August 04, 2012 by
In the third warm up game of the summer, Tito Vilanova will face his sternest test by a long way. In Paris tonight Barcelona will take on A Paris Saint-Germain side boosted with the signing of former Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovich. The Swedish international moved to PSG from Milan along with his team mate, Brazilian defender Thiago Silva.
Barca had also been interested in Silva but the price of 42 million euros was way too high. Barcelona could see the return oc the captain Carlos Puyol tonight, as he has had noe setbacks on his road to recovery from surgery to his knee. .....Read more here.......
June 27, 2012 by
It is widely expected that Jordi Alba will be a Barcelona player next season.The 23-year old left back has been a fixture for Spain during Euro 2012 and has been very impressive. Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has claimed that Alba wants to come home. He spent seven years in the Barcelona youth system and was born in the area.
Apparently, Valencia are holding out for 15 million euros rather than the 12 million Barca have offered, but this should soon be resolved. Any announcement will probably be left until after the competition. It is a worry for Brazilian left back Dani Alves, who is in trouble with the club again. Alves passed himself fit to play in the charity match organised by Leo Messi in Miami. .....Read more here.......
June 22, 2012 by
Valencia and Spain left back Jordi Alba has just one year left on his current contract. He will not be signing another one as he intends to join Barcelona. The only real doubt is whether Valencia will sell him this summer, or keep him for a year and see him join Barca for nothing next summer.
Valencia president Manuel Llorente is demanding 15 million euros and knows that Barca are in dire need of a left back. He also thinks that a Premier league club might come in for Alba after his performances at Euro 2012, according to Marca. .....Read more here.......