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FC Barcelona Will Be Invincible With Paul Pogba: Arrigo Sacchi

Legendary Italian manager Arrigo Sacchi believes FC Barcelona will be invincible if Paul Pogba joins them from Juventus, but, Johann Cruyff has his doubts on the Frenchman amidst growing speculation of a deal between the two clubs.   The future of Paul Pogba has been the subject of intense speculation over the past few weeks, with recent reports in Catalan media suggesting that Juventus and FC Barcelona have reached a gentleman’s agreement regarding the transfer of the player in 2016/17 season despite the Juventus chief Marota denying reaching an agreement but confirming an 80m Euro offer. Pogba, who is subject of interest from a host of top European clubs, including Chelsea FC, Manchester City, PSG, and Real Madrid, however, reports in Italy as well as Spain tout the Catalan giants favorites for the Juventus man’s signature. Should the move happen, Arrigo Sacchi believes that FC Barcelona, who have just won a treble, will be unbeatable. “His potential is enormous,” Sacchi said in an […] Read more »

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Eric Abidal Confirms “Long Standing Relationhip” With Paul Pogba, FC Barcelona Will Go All Out To Sign Him

Eric Abidal has revealed he has often spoken to Paul Pogba in the past and if Joan Laporta was to win the FC Barcelona election, he would make a move to sign the Juventus star.   The future of Paul Pogba has been the subject of intense speculation over the past few weeks, with recent reports in Catalan media suggesting that Juventus and Barcelona have reached a gentleman’s agreement regarding the transfer of the player in 2016/17 season. Eric Abidal, who will be the new sporting director of FC Barcelona should Joan Laporta win the presidential election that is to be held on 18th of July, has come out and said that the club will look into signing the Juventus star under Laporta and he enjoys a “Long standing relationship” with the player. “It’d be great to have Pogba,” he told reporters, speaking at the presentation of Laporta’s proposed plans for La Masia. “I’ve a long-standing relationship with him, I send […] Read more »

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Blow For Manchester United And FC Barcelona As Ilkay Gundogan Extends Borussia Dortmund Contract

German international midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on Wednesday committed himself to Borussia Dortmund until 2017, just months after refusing to sign an extension to his contract, the club announced on its website. The 24-year-old — a member of the Dortmund side that clinched the domestic double in 2012 — had been linked with a move to Manchester United, FC Barcelona, and Bayern Munich, who have prised away several of their big stars in recent years, when he refused to sign an extension beyond 2016 at the end of April. However, according to German media that deal between Bayern and Dortmund fell through over Gundogan’s wage demands. “I am happy that the way has been cleared for me to continue to play for Borussia Dortmund,” said Gundogan on the website. “I am going to immediately concentrate fulltime on getting ready for next season, as in August we want to be primed to go straight on the attack.” Dortmund endured a tough season […] Read more »

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Frank Lampard Begins Training With New MLS Team Mates

Chelsea FC midfield legend Frank Lampard worked out for the first time with his new Major League Soccer teammates on Wednesday, the long-awaited training session with New York City FC rated a success. The 37-year-old England star, with 106 caps in a 16-year international career, is expected to make his debut for the Manchester City-backed US club on July 12 at Yankee Stadium against Toronto. But his latest workout was about getting to know his NYC teammates, who have four wins and five draws from 17 matches for the third-worst record in the 20-team MLS. “Obviously he has had a fantastic career so far, but he’s just another guy out there,” midfielder Tommy McNamara said of Lampard on the MLS website. “It’s great to see that, great to see he knows everyone’s name already and how he interacts like one of the guys.” Lampard signed his MLS deal in January but was kept on at Manchester City and so only […] Read more »