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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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal face defensive crisis, only Wenger to blame

Arsenal face defensive crisis, only Wenger to blame - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal’s new signing Mathieu Debuchy has suffered significant ligament damage that will rule him out for at least three months. The right back, who joined from Newcastle United in the summer, was stretchered off during Arsenal’s last game (2-2) against Manchester City on Saturday. His...
Via Soccerlens
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luke Shaw to make Man United debut Sunday

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 haven’t been able to see him yet. Now we will when United take on Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.  In the video...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal turned down chance to sign Man City defender this summer

Wenger was on the search for defensive steel after selling centre-back and Gunners captain Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona for £15million in August. The Frenchman was alerted to Richards’ availability, with the 26-year-old finding first-team opportunities limited at the Etihad Stadium under manager Manuel Pellegrini. But Wenger instead opted to sign Southampton teenager Calum...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal line up free agent deal to replace Thomas Vermaelen

Arsene Wenger is set to offer the 38-year-old a short term deal as he looks to find cover for the Gunners' defence. The Frenchman failed in his attempts to recruit Daniel Agger and Kostas Manolas during the summer, after Thomas Vermaelen was allowed to join Barcelona. The Belgian centre back signed a five-year contract at the Nou Camp in a deal worth £16m. Wenger was understood...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ter Stegen and Vermaelen resume Barca training

Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen has resumed training after a back injury, while Thomas Vermaelen joined in a session for the […]
Via Soccer News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United buy Daley Blind from Ajax for a £14m fee

Manchester United has beaten out Barcelona to sign left back Daley Blind from Ajax. Multiple outlets are reporting that a fee of  £14 million was agreed upon.The 23-year-old certainly impressed in the Netherlands‘ strong World Cup run, and no doubt his connections to Louis van Gaal and Robin van Persie will have a lot to do with how he’ll fit in and succeed at Old Trafford...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
25 days 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
26 days 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
27 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
August 17, 2014  |  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
August 15, 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

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
August 11, 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 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
August 11, 2014  |  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
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

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
August 10, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen completes move to Barcelona on a five-year deal

Defender Thomas Vermaelen has completed his move to Barcelona after signing a five-year deal on Sunday. The 28-year-old, who has played 150 times for Arsenal in five seasons, has switched the Emirates Stadium for the Nou Camp after putting pen to paper on the contract that will see him join the Primera Division club. Barcelona said in a statement on their website: "Thomas Vermaelen...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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