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Barcelona to spend €70m & still profit from Manchester United’s indecisiveness

Barcelona to spend €70m & still profit from Manchester United’s indecisiveness - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Yesterday it was confirmed by FIFA that Barcelona won’t be allowed to sign any players in the next two transfer windows, although the Catalan club are likely to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to change the verdict.  Barcelona have splashed...
Via Soccerlens
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona Considers Spending Spree to Snatch Marco Reus And Juan Cuadrado Before Transfer Embargo, Say Reports

Fresh from the news that its appeal against a two-window transfer ban was rejected by FIFA, Barcelona is considering signing Marco Reus from Borussia Dortmund and Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina, according to reports emanating from the Catalan press. The transfer ban is set to take effect at the beginning of September 2014 and end at the start of January 2016. The Spanish club has...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Vermaelen gone, Arsenal lack center back depth

After a bright start to the transfer window, Arsenal now faces a problem heading into their season. Thomas Vermaelen has decided to join Barcelona after Arsenal agreed to sell him after a sub-par 2013-2014 season. This only increases the pressure for Arsenal to claim the Premier League title because now they lack the defensive depth for the title run. Arsene Wenger faces a troublesome...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nani set for Manchester United exit as Louis Van Gaal steps up bid to sign Marcos Rojo

Louis van Gaal is ready to show Nani the door in order to solve Manchester United’s defensive crisis. The new Old Trafford boss is desperate to land Sporting Lisbon and Argentina World Cup star Marcos Rojo after sloppy goals cost his side in a 2-1 defeat against Swansea on the opening day. And United are confident they are now closing in on a deal that will see them fork out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal set to announce latest transfer, player undergoes medical

Arsenal set to announce latest transfer, player undergoes medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Title challengers always find a way to win, other teams rest on excuses. Arsenal are genuine challenger for the Premier League title this season and their mettle was put to test on the opening day of the season. It took them dying seconds of the match to break Crystal Palace defence...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Deal close, Manchester United target all set to fly to England at ‘any moment’

Deal close, Manchester United target all set to fly to England at ‘any moment’ - originally posted on Soccerlens.com With less two weeks to go before the transfer window shuts, pressure is mounting on Ed Woodward to make few signings. Surgery is required and that too urgent. The question is whether the club is ready to shell out ridiculous money to get their preferred targets...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daley Blind still a potential buy for Manchester United

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo claimed that Manchester United and Barcelona are fighting head to head to sign left back Daley Blind from Ajax for around £17.5 million.The 23-year-old certainly impressed in the Netherlands‘ strong World Cup run, and no doubt his connections to Louis van Gaal have a lot to do with Old Trafford’s interest. Blind told the media that he’s...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which players must Man United buy this transfer window?

Craig Burley, former Chelsea star and ESPN FC pundit was on SportsCenter today to discuss Manchester United’s disastrous start to the season. The fact that Burley came on SC this year to break it down is yet another example of how the English Premier League is starting to take off in America right now. (Oh and ESPN President John Skipper is a Tottenham Hotspur supporter, so there’s...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United transfer rumors: Rojo, Vidal, Cuadrado

I guess Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward isn’t so good at this transfer window thing after all. “Watch this space” he’s been famously quoted. I am. I’m watching it. It’s empty space. Nothing’s happening. Louis Van Gaal has only signed just two players since taking over at Old Trafford, that is THE FEWEST in the Premier League. He brought in Southampton’s Luke Shaw...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Shaw will miss first month of Man United’s season (hamstring)

Manchester United has a new Defender in Luke Shaw this season. United won the race this transfer window against Chelsea (the young player’s favorite team) to obtain the Southampton left back who played for England in the World Cup this summer. But unfortunately, we won’t see him in action until Mid-September at the earliest. In the video below, Luke Shaw talks to the media about...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United closing in on Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo claims that Manchester United and Barcelona are fighting head to head to sign left back Daley Blind from Ajax for around £17.5 million.The 23-year-old certainly impressed in the Netherlands‘ strong World Cup run, and no doubt his connections to Louis van Gaal have a lot to do with Old Trafford’s interest. And today, the Daily Mirror claims...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Players Arsenal Should Consider to Replace Thomas Vermaelen

Former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has finally left the Gunners after making 150 appearances and scoring 15 goals. However, the writing has been on the wall for a very long time when it comes to the Belgian leaving and no-one is really surprised. Despite the loss that comes with it, Wenger has admitted that signing another center back before the end of the transfer window is...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Klopp repeats stance on Borussia Dortmund skipper Hummels

