Both FC Barcelona & Real Madrid have started the season with inconsistent results, and there are definitely questions to be asked of both teams in terms of their tactical shapes as well as personnel choices ahead of this season's first El Clásico.
Talks about the contract renewal of Barça's talismanic goal keeper were halted due to the pandemic, but they have now restarted. According to ESPN, the German is on the verge of signing a contract extension with the Catalan club until 2025.
In a recent press conference, FC Barcelona's vice president Jordi Cardoner explained the board's decision to delay the soonest assembly, while also commenting on the current vote of no confidence, among other topics.
Ousmane Dembélé, who has been rumored to leave for the past week, has been declared not for sale by Barça's sporting director, Ramón Planes, in the presentation of Sergiño Dest.
News have confirmed the club's plans for Riqui Puig, Ronald Araujo, Juan Miranda, Matheus Fernandes, and Oriol Busquets, with the season on the verge of starting.
The Uruguayan striker has officially left the Catalan club for Atlético Madrid after 6 successful years. The Uruguayan leaves on a free transfer initially, but Barcelona will receive up to 6 million euros in variables from the Madrid club.
Luis Suárez's departure from FC Barcelona has been sealed, according to multiple sources, and he left the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in tears today after saying his farewell to his teammates. Per ESPN, his transfer to Atlético Madrid could be made official today.
After landing in Perugia and passing both the oral and written examinations to obtain Italian citizenship, Luis Suárez has yet again moved away from signing for Juventus, according to Romeo Agresti via GOAL.
After winning the friendly vs Girona, Ronald Koeman, Neto, Ronald Araujo, and Konrad de la Fuente gave post-match interviews, where they highlighted key moments in the match as well as their sensations about the season so far.
In an interview with France Football, Olympique Lyonnais' sporting director, Juninho Pernambucano, has admitted that he feels that the continuity of Memphis Depay with the French club will be difficult, after a conversation he held with the Dutch forward.