- Date of Birth: 6 March 1964
- Birthplace: Barcelona, Catalonia, Francoist Spain
News from Eyefootball
The reason why there is "but" in the headline is because even though Georginio Wijnaldum is the target that Barcelona's board of directors should aim to sign; simply to follow Ronald Koeman's requests, the board members at Barça who are willing to sign Thiago Alcántara are seven years late on their decision to give him a chance at Barcelona.
Barcelona is trying to start the squad renewal, or so, for the next season. The latest debate amongst the Board of Directors, the Catalonian sports media, and the fans: who to sign for the midfield, whether Georginio Wijnaldum or Thiago Alcántara. Who did Koeman ask for? Wijnaldum.
La Masia is the former home of the legendary FC Barcelona youth academy, where the club’s future prodigies would practice together, live together and develop their budding football abilities under the beating fury of the Catalonian sun.
While this year’s edition of the World Cup has already provided its fair share of shocking upsets and intense play, the global football scene rolls on with all the expected summer transfer news and rumblings that fans and pundits just can’t get enough of.
The lawsuit against former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is to be dropped. The Club member who brought the case is expected to withdraw his complaint.
The Neymar case is just the latest in the controversies involving Barcelona President Sandro Rosell and he could face up to eight years in prison for forgery and for benefiting economically from contracts to promote a friendly between Brazil and Portugal back in 2008.
Reports in several Spanish media outlets suggest that Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is set to resign from his post at the Catalan giants. An Extraordinary General meeting has been called by the club on Thursday 18.00 CET.
Barcelona's star midfielder Andres Iniesta has agreed terms over a new three year contract extension at the club.
Barcelona will consider a move for Atletico Madrid's on loan goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois at the end of the season. The Belgian keeper is currently at loan at Atletico on a season long deal.
Barcelona sporting director Sandro Rosell has confirmed that Lionel Messi has not asked the club to offer him an improved contract after Cristiano Ronaldo was made the highest earning player in the world by Real Madrid.