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has reiterated that his new captain Mats Hummels will be staying with the club and not joining Manchester United. United have been strongly linked with the 25-year-old Germany centre-back, and the speculation ramped up following Thomas Vermaelen's decision to join Barcelona. But having confirmed Hummels would be succeeding Sebastian Kehl as...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal Shouldn’t Spend £30million on Star Defender

Arsenal have been linked with Borussia Dortmund‘s star defender Mats Hummels as a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen, who signed with Barcelona this week. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is known to have interest in the World Cup champion, while Hummels himself has ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daley Blind open to joining Manchester United from Ajax

Ajax defender Daley Blind says he would consider a move to Manchester United if manager Louis van Gaal decides to make a bid for him. The 24-year-old is reportedly a target for Van Gaal, who coached the player during his time as boss of the Dutch national team. This comes after another of the United manager’s reported targets, Thomas Vermaelen, joined Barcelona for £15m from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona New Signing Thomas Vermaelen Suffers Hamstring Injury And is Out Indefinitely

Barcelona has revealed that new signing Thomas Vermaelen has been sidelined indefinitely with a right hamstring injury. The 28-year-old passed a vigorous medical on Saturday before signing a five year contract with the Camp Nou outfit. However, the club has now revealed that the Belgian international picked up an injury whilst on duty in the World Cup back in June, where he made...
Via World Soccer Talk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen still recovering from hamstring injury, say Barca

New Barcelona centre-back Thomas Vermaelen may have to wait to start training due to a hamstring injury sustained at the […]
Via Soccer News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona hint at more signings after Thomas Vermaelen completes move

Barcelona’s sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has not ruled out more signings to follow Thomas Vermaelen as the Catalan club continue their summer of rebuilding. Vermaelen completed his move to Barça on Sunday, signing a five-year contract at Camp Nou after joining from Arsenal for a fee that may eventually rise to £15m. The Belgium international and former club aptain at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen starts Barcelona stint with injury

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Thomas Vermaelen has a lingering muscle injury from the World Cup that will keep him from training with his new teammates. Barcelona says Vermaelen still has a right-leg muscle injury from playing for Belgium at the World Cup. The club says the speed of his recovery will determine when he practices with the rest of the team. Vermaelen was unveiled...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona confirm new signing Vermaelen still carrying injury

Barcelona have confirmed that new £15 million ($25 million) signing Thomas Vermaelen is still carrying a hamstring injury and will have to wait before he starts training with his new team. The 28-year-old defender was presented at Camp Nou on Sunday after completing his move from Arsenal to the Catalan side and admitted he was not yet 100 percent fit after getting injured during...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ajax defender Blind would consider Manchester United offer

Netherlands international Daley Blind says he would consider a move to Manchester United if manager Louis van Gaal decides to make a bid for him. The 24-year-old Ajax defender is reportedly a target for Van Gaal, who coached the player during his time as boss of the Dutch national team. This comes after another of the United manager's reported targets, Thomas Vermaelen, joined...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal set sight on Juventus target to replace Vermaelen

Arsenal set sight on Juventus target to replace Vermaelen - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Two trophies in the last two matches. Arsenal fans can hardly complain. Now the real war is about to begin. Arsenal have finally broken their trophy drought hoodoo – can they now win the Premier League? The Gunners were fairly active in the transfer market and did some brilliant signings...
Via Soccerlens
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Zubizarreta still open to bring new Barcelona players this summer

Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has hinted the signing of Thomas Vermaelen may not be the last of the summer. Vermaelen completed his move to Barca on Sunday, signing a five-year contract at the Nou Camp after joining from Arsenal for a fee that could eventually rise to €18.8 million (£15million). The Belgium international joins Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, Claudio...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea looking to hijack Man Utd's £30m Mehdi Benatia move

The powerful centre-back is highly rated in the Serie A, and played a huge part in Roma's second-place finish last season behind champions Juventus. Louis Van Gaal is a huge fan of the 27-year-old, and has upped his interest after failing to land Arsenal's Thomas Vermaelen, who looks set to join La Liga giants Barcelona in a £15million deal. The new Red Devils boss has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermaelen: Barca an easy choice

New Barcelona signing Thomas Vermaelen had no hesitation in moving to Camp Nou despite reported interest from Manchester United. The […]
Via Soccer News
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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