Manchester United have made contact with former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde about becoming the club's interim manager, according to media report. United are looking for an interim manager to suceed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Valverde, 57, is one of a few candidates being considered. Valverde has been out of work since leaving Barcelona in January 2020.
Dani Alves passed his medical with Barcelona on Monday meaning the Brazilian can sign a contract until the end of the season with his former club. Barca announced the deal on Friday and Alves, 38, arrived in Spain on Saturday. The flirting between Alves and Barcelona started in October, when the veteran visited the city and went to the Camp Nou to attend the Champions League game against Dynamo Kyiv.
Xavi Hernandez is free to take over as head coach of Barcelona after the Catalan club paid the release clause in his contract with Al Sadd, the Qatari team said on Friday (November 5). Al Sadd agreed to release Xavi, who is set to take the reins at his former club following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.
"It has always been my dream to succeed at Barca," Fati says
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman admits his side's Champions League hopes hang in the balance ahead of their match against Dynamo Kyiv.
Barcelona, Spain, Aug 16 (EFE).- FC Barcelona has debts totaling 1.35 billion euros ($1.6bn) and its economic situation is “worrying,” the club’s president Joan Laporta confirmed Monday, a week after the Catalan giants had to let go of star player Lionel Messi due to financial woes.
Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of action for 10 weeks, the club said on Monday, deepening the Catalans’ troubles ahead of the new season following Lionel Messi’s shock departure. Aguero, a close friend of Messi and his international team mate with Argentina, joined Barca as a free agent in June after 10 years with Manchester City. Barca’s statement said Aguero, 33, had injured a tendon in his right calf muscle and would be out for around 10 weeks, meaning he will not make his debut until Oct. 17 at the earliest, when they host Valencia in La Liga.
Argentina's Lionel Messi has yet to agree on a new contract with Barcelona, the club where he has spent his entire career, and is now a free agent. Barca's all-time top scorer, who joined as a 13-year-old in September 2000, will not officially belong to the club until he puts pen to paper on a contract extension.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman refused to answer questions on his future after his side slumped to a disappointing 2-1 loss at home to Celta Vigo, which means they can at best finish third in La Liga this season.
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was arrested on Monday after Catalan police officers searched the La Liga club's offices, Spanish radio station Cadena Ser reported on Monday.
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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says he has made a list of players he wants to add and let go in the January transfer window,