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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6:23 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Real Madrid‘s Marco Asensio turned down the chance to categorically rule out a move to Barcelona after being linked with a sensational move across the Clasico divide. Asensio, 26, is out of contract with Madrid at the end of the season. While he has not ruled out extending
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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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5:41 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Gavi made his debut for Barcelona in August 2021. Alex Caparros/Getty Images Barcelona‘s teenage midfielder Gavi has agreed to sign a new contract at Camp Nou until 2026, the Catalan club announced on Wednesday. Gavi’s release clause will rise to €1 billion as part of the deal, the same
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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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3:44 PM ET 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 third in the table with seven points, two behind leaders Real Betis and Real
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7:54 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona continue to work on further signings, despite issues registering Jules Kounde with less than one week until the transfer window closes. Coach Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he still wants Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva, although he conceded a deal is looking increasingly unlikely, while the Catalan club
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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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11:12 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Frenkie de Jong‘s agents have arrived in Barcelona amid continued uncertainty over the midfielder’s future at the club, with Manchester United and Chelsea still pursuing his signing. Ali Dursun and Hasan Cetinkaya, who also represent Barcelona striker Martin Braithwaite, flew in to the city on Wednesday and are
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