Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has branded all rumours linking Juventus star Paul Pogba with the Catalans as “speculation”. The Blaugrana had reportedly launched a bid for Pogba, who is being regarded as one of the world’s top midfielders as of now, earlier in the week. The Spaniard called the links nothing but lies and media built speculation. Clubs are lining up left, right and centre for the Frenchman who came through the system at Manchester United. Ironically, Pogba has been strongly linked to the Manchester club and also with Barcelona’s arch rivals Real Madrid who are, reportedly, ready to break the bank for the 21-year-old. The Frenchman may even have a chance to return home with Paris Saint Germain also ready to splash the cash in the summer. Barca sporting director Ariedo Braida was spotted in the audience as Juventus played host to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last week, fuelling speculation of a possible transfer. Yet, any move for […]

Sergio Busquets firmly believes that Lionel Messi wants to stay at Barcelona despite doubts over his future. Barcelona midfielder, Sergio Busquets insists that Lionel Messi wants to stay at Barcelona and quashes claims regarding the Argentine’s fall-out with coach Luis Enrique. Busquets has no doubts about Messi continuing at Barcelona and believes the forward’s comments about a doubtful future were typical for a football player. “Messi is a very down-to-earth person,” Busquets told a news conference on Tuesday. “He may be an amazing player but, as he said the other day, he’s a squad member like any other. “He controls his future and he has said he has no intention of leaving and that’s very important for us. All he was saying yesterday was the typical cliche that you never know what might happen in the future.” There is a lot of speculation over Messi’s future and the off-field issues troubling Barcelona at the moment. The club sacked sporting director […]