Barcelona manager Xavi questions Robert Lewandowski’s motivations in conversation with Pepe Reina

REVEALED: Xavi ‘questioned Robert Lewandowski’s motivation in chat with Pepe Reina ahead of Barcelona clash with United’ – amid striker’s poor form and doubts over manager’s future Lewandowski failed to inspire Barca as they crashed out of the Europa League Reports suggest Xavi had concerns about his motivation before facing United He is said to … Read more

N’Golo Kante ‘signs new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge’

N’Golo Kante ‘closes in on new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea contract talks progress’… with Blues star ‘remaining in London’ despite club record £107m for the capture of defensive midfielder Enzo Fernandez. Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is set to sign a new contract with the club until 2026. He has been a crucial … Read more

Robert Lewandowski will miss this week’s El Clasico

Robert Lewandowski is set to miss this week’s El Clasico after the Barcelona star suffered a hamstring strain in Sunday’s defeat to Almeria, piling further pressure on Xavi after back-to-back defeats. The Polish centre-forward suffered the injury in the club’s defeat to Almeria Robert Lewandowski is now set to miss Barcelona’s clash with Real Madrid … Read more

The second match between Manchester United and Barcelona was called “titanic” by the Spanish newspapers

‘The match of truth!’: Spanish sports papers ramp up excitement ahead of ‘titanium’ second leg between Manchester United and Barcelona… with Marcus Rashford and Robert Lewandowski deciding a delicate Europa League tie By Adam Shergold for MailOnline Posted by: 08:17, 23 February 2023 | UPDATED: 09:12, 23 February 2023 After last week’s thrilling first leg, … Read more

Marcus Rashford has no intention of ‘slowing down’ after continuing hot streak against Leicester

Marcus Rashford insists he has no intention of ‘slowing down’ after continuing his hot streak with a goal in the 3-0 win over Leicester… as Erik ten Haag says Manchester United were lucky after his opener half time with ‘RUBBISH’ By Chris Wheeler for the Daily Mail Posted by: 18:16, 19 February 2023 | UPDATED: … Read more

Angry Marcus Rashford ‘doesn’t understand’ why Jules Conte was NOT red carded

Both Marcus Rashford and pundits Paul Scholes and Owen Hargreaves were convinced Jules Kounde should have been booked for a foul on the England star which would have seen him sent off. On the night he scored his 14th goal in 16 games – and his fourth in as many games – Rashford was left … Read more

Pep Guardiola blames Manchester City’s poor first-half performance against Arsenal on ‘HORRIBLE’ tactics

Pep Guardiola blames Manchester City’s poor first-half performance against Arsenal on their ‘HORRIBLE’ tactics… before hailing ‘clever’ Bernardo Silva for switching from left-back to right-back in win over Arsenal. Pep Guardiola has turned the spotlight on himself after Manchester City’s win over Arsenal The City manager blamed his tactics for his side’s poor first-half display … Read more

Barcelona ‘will play centre-back Ronald Araujo as a makeshift right-back to contain Marcus Rashford’

Operation Stop Marcus! Barcelona will ‘play centre-back Ronald Araujo as a makeshift right-back to contain Rashford’ when Manchester United visit for the first leg of their Europa League play-off – with the tactic having worked with Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior in past. United visit the Nou Camp on Thursday, with Old Trafford returning seven days … Read more

Barcelona ‘could be forced to sell Manchester United targets Frankie de Jong and Ansu Fati’

Barcelona ‘ordered to cut £177m of wages ahead of next season’ as LaLiga gets tough… with Manchester United targeting Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati among those who could be sold for to free up cash. LaLiga has told Barcelona to make significant cuts to resolve financial issues Reports in Spain suggest that stars such … Read more

Lionel Messi’s brother claims he will NOT return to Barcelona unless they ‘kick out Joan Laporta’

Lionel Messi’s brother claims the PSG star will NOT return to Barcelona unless president “Joan Laporta is sacked” in a bizarre rant, as he also claims Barca are “recognised worldwide only because of the striker”. Lionel Messi reluctantly leaves Barcelona in 2021 after contract expires Joan Laporta had promised to do everything in his power … Read more