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£8m centre back set to first Arsenal signing in January

£8m centre back set to first Arsenal signing in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to reports in the Guardian, Arsenal are ready to spend heavily in the upcoming January transfer window. Manager Arsene Wenger claimed that he is ready to splash the cash if the right player is available in the winter transfer market, “I’m not scared to spend money. If you...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Neymar ruled out of Barca's match vs. Getafe due to sore ankle

BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona says Neymar will miss Saturday's Spanish league match against Getafe as a precaution because of a sore left ankle. In a statement released Friday, the Catalan club said the Brazil star's recovery would be monitored to determine when he can begin training again. Neymar, who scored in Barcelona's comeback 3-1 win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona striker Neymar sidelined for Getafe game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Neymar will miss Saturday's Spanish league match against Getafe as a precaution because of a sore left ankle. In a statement released Friday, the Catalan club said the Brazil star's recovery would be monitored to determine when he can begin training again. Neymar, who scored in Barcelona's comeback 3-1 win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions...
Via AP on Fox
9 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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

From Holland: Arsenal plot €17m move for dutch duo

From Holland: Arsenal plot €17m move for dutch duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com This summer many expected Arsenal to buy at least one world class central defender. Having lost Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona, it was necessary for the Gunners to buy a top class replacement. Of course, Wenger had other ideas. Mertesacker and Koscielny are the first choice central defenders...
Via Soccerlens
November 07, 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

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
August 21, 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
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