This runs counter to the way most soccer leagues around the world operate, where titleists are typically determined by overall record across the whole of a season. The 24 year old Rooney is becoming recognized as one of the best strikers in soccer.
For Barcelona to get out of this mess they have placed themselves in, they’d have to combine a triumvirate strategy: looking for the best value for money transfer deals available, put more faith in the La Masia conveyor belt as well as be more strategic in its quest for on-pitch success.
January 10, 2011, the date Barcelona fans regard as perhaps the most important in the club’s history and the one that laid credence to the hardwork the club had put in developing the best players in the world at their famed academy, La Masia. Gone are the days when La Masia had a permanent place in the minds of decision-makers at the club, with the club, especially under the management of former president, Jose Maria Bartomeu favouring big-money signings primed for instant impact.
The disaster dominated the world’s interest for days as the death toll climbed and as the nuclear crisis intensified. With the transfer window in full swing now, Barca could less surprisingly offload more players as they desperately look to cut costs. It’s definitely worth a look. The away kit is in blue giving a striking look during the teams away football matches.
With the English Premier League fast approaching, it is time to look at who the main contenders for the title are and analyze their title credentials, The 2011/2012 season brought a thrilling climax, as for the first time in EPL history, the Title was won and lost on goal difference on the final day of the season. The Premier League champions are expected to land striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund to fill a void up front, while Guardiola will run the rule over Argentina forward Julian Alvarez during pre-season.
Lewandowksi is entering the final year of his contract with the German club following their retention of the Bundesliga title – which was sealed with a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.
The striker following the German champions’ ‘hesitant’ approach. Bruyne scored the quickest goal ever in a Champions League semifinal only 95 seconds into the match but the good news is that there’s plenty of time to level it up.
Plus the pay is really good. The Spanish outlet says Busquets ‘can expect a pay cut of 25 per cent’ and give up one of the clauses in his contract, while Roberto is expected to extend his contract with the Catalan outfit with a lower salary.
This massive debt has seen club legend, Lionel Messi leave on a free transfer, with the club unable to pay his wages despite a 50% agreed pay cut. The club is still unable to register Sergio Aguero, a free transfer arrival from Manchester City, as La Liga salary cap stipulations limit the amount a club can pay as salaries in comparison with its earnings.
Bentley, a beefy offensive lineman, played four successful seasons with the New Orleans Saints before the Cleveland Browns picked him up as a free agent in 2006. Bentley’s contract, beefy in its own right, was for $36 million over six years.
PETE JENSON AT THE NOU CAMP: Barcelona ended their historic run of three straight defeats at home with a 2-1 win over Mallorca. The Catalans have announced that the defender has renewed his contract until June 30, 2026 and the public signing of the deal will take place on Friday at the Nou Camp. They don´t have as many fans as their city rivals and might not have been as successful as Independiente Santa Fe, but their matches are always entertaining and full of atmosphere.