Real Madrid Dominance Leaves Barcelona Hoping for Clasico Upset in Spanish Super Cup Semifinal

It is traditional to say there are no favourites in the Clasico but this time even Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was unable to keep up the pretence. For the past decade, there has been some justification in the usual platitudes, the assertion that games between Real Madrid and Barcelona have a rhythm unto themselves, […]

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Barcelona Create Space for Ferran Torres by Extending Samuel Umtiti Contract

Barcelona extended Samuel Umtiti’s contract until 2026 on Monday, a deal that creates enough space in the club’s budget to register Ferran Torres, their new signing from Manchester City. Torres has been unavailable to play for Barca since joining two weeks ago because registering the striker would mean falling foul of La Liga’s spending restrictions. […]

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Barcelona Star Gerard Pique Shares Screenshot of Bank Transfer Over Salary Speculation

Barcelona’s woes don’t seem to end, the summer was an alarming time for the La Liga outfit that has been engulfed in financial troubles. They were unable to retain Argentine striker Lionel Messi ahead of the current campaign, as they refused to register the player until the club management got their financial issues under control. […]

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Ferran Torres Unable to Register at Barcelona Yet After Signing

Ferran Torres was presented as a Barcelona player on Monday, though the Spanish team isn’t able to register him yet. Barcelona director of football Mateu Alemany said the club knew there was no room for Torres in the squad “in terms of salaries” when he was bought last week from Manchester City for an initial […]

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Fit and Ready to Play: Ferran Torres Eager to Make an Impact with Barcelona

Barcelona unveiled new signing Ferran Torres at Camp Nou on Monday and the former Manchester City striker said he was ready to get going after being sidelined since October with a fractured foot. “I’ll be ready in less than two weeks,” the 21-year-old Spaniard, who suffered a minor fracture on his right foot during last […]

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La Liga: Barcelona Boss Xavi Says Mallorca Game Should Have Been Postponed

Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez said it was “ludicrous” that their game at Mallorca on Sunday was going ahead despite the Catalan club missing up to 18 players due to COVID-19, injuries and suspensions. Barcelona have 10 players in isolation after they all tested positive for COVID-19, while Sergio Busquets is suspended for the game. Ansu […]

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