BARCELONA TO APPEAR IN COURT OVER NEYMAR

Prosecutors demanded for charges of fraud and corruption to be filed against Neymar, Barcelona and Santos in relation to the Brazil international’s move to Barcelona.


The club’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu and predecessor Sandro Rosell have also been included in the case which was brought up by Brazilian investment company, DIS.

National Court judge, Jose de la Mata previously thrashed the case out of the court in July over a lack of evidence that’s more than reasonable doubt, but that decision was overturned last month. At the moment, the prosecution has now called for the charges to be processed again.

The Brazilian Investment Company claim they are due a 40% share of the transfer fee that Barcelona paid to sign Neymar from Santos in 2013, which is claimed to have not been received in full, given the secrecy over the full cost of the transfer.

Barca initially claimed that Neymar cost a total of €57m, as time passed on, another price was later disclosed to be a lot greater, and with Bartomeu claiming over €100m was ultimately spent on the transfer of the Brazilian international to Camp Nou.
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Luis Enrique sees draw in Positive way

Luis Enrique tried to see the 2-2 draw with Villarreal in the positive way, as he stated that this solitary point meant that Barcelona are now closer to their objective by the same. The club are hoping to defend the league title that they won in style last season.

After opening up a nine-point lead over second placed Atletico Madrid, the club are some favourites to win the title with a few games left in hand. La Liga still has eight matchdays left in its schedule. Winning the title early will also help the Catalan club to focus on the Champions League.

They can become the first club to defend title and they are once again favourites for the same. They have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League where they will come up against Spanish opponents in the form of Atletico Madrid. Other top teams still left in the competition and those that represent a potential threat for Barcelona dominance include Paris St Germain, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich. Defender Gerard Pique recently stated that Barcelona are very much looking forward to winning the league title as early as possible. PSG were recently crowned as the French champions with several weeks of the league schedule still left. Continue reading Luis Enrique sees draw in Positive way

Despite being relegated, Chris Ramsey signs a 3 year contract extension with QPR

After only being able to win 8 matches out of the 38 in the Premier League, Queens Park Rangers finished the season at the very bottom of the English league and ultimately were relegated to the Championship league.

The final match of the season that Queens Park Rangers played was against Leicester City and it concluded with a 5-1 defeat for the team of Chris Ramsey, it certainly wasn’t the best way for QPR to end their Premier League stay but nonetheless even with the relegation and the overwhelming string of defeats, Chris Ramsey was offered the chance to continue coaching the English team.

The 53 year old coach, Chris Ramsey took charge of Queens Park Rangers back in February as he replaced Harry Redknapp who had resigned from his coaching position in the club. The coaching role that was given to Ramsey was initially expected to be only until the end of the current season but the head chiefs and owners of QPR were impressed to see how Ramsey took charge of the club and despite getting relegated, he will resume his managerial career at Loftus Road for 3 more years. Continue reading Despite being relegated, Chris Ramsey signs a 3 year contract extension with QPR