Patrice Evra Wants Revenge On Barcelona

Defender Patrice Evra said Manchester United would not be treating Saturday’s pre-season match against Barcelona as a friendly. It has been just over two months since the Catalan giants beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s side 3-1 in the Champions League final at Wembley, a match dominated by Barcelona. The Wembley defeat was the second time Evra has lost to Barcelona as a Manchester Untied player, and he said he was determined…

July 29, 2011
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Pep Guardiola: We Will Fight To The End To Get Cesc.

Barcelona are ready to fight to bring the Arsenal captain Cesc Fábregas back to the club manager Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday. Barça are in talks with Arsenal to buy the Spain midfielder, a long-term target for the Spanish and European champions, Guardiola told a news conference. “This year Arsenal has agreed to negotiate and we are working on it,” Guardiola said. “Barcelona has made an offer, Arsenal another and…

July 19, 2011
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Peter Insists They Have Not Heard From Barcelona About Cesc Fabregas

Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood insists they have not heard from Barcelona about Cesc Fabregas since rejecting their first offer for the midfielder. Fabregas’ future at Arsenal has again dominated the headlines this summer with Barcelona once again making overtures to lure the player back to Spain. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen to keep hold of Fabregas, but wants the transfer saga resolved one way or another before the new…

July 19, 2011
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Nemanja Vidic: We Are Not Afraid Of Barcelona

Nemanja Vidic insists Manchester United are not scared to face the threat presented by the European champions Barcelona. There is a debate about what United are at present. Are they the team that has won four out of the last five Premier Leagues. Or are they the side that was so obviously outclassed by Barcelona in the Champions League final at Wembley, reduced to chasing shadows. Vidic, naturally, believes it…

July 18, 2011
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Pep Guardiola Hoping For Cesc Fabregas Progress

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola hopes there will be progress in the pursuit of Cesc Fabregas before the end of the week. The European champions are expected to make a new £35million offer for the Arsenal captain after failing in three previous attempts to re-sign him. Fabregas began his career in Barcelona’s academy and wants to return to his boyhood club, but Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is understandably unwilling to sell…

July 13, 2011
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Bojan Krkic Agrees To Join Roma

Barcelona striker Bojan Krkic will complete his transfer to Roma next week, according to the player’s father. Krkic senior told Radio Radio: “He will come next week and he may be presented with [club owner] Thomas DiBenedetto. “Krkic has already put a picture of the Curva Sud [Roma fans’ turnstile at the Olympic stadium] on his mobile phone.” Earlier in the week, Bojan revealed he had mixed emotions about leaving…

July 9, 2011
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