Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he did not expect Paris Saint-Germain to complete the signing of Lionel Messi this summer.
Joao Felix is looking forward to Atletico Madrid's Champions League campaign but knows that Los Colchoneros won't have it easy against Porto on Wednesday.
The last time Bayern Munich met Barcelona at Lisbon in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League, the match turned out to be an absolute nightmare for the Catalans. It was a thrashing victory for the German Giants where they beat Barca by 8-2. The nightmare still haunts Barca and since then many things have changed in Barca, but in terms of displaying ruthless football, Bayern Munich remain the same – Hansi Flick left and under Julian Naglesmann, Bayern are the same brute force.
Ronald Koeman has spoken to the media in the Netherlands and sent a message to Barcelona president Joan Laporta, following reports that emerged about the conditions the Dutchman must meet if he is to get a new deal at the Camp Nou.
Paris Saint-Germain(PSG) had dazzled during the Summer Transfer by signing some of the heavyweights of world football. Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi have added extra-glamour to PSG, who, on paper, look an unstoppable force in Europe, but the greatest striker of all time – Ronaldo O Fenomeno – thinks otherwise.
Miralem Pjanic was on the exit ramp at Barcelona for the entirety of the summer, before eventually sealing a move to join Besiktas this week. Now that he is no longer working under Ronald Koeman's orders, the Bosnian has wasted no time in speaking out about the Dutch coach's treatment of him, opening up in an exclusive interview with MARCA while on international duty.
Every day, the rumour of Kylian Mbappe joining Real Madrid is gaining new momentums. It seems that every formality has been completed and it is a matter of time for Mbappe to land in Santiago Bernabeu and proceed. But in every transfer season, there would be plenty of rumours and until and unless any moves become a reality, it would not be ideal to think prematurely.
Ernesto Valverde has opened up about his time at Barcelona and about his exit from the Catalan club in January of 2020.
After a tough season in 2020-21, Real Madrid would start fresh today against Deportivo Alaves and kick off the new La Liga season with the intent to win the title and dream big. Under the new manager, Carlo Ancelotti, the Los Blancos would start without their leader Sergio Ramos and start a new era. Ancelotti had been a revolution back in the 2013-14 season and then left the following season where Barcelona triumphed. His return after six years holds a lot of expectations and Ancelotti knows, the going would not be easier.
Lionel Messi has finally signed his eagerly anticipated Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) contract to complete the move that confirms the end of a career-long association with Barcelona and sends PSG into a new era.
The world has turned upside down as soon as the news broke out that Lionel Messi would leave Barcelona. Last year, the same school of thought persisted and it was a huge drama staged by fans and media regarding the exit of Messi. At the end of the day, Messi stayed in Barca, and this year, it has been officially confirmed, Messi is leaving Barca, AGAIN! Well, only time can tell what would happen in the end!
Brazil have never been shy of producing attacking flying full-backs with the ability to secure the defence as well. Emerson is the new edition to the long list of Brazilian full-backs. After spending a successful season with Real Betis, the time has come for him to join the Barca brigade and carry the legacy of Dani Alves.
It was one of the most shocking moments in the history of football when, all of a sudden, Christian Eriksen of Denmark and Inter, collapsed in the middle of the group match against Finland. He suffered a cardiac arrest and at one point, it seemed that the Danish star would not survive. But, thankfully, the medical was competent enough to stabilize Eriksen.
The Brazilian Olympic team started their Tokyo 2020 campaign on a winning note but the job is not done yet. Still, there is a long way to go and someone like Douglas Luiz knows very well about it.
Nery Pumpido is more known as that goalkeeper whose injury against USSR at Naples in Italia 90 paved the way for Sergio Goycochea – who took the tournament by storm, but very few, especially, the new generation of Argentina fanboys don’t even know how Pumpido contributed during that thirteenth World Cup in Mexico – the World Cup of Diego Maradona.
After a 7-year wait, Diego Simeone won the La Liga title again and the race for the title went down the wire and on the last day, the title was decided. Simeone is a relieved man but there is...
Roberto Mancini is the hero of Italy right now and his success has been an inspiration for others to emulate. From the darkest periods, he has brought Italy back to light and now, yet again, they are right at the top of European Football, but Mancini is a dreamer and wishes to reach higher and earn the accolades of the coach of a World Champion team.
The new season is knocking at the door and the new manager of Real Madrid – Carlo Ancelotti is organizing his house with the intention to essay a better season. It is time to move on and rebuild – Ancelotti knows this very well and he also knows, how success matters in Real Madrid.
Roberto Mancini is the toast of Italy right now and the way he has revolutionized Italian football from the World Cup flops to one of the most spectacular sides at present is an example for all to emulate. People like his hairstyle, his brilliant sense of dressing and his cool and composed manner.