Posts Tagged “La Liga”

Barcelona Agrees to extend Ernesto Valverde’s contract

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Barcelona Agrees to extend Ernesto Valverde’s contract

FC Barcelona announced Friday it had extended the contract of its coach Ernesto Valverde for another season with the option of one more. “In his first season he won both the league title and the Copa del Rey and in 2018/19 he has already added the Spanish Super Cup to that list,” the club said…

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Meet the Morocco striker who made La Liga history over the weekend

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Meet the Morocco striker who made La Liga history over the weekend

Morocco striker Youssef En-Nesyri became the first Leganes player to hit a Laliga hattrick as his goals earned his side a 3-0 win over Real Betis on Sunday. En-Nesyri smashed home the opener in the 22nd minute, adding another from close range before half-time and sealed his hat-trick after the hour mark and the player…

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A NEW DAWN: Catalan’s slip in Bilbao presents fresh hope to La Liga equals

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A NEW DAWN: Catalan’s slip in Bilbao presents fresh hope to La Liga equals

Lionel Messi was short of fitness and Barcelona lacked spark as a goalless draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday offered fresh hope to their Madrid rivals in the title race. A thigh injury had limited Messi to 27 minutes against Real Madrid on Wednesday and while he played the full match at San Mames,…

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Barcelona horror story: the annual salary is 477 million euros! 70% of their revenue!Highest in the world!

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Barcelona horror story: the annual salary is 477 million euros! 70% of their revenue!Highest in the world!

According to the Daily Mail report, Barcelona’s annual salary is the world’s highest, totaling 487 million euros. The financial data of the La Liga giant in 2017-18 season has been released. Last year, Barcelona’s wages of 487 million euros rose by 43% over the previous year, and the increase was amazing, with a bonus of…

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Messi is awarded of Trofeo Alfredo di Stefano for the sixth time! The first player in history!

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Messi is awarded of Trofeo Alfredo di Stefano for the sixth time! The first player in history!

European major leagues will have a short break. Players will go back to their national team and participate in the national team competitions. Messi has not yet had the plan to return to the Argentina national team. In addition, his injury has just recovered, so this period of rest is really timely. Taking advantage of…

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Lionel Messi’s top six favorite victims, one team needing handcuffs and Real Madrid being in the list

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Lionel Messi’s top six favorite victims, one team needing handcuffs and Real Madrid being in the list

There are no doubts that Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is one of the best forwards in the world and football’s greatest talent. Today let’s have a look at the six football teams that have conceded the most goals from the Argentine. #6 Club Atlético Osasuna(23 goals) Lionel Messi has scored 23 goals when playing against…

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Real Madrid opposes Barcelona and Girona game to be played in the United States.

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Real Madrid opposes Barcelona and Girona game to be played in the United States.

  Real Madrid have opposed staging a Spanish league game between Barcelona and Girona in the United States. La Liga asked the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for permission to hold the match in Miami on 26 January. In a letter to the RFEF Real said it was “fundamental” teams play “home and away at each…

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Hazard transfer hints to his dream in Spain

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Hazard transfer hints to his dream in Spain

Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Liverpool, Hazard opened up on a summer of uncertainty. The Belgian was one of the best players at the World Cup as Roberto Martinez’s side reached the semi-finals. After the tournament, Hazard became unsettled amid interest from Real Madrid as Antonio Conte departed the club. “I will…

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Real Madrid’s major injury problems before Atletico derby

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Real Madrid’s major injury problems before Atletico derby

In another twist to the start of the new La Liga campaign, Real Madrid slumped to a very disappointing 3-0 loss away to Sevilla on Wednesday. Los Blancos were also unable to capitalize on Barcelona’s shock 2-1 defeat to Leganes on the same night. Sadly for new Real boss Julen Lopetegui, he will face another…

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Spanish players’ oppose moving Barcelona-Girona game to United States

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Spanish players’ oppose moving Barcelona-Girona game to United States

