Tag: FC Barcelona

CADIZ, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10: Hector Bellerin of Barcelona arrives at the stadium prior to the LaLiga Santander match between Cadiz CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla on September 10, 2022 in Cadiz, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Hector Bellerin’s camp provide update on return to former club

Hector Bellerin's camp have denied that a return to Real Betis is on the cards at the moment, but he's reportedly edging towards a transfer in 2023.
TURIN, ITALY - MAY 05: Juventus FC coach Massimiliano Allegri looks on before the serie A match between Juventus and Bologna FC at Allianz Stadium on May 5, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to replace Barcelona friendly with Juventus match

Arsenal may be set to face Serie A side Juventus instead of Barcelona over the World Cup break, according to a report from Italy.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal add 4th friendly to their World Cup break schedule

Arsenal have reportedly added a fourth - slightly less glamourous - friendly to their World Cup break schedule, planning to face Watford.

Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona

Mikel Arteta says he's happy and proud to be where he is at Arsenal, amid recent media links to FC Barcelona.
William Saliba playing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Barcelona + 2 others with serious interest in ‘untouchable’ William Saliba

Three clubs had William Saliba as a serious candidate on their transfer shortlist this summer, but Arsenal insisted he was untouchable.
Brazil's Raphinha celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 1, 2022. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Trusted journalist names Arsenal’s biggest summer regret

Arsenal's biggest regret of the summer transfer window was failing to land the signature of Raphinha, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Barcelona's Spanish forward Ferran Torres (R) vies with Real Sociedad's French defender Robin Le Normand during the Spanish League football match between Real Sociedad and FC Barcelona at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 21, 2022. (Photo by ANDER GILLENEA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal made €30m bid for Barcelona winger – which Xavi rejected

Arsenal offered to pay Barcelona €30m for the signing of former Manchester City winger Ferran Torres in the final days of the transfer window.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Barcelona play a blinder as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs for Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made a quick return to the Premier League to sign for Chelsea after Arsenal released him for free.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal is challenged by Christoph Daferner and Johannes Geis of 1. FC Nuernberg during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Arsenal F.C. at Max-Morlock-Stadion on July 08, 2022. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Arsenal give Barcelona another freebie but learn lesson after Aubameyang

Hector Bellerin is no longer an Arsenal player after the club agreed to a free transfer, allowing him to sign for Barcelona for nothing.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal is challenged by Christoph Daferner and Johannes Geis of 1. FC Nuernberg during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Arsenal F.C. at Max-Morlock-Stadion on July 08, 2022. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree free transfer of Hector Bellerin to Barcelona

Hector Bellerin is closing in on a free move to FC Barcelona after Arsenal terminated his contract, despite the deal seemingly being the second-choice option for both parties.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Chelsea have doubts over Aubameyang deal but it’s not off

Chelsea are having second thoughts about signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, despite the former Arsenal striker favouring them if he leaves Barcelona.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 28: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Barcelona warms up prior to the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Valladolid CF at Camp Nou on August 28, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Aubameyang prefers Chelsea move to Manchester United

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reportedly prefers the idea of moving to Chelsea instead of Manchester United as he wants to play Champions League football.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gestures before the start of the friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 24, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Aubameyang robbed and beaten by gunmen in Barcelona home

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was beaten and robbed in the early hours of the morning by gunmen who were also wielding iron bars when they broke into his home in Barcelona.
Hector Bellerin of Real Betis in action during the Liga match between Granada CF and Real Betis at Nuevo Los Carmenes Stadium on September 13, 2021, in Granada, Spain. Copyright: Jose M. Baldomero

Arsenal player is 2nd-choice signing for Barcelona

Hector Bellerin is only Barcelona's second-choice right-back signing behind Juan Foyth, according to a report from Spain.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal is challenged by Christoph Daferner and Johannes Geis of 1. FC Nuernberg during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Arsenal F.C. at Max-Morlock-Stadion on July 08, 2022. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Arsenal 27yo rejects Serie A move & pushes for contract termination

Hector Bellerin is still in negotiations with Arsenal over the termination of his contract, amid various complications regarding his exit.
Real Betis' Spanish defender Hector Bellerin controls the ball during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final football match between Real Betis and Valencia CF at La Cartuja Stadium in Seville, on April 23, 2022. (Photo by JORGE GUERRERO/AFP via Getty Images)

Barcelona want Arsenal to waive transfer fee again

FC Barcelona have asked Hector Bellerin to wait for them until the end of the window, offering him an annual salary of €5m net.
April 29, 2021: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal FC during the Europa League semifinal first leg football match played between Villarreal CF and Arsenal FC at Estadio de la Ceramica in Villarreal, Spain. Copyright: Gerard Franco

Arsenal 27yo open to Barcelona transfer amid growing interest

Hector Bellerin is not against signing for Barcelona this summer, amid reports that they want to bring him in before the deadline.
SEVILLE, SPAIN: Hector Bellerin of Real Betis looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between Sevilla FC and Real Betis at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on February 27, 2022. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Growing feeling Arsenal 27yo will join Barcelona this month

There is a growing feeling Hector Bellerin will end up with Barcelona instead of Real Betis, according to Gerard Romero.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 13: Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang and Ferran Torres of FC Barcelona shake hands during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna at Camp Nou on March 13, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Aubameyang reps hold positive meeting with Chelsea over transfer

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's camp have reportedly held a positive meeting with Chelsea over a contract, ahead of talks over a fee with Barcelona.
Real Betis' Spanish defender Hector Bellerin controls the ball during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final football match between Real Betis and Valencia CF at La Cartuja Stadium in Seville, on April 23, 2022. (Photo by JORGE GUERRERO/AFP via Getty Images)

