Sandro Rosell: "We project a 30 million euro profit" | FC Barcelona
"The priority of our management of Barça is to perpetuate the sporting results and to make sure the Club is economically sustainable," explained Rosell, who added that "we’re adopting a management model that adjusts to the reality that surrounds us, that’s viable, sustainable and responsible."
Eleven FCB players in Confederations Cup | FC Barcelona
The Confederations Cup gets under way on Saturday and goes on until June 30 in Brazil, the country that will be hosting next year’s World Cup. Barça have as many as eleven players involved, nine with Spain and two more with Brazil. The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four. The top two in each progress to the semi-finals.
Neymar: "I always demand more of myself" | FC Barcelona
Neymar, FC Barcelona’s first signing ahead of the 2013/14 season, was the center of attention in Brasilia as the teams participating in the Confederations Cup prepare for the tournament. During this afternoon’s press conference, the 21-year-old forward explained that he always demands the most of himself.
Messi desperately needs rest, says fitness coach - Goal.com
Fernando Signorini, Argentina's fitness coach at the 2010 World Cup, has warned that Lionel Messi is in desperate need of rest if he is to make it to next year's World Cup in Brazil in top condition. The Barcelona star has been plagued by physical problems in the past few months and Signorini feels the attacker needs a prolonged holiday in order to leave his fitness issues behind him.
Eusebio Sacristán signs until 2014 | FC Barcelona
As announced a week ago, today Thursday Eusebio Sacristán signed the renewal of his contract until June 30, 2014. Therefore, the Barça B coach and all of his assistants will remain in charge for the 2013/14 season, the third in total.
Liverpool sign coveted Barcelona starlet Sergi Canós | Footy Accumulators
Speaking of inevitable, one word that instantly popped into my head every time I’ve watched Sergi Canós over the past three season’s is ‘Class’. Right from his exemplary touch, his silky finishing, to the way he portrays himself on the field, the boy oozes class.
Spain Under 21 vs Norway Under 21 Preview - Goal.com
Spain go into their European Under-21 Championship semi final against Norway on Saturday as firm favourites to reach the final for the second successive tournament. Julen Lopetegui’s side are currently on a staggering 24-match unbeaten run at this level and the 2011 champions won all three of their group stage encounters without conceding a single goal.
Sevilla sign Rusescu - Goal.com
Sevilla have confirmed the signing of Steaua Bucharest striker Raul Rusescu for a fee believed to be in the region of €2 million. The 24-year-old has signed a five-year deal with los Rojiblancos which will keep him at the Ramon Sanchez stadium until 2018.
Betis announce Reyes capture - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
The player, who turns 22 today, was reported over the weekend as travelling out to Seville to undergo a medical and complete formalities before becoming the club’s fifth signing of the summer. Betis have today confirmed the transfer’s completion, which is reported to have been agreed at a €1 million (£0.84m) fee.
Ballesteros offered role at Levante | Football Espana
Sergio Ballesteros has been told his playing days at Levante are over, although he has been offered a fresh role at the club. The 37-year-old who joined the Valencia-based outfit from Real Mallorca in 2008, was informed of the decision on Thursday night by President Quico Catalan and director of football Manolo Salvador.
Senna completes U.S. move - ESPN FC
Marcos Senna will finish his career in the United States after ending his 11-season association with Villarreal to sign for New York Cosmos. The midfielder, now 37, told Superdeporte that he would be back at Villarreal some day, but was now looking forward to a new challenge across the Atlantic.
Liverpool agree Aspas deal - ESPN FC
Liverpool have confirmed they will sign Iago Aspas from Celta Vigo for £7.7 million, subject to paperwork being completed. The 25-year-old striker underwent a medical at the club’s Melwood training ground on Tuesday, but returned to Spain on Wednesday evening with the deal still not done.
Natxo Insa shown the door at Celta | Football Espana
Midfielder Natxo Insa has been told by Celta Vigo that his contract for the 2013-14 campaign will not be renewed. Insa scored the goal against Espanyol on the final day of the season that ensured top-flight football at Balaidos next season, but he was told on Thursday he is not in new boss Luis Enrique’s plans for next season.