Barca News

Hector Bellerin joins Barcelona’s growing injury list

Barcelona have been hit by yet another injury blow ahead of their next La Liga clash against Real Mallorca, with right-back Hector Bellerin joining the club’s injury list. The club have confirmed that Bellerin felt some discomfort during Tuesday’s training session and will now undergo further tests. Here’s the club’s official statement: “Héctor Bellerín has reported difficulties with the soleus in his left leg during Tuesday morning’s training session. “On Wednesday, the defender will undergo a series of tests to …

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Carlos Soler was willing to sign eight-year deal with Valencia before PSG move

Valencia have had no shortage of traumatic exits from the club in recent seasons and while it was less vulgar than others, the departure of Carlos Soler was added to that list this summer. Soler had been at the club since he was a boy and risen through the ranks at Paterna, before coming into the first team around five years ago. A Spanish international, he had become an instrumental part of the team. As it turns out, he did …

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Hector Bellerin leaves Barcelona training with injury as problems rack up

Barcelona are once again cursing their luck for the sixth time this international break as another injury hits them. Right-back Hector Bellerin is not on international duty with Spain, but as per Mundo Deportivo, the Catalan left training with an injury on Wednesday morning. Bellerin felt a ‘sharp pain’ during the session and now faces a nervous wait for the diagnosis. The club will wait 24 hours before conducting a scan to find out the severity of the injury. This …

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Ter Stegen explains upturn in form for Barcelona

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been chatting about how his summer break has helped him return to his best form this season. The goalkeeper has shone for Barcelona in the early weeks of the campaign and has only conceded once in La Liga. Ter Stegen has also looked good back in the Germany team over the international break after missing his team’s Nations League fixtures over the summer. The goalkeeper opted to take a break after the end of …

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Inaki Williams speaks out against racism suffered by Vinicius Junior in Madrid derby

The racism suffered by Vinicius Junior ahead of the Madrid derby continues to be the hot-button topic in Spanish football. Currently it seems many footballers interviewed are being asked about the matter and El Larguero continued that trend with Inaki Williams for whom the matter is close to his heart. The Athletic Club forward suffered racial abuse at the hands of Espanyol fans recently and spoke out against it. He expressed his support for Vinicius to Cadena SER and explained …

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“Nico es el relevo perfecto para Busquets”

Nico González no dudó en buscarse en el Valencia CF los minutos de juego que le estaban faltando en el FC Barcelona. El centrocampista  de 20 años, cedido por el club azulgrana al che hasta final de temporada sin opción de compra, tuvo claro que para progresar en su evolución necesitaba jugar habitualmente en la élite y eligió un club de la exigencia histórica del Valencia para proseguir ese proceso. Dio ese paso tras ampliar su contrato como culé hasta …

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Former coach backs La Masia product as eventual Sergio Busquets replacement

As Barcelona try to wrestle with the perils of the aging process, most acutely through the prism of Sergio Busquets, a number of replacements have been suggested. Initially many thought that Frenkie de Jong would be his natural successor in a deeper role, but until now the Dutchman has played far better as an interior, further forward. Reports last week claimed that Busquets might move on at the end of his contract next summer and some had even put forward …

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Fabrizio Romano evaluates speculation between Arsenal and Ferran Torres

When Barcelona signed Ferran Torres in January, it was supposed to be the beginning of a central role for the former Manchester City winger. Starring for Spain, but without a starting role under Pep Guardiola, the Blaugrana would provide him a place to become one of the main men. However things have not quite played out that way. Despite being a good addition to Barcelona during the second half of last season, his finishing was questioned. By the time this …

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Bruno Génésio explica por qué se frustró el fichaje de Umtiti por el Rennes

El Rennes fue uno de los equipos que a lo largo del verano estuvo cerca de ser el destino para Samuel Umtiti esta temporada, antes de finalmente recalar en el Lecce, cedido por el conjunto azulgrana hasta final de temporada sin opción de compra. Ahora, el técnico del conjunto francés, Bruno Génésio, que ya tuvo al central azulgrana a sus órdenes en el Olympique Lyon, explicó por qué finalmente el Rennes descartó la incorporación de Umtiti: “Me seducía la posibilidad …

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Habrá 45.000 abonados del Barça en Montjuïc en cada partido

De los 83.000 abonados actuales, el FC Barcelona asegurará la asistencia de 45.000 en el Estadi Olimpic de Montjuïc durante el traslado del primer equipo azulgrana de fútbol mientras se realizan las obras de reforma del Camp Nou, según informó el programa Què t,hi jugues de SER Catalunya.  El Estadi Lluís Companys tiene un aforo aproximado de 59.000 plazas, así que la diferencia de las entradas que faltarán para cubrir la capacidad total del recinto se las reservará el club …

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