Adriano Correia came to Camp Nou in 2010 from Sevilla with six trophies already in his bag. During his time since he’s added eight more, making him one of the most accomplished players Barca has.
The Blaugrana have chosen to reward the full back with a new contract that will ensure his time at Camp Nou continues through 2017. It’ll be a tough task for teams to pry away the player from Barca, after they set his buyout clause at a staggering 90 million euros.
A statement on FC Barcelona’s official website read as such: “”FC Barcelona have agreed to terms with Adriano Correia to renew the player’s contract for four additional seasons, through June 30 of 2017, the player’s buyout clause is set at 90 million euros.” Adriano has scored 10 total goals in his time at Barca.
Radamel Falcao has had another wonderful season, and capped it off with a stunning Copa del Rey win over Real Madrid last week. His success has made him a target for a number of top name clubs across the European landscape.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has said he would understand if the striker left for greener pastures, and wouldn’t hold it against him. “I don’t know anything official yet,” Simeone told Marca. “I have known him since he was a child and I wish him all the best. If he feels that he needs to make a move, I’ll be happy for him. If he stays with us, I’ll be happy too.” Continue reading Diego Simeone behind Falcao, whatever he chooses
A new meeting surrounding the future of Neymar so far, has been unfavorable for Barcelona. Santos FC did not accept Barça’s latest offer of 20 million euros, according Globoesporte.
This was recognized by vice president Odilo Rodrigues: “Santos considered the proposal received, but it does not meet our interests. We chose not to accept it. They only had one proposal on the table and the Committee of Directors believes this is not what we want.”
The Brazilian club is aware they have to sell the player but want to do it with the highest bidder, and although Neymar desires to sign with Barca, he will try to take the best offer possible, so he is willing to listen to proposals from other clubs.
The Barca delegation formed by Raul Sanllehí and agent Andre Cury, will regroup to maintain different meetings over the next few days to try to get to a new position.
The English press reported today that Real Madrid is preparing a bid for Gareth Bale, a Florentino Perez target this summer, especially if Neymar eventually signs with FC Barcelona. According to ‘Daily Star’, the Madrid offer contains 50 million euros plus a player among the group of Pepe, Higuain, Di Maria and Marcelo. According to their information, Tottenham desires Higuain to bolster their front, so the Argentinian could be the key for Real Madrid to recruit the Welsh product.
The white club wants to take advantage of the fact that Spurs will not play in the Champions League next season and believes it is the right time to convince a player who wants to leave Tottenham without generating conflict and becoming rebellious as Luka Modric did last year. Continue reading Daily Star: Madrid offered 50 million plus 1 player for Bale
At Real Madrid do not want problems with the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti, a scenario they haven’t entirely ruled out, and don’t want to be caught without a plan B in place. Hence the white dome has secured the arrival of Jupp Heynckes in case they cannot secure the Italian without financial penalty to break his contract with PSG. Continue reading Real Madrid secures Heynckes as a backup plan
Barcelona faithful are dreaming of a Neymar arrival at Camp Nou. Fans and players alike want to see the Brazilian dress for Barca to strengthen their squad for next season.
One player who has been one of the most outspoken has been Leo Messi, who is still in Qatar fulfilling promotional events.
In an interview with Qatar Alkass Leo stressed the qualities of the Santos striker: “I don’t know if he’ll sign with Barca or not, only he knows that. What is certain is that he would be a player who brings some very different individual solutions. Of course for Barca it would be a wonderful addition. ”
Once again he mentioned his national team career with Argentina and his desire to be world champion. “All I want is to win, without thinking whether it will allow me to be the best player ever or not.”
Leo believes Guardiola will prove his worth at Bayern: “He’ll have success with any team, because of his understanding and knack for reading football games.”