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Neymar moving to Real Madrid 'would annoy me' - Barcelona's Andres Iniesta

Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 by ESPN88 hits

Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. Andres Iniesta says he would be annoyed if former teammate Neymar left Paris Saint-Germain for Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid. Neymar quit Barca in the summer, joining Paris Saint-Germain for a world record transfer fee of €222 million, but his brief spell in France has generated just as many stories off the pitch as it has on ...Full Story »

Iniesta, Mascherano miss Barcelona training

Posted Saturday, October 28, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com38 hits

Barcelona could be without Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano for Saturday's trip to Athletic Bilbao after missing training. Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano missed Barcelona training on Friday ahead of Saturday's trip to Athletic Bilbao, the club have confirmed. Barca, seeking to keep their unbeaten start to the season intact, face the potentially tricky task of travelling to coach Er...Full Story »

Andres Iniesta agrees new 'lifetime contract' with Barcelona

Posted Saturday, October 07, 2017 by ESPN74 hits

Andres Iniesta has brought an end to months of speculation over his future by agreeing a "contract for life" with Barcelona, the club confirmed on Friday. Iniesta's contract was due to expire next summer and he had expressed doubts about whether he would continue at the Camp Nou beyond then. Speaking earlier this year, the Spain international said he was considering his future -- something t...Full Story »

REVEALED: Barcelona captain Iniesta furious after Valverde halftime hook

Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 by Tribalfootball.com111 hits

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde held crisis talks with Andres Iniesta in the aftermath of Saturday's 2-1 win at Getafe. With Barca labouring in the first-half, Valverde hooked the captain at halftime - though the official line was the midfielder had collected a knock. Diario Gol says Iniesta was furious with the decision and refused to hide his anger in the second-half as he watched Barca's...Full Story »

Bartomeu: The members should be calm about Messi and Iniesta

Posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by Marca.com54 hits

Frustrated by a lack of signings and perceived lies from the board, Josep Maria Bartomeu has sought to calm the waters with Barcelona's members, telling them not to worry about the contract renewals of Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta. Despite Neymar's departure and other off-field issues, the president has total belief and confidence in his project moving forward. The Barça president is...Full Story »

Iniesta's damning denial leaves Bartomeu embarrassed

Posted Friday, September 08, 2017 by Marca.com59 hits

A bad week got even worse for Josep Maria Bartomeu as the Barcelona president was left embarrassed by Andres Iniesta's denial of the suggestion a contract extension had been agreed in principle. Much of the summer focus at the Camp Nou has been about matters away from the pitch as contract extensions have caused the club major headaches. Lionel Messi's renewal had been verbally agreed prior...Full Story »

Barcelona president Bartomeu and Iniesta 'not on speaking terms'

Posted Friday, September 08, 2017 by Tribalfootball.com76 hits

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta and president Josep Maria Bartomeu are not on speaking terms. Iniesta is well inside the final year of his current deal and denied claims made by Bartomeu this week that talks had resumed over a new agreement. And pundit Manolo Oliveros, on Cadena Cope, revealed: "Bartomeu has not spoken to Iniesta for a long time, so there can be no beginning of an agreement...Full Story »

Barcelona leave Andres Iniesta hanging over new contract status

Posted Tuesday, September 05, 2017 by tribalfootball.com73 hits

Andres Iniesta has been left in the dark over his future at Barcelona. After delaying new contract talks last season, Iniesta has seen no progress over negotiations this summer and is now well inside the final year of his current deal. Sport says Iniesta is yet to hear from Barca about new terms. Their last conversation involved directors suggesting an open-ended contract, with the option t...Full Story »

Iniesta praises Bernabeu atmosphere as Spain hammer Italy

Posted Sunday, September 03, 2017 by Marca.com79 hits

Spain took a major step towards qualification for next summer's World Cup on Saturday as Andres Iniesta paid tribute to the fans in and around the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu during La Roja's 3-0 hammering of Italy. The result takes Julen Lopetegui's team three points clear at the top of their qualification group and there is a growing sense of hope in the next generation of younger Spanish pla...Full Story »

Iniesta refuses to commit to Barcelona

Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by Goal.com125 hits

The 33-year-old midfielder has an uncertain future at the Catalan club after saying he needs to "evaluate a lot of different things" Andres Iniesta's future remains up in the air after he refused to commit to Barcelona as the Spanish veteran evaluates his Camp Nou career. Iniesta cast his Barca future into doubt before Saturday's Copa del Rey victory over Deportivo Alaves, when he acknowledg...Full Story »

