Barcelona appoints new manager

New Barca boss Ernesto Valverde faces the biggest test of his managerial career at the Nou Camp. Ernesto Valverde knows that he’s stepped into one of the most demanding jobs… The post Barcelona appoints new manager appeared first on City People Magazine.

TAX FRAUD: Messi’s 21-month jail term to stand

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was convicted alongside his father, Jorge Messi who manages his finances, of defrauding Spain in taxes worth over €4m in 2016 by a court in Barcelona. A 21-month jail term and a fine of €2m was handed down to the Argentinian superstar, which after he applealed, has now been upheld by…

Pique: Buffon deserves Ballon d'Or

Despite losing to the Old Lady, the Catalan centre-back feels the veteran goalkeeper’s achievements warrant one of football’s most prestigious awards

Coutinho explains why he won’t join Barcelona

Liverpool playmaker, Philippe Coutinho, has said he would rather be revered at Anfield, than be “just another player” at Barcelona or Bayern Munich. The Brazilian has been constantly linked with a move away, despite only signing a new long-term contract in January. Coutinho insists he will see out the deal which runs out in 2022,…

We fought until the end – Barca boss Enrique

After losing the La Liga title to rivals Real Madrid on the final day of the season, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has blamed his side’s inconsistency during the course of the season for their woes, but noted they fought relentlessly. Barcelona failed to retain the title they’ve held for past years despite beating SD Eibar…

Real Madrid are La Liga champions

Double-chasing Real Madrid won their first La Liga title since 2012 after a final-day 2-0 victory at Malaga on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo scored two minutes into the game when he latched onto Isco’s through ball to step around Carlos Kameni and tap into an empty net. Karim Benzema added their second goal after the break…