Tag Archives: Arsenal

Farewell Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez’s three-year spell at Barça came to an end yesterday when it was confirmed that he will move to England to join Arsenal. The transfer fee has not been officially announced but it is believed to be in the … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez or Alexis Sanchez

The news that Barça are negotiating with Liverpool for the transfer of Luis Suarez worries me deeply. Don’t get me wrong, Suarez is a fantastic player who is capable of causing problems to the best of defences, and I’m not … Continue reading

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Where will Pep Guardiola coach next season?

When Pep Guardiola announced he was leaving Barça at the end of last season I have to admit I wondered whether we would ever see him coaching again. His four incredibly successful years as Barça’s first team coach had left … Continue reading

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Barça reach agreement to sign Alex Song for €19 million

Barça have just announced officially an agreement with Arsenal to buy Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong for a price of €19 million. The 24-year-old Song will take a medical on Monday morning and if there are no problems he will then sign … Continue reading

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Leo Messi’s four goals vs Arsenal

With his four goals Leo Messi’s performance in yesterday’s victory over Valencia was practically faultless. I can’t recall the last time I gave a ten-out-of-ten rating on this blog but it has certainly been a while. However, aesthetically I prefer the … Continue reading

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Spanish Supercopa first leg: Real Madrid 2 Barça 2

Barça took a good result from tonight’s Supercopa first leg at the Bernabeu despite being under the cosh for periods of the game. Before the game many commentators had said that Real Madrid were in better shape for the game, though … Continue reading

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Agreement made for Cesc Fabregas

After a somewhat tiresome transfer saga, Arsenal have accepted to sell Cesc Fabregas to Barça for a fee worth around €40 million. The deal is for five years until 2016. Cesc is currently flying to Barcelona where he will undergo … 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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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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Cesc Fabregas still hasn’t signed for Barça

Yes, it’s true. Despite all the hype Cesc Fabregas has still not completed his dream of signing for Barça. I know the press need to sell papers but last week’s headlines about the imminent signing of Fabregas were totally unfounded … Continue reading

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