The Spanish Footballers’ Association (AFE)  has notified La Liga  that it does not approve of plans to stage Girona’s home game against Barcelona in January in the United States. La Liga planned to host a regular season game overseas  annually as part of a 15-year marketing agreement with Relevent Sports and decided to move the Catalan…

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Real Madrid to fetch millions of pounds from new look stadium

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Real Madrid to fetch millions of pounds from new look stadium

Spanish giants Real Madrid have published plans for a stunning new redesign of Santiago Bernabeu that will combine the history of the stadium with modern expertise. The Bernabeu, as it stands today, hasn’t been touched since its most recent renovation in 2001. But club president Florentino Perez has announced new plans for a redesign that…

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Barcelona can spend more money than Real Madrid

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Barcelona can spend more  money than Real Madrid

Barcelona will be allowed to spend €66 million more than Real Madrid this season, according to the new salary cap data released by La Liga on Thursday. The Catalan club, who have a spending limit of just over €632m, top the Spanish Primera Division’s ranking ahead of Los Blancos (€566m) and Atletico Madrid (€293m). Newly…

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Barcelona aim to surprisingly take Pogba on loan

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Barcelona aim to surprisingly take Pogba on loan

Barcelona could look to sign Paul Pogba on loan from Manchester United with the option of a permanent transfer due to Financial Fair Play problems. This is according to El Chiringuito journalist Eduardo Inda, quoted on Don Balon, who add that Lionel Messi is keen on his club signing the France international. It remains to…

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Barcelona, Girona submit formal proposal to move La Liga game to United States

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Barcelona, Girona submit formal proposal to move La Liga game to United States

La Liga have made a formal request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation for Girona’s home league game against Barcelona to be staged at Hard Rock Stadium in suburban Miami on Jan. 26, 2019. The document was signed by La Liga president Javier Tebas, Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu and his Girona counterpart, Delfi Geli….

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Champions League final could be held in the US

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Champions League final could be held in the US

Thec  2019 Champions League final could be hosted in New York, according to a prominent media mogul. It would be the first time the domestic European showpiece final has been played outside of the continent. There has already been controversial in La Liga this season over a Spanish top-flight game being played overseas for the…

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Barcelona’s Malcom suffers sprained ankle

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Barcelona’s Malcom suffers sprained ankle

Barcelona forward Malcom sprained his ankle in training on Monday, the club has announced. Malcom, who joined Barca from Bordeaux in July, is expected to be out for one week. A club statement read: “In Monday morning’s training session with the Barcelona squad, Malcom suffered a sprain to the lateral external ligament of his right…

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Real turns focus to staying perfect in La Liga

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Real turns focus to staying perfect in La Liga

After learning who they must face in this season’s Champions League group stage, holders Real Madrid and rivals Barcelona sink their teeth into Liga opponents this weekend as the only sides to have won their first two games. Routine wins over Getafe and Girona have ensured that Real, whose main Champions League threat in a…

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Sergio Ramos reveals when he knew Ronaldo’s transfer decision

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Sergio Ramos reveals when he knew Ronaldo’s transfer decision

Ronaldo left the La Liga giants this summer after nine successful years to team up with Juventus. It came after weeks of speculation following comments the Portuguese superstar made just moments after winning the Champions League for the third year in a row. After helping Los Blancos beat Liverpool 3-1, Ronaldo said: “We have to…

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‘Antoine Griezmann convinced me to join Atletico Madrid’

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‘Antoine Griezmann convinced me to join Atletico Madrid’

Thomas Lemar has said France teammate Antoine Griezmann’s decision to stay at Atletico Madrid and his praise for the club helped convince him to join them. Lemar became Atletico’s most expensive signing when he arrived from Monaco in a €70 million deal this summer. “It’s obvious that chat from Antoine and also from Lucas Hernandez,…

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Barcelona striker set to join Dortmund

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Barcelona striker  set to join Dortmund

Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer is on the verge of signing for on loan Borussia Dortmund after undergoing a medical on Tuesday German media reported. The 24-year-old Spain international arrived in Dortmund on Monday, according to Germany’s top-selling Bild, plus local papers WAZ and Ruhr Nachrichten, with a deal expected to be finalised imminently. Alcacer should…

