Vesko is a football writer that likes to observe the game for what it is, focusing on teams, players and their roles, formations, tactics, rather than stats. He follows the English Premier League closely, Liverpool FC in particular. His articles have been published on four different football blogs.
According to a recent report
from Sport, Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is expected to leave the Spanish
giants during the summer transfer window after the recent arrival of Frenkie de
Jong. The belief is that Italian side Inter Milan are leading the charge to sign
him, but as we know, Premier
According to a recent report from Sport, Barcelona are willing to offer Clement Lenglet to Paris Saint-Germain as part of an exchange deal for Brazilian forward Neymar. Two other names that have been discussed in the form of Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho, but given Coutinho’s rumoured
Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax has informed Juventus that he wants to play for them, according to Gazzetta dello Sport (via Sport).
The captain of the Dutch champions has been linked with every major club across Europe throughout the season which saw him lead his team to the
According to a recent report from Sport, Premier League champions Manchester City are going to be facing some stiff competition from La Liga champions Barcelona in the race to sign Juventus defender Joao Cancelo. It’s no secret that the Juve full-back is edging closer and closer towards
According to a recent report from Mundo Deportivo, Spanish giants Barcelona are set to complete the signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng for a fee believed to b worth around £7 million. Boateng has only played four times for the club ever since his loan move from Sassuolo back
Celta Vigo are expected to complete the signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona very soon, according to Marca.
The midfielder, whom the Catalans re-signed from Villareal by activating a buy-back clause in 2016, failed to make an impression again and was sent out on loan to Arsenal in
The return of Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain appears to be edging closer. According to AS, who quote reports in the French media, the Ligue 1 champions have lowered their demands for letting the Brazilian go for a second time. Apparently, PSG are now willing to accept €130
Having broken the world transfer record with the acquisition of Neymar from Barcelona in 2017, Paris Saint-Germain are in advanced talks with the Catalan club over the possibility of sending the Brazilian star back, according to The Times.
Neymar himself is apparently very keen on ending his “troubled”
Matthijs de Ligt has refused to rule out the possibility of staying at Ajax beyond this summer’s transfer window.
The 19-year-old’s potential departure from Amsterdam has become a proper transfer saga by now. He’s been tipped most heavily to follow in the footsteps of midfielder Frenkie de Jong
Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid has been a long-term target for Barcelona. With the lure for top players that the Catalan club possess, it was widely believed he would make the switch last summer – a chance which he controversially refused. His decision was made public in
On Wednesday night, Liverpool suffered a 3-0 defeat at Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp. In reality, the scoreline did not tell the whole story. The Reds were still in the game until the 75th minute when Lionel Messi scored the first of his
Arsenal could be going big this summer! After an underwhelming transfer window before the start of the season, the upcoming summer could be very interesting and The Sun report that Gunners are interested in signing Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti.
The French centre-back has been falling out favour at Ernesto
In the Champions League you never quite know what you’re going to get, regardless of who may seem like the favourite in any given game. In this encounter many fans were already considering Barca to be a semi finalist before they’d even got the win, and even
Having drawn 1-1 in the first leg at the Camp Nou, Spain’s fiercest rivals met for the rematch at the Santiago Bernabeu to settle the matter of going into the 2018/19 Copa Del Rey final.
There has been much speculation about the future of Isco Alarcon recently,
Real Madrid and Barcelona produced an entertaining clash in the Copa del Rey semi-finals on Wednesday evening as the two teams drew 1-1 at the Nou Camp.
The visitors took the lead in only the sixth minute of the first-leg of the face-off as Lucas Vazquez scored from
Barcelona have brought the transfer of Jean-Clair Todibo from Toulouse six months forward, it has been officially confirmed.
The deal had been agreed for the summer, when the 19-year-old’s contract with the French side would come to an end and he’d be able to move to Camp Nou
According to Marca, talks have begun between Barcelona and Jordi Alba over the possibility of him signing a new contract with the club. Alba suggested that he hadn’t been contacted about a new contract although he may have been doing that in order to get Barca’s attention,
According to Marca, Barcelona are stepping up the chase for Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals. Arsenal are also said to be interested in signing him but we’d imagine that the Spanish champions would be more appealing, especially given that he’s already making quite the impression in La Liga
According to Mundo Deportivo, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is open to the possibility of returning to Barcelona one day. The 26 year old left the club last year following a long saga, which saw him move in order to become the featured name at PSG as opposed
According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have their eye on Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno. The Spaniard, who made the jump to Anfield back in 2014 from Sevilla, is being viewed as the possible ‘next in line’ defender to take Jordi Alba’s role courtesy of Barca’s desire to bring
According to Mundo Deportivo, Spanish giants Barcelona are considering a move for Kalidou Koulibaly. The Napoli defender recently signed a new contract with the Italian club, but as we all know, that doesn’t mean all too much in the modern era of professional football. Koulibaly has been
Mundo Deportivo have relayed a report that Adrien Rabiot has rejected a third offer of a new deal from Paris Saint-Germain.
The offer apparently stood at €7.2million per year, but the midfielder wasn’t interested in accepting it. There were reports a while back that he would demand a
Barcelona signed Arthur Melo from Gremio for an initial fee of €32.8million this summer.
However, that amount is set to rise in coming days, according to Sport. The Spanish outlet report that the first add-on Barcelona will pay is now imminent, and it becomes due for payment when
According to Sport, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed the club will not be offering a new contract to Ivan Rakitić this season.
The Croatia international was a subject of strong interest from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, but in the end he decided to reject their advances