Lionel Messi reinforces he wants to return to Barcelona

‘I would like to help the club in whatever way I can’: Lionel Messi admits he would ‘LOVE’ to return home to Barcelona one day, as he backs his struggling former club to ‘grow’ with Xavi in charge PSG star Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire to go back to Barcelona one day Six-time Ballon … Read more

All eyes on Xavi as La Liga returns

BARCELONA: After a nerve-wracking last World Cup qualifier for Spain as they booked their place at next year’s finals by beating Sweden 1-0, La Liga returns this weekend with all eyes on Barcelona. New manager Xavi Hernandez (pix) will take charge of the team in the Catalonia derby against Espanyol on Saturday (Sun 4am Malaysian … Read more

Alves feels like a superhero in Barca kit

BARCELONA: Brazilian defender Dani Alves (pix) said donning Barcelona’s colours again made him feel like a superhero but stressed that there is no margin for error in the team’s bid to rescue their Spanish La Liga campaign. Alves, who played for Barca between 2008-16 winning six La Liga titles and three Champions League crowns among … Read more

Xavi unveiled as Barcelona coach to fans at Camp Nou

MADRID: Xavi Hernandez was unveiled as Barcelona’s new coach on Monday as thousands of fans welcomed the debt-ridden club’s legendary former midfielder back to Nou Camp. Xavi walked out to chants of “Xavi, Xavi” before signing his contract on the pitch, alongside his family and Barca president Joan Laporta. “I don’t want to get too … Read more

Tottenham and Arsenal ‘open to signing Philippe Coutinho on loan in January’

Tottenham and Arsenal ‘open to signing Philippe Coutinho on loan in January’ as Barcelona continue push to shift £145m flop off their wage bill Barcelona outcast Philippe Coutinho could join Tottenham or Arsenal in January The Premier League arch-rivals are reportedly interested in the Brazil midfielder Liverpool are said to have dropped their interest in their … Read more

Real Madrid 0-0 Villarreal: Carlo Ancelotti’s side frustrated as they are held to goalless draw

Real Madrid 0-0 Villarreal: Carlo Ancelotti’s side frustrated as they are held to a goalless draw by Europa League winners as they move three points clear at the top of LaLiga Real Madrid struggled to create chances as they were held at home by Villarreal Villarreal had the better of possession as Madrid had just … Read more

Joan Laporta found out about Ronald Koeman’s press-conference statement ‘at the last minute’

Joan Laporta reveals he only found out about Ronald Koeman’s abrupt press-conference statement ‘at the last minute’… as the Barcelona chief admits his ‘patience is limited’ with the manager Joan Laporta has spoken out on Ronald Koeman’s abrupt press conference Koeman read from a script and refused to take any questions on Wednesday Barcelona chief … Read more

Cadiz vs Barcelona – La Liga: Live score, team news and updates

Cadiz vs Barcelona LIVE: Ronald Koeman in desperate need of a win to ease pressure after crisis-stricken Catalans drew with Granada and lost 3-0 to Bayern Munich By Richard Martin For Mailonline Published: 15:01 EDT, 23 September 2021 | Updated: 15:24 EDT, 23 September 2021 Barcelona travel to Cadiz on Thursday night in desperate need … Read more

Marco Asensio ‘threatens to leave Real Madrid’ after being frozen out by Carlo Ancelotti

Marco Asensio ‘threatens to leave Real Madrid’ in January after feeling ‘provoked’ by Carlo Ancelotti over lack of minutes this season… putting Liverpool and Tottenham on red alert Marco Asensio has ‘threatened to leave Real Madrid’ after a lack of gametime He featured 35 times last season but has played just 69 minutes this campaign … Read more

Ronald Koeman insists Lionel Messi’s Magic ‘disguised’ Barcelona’s problems

Lionel Messi’s magic helped to ‘disguise’ the countless problems at crisis-hit Barcelona, insists under-fire boss Ronald Koeman… who also reveals he doesn’t regret taking the job despite facing the sack Ronald Koeman has just a few games to save himself from the sack at Barcelona  The under-fire Koeman says the issues at the club were … Read more

Kylian Mbappe’s advisors ‘exasperated’ after PSG release interview about lifting Champions League

Kylian Mbappe’s advisors ‘exasperated’ with PSG after the club released an interview showing the striker claiming his ‘biggest dream’ is lifting the Champions League with the Ligue 1 giants despite contract stand-off and interest from Real Madrid By Ben Miller For Mailonline Published: 12:23 EDT, 30 July 2021 | Updated: 12:24 EDT, 30 July 2021 … Read more

Jordan Henderson hangs out with former Liverpool team-mate Daniel Sturridge in Mallorca

Jordan Henderson hangs out with former Liverpool team-mate Daniel Sturridge in Mallorca as he continues to enjoy his time off before hooking up with Jurgen Klopp and Co next week Jordan Henderson met up with Daniel Sturridge while on holiday in Spain The two players spent six years together at Liverpool between 2013 and 2019  … Read more

‘Welcome home’: Fernando Torres returns to Atletico Madrid as coach of their under-19 side

‘Welcome home’: Fernando Torres returns to Atletico Madrid as coach of their Under 19 side for next season… after stepping away from previous role with reserves for personal reasons Fernando Torres has been appointed coach of Atletico Madrid’s under-19 team Torres joined club’s youth system as a coach last season but left in February The … Read more