FC Barcelona have officially announced that they have reached an agreement with Mexican international defender Rafael Marquez (31) to terminate his contract with the club. A statement on the club’s official website read:
CESC PUTS PRESSURE
WENGER ENTRENCHES IN HIS POSITION
“Forget about Barça”
Rosell will not travel to London but Camp Nou will keep its doors open (for Cesc) until August 31st.
Zubizarreta, calmed: “We have solutions at home“, said the new technical director during his presentation.
Iniesta: Fuentealbilla and Albacete acclaim their idol.
Piqué: Sant Guim de Freixenet was driven crazy with the “crack”.
[Non Barça Related]
Madrid: Khedira, fourth white signing.
CESC DOESN’T SURRENDER
Yesterday he told Wenger for the third time that he wants to leave.
Arsenal is unwilling to make the transfer but the player will keep insisting.
Bartomeu: “We won’t think that his signing is impossible until August 31st“
Zubi: “We’re not interested in Senna“
Iniesta and Piqué, idols and champions. Fuentealbilla and Sant Guim de Freixenet threw themselves into receiving them.
The “Rojita” won’t win the title.
According to Catalan sport daily Sport, Argentina has released FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi (23) from any obligation to play in the August 11th friendly against Ireland.
France vs Spain, UEFA U-19 European Championship – Final.
(Friday July 30 2010 @ 19:00 Barcelona time – Convert to local time)
Six FC Barcelona youngsters Alex Sanchez (GK), Martin Montoya (RB), Carles Planas (LB), Marc Bartra (CB), Oriol Romeu (DM), Thiago Alcantara (AM) start the match for Spain, while Ruben Rochina (CF) starts from the bench.
Catch the match live after the jump!
A harmless hug is never a bad thing. In FC Barcelona’s friendly against Norwegian club Valerenga, a fan stormed onto the pitch, swerved past players and singled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his affection.
WENGER, TAKE NOTE!
“I’m a Barça supporter, I’m a soci and I feel that colours“.
Cesc meets today Arsenal’s coach to tell him that he only wants to play in Camp Nou.
Ibra: “I’m in the best team of the world and I’m happy“
Friendly: Valerenga 2 – 4 Barça. Adriano and the young players make their debut with goals. Víctor Sánchez, Maxwell, Keita and Benja scored the first goals (of the season).
PRESSURE FACE TO FACE
Cesc will go today to Arsenal’s sport center to convince Wenger.
Fàbregas will insist on his wish of coming back to Barça to force Arsenal to let him leave.
“I’m a soci and I feel the colours since I was a kid“
Ibra: “I stay to win the Champions“
“Pep told me that I’m important for the team“
Valerenga 2 – 4 Barça. Víctor Sánchez, Maxwell, Benja and Keita score in the debut.
Catalan sports paper Sport reports that Barca already have its replacement for Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure. Barcelona B midfielder and Spain U-19 international Oriol Romeu (18), one of the greatest promises of the Blaugrana academy, is reportedly an alternative to take over the defensive midfield role as a backup to Sergio Busquets.
Valerenga – FC Barcelona
(Thursday July 29, 2010 @ 19:00 Barcelona time – Convert to local time)
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