newsfootball9 months ago

Reports | Barcelona step up their efforts to sign Leeds United’s Raphinha next summer

According to the Telegraph, Barcelona are keen on signing Raphinha next summer and are set to step up their interest over the few weeks. The forward has a release clause that activates if Leeds United are relegated and reports have indicated that more than a few clubs are keeping an eye out.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Reports | Barcelona interested in signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski

According to reports from Sport, Barcelona are considering making an offer for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski in the upcoming summer transfer window as they look to bolster their attacking options. The Polish striker is in the last 18 months of his contract at the German club.
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newsfootball11 months ago

Would have been more difficult without new arrivals, asserts Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez believes that the rest of the season would have been a lot tougher had the club not signed Ferran Torres, Adama Traore and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January. The trio have hit the ground running for the club which has pushed the club into contention for the top four.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Barcelona shirt weighs few kilos more but Ferran Torres will give me lot of joy, admits Xavi Hernandez

Xavi Hernandez has asserted that Ferran Torres will ultimately produce the goods despite the forward’s wasteful night in front of goal and cited the pressure of being a Barcelona player worth being a few kilos more. The Spaniard was seemingly in tears after the final whistle blew against Napoli.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Reports | Barcelona targeting Adama Traore as potential Ousmane Dembele replacement

According to ESPN, Barcelona are looking into a move for Adama Traore but only if they lose Ousmane Dembele this month. The French forward has less than six months left on his current contract and has been told by the club to either sign a new deal or leave before the end of January.
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newsfootball1 year ago

We will protect our player because we believe a lot in Adama Traore, admits Bruno Lage

Wolves manager Bruno Lage has admitted that he will protect Adama Traore from scrutiny just like how Tottenham managed to protect Harry Kane from speculation at the beginning of the season. The Spanish winger’s future is the subject of uncertainty as Spurs are interested in signing him.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Reports | Wolves open to offers for Adama Traore amidst Liverpool interest

According to Football Insider, Wolves are open to offers for Adama Traore in January with Liverpool still interested in a potential move for the Spaniard. The Molineux side are looking to sign RB Leipzig’s Hwang Hee-Chan permanently, but want to get Traore off their books before they do so.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Every time we have to take decisions and that’s what we did, admits Bruno Lage

Amidst questions about Adama Traore, Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Lage admitted that the decision to not play the Spaniard was only because of tactics and nothing else. The forward has only one year left on his current deal and there have been no breakthroughs over a new contract.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 – How to survive without Sadio 'Mr Reliable' Mane

With the first international break around the corner, it’s perhaps the moment to avoid rash decisions, but then Sadio Mane tests positive for COVID-19. Liverpool confirmed the news and that means he will self-isolate for ten days, missing the next game, so how do you replace one of FPL’s best?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 – Unearthing the new and improved budget superstars

The 2020/21 season is just two days away and with it comes all the headache that accompanies a brand new Fantasy Premier League season. With a mere 100 million budget, price increases and positional changes in play, the world needs its budget options and that does mean saying goodbye to Nick Pope.
Siddhant Lazar