Reports in Spain are claiming that Lionel Messi blocked Mesut Ozil’s arrival from Arsenal, citing the move as bad business.
The German international was linked with a late move to the Catalan club, but it failed to materialise, and the latest claims are that Messi himself was the reason Barca backed out of the deal. .......Read the full article here
Lionel Messi was supposedly told his club Barcelona that he would like to see Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin, Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, Monaco’s Bernardo Silva and Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti join him this summer.
The superstar is believed to have a strong influence within the running of the club, and is often asked his opinion on potential targets. .......Read the full article here
If you have not seen the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, both the English and Spanish football media are reporting that Barcelona, the current holders of the Champions League, La Liga and Copa Del Rey trophies, are seriously considering making a transfer bid for the Arsenal and Germany international play maker in the summer transfer window. .......Read the full article here
There were a lot of things that Arsenal needed to do right to stand a chance of overturning the home leg defeat against Barcelona when we met again in the Nou Camp tonight. As well as Barca not being at their best, the Gunners had to perform at our own top level. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal are not out of the Champions League yet! by Sam P
A lot of you will surely say that Barcelona simply destroyed Arsenal at the Emirates on Tuesday, but the fact is that with a bit of luck we could easily have been two goals up before the Catalans scored their first. .......Read the full article here
Thoughts: Arsenal v Barcelona by TJ
Let’s start with the positives and there were plenty. .......Read the full article here
Some hope for Arsenal fans? RC
Barcelona currently boast the three best players in the world as individuals, however it’s their connection and understanding that the trio share which makes them, arguably, the most frightening front-line in football history. The combined force of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez make the Catalans hot favourites to become the first team in the Champions League era to retain the European Cup. .......Read the full article here
Personally I can think of 11 reasons for Arsenal fans to worry ahead of tomorrow’s match against Barcelona, but Arsene Wenger has pinpointed the man that he famously tried to buy a few years ago, Luis Suarez. Le Prof believes that Suarez is the glue that holds the team together, and he admitted that he used to feel regret that the Uruguayan goal machine didn’t come to play with the Gunners. .......Read the full article here