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Set for Barcelona

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Barcelona had a prompt response to criticism after the two consecutive games without a victory (0-0 in Mestalla against Valencia and 1-2, at the Camp Nou against Rubin Kazan in CL). 

It was evening of Seydou Keita, who, although not consistently a first team player, entered the conveyor belt. Transferred from Seville, where he had managed only 4 goals in 31 games, the Mali midfielder has scored 14 times in a year for Barca. Today he scored a hat-trick.

After the failure in the 2010 World Cup preliminaries, ‘Ibracadabra’ returned in force to the club. Spared against Valencia, the swede returned to score a double against Zaragoza. Percentage of Zlatan in Barcelona shirt is sensational: the match and goal.

Valdes – Puyol, Pique(Rafa Marquez, 73), Chygrynskiy, Maxwell – Busquets – Xavi(Suarez, 83), Keita – Messi, Ibrahimovic (Bojan), Iniesta

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October 26, 2009 at 9:47 am

Pep Guardiola’s list

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Pep Guardiola proved last season that he is a technician of great value and that he knows his team potential. They say that once you have done great performance, the harder it is to stay on top of the pyramid. For this to be possible, the Barcelona coach has made a secret list of football players that would like to transfer, where needed, even in January.

Thus, the main target for the Ajax Amsterdam Guardiola is Uruguayan Luis Suarez (22 years). However, in this race  have joined Olympique Lyon and AC Milan.

With him, the catalan coach has a number of players in sight, mainly midfielders covering gaps due to the departure of Yaya Toure and Seydou Keita, for the African Cup. FC Barcelona want to recruit Patrick Vieira, in January, when the transfer period starts.

Then, according to Spanish newspaper Sport, FC Barcelona is interested in: Julio Baptista (27 years, AS Rome), Steven Defour (21 years, Standard Liege), Ibrahim Afellay (23 years, PSV Eindhoven), Hernanes (24 years, FC Sao Paulo) and Christian Poulsen (29 years, Juventus).

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October 16, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Puyol will separate from Barcelona!

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PuyolHe already has 300 games in Barcelona shirt. Pep Guardiola hopes that defender will to continue to play next season. But Carles Puyol has refused a new offer to extend the contract from Joan Laporta. The reason? In 2010, Catalan team can not guarantee the post holder in the center of defense player who will have then 32 years.

The arrival of Cigrinsky on the New Camp  jeopardize tenure of team captain. Ukrainian player even before transfer to FC Barcelona, the move was confirmed as, Puyol worry in several interviews that he would lose the post holder. AS wrote that Manchester City and Chelsea are interested in the player. Last, can not make transfers until 2011 because FIFA ban. Puyol wants to end his career in Italy, to AC Milan.

Carles Puyol played for Barcelona from 1999. In the 300 games scored 5 goals.

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September 6, 2009 at 11:45 pm