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Lionel Messi would never do what Cristiano Ronaldo did

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Lionel Messi would never do what Cristiano Ronaldo did

The ex-Tottenham attacker believes Lionel Messi would never leave Barcelona and has compared the Argentinian ace to Ronaldo. Ronaldo made the move from Real Madrid to Juventus during the summer after nine successful years at the Bernabeu. He is yet to score for his new club, though Juventus have won both of their opening Serie…

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This is the shocking reason for Real Madrid’s Courtois snub

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This is the shocking  reason for Real Madrid’s  Courtois snub

The Belgium No 1 arrived in a £35million deal from Chelsea earlier this month but has now been benched in both of Real Madrid’s first two games of the La Liga season. Instead Keylor Navas – who Courtois had been expected to replace as first choice at the Bernabeu – retained his place as Real…

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Sergio Ramos scores for 15th straight season in the league as real Madrid Beat Girona 4-1

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Sergio Ramos scores for 15th straight season in the league as real Madrid Beat Girona 4-1

With the penalty against Girona, Sergio Ramos has now scored in 15 consecutive league seasons which is a landmark for many strikers, never mind defenders. The Andalusian made his debut in the 2003/04 season, when he played seven games and was not able to score but since then he has gone on to show a…

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Real Madrid to switch attention to Neymar in 2019

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Real Madrid to switch attention to Neymar in 2019

Real Madrid could turn their attention to Neymar in 2019… should they fail in their bid to land Kylian Mbappe this month. Los Blancos are still hoping to bring France’s World Cup superstar to the Bernabeu this summer even with time in the current window running out. Should Real miss out on Mbappe, they will…

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Real Madrid agree terms with Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement

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Real Madrid agree terms with Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement

The European Champions were left with a huge gap to close after Cristiano Ronaldo left the club and joines Italian side Juventus earlier in the summer in an £88million. Valencia striker Rodrigo has been heavily linked with a move to the Bernabueu with Los Blancos having done surprisingly little business since Ronaldo’s departure. A move…

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8 days for Lopetegui to resolve 8 players’ futures at Real Madrid

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8 days for Lopetegui to resolve 8 players’ futures at Real Madrid

Time is ticking for Julen Lopetegui as the closure of the summer market lurks closer with the Basque coach currently using 27 players (five of which are goalkeepers: Courtois, Navas, Zidane, Lunin and Casilla). The coach also needs to decide if he plans to include the likes of Vallejo, Coentrao, Mayoral and Marcos Llorente in…

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Looking for a fresh start! Captain Sergio Ramos might leave Real Madrid

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Looking for a fresh start! Captain Sergio Ramos might leave Real Madrid

It is believed that  Sergio Ramos has sent the most subtle “come and get me” plea in transfer history.The European Champions  captain posted an image to Instagram of himself posing in a dodgy shirt with blue, black, white and red stripes. ,the colors of familiar  Italian club Sampdoria. Their home kit is the same, and…

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Cillessen injured in Barcelona training

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Cillessen injured in Barcelona training

Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has suffered an injury to an intercostal muscle during training, the club has confirmed, potentially ruling him out of Saturday’s trip to Real Valladolid. The 29-year-old, who has made just two La Liga appearances in his two seasons at Camp Nou, featured heavily in Barcelona’s pre-season matches, starting all three of…

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La Liga’s U.S. plan is smart business

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La Liga’s U.S. plan is smart business

The Spanish Players’ Union has already voiced its opposition, as have some fan groups. Overall though, we’ve not yet seen the universal backlash Scudamore faced in 2008. And odds are, we won’t. In this case, the differences between England and Spain matter. Whereas the Premier League has had a distinctly egalitarian ethos from the start…

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PSG target Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis as top left-back

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PSG target Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis as top left-back

Paris Saint-Germain have focused their search for a left-back on Atletico Madrid’s Filipe Luis, a source with knowledge of the club’s transfer plans has said. Luis, 33, played the full 90 minutes and was booked in the second half as Atletico returned to La Liga action with a 1-1 draw away at Valencia, and coach…

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