Barcelona

5:15 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Frenkie de Jong has said he never wanted to leave Barcelona in the summer despite pressure from the club to accept offers from Manchester United and Chelsea. Barca were ready to let De Jong go to ease their financial problems and even agreed a fee with United in
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2:56 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have threatened to take legal action against a Spanish newspaper that leaked details of the club’s contract negotiations with Lionel Messi in 2020. On Wednesday, El Mundo released a series of requests Messi made to the club to renew his deal at Camp Nou as he moved
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3:38 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have announced profits of €98 million for the 2021-22 campaign and predict they will make another €271m in the current season. Barca say revenue last year totalled €1.017 billion, which allowed them to turn a profit for the first time since the pandemic. – Stream on ESPN+:
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Will the World Cup be full of tired stars? Assessing burnout, minutes played across top leagues If it seems like elite players like Virgil van Dijk look a little error-prone or rusty this season, could it be that they’re all just exhausted? How many players are facing burnout ahead of the World Cup?
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5:10 PM ET MUNICH, Germany — Second-half goals from Lucas Hernandez and Leroy Sane spoiled Robert Lewandowski‘s return to Allianz Arena as Bayern Munich defeated Barcelona 2-0 in Champions League Group C action. It was an unhappy return to Bavaria for Lewandowski, who is Bayern’s second-highest all-time scorer but left in the summer after eight
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11:40 AM ET Juventus were denied a fair comeback win thanks to more VAR mess, though manager Max Allegri might be happier for the focus on controversy rather than the overall performance. Massimiliano Ferraro/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Premier League was off this weekend because of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and Europe’s other big
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Sep 4, 2022 The weekend in European football saw Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain take care of business in their respective league matches. Juventus, however, are looking off-kilter while Borussia Dortmund lost to RB Leipzig — led by a familiar face. Meanwhile, the Premier League postponed its weekend matches as a mark of respect
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11:44 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have denied rejecting a bid from defender Gerard Pique to buy a stake in Barca Studios. Barca sold just under 50% of the subsidiary company this summer for around €200 million to help fund the signings of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Kounde. – Stream on ESPN+:
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11:00 AM ET Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Keira Walsh from Manchester City on a three-year deal, the club announced on Wednesday. The deal is reported to be in excess of £350,000, the highest fee ever paid in women’s football. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) The previous record was
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3:44 PM ET Aug 28 (Reuters) – Robert Lewandowski scored his second consecutive brace as Barcelona breezed past Real Valladolid with a comfortable 4-0 LaLiga victory on Sunday. It was Barca’s second win from three games in the new season and moved them up to second in the table with seven points, two behind leaders
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2:03 PM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC Barcelona have finally registered Jules Kounde with LaLiga, a month after signing the defender from Sevilla, meaning he will be available to play against Real Valladolid on Sunday. Kounde, 23, arrived at Camp Nou in a €55 million deal in July but could not be registered to play due
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3:45 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have finally managed to register most of their summer signings ahead of the start of the new LaLiga season this weekend, with only Jules Kounde still to be registered. Xavi Hernandez’s side kick off their season against Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou on Saturday, but the build
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