Sergio Aguero stars as Argentina beat Bolivia 7-0 - ESPN FC
A virtuoso performance from Sergio Aguero led Argentina to a 7-0 friendly win over Bolivia in Houston. Aguero scored his second and substitute Lionel Messi also got two, the second again set up by Aguero, before Angel Correa added a final flourish.
Last training session of the week | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona on Friday completed their final training session of a week without a host of first team players who were away on international duty. However, Munir El Haddadi was back with the squad after playing for the Spanish under-21 side against Estonia on Tuesday.
Busy week ahead for returning international players | FC Barcelona
After a two-day rest this weekend, FC Barcelona face an enduring week of training. Sessions have been scheduled for each weekday, which will include weaning in the returning international players, before Saturday’s league match against Atlético Madrid.
Barcelona Sergio Busquets key to future midfield - ESPN FC
Sergio Busquets is one of the most underrated players in world football. Despite having played a key role in bringing 22 collective trophies to his teams, including three Champions Leagues for Barcelona and the World and European Cups for Spain, there is still an inexplicable number of fans out there who just consider him a slightly above-average footballer -- a player who just happens to be in the right place at the right time.
Neymar lacks maturity to lead Brazil says Leonardo - ESPN FC
The Barcelona star was named captain of Dunga's side following the 2014 World Cup, but was dealt a four-match ban during Copa America for an on-pitch scuffle. He was sent off following the group stage defeat to Colombia for an attempted head-butt of Jeison Murillo that sparked a melee, during which Colombia striker Carlos Bacca was also shown red.
Neymar contract talks to begin soon - Barcelona's Fernandez - ESPN FC
Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez has said talks to extend Neymar's contract will begin soon and he is confident they can be resolved quickly. Neymar, 23, is under contract to the European champions until June 2018, and the club want to tie him to an improved deal that would reportedly make him their second-highest earner after Lionel Messi.
Robert doubts winter signings | Football Espana
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has hinted the club might not make signings in the January transfer window. It was suggested in an interview with Mundo Deportivo that a replacement for Pedro Rodriguez could be sought when the market re-opens and Barca’s transfer ban is lifted, with Andriy Yarmolenko linked along with Nolito.
Barca step up winger chase? | Football Espana
Nolito, Jesus Navas, Carlos Vela and Antonio Candreva are reportedly among a list of targets drawn up by Barcelona as they consider replacing Pedro Rodriguez. According to Mundo Deportivo, the Catalans will sign a forward in January if performances during the first half of the season fail to meet expectations, despite the impending eligibility of new boys Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal.
FC Barcelona and Twitter join forces to offer sponsored content | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Twitter have reached an agreement which will allow the club and its sponsors to expand their online presence with the introduction of small advertisements on Barça’s content via Twitter Amplify, Sports drinks company Gatorade is the first Barça sponsor which will take advantage of this new deal.
The president of Panasonic visits FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have received a visit from a delegation formed by executive members of the Japanese multinational Panasonic Corporation who are in Catalonia due to their investment in the Catalan multinational Ficosa.