Bellerin offered to Betis and Barca but they want him for free

Hector Bellerin has been offered to Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, but it seems interested clubs are still hoping to land him on a free transfer.
Leeds United's Brazilian midfielder Raphinha Dias Belloli celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Brentford and Leeds United at Brentford Community Stadium in London on May 22, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Leeds confirm Raphinha travelling to Barcelona for transfer

Raphinha is in Barcelona today to complete his medical and join the club on a permanent deal, ending the race for his signature.
Leeds United's Brazilian midfielder Raphinha Dias Belloli celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Brentford and Leeds United at Brentford Community Stadium in London on May 22, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Decision on £55m Arsenal target expected today

A decision on Raphinha's future is expected today, with Chelsea currently the favourites, according to a report.
Brazil's Raphinha celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 1, 2022. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal out of Raphinha race as Barcelona close in

Arsenal are currently out of the race to sign Raphinha, with Barcelona closing in on a transfer for the Leeds United winger.

Arsenal 18yo spoke with Barcelona scouts, now recommended to President

Former Mexico and Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez is returning to Barcelona as coach of their B team and has called on the club to sign Arsenal's Marcelo Flores.
Leeds United's Brazilian midfielder Raphinha Dias Belloli celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Brentford and Leeds United at Brentford Community Stadium in London on May 22, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Barcelona to hijack Chelsea move for Arsenal target

Barcelona are set to try and hijack Raphinha from Chelsea and Arsenal by submitting a £60m bid, but they don't have an agreement with Leeds yet.
Brazil's Raphinha celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 1, 2022. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal want clarity before making new Raphinha bid

Arsenal are looking to get clarity on Raphinha's preference before making another offer to Leeds United, with Chelsea set for further talks today.
Brazil's Raphinha celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 1, 2022. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Sources deny Arsenal pulling out of Raphinha race

Arsenal haven't pulled out of the race to sign Raphinha after agreeing a deal for Gabriel Jesus, despite one claim they have.
Brazil's Raphinha celebrates after scoring against Paraguay during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 1, 2022. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal Raphinha interest strong despite 1st bid rejected

Leeds United have rejected Arsenal's first official bid for Raphinha, but the Gunners are expected to continue negotiations.
LEEDS, ENGLAND: Raphinha of Leeds United applauds fans after their side's defeat during the Premier League match between Leeds United and Newcastle United at Elland Road on January 22, 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal prepare bid for Raphinha – believe they can sign him

Arsenal are preparing a formal offer to sign Raphinha from Leeds United, and they believe they can do a deal if Barcelona don't return to the race.
Leeds United's Brazilian midfielder Raphinha Dias Belloli moves off to take a set-piece during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on February 26, 2022. (Photo by JON SUPER/AFP via Getty Images)

Raphinha very close to signing for Arsenal this week

Raphinha is very close to signing for Arsenal, and he could be set to join this week, according to a report.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 04: Neto of FC Barcelona warms up during the UEFA Champions League Group G stage match between FC Barcelona and Dynamo Kyiv at Camp Nou on November 04, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

Arsenal still monitoring available Barcelona goalkeeper

Arsenal have reportedly been monitoring Barcelona goalkeeper Neto for over a year now, but they're yet to submit an offer.
Barcelona's Dutch forward Memphis Depay celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and RC Celta de Vigo at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 10, 2022. (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal make enquiries over signing of Barcelona forward

Arsenal have reportedly made enquiries about Memphis Depay, with Barcelona seemingly willing to let the forward go this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal reacts after a missed chance during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on April 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Barcelona reject Arsenal signing

Barcelona have reportedly 'said no' to signing Gabriel Magalhaes, but Arsenal had no plan to sell in the first place.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal breaks away from Daniel Podence of Woverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Tierney sets his stance amid Barcelona & Real Madrid interest

Kieran Tierney is happy and has no intention of leaving Arsenal this summer, despite interest from the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Arsenal-linked midfielder signs 4-year deal

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie has signed a four-year deal with Barcelona after recent links to Arsenal, according to reports.
Barcelona's Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo (L) vies with Elche's Spanish midfielder Pere Milla during the Spanish league football match between Elche CF and FC Barcelona at the Martinez Valero stadium in Elche on March 6, 2022. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal submit proposal for Barcelona 23yo

Arsenal and Manchester United have made offers to Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo, according to a report.
Barcelona's Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) and Barcelona's Spanish defender Jordi Alba celebrate after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on March 13, 2022. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP)

Xavi hails Aubameyang contract cancellation as ‘gift fallen from the sky’

Barcelona manager, Xavi, has hailed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's signing as a 'gift fallen from the sky' rather than a 'gift given to them by Arsenal'.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks on whilst wearing the captain's armband during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Barcelona eye up signing another Arsenal player this summer

Barcelona are joining Atletico Madrid and Olympique Lyonnais on the list of clubs ready to make a move for Alexandre Lacazette, according to a report.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates a goal for Barcelona (Photo via Aubameyang on Instagram)

Aubameyang admits he’s still watching Arsenal matches

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he isn't forgetting his friends in his previous teams, and he watched Arsenal beat Brentford at the weekend.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 06: General view of the Camp Nou Stadium prior the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on February 06, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

Spotify to sponsor Barcelona including Camp Nou naming rights

Wannabe Arsenal owner Daniel Ek and his company, Spotify, look to have found another avenue to get involved with football through a deal worth around £236m to sponsor Barcelona, including naming rights for the redeveloped Camp Nou.