Barcelona have needed to navigate a somewhat unusual summer season switch window. Each Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, amongst many different gamers, have parted methods with the membership. They’ve come out on the opposite facet of the window weaker than they had been going into it. The Barcelona board is now specializing in future offers.
With out additional ado, let’s check out the highest tales involving Barcelona from 7 September 2021.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta says European Tremendous League remains to be alive
Barcelona president Joan Laporta mentioned plenty of points in an interview with Onze (by way of Barca Blaugranes) on Monday. Laporta talked about Messi‘s exit, desirous to carry Neymar again and the way he backs Ronald Koeman. However he additionally talked concerning the European Tremendous League and says it is vitally a lot alive.
“The Tremendous League? The undertaking is alive. UEFA can’t act towards us. We are going to see what the courts say. All of the stress placed on the English golf equipment is ineffective if the courts settle for the undertaking.If the Tremendous League goes forward, it will likely be essentially the most engaging competitors on the planet and it’ll assist lots financially.”
Gerard Pique hints at retirement
Gerard Pique has mentioned that he hasn’t selected whether or not or not the 2021-22 season might be his remaining season. The 34-year-old vowed to retire at Barcelona in an interview with La Sotana. Pique mentioned:
“I’ll retire at Barca. This might be the final season, sure. I am going yr after yr, so I can’t assure that I might be there subsequent season. The day I really feel that I can’t assist Barca anymore, I’ll retire.”
Pique has had an illustrious profession. He gained the World Cup and the Euros with the Spanish nationwide facet in 2010 and 2012 respectively. With Barcelona, Pique has gained eight La Liga titles, three Champions League titles, seven Copa Del Reys, 5 Supercopa de Espanas, three Membership World Cups and three UEFA Tremendous Cups.
Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool eager about Pedri
In response to El Chiringuito, Premier League giants Manchester City and Liverpool are eager about younger Barcelona midfielder Pedri. The 18-year-old has already established himself as an vital member of Ronald Koeman’s beginning lineup.
He made 52 appearances throughout all competitions within the 2020-21 season, scoring 4 objectives and offering six assists.
Pedri’s contract expires subsequent summer season and the Catalans are eager to provide him a brand new deal. Barcelona already retain the choice of extending it by a yr unilaterally. Moreover, Pedri’s launch clause stands at €400 million and Barcelona should not trying to half methods with him or enter into negotiations for his sale.