Carlo Ancelotti who’s the current manager of Bayern Munich have blacklisted some football team he cannot manage out of respect for teams he has coached over the years. The teams ruled out by the Italian coach are Inter, Atletico Madrid and Marseille.
Alex Iwobi who is a regular starter for Arsenal have being very impressive in this season so far. The father of the Nigerian international’s father Chuka Iwobi spoke with Africanfootball.com insist that if Spanish giant Barcelona comes for his son, the offer would be turned down.
Ahead of the France-Sweden game in the 2018 World Cup qualifier games, Barcelona central defender Samuel Umtiti was selected to appeared in front of the media in the press conference room. The Frenchman replied questions relating to his first month at FC Barcelona after he left his former club Lyon.
In an interview with COPE, Luis Figo talked on his controversial transfer from from FC Barcelona to Real Madrid. He also spoke on Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best candidate of winning the Ballon d’Or.
As confirmed by Luis Enrique, Barcelona played the best in the first 40 minutes of the game at the Etihad Stadium but began to backslide both as a team and individually. Although the lost game does not come with a serious consequence, Barcelona must however not overlook the defeat.
The first Champions League defeat for Barcelona this season and also makes it the first defeat from Manchester City in history as Barca’s former manager came from back to claim the victory of the game. After the half time break, Manchester City were so keen on their victory that they were they constantly pressed.
The Manchester City game against FC Barcelona is not going to be an easy one for the visitors as they are certainly lacking in one major area. The four defenders of the Catalan club are the shortortest four backs that are playing against Man city. [CHART BELOW]
In an interview with the British press publication The Sun, Lionel Messi finally opens up on the reason for FC Barcelona’s success over the years. The Argentine spoke to the press ahead of the clash against Manchester City.
Former Valencia player Claudio Piojo Lopez who scored 12 goals in 15 games for ‘the bats’ against the Blaugranas. The Argentine was invited to Mestella to analysis the clash between Barcelona and Valencia in the Week 9 of the Spanish La Liga.