Thomas Vermaelen Joins Roma on Loan

Belgian central defender Thomas Vermaelen has completed a loan move to Italian side AS Roma from FC Barcelona. The Belgian will stay at Roma for the duration of the 2016/17 season, with the Italian side reserving the right to officially purchase the player at the end of the year. Barcelona announced the deal on their official website in a statement that read, “FC Barcelona and...
Via The Sports Journal
August 08, 2016  |  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

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 Associated Press
December 02, 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

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 Associated Press
November 23, 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...
September 15, 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

Zenit considering move for Vermaelen

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Thibaut Courtois has warned Chelsea: Make me first-choice keeper next season - or I'm off. Spurs will make a summer bid for Marseille midfielder Florian Thauvin after failing with a deadline-day swoop. Manchester...
Via Fox Soccer
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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