After Valencia Defeat Barcelona President Confirms Rodrigo Talks

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed that the club are interested in signing Valencia striker Rodrigo, guaranteeing that a new forward will join the club in the near future. La Blaugrana have been searching for a new striker all season, but their plans have been accelerated after Luis Suárez was sidelined for four months with a knee injury. Rodrigo quickly moved into their sights, and a deal is ​thought to be fairly close. That has since been backed up by Bartomeu, who admitted (via ​Marca) that club officials are discussing a move for Rodrigo this month. "We don't talk

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments

Breaking: Barcelona complete €120m Griezmann signing

Barcelona have officially announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid, with the French forward putting pen to paper after the Blaugrana paid his full €120 million (£107m/$134m) release clause. The move has not been without drama, however, as Atleti recently hit out at both Barca and Griezmann himself for their conduct after it was revealed that the two parties had been in negotiations and reached an agreement in March, a time during which Diego Simeone’s side were still fighting for La Liga and the Champions League. Indeed, Atletico were only informed by the World Cup winner in May

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments

Liverpool humiliates Barca 4-0, qualify for Champions League final

Divock Origi was the unlikely hero as Liverpool pulled off the greatest semi-final comeback in Champions League history with a 4-0 second-leg victory to complete a stunning 4-3 aggregate triumph. The odds were stacked heavily against Liverpool after both Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were ruled out with injury following a 3-0 first-leg defeat last week in Spain. But Origi gave Liverpool hope with a seventh-minute goal at Anfield before Georginio Wijnaldum scored two quick second-half goals to level the tie, setting the stage for the Belgian to strike the decisive goal 11 minutes from time. Liverpool will face Ajax

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments
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