FC Barcelona outgoing president Josep Bartomeu has revealed manager Luis Enrique wasn’t interested in signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba last season. Catalan newspaper Sport had claimed earlier that Juventus had the following three offers on the table for the Paul Pogba: a 80m + a 10m in add-ons from FC Barcelona to purchase in July 2016, a 50m + Brazilian midfielder Oscar from Chelsea FC to purchase this summer, and a cash-only a 100m offer from Manchester City to purchase the France international this summer. Reports in Catalan media then stated that Juventus and FC Barcelona had reached a gentlemana s agreement regarding the transfer of the player in 2016/17 season. However, contrary to the reports, Juventus later confirmed that FC Barcelona did have a bid rejected for Paul Pogba in a meeting between the representatives of the two clubs. FC Barcelona were thought to be the front runners to secure the deal for the player with the outgoing president […]

FC Barcelona will keep more than 60 million euros ($65 million) of talent on the sidelines for six months having signed Turkish international Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal knowing that they cannot play until next year. More big money deals could follow. A FIFA ban on making official signings until January 2016 has not stopped the Spanish giants from plunging into the market ahead of a messy year of internal tensions and high profile trials for Barcelona and some of its stars. FC Barcelona on Monday announced they had beaten Chelsea to secure 28-year-old midfielder Turan from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal for a fee that could reach 41 million euros. That follows the 18-million-euro signing of right-back Vidal from Sevilla last month. Others are expected to follow with media reports indicating Barcelona are trying to line up a deal for Juventus’ midfielder Paul Pogba which would see him arrive at the end of next season. FC Barcelona were […]

  FC Barcelona are set to sign the Spanish right wingback Aleix Vidal from Seville in a a 10m despite the current transfer ban. Spanish newspaper Sport report that the deal is expected to be announced in the coming days and Vidala s arrival would appear to confirm that Dani Alves is indeed going to leave the club. Vidal is expected to sign a 5 year contract following the final of the Champions League. The transfer ban, which means the players can sign contracts with FC Barcelona but cannot be registered, means that Aleix Vidal will not play for the club till January. Despite that, the player is ready to sign and train with his team mates such is his desire to move. The Catalan player is currently with the Spanish Nation team and has been a key player for Seville on their march to Europa League title and narrowly missing out on 4th to finish 5th in La Liga. […]