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Paulista to Arsenal: Angel Gabriel or Too Little, Too Late?

Paulista to Arsenal: Angel Gabriel or Too Little, Too Late? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com This week saw Arsenal complete the protracted transfer of Gabriel Paulista, Villarreal’s Brazilian centre-back. Arsenal fans appear happy to welcome their new defensive recruit, especially one with a degree of top-level European domestic experience, but the thought occurring to many...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA denies Barcelona special exception to transfer rules

ZURICH -- FIFA says Barcelona will not get special permission to sign a defender after Thomas Vermaelen was sidelined by injury for several months. Barcelona sought an emergency signing under ''exceptional situations'' in Spanish federation rules, despite facing a one-year FIFA transfer embargo. FIFA says it told Barcelona on Monday that its disciplinary committee did not ''conceive...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

FIFA denies Barcelona exception to transfer rules

ZURICH (AP) FIFA says Barcelona will not get special permission to sign a defender after Thomas Vermaelen was sidelined by injury for several months. Barcelona sought an emergency signing under ''exceptional situations'' in Spanish federation rules, despite facing a one-year FIFA transfer embargo. FIFA says it told Barcelona on Monday that its disciplinary committee did not ''conceive...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Barca's Vermaelen undergoes successful surgery, out four months

BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona says defender Thomas Vermaelen has had surgery to treat a right leg muscle injury and is expected to be sidelined for another four months. The 29-year-old Vermaelen has yet to play for Barcelona since it paid Arsenal a reported 19 million euros (then $25.4 million) last offseason. Vermaelen arrived to Barcelona injured from the World Cup, where he played...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Barca's Vermaelen has surgery, out 4 more months

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says defender Thomas Vermaelen has had surgery to treat a right leg muscle injury and is expected to be sidelined for another four months. The 29-year-old Vermaelen has yet to play for Barcelona since it paid Arsenal a reported 19 million euros (then $25.4 million) last offseason. Vermaelen arrived to Barcelona injured from the World Cup, where he...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United transfer rumors: Herrera, Shaqiri, Vermaelen

Here are the latest Man United transfer rumor stories that have been circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere and media world. -(Daily Star) Manchester United’s Ander Herrera has played down speculation of a swap deal with Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri. The Thomas Vermaelen talk is starting up again; just like we heard last summer. Both Arsenal and United need defenders...
Via The Sports Bank
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United transfer rumors: Vermaelen, Kurzawa, Mane

Here are the latest Man United transfer rumor stories that have been circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere and media world. -22 year old left back Layvin Kurzawa is wanted by mnay clubs: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester City. According to reports originating in France, The Monaco defender told BeIN SPORTS: “Manchester United are the club of my dreams,...
Via The Sports Bank
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen faces 5 months on sidelines

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen faces 5 months on sidelines - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Barcelona have confirmed that defender Thomas Vermaelen will need to undergo thigh surgery and will be out of action for between four and five months. The Belgium international joined Barca from Arsenal for a £15 million fee in the summer but is yet to make his debut for the Catalan...
Via Soccerlens
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen set for five months out with injury

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is set for a five-month spell on the sidelines after the club announced he is to undergo surgery. The 29-year-old has not played since Belgium's meeting with Russia at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil where he sustained an injury. Vermaelen is now set for surgery on his right semitendinosus muscle by Dr Sakari Orava next Tuesday in Finland. Orava has...
Via Fox Sports
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal plot a shock move for defender

Arsenal fans will know Thomas Vermaelen as the recently departed center-back who had taken over as captain for the Gunners after Robin Van Persie left for Old Trafford. It looks as though the Belgian’s time with Barcelona could be cut short this season, with ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen could require surgery

Stricken defender Thomas Vermaelen could require surgery to cure the hamstring injury that has denied him a competitive Barcelona debut. […]
Via Soccer News
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United and Arsenal vying for Vermaelen

Manchester United and Arsenal are set to tussle for the loan services of Thomas Vermaelen when the transfer window reopens […]
Via Soccer News
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Iniesta, Vermaelen unavailable for Cyprus trip

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta remains sidelined by injury, while Thomas Vermaelen’s club debut was further postponed on Sunday. The pair […]
Via Soccer News
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen injured again, delays Barcelona debut

BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona says Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen has had another injury and will remain sidelined. The Spanish club says Vermaelen is experiencing pain in his ''right leg muscles.'' The 29-year-old Vermaelen has yet to debut for Barcelona since it signed him to a five-year contract following a €19-million (then $25.4-million) transfer from Arsenal last summer...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen hurt again, delays debut for Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen has had another injury and will remain sidelined. The Spanish club says Vermaelen is experiencing pain in his ''right leg muscles.'' The 29-year-old Vermaelen has yet to debut for Barcelona since it signed him to a five-year contract following a ?19-million (then $25.4-million) transfer from Arsenal last summer...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen in line to face Granada

Thomas Vermaelen is in line to make his Barcelona debut against Granada after coming through a B fixture unscathed. The […]
Via Soccer News
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen finally fit for Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says defender Thomas Vermaelen has recovered from a right leg injury that has kept him from debuting with his new club since transferring from Arsenal. Vermaelen has been sidelined since hurting a leg muscle while playing for Belgium in the World Cup, missing Barcelona's first six matches of the season. Barcelona spent 19 million euros ($25.4 million...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermaelen ´getting better every day´

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is making good strides in his return from injury, according to coach Luis Enrique. Centre-back Vermaelen […]
Via Soccer News
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona’s Thomas Vermaelen Struggles To Park At Camp Nou (Video)

Barcelona fans want Thomas Vermaelen to defend the Camp Nou. First, they had to help Vermaelen park at the Spanish club’s venerable stadium Saturday. Vermaelen was trying to drive into the players’ parking lot at the Camp Nou ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga (Spanish first division) game against Athletic Bilbao when he encountered the tightest of turns. The Belgian defender...
Via NESN.com
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal's hope of signing Manolas fades as Roma enter bidding

Arsenal's bid to sign Kostas Manolas as a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen continues to stall over personal terms. Manolas has been targeted as a replacement for Vermaelen, who left the Gunners for Barcelona earlier in the summer having fallien behind central defensive pairing Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny in the pecking order. Goal understands Arsenal held fresh...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2014  |  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
August 13, 2014  |  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
August 11, 2014  |  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
August 11, 2014  |  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
August 11, 2014  |  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
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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