Champions League 2020: Bayern Munich thrash Barcelona 8-2

Veteran Barcelona defender Gerard Pique described this morning’s 8-2 Champions League humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich as a “disgrace” and claimed the famous club had “hit rock bottom”. Thomas Mueller and Philippe Coutinho both scored twice as the German side blew Barca away in a merciless display that will prompt serious questions over Lionel Messi’s future in Spain. Ivan Perisic, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich and Robert Lewandowski were also on target for Bayern, with Barca’s goals coming via […]

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Ferdinand left astounded by Davies' stunning assist for Kimmich's goal

‘If I’m Semedo I’d come off Instagram!’: Rio Ferdinand and Liverpool’s Andy Robertson heap praise on Bayern starlet Alphonso Davies for his stunning assist for Joshua Kimmich’s goal Rio Ferdinand has lauded the performance of Alphonso Davies for Bayern  The youngster was sensational as the Germans ran riot against Barcelona  Davies set up Joshua Kimmich with a sublime assist in the second half Ferdinand labelled the Canadian the best full back in the world on Friday  Rio Ferdinand has heaped […]

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Thomas Muller lauds ‘incredible’ Bayern Munich ‘statement’ in rampant Champions League win over Barcelona

Thomas Muller played a key role as Bayern Munich absolutely hammered Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-final—then immediately called for his team to improve to hit their actual objective. An incredible 90 minutes saw the Bundesliga side emerge as 8-2 victors, with Muller netting two and further goals coming for Ivan Perisic, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich, Robert Lewandowski and a brace for Philippe Coutinho, in response to an early David Alaba own goal and Luis Suarez’s consolation. Muller won the […]

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Bayern star Thomas Muller sounds Man City Champions League warning after Barcelona mauling

Bayern Munich attacker Thomas Muller believes he and his team-mates have sent out a big statement to the teams left in the Champions League after thrashing Barcelona – and insists the Bavarians are in “incredible shape” ahead of a mouthwatering potential semi-final showdown with Manchester City. Bayern inflicted Barca’s heaviest ever European defeat, putting eight past the Catalan giants in a ruthless display in Lisbon – the first time the La Liga side have conceded so many times in one […]

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Man Utd set to revive Saul Niguez transfer interest – and plan bumper contract

Manchester United are primed to revive interest in Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez, reports say. The Spain international has long been admired by the Red Devils. And he could leave Atletico in the wake of their failure to win the Champions League, with Diego Simeone’s side eliminated by RB Leipzig on Thursday night. Manchester United tried to sign Saul from Atletico Madrid a year ago, but having missed out on the Champions League, were forced to do without. But the […]

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Andreas Pereira’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer snub explained as star Man Utd exit nears

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s snub of Andreas Pereira is down to his agent speaking to clubs around Europa. The Brazilian has been linked with a move away from the club, playing just 56 minutes since the resumption of football. Having joined the club’s academy in 2012, the 24-year-old has 75 appearances under his belt at Old Trafford. But Brazilian outlet Esparto Interativo have reported that the forward is already looking to secure his future elsewhere. Solskjaer had tried […]

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Man Utd chiefs have Jadon Sancho transfer theory as Dortmund hold firm on £108m valuation

Manchester United’s hierarchy are confident that Jadon Sancho is as excited about moving to Old Trafford as they are about bringing him back to his home country. The Red Devils have made the England international their No 1 target this summer as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to add extra talent to his forward line. Dortmund, however, are adamant that they will not sell the winger for anything less than their £108million valuation. And United are reluctant to pay that fee, […]

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Jan Vertonghen joins Benfica after leaving Tottenham

Jan Vertonghen has joined Benfica on a three-year deal after leaving Tottenham. The 33-year-old left Spurs at the end of the season after the club decided not to renew his contract. Tottenham transfer rumours Get Sky Sports – All channels £23 a month Transfer Centre LIVE! He joins Benfica on a three-year contract with the Portuguese club also completing deals to sign Brazil winger Everton and Germany forward Luca Waldschmidt. Vertonghen made over 300 appearances for Tottenham since signing from […]

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Mascherano compares Barcelona icon Lionel Messi to Michael Jordan

‘They are both competitive animals but Leo is more of a human’: Javier Mascherano compares Barcelona icon Lionel Messi to Michael Jordan after watching Netflix’s The Last Dance Javier Mascherano played with Lionel Messi at Barcelona and with Argentina  Netflix’s The Last Dance portrayed Michael Jordan as an often divisive winner The former NBA star won six championships with Chicago Bulls in two spells Mascherano believes their competitivness is similar but Messi is more natural  Javier Mascherano has claimed that Barcelona […]

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Barcelona vs Bayern Munich LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Barcelona take on Bayern Munich in Lisbon tonight for a spot in the Champions League semi-finals. On the opposite side of the draw, Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig have already secured their places in the final four, and the winner of this evening’s tie will face either Manchester City or Lyon in the other semi-final next week. The last time Barca and Bayern met in the competition was in the final four in 2014/15, with the La Liga side beating […]

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