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Szczęsny, Vermaelen in official UEFA Champions League podcast

Wojciech Szczęsny and Thomas Vermaelen give their thoughts as our panel of host Rob Daly, Chris Parrott, Adam Summerton and… The post Szczęsny, Vermaelen in official UEFA Champions League podcast appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen nets winner as Primera Division champions Barcelona beat Malaga

Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero as Barcelona labored to a 1-0 win over Malaga to maintain their 100 per cent start to the Primera Division season. The former Arsenal defender smashed in the only goal of the game with 17 minutes remaining at the Nou Camp, just when Barca looked set to draw a blank against Javi Gracia’s dogged outfit for the third successive game. Cameroonian...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Vermaelen: The worst season of my career

Vermaelen: The worst season of my career - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Barcelona’s historic treble-winning season that saw them play some of the most scintillating football the world has ever seen was an absolute nightmare for Thomas Vermaelen. “I got a medal but I don’t feel like I won a treble. I was happy for the team, but it’s not as if I contributed to winning...
Via Soccerlens
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavi set to start on Saturday while Thomas Vermaelen will make his Barcelona debut

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will start his final La Liga game at the Camp Nou, while Thomas Vermaelen will also make his debut for La Blaugrana. However, it is still unknown whether or not the Belgian defender will start on Saturday against Deportivo de la Coruna. Xavi, meanwhile, will be in the starting eleven and is expected to lift the La...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

If you’re an Arsenal fan, root for Barcelona to win Champions League Final

Exactly what the title says, if you’re an Arsenal fan, root for Barcelona to defeat Juventus in the Champions League Final. This is because of a clause in Thomas Vermaelen’s transfer deal with Barcelona. The defender went to Barcelona and in addition to the £15 million transfer fee, Arsenal insisted a clause be put in to be compensated based on Barcelona’s future success as...
Via Bloguin Best
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen named in Barcelona squad for Bayern Munich clash

Thomas Vermaelen has been named in Barcelona’s 18-man squad which will face-off against Bayern Munich later today at the Camp Nou. Ten days ago, the Belgian defender was given the “all-clear” by the medical staff to resume first team action but has yet to feature in any of the club’s fixtures. Vermaelen was signed from Arsenal for a reported £15 million last summer, but...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen could be included in Barcelona squad on Tuesday

Thomas Vermaelen could be included in Luis Enrique’s match day squad when Barcelona take on Getafe tomorrow at the Camp Nou. On Sunday, after weeks of conflicting reports, club doctors finally declared the Belgian defender fit to play and the belief is the centre-back will be included in the team on Tuesday. A statement on the club’s official website reads: “Vermaelen was...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen included in Barcelona squad against Paris Saint-Germain

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has included defender Thomas Vermaelen in his match day squad for today’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris Saint-Germain. The 29-year-old defender was signed from Arsenal for a reported £15 million last summer, but was almost immediately sidelined with a serious hamstring injury. The club eventually decided to have Vermaelen...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen could make his Barcelona debut after the international break

Thomas Vermaelen could make his Barcelona debut after the international break according to the doctor who operated on the defender. The Belgian took part in his first training session with the club on Wednesday after being sidelined for nearly four months following surgery on his damaged hamstring. Vermaelen’s match fitness is nowhere near what it needs to be, but his surgeon...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vermaelen begins light training with Barcelona

Earlier today, Thomas Vermaelen took part in a light training session with the members of Barcelona’s squad who are not on international duty. Vermaelen signed from Arsenal for a reported £15 million last summer, but was almost immediately sidelined with a serious injury problem. The defender is hoping to make his Barcelona debut before the end of the season and began the process...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Defender Thomas Vermaelen nearing Barcelona debut after injury lay-off

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen hopes to make his long-awaited debut with the Catalan giants in April after a nine-month injury lay-off. The former Arsenal captain has been out of action since sustaining a hamstring tear last summer while playing for Belgium at the 2014 World Cup. Vermaelen moved to Barca last summer in a £15million deal, and the injury has kept him waiting...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2015  |  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
December 12, 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

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

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

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 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

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

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
August 19, 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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