Barcelona

2nd La Liga | 1-0
  • Goals For
    1st
    6 GF
  • Assists
    1st
    5 GA
  • Shots
    1st
    30 Shots
  • Saves
    16th
    0 SAV
  • Best Player in Europe: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Bale, Griezmann to win award
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    Best Player in Europe: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Bale, Griezmann to win award

    Cristiano Ronaldo was named the Best Player in Europe by UEFA on Thursday in Monaco, following the group stage draw for the UEFA Champions League. Ronaldo, 31, beat other finalists teammate and Welsh international Gareth Bale and France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann to the award for the 2015-16 season. Barcelona duo Lionel Messi came fourth and Luis Suarez finished in fifth. The Portuguese striker scored 51 goals in 48 games for Real Madrid last season and led Portugal to its first-ever major title as a nation, winning the EURO 2016 trophy. Ronaldo said on stage that he was “living his dream” by playing football as he won the award for a second time in his career, the list title

  • Jasper Cillessen to Barcelona
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    Jasper Cillessen to Barcelona

    The Blaugrana confirmed the deal on their official Twitter feed: Cillessen leaves Ajax after five years at the club, having joined from NEC in 2011. During his time in Amsterdam, the 27-year-old won three domestic titles. The Oranje star has opted for a new challenge, though, and will be keen to continue his success with his new employers. Here is what Barcelona fans can expect from their new man between the sticks: Cillessen has been making steady improvements during his time at Ajax and has become one of the continent’s most reliable stoppers. In terms of his distribution, reflex saves and sharpness off his line, the Dutchman excels, and those traits were likely key in Luis Enrique bringing

  • Spurs’ Bentaleb off to Schalke on loan, joining PSG’s Stambouli
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    Spurs’ Bentaleb off to Schalke on loan, joining PSG’s Stambouli

    Schalke’s quest to rejoin Germany’s elite was buttressed by a pair of interesting pickups on Thursday. The Royal Blues have added Benjamin Stambouli from Paris Saint-Germain and Nabil Bentaleb from Tottenham Hotspur. The Bentaleb deal is a loan, as the oft-injured attacker looks to shake off his underperforming reputation. The 21-year-old has 19 caps and three goals for Algeria. Stambouli joins on a four-year deal. A defensive midfielder, Stambouli left Spurs for PSG last year and made 27 appearances for the French champions. The side nabbed high-profile prospect Breel Embolo earlier this offseason, and should be a problem for most opposing sides when the season begins this weekend. Schalke finished