The playmaker came through the ranks at Barcelona while van Gaal was manager at the Camp Nou and reserved praise of the highest order for the Dutch coach
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Monday 18 January 2010
Barcelona president Joan Laporta today shrugged off speculation linking coach Pep Guardiola with a move to Manchester United and insisted he is "convinced" the Spaniard will sign a new deal to stay at the Nou Camp.
Saturday 02 January 2010
Tuesday 22 December 2009
Barcelona’s Argentinian ace Lionel Messi has been named as FIFA's World Player of the Year for 2009.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Out-of-favour striker Benjani insists he has no desire to leave Manchester City, despite being a long way down Mark Hughes's selection list.
Thursday 05 November 2009
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admits only time will tell how good a result their goalless Champions League draw with Rubin Kazan was.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has revealed he could sign an improved deal with the Catalan giants within the fortnight.
Saturday 12 September 2009
Thursday 10 September 2009
Cesc Fabregas hailed Spain's strength in depth after helping the European champions clinch their spot in next year's World Cup finals.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Sir Alex Ferguson is almost known as much for his love of fine wine as winning trophies but while Jose Mourinho gave him a bottle of Sassicaia worth £300 last season, he may have to settle for an Irn Bru at Turf Moor tomorrow night.
Thursday 02 July 2009
Barcelona are set to launch a £25m bid for Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano, according to reports today.
Monday 22 June 2009
Chelsea have appealed against the punishments handed out by Uefa following the club's Champions League semi-final defeat to Barcelona, the governing body confirmed today.
Monday 08 June 2009
Barcelona president Joan Laporta is confident that his club will not be forced into paying excessive fees to try and emulate Real Madrid’s expected transfer activity.
Saturday 06 June 2009
Saturday 06 June 2009
Tuesday 02 June 2009
Liverpool's negotiating position has placed them behind Manchester City in the pursuit of Manchester United forward Carlos Tevez. Rafael Benitez does not appear to be willing to match the £25.5m the Argentinian's representatives are seeking from United for the settlement of the loan of the player, under a deal which expires at the end of this month.
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