thiago Alcantara, who will sign for Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich. The two clubs have agreed a price of €25 million for the 22-year-old midfielder who … Continue reading

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Are Barça about to lose Thiago Alcántara?

According to the local press Barça could be on the point of losing one of our most promising youngsters, Thiago Alcántara. It is well known that Thiago has a release clause of only €18 million due to him not playing in 60% … Continue reading

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Match Report: Zaragoza 0 FC Barcelona 3

A goal from Thiago Alcantara and a brace from Cristian Tello earned Barça a 0-3 victory over Zaragoza at La Romareda tonight. The win moves Barça onto 81 points at the top of Liga and now just nine more points are needed from … Continue reading

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Barcelona 5 – Atlético de Madrid 0

Barça were unbeatable tonight.  That was a picture perfect execution, led fittingly by my man of the match plus captain on the night Xavi, of everything Pep’s team is about: desire, pressure, movement, focus, and execution.  5-0 was totally deserved, … Continue reading

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Barcelona 5 – Villarreal 0

Well Pep decided to play neither Dos Santos, Fontás, Montoya, nor Bartra and went for an adapted 3 – 4 – 3 (3 -1 – 3 -3 if you like) of Váldes ; Mascherano, Busquets, Abidal; Keita; Iniesta, Fàbregas, Thiago ; Pedro, … Continue reading

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Thiago called up by Spain

Thiago Alcantara has been rewarded for his excellent progression by being called up by Vicente Del Bosque for next Wednesday’s friendly match against Italy. Thiago played a key role in Spain’s under-21 European Championship triumph in Denmark and scored this … Continue reading

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Man United 2 Barça 1

A little bit of revenge for Manchester United tonight but I don’t think Pep Guardiola will be losing too much sleep. United deserved their win as they were far more decisive going forward, but I would put the difference between … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich 0 Barça 2

There have been more headlines in the press this week about the imminence of Cesc Fabregas signing for Barça. However, Thiago Alcantara gave a performance tonight in the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich that would suggest that we have this … Continue reading

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It’s that Cesc Fabregas time of year again

Surprise surprise, the summer break begins and we are back to talking about Cesc Fabregas. Before the World Cup last summer there was a short while when the transfer looked quite likely after that reported meeting between Arsene Wenger and … Continue reading

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Barça 0 Deportivo 0

With the vast majority of our best starting eleven sitting out today, it was perhaps unsurprising to witness a rather disappointing goalless draw with Deportivo. We still played like Barça with a typically high percentage of possession but we lacked … Continue reading

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