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FC Barcelona sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho for 160 million euros in 3rd richest deal

FC Barcelona sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho for 160 million euros in 3rd richest deal

The deal for the 25-year-old attacking midfielder will be the third biggest in football after the 222 million euros Paris Saint-Germain paid Barcelona for Brazilian star Neymar last year and the 120 million euros that Kylian Mbappe will cost PSG from Monaco once the French player's loan period with the Ligue 1 champions is completed.

Jan 07, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits pain of Neymar sale, but praises Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele

FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits pain of Neymar sale, but praises Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele finally arrived from Borussia Dortmund to try and fill the large Neymar-shaped gap in the squad, but the coach admits the 20-year-old is not a direct replacement for the Brazilian.

Jan 02, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Lionel Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barcelona stroll

Lionel Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barcelona stroll

The unbeaten Barca top Champions League Group D with nine points. A win at Olympiakos in two weeks will seal their place in the last 16.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Barcelona president claims Lionel Messi is 'already playing under' new four-year contract

Barcelona president claims Lionel Messi is 'already playing under' new four-year contract

The club announced in July that their all-time leading goalscorer, whose deal was due to expire at the end of this season, had signed an extension to 2021 yet the lack of official confirmation thereafter caused concern among the fan base.

Sep 15, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Lionel Messi contract 'agreed and signed', says Barcelona chief

Lionel Messi contract 'agreed and signed', says Barcelona chief

Bartomeu also spoke about Andres Iniesta's new contract, with Barcelona's veteran playmaker on a deal which expires at the end of the season.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Manchester United, Barcelona to commemorate recent terror attacks

Manchester United, Barcelona to commemorate recent terror attacks

Manchester United and FC Barcelona will commemorate the recent terror attacks in both cities during the Legends Match at Old Trafford on Saturday, the English Premier League (EPL) side said on Wednesday.

Aug 31, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
La Liga Preview: History repeats itself in several grounds as new season kicks off

La Liga Preview: History repeats itself in several grounds as new season kicks off

FC Barcelona need to shake off their depression following the loss of Neymar and their Supercup hammering to Real Madrid when Betis visit the Camp Nou on Sunday night, but although Barca will kick off as favorites, they can expect problems against a rival who have a new coach in Quique Setien and who appear to have done good business over the summer.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
FC Barcelona sign Brazilian midfielder Paulinho for 40 million Euros

FC Barcelona sign Brazilian midfielder Paulinho for 40 million Euros

Barcelona have also made bids for Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele and Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
WATCH: Lionel Messi posts farewell video on Instagram for Neymar; FC Barcelona confirm record move

WATCH: Lionel Messi posts farewell video on Instagram for Neymar; FC Barcelona confirm record move

Barcelona have confirmed that Neymar has asked for permission to leave the club with PSG expected to complete a GBP 198m transfer early next week.

Aug 02, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
Brazilian striker Neymar staying at FC Barcelona, hints Gerard Pique

Brazilian striker Neymar staying at FC Barcelona, hints Gerard Pique

Neymar has held talks with Barca President Josep Maria Bartomeu, with many believing he is using the uncertainty in order to push for yet another new contract with Barcelona.

Jul 24, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Barcelona agree to sign Benfica full back Nelson Semedo

Semedo broke into Benfica`s first team in 2015 and made 46 appearances last season as they won a league and cup double.

Jul 14, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
It's confirmed! Barcelona extend Lionel Messi contract until 2021

It's confirmed! Barcelona extend Lionel Messi contract until 2021

The 30-year-old Argentina international joined FC Barcelona in 2000 when he was just 13 years old in the youth training centre.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Lionel Messi's wedding: Football fraternity, showbiz stars gear up for Argentine's superstar's grand event

Lionel Messi's wedding: Football fraternity, showbiz stars gear up for Argentine's superstar's grand event

Uruguayan pop bands Rombai and Marama plus singer Karina, wife of Argentina footballer Sergio Aguero, will perform at the dance.

Jun 29, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Youngster Carles Alena signs new Barcelona deal

It is still not certain whether Alena will spend next season with the first team or continue with the B-team.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Lionel Messi will not join Manchester City, feels chief executive Ferran Soriano

Lionel Messi will not join Manchester City, feels chief executive Ferran Soriano

Messi has been linked with a move to the Etihad ever since his mentor, Pep Guardiola, first joined the Manchester club last summer.

Jun 16, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo replaces Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus as new face of FIFA 18

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo replaces Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus as new face of FIFA 18

It will be the first time that the Portuguese star will be featured on the cover of EA Sports' popular video game franchise.

Jun 06, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Manchester United ranked as Europe's most valuable football club

Manchester United ranked as Europe's most valuable football club

Bayern Munich remain in fourth place, while Manchester City edge past Arsenal to take fifth spot, both with enterprise values of just under 1.7 billion.

May 31, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new manager at Camp Nou

Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new manager at Camp Nou

Luis Enrique signed off his three seasons in charge with a ninth trophy of his reign in Saturday`s Copa del Rey final against Alaves.

May 29, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
Copa del Rey Final 2017: Luis Enrique eyes one last trophy with Barcelona

Copa del Rey Final 2017: Luis Enrique eyes one last trophy with Barcelona

The Catalans missed out on La Liga to Real Madrid last weekend and were dumped out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage by Juventus.

May 27, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid, Barcelona register wins to set up final day title showdown

La Liga: Real Madrid, Barcelona register wins to set up final day title showdown

Madrid visit Celta in their game in hand on Wednesday and then travel to Malaga, whilst Barca host Eibar on the final day next Sunday.

May 15, 2017, 10:49 AM IST