Mesut Ozil’s Barcelona move gathers momentum as transfer talks commence

Mesut Ozil

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil’s exit from the Emirates is gathering momentum as his agent has reportedly opened discussions with Barcelona over a sensational January transfer — and the Spanish club believe they can land their man for £17million. It emerged on Monday that the European giants are considering making a dramatic January transfer window move…

Barcelona receive warning over Camp Nou

Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Barcelona

Matches at Barcelona’s Camp Nou could be played behind closed doors if ‘offensive chants’ are reported, confirmed league president Javier Tebas. Barca’s victory over Las Palmas earlier in the season was played to an empty stadium, but due to the game coinciding with Catalan’s independence referendum, reports Football Espana. “Offensive chants such as ‘Puta Espana’,…

Robinho reveals why his Chelsea move stopped by Real Madrid

Robinho

Former Real Madrid star Robinho has revealed the reason Los Blancos thwarted his effort to move to Chelsea. According to the Brazilian,Real Madrid refused to sell him to Chelsea because they were a Champions League rival. He eventually ended up joining Manchester City instead. Robinho forged a reputation as one of the world’s brightest talents…

Real Madrid President interested in Chelsea prime target’s release clause

Antonio Conte

Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez was interested in Chelsea’s target Andrea Belotti’s release clause at the club. The 23-year-old Italian international has a €100m release clause at the Turin-based club for teams outside of Italy while Madrid were linked to the striker over summer, reports Football Espana. “I…

Jose Mourinho suffers transfer blow as Man United top target dismisses Barcelona exit

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United target Samuel Umtiti is happy at Barcelona and is not considering leaving the Camp Nou, according to Marca. Umtiti has established himself as a key player at Barca since joining them from Lyon for €25m in 2016. In recent days it has been reported that United are considering a summer swoop for the…

Barcelona defence ace on Manchester United radar

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United are targeting Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti to reinforce their defence next summer, according to reports in Spain. The French international joined the Blaugrana from Lyon last summer and has become a mainstay at the heart of their defence alongside Gerard Pique. However his current contract has a €60m release clause and Diario AS cites…