Iniesta: My minimum intention is to fulfill my Barcelona contract

Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017 by Marca.com76 hits

Transfer business and incomings are high on Barcelona's agenda this summer but a number of contract extensions can also be considered key with Andres Iniesta failing to commit to definitely signing a new deal. Like Lionel Messi, the Blaugrana icon's 2019 release date is nearing with no official announcement or seemingly any agreement between the parties. "My bare minimum intention is to fulf...Full Story »

Real Betis vs Barcelona - Denis Suarez tipped as Iniesta's long-term replacement

Posted Sunday, January 29, 2017 by PA44 hits

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has touted Denis Suarez as a potential successor to captain Andres Iniesta as a midfield linchpin ahead of the LaLiga clash at Real Betis. The 23-year-old left Barcelona in order to gain more first-team football at Villarreal in 2015 and after flourishing in his sole season at Estadio de la Ceramicare, Enrique decided to bring the central midfielder back to the Catal...Full Story »

Eibar vs Barcelona - Iniesta misses Eibar trip as Enrique seeks consistency

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2017 by PA44 hits

Barcelona will be without captain Andres Iniesta for the trip to Eibar on Sunday due to a calf injury. The midfielder was substituted at half-time during the Copa del Rey win over Real Sociedad on Thursday and will miss the trip to Eibar, with Andre Gomes expected to take his place. Barcelona will be looking to keep pace with the top two, Sevilla and Real Madrid, who will both be in action bef...Full Story »

The reason why Athletic Bilbao fans don't like Andres Iniesta

Posted Friday, January 06, 2017 by givemesport.com95 hits

Andres Iniesta is right up there alongside Gianluigi Buffon as the most universally popular player in football. The world-class midfielder is lauded and appreciated not only because of his immense quality but also his quiet and respectful personality. Iniesta has received applause at every La Liga ground since scoring the winning goal for Spain in the 2010 World Cup final in South Africa. We...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - Luis Enrique buoyed by Iniesta return ahead of Clasico

Posted Saturday, December 03, 2016 by PA60 hits

Luis Enrique hopes the return of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta can help his team get the better of Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season. Iniesta has been sidelined by a knee injury for five weeks but is back ahead of schedule for the clash at the Nou Camp. Manager Enrique told a press conference: "The biggest news is that we're getting Iniesta back, which has extra importance sinc...Full Story »

Heir to the throne: How Denis Suarez proved he can be Iniesta's long-term replacement

Posted Monday, November 07, 2016 by squawka.com138 hits

On a November night in Andalusia, Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in an absolutely thrilling contest where they came from behind off the back of three great individual displays. Lionel Messi stole the show with a goal, an assist and a magnificent Man of the Match display while wearing the captain's armband. At the back, Javier Mascherano rebounded from a shaky first half with a colossal Puyol-esqu...Full Story »

Iniesta out for 6-8 weeks with torn ligament damage in knee

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2016 by Marca.com57 hits

Barcelona were dealt the cruellest of blows at the Estadio Mestalla as captain Andres Iniesta had to be stretchered off after just 12 minutes of their match against Valencia, and initial tests from the club doctors have given said the duration will be between six and eight weeks. Moving swiftly through the gears in midfield, he was scythed down by a 'scissor' challenge from Enzo Perez that re...Full Story »

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona - Luis Enrique hails Iniesta before 600th Barcelona game

Posted Sunday, October 02, 2016 by PA56 hits

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is looking forward to watching his former team-mate reach an impressive landmark against Celta Vigo. Andrea Iniesta is set to make his 600th appearance for Barca after graduating from the famous La Masia academy - making his debut for the first-team in October 2002 against Club Brugge in the Champions League. The Spain international played alongside his manager duri...Full Story »

The Xavi/Iniesta midfield maestro of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2016 by Goal.com26 hits

Raheem Sterling may have won the Premier League’s Player of the Month trophy for August, but the most impressive player of the young season is not Sterling, Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic or even Eden Hazard. It’s David Silva of Manchester City. In the club’s first three Premier League matches, Silva has successfully replaced Yaya Toure as the heart of Man City’s midfie...Full Story »

Spain vs Turkey - Jordi Alba: Spain are lucky to have influential Andres Iniesta

Posted Friday, June 17, 2016 by PA55 hits

Spain defender Jordi Alba admits even their multi-talented side are lucky to have Andres Iniesta. The Barcelona midfielder was man of the match in their opening Group D win over Czech Republic, capping his display by laying on the cross for Gerard Pique's late winner. Iniesta, a World Cup and two-time European Championship winner, is the man who makes Spain tick - much as he does for his club ...Full Story »

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