Football La Liga

How Ernesto Valverde Reacted To Barcelona Avoiding Liverpool In The Champions League

Barcelona avoided drawing Liverpool in the Champions League last 16 and it appears Ernesto Valverde is delighted. The Catalan giants have been paired up with French outfit Lyon after topping Group B ahead of Tottenham Hotspur. Barcelona manager Valverde has since reacted to the draw by complimenting Liverpool. “We are pleased with the Round of […]

Football La Liga Premier League

Football transfer rumours: Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen to Barcelona?

The word on Las Ramblas is that Barcelona are in the market for a central defender and have made a formal bid for Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen. The 22-year-old Dane has found opportunities hard to come by under Maurizio Sarri and has been restricted largely to Europa League and Carabao Cup duty, but with Barça’s Samuel Umtiti […]

Football La Liga

Goalkeepers explain their experiences of facing a Lionel Messi free-kick

Among the several other football skills at which Lionel Messi is probably the best in the world, few would deny his status as an elite dead-ball specialist. While we already knew of the Argentine’s quality before he stroked two free-kicks past Diego Lopez during Barcelona’s visit to Espanyol last weekend, it certainly enhanced his reputation. […]

Football Serie A

Football Manager 2019 simulates the outcome if Leo Messi joined Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo challenged Lionel Messi to follow his footsteps and move to Serie A earlier this week. Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, per ESPN, he said: “Maybe [Messi] misses me. “I’ve played in England, Spain, Italy, Portugal and with the national team while he’s always been in Spain. Maybe he needs me more. For me, […]