Why a Mascherano exit shouldn’t tarnish his Barcelona legacy

Back in 2011, Javier Mascherano was asked to do the impossible. A natural defensive midfielder, he was tasked with replacing the legendary Carles Puyol to partner with Gerard Pique in the center of the defense for a squad with constant Champions League and La Liga title aspirations. Since that time, he has started two Champions […]

Javier Mascherano, Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan | Top 5 Barca

Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano charged with tax fraud by Spanish authorities Barcelona’s Argentina international Javier Mascherano has been charged with two counts of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of a total of more than £1.1m, the public prosecutor said. Mascherano, who joined Barça from Liverpool in August 2010, is alleged to have sought to conceal earnings […]

Barcelona 1-0 Malaga | Match Report, Man and Flop of the Match

Barcelona achieved a narrow yet fully deserved victory against Malaga at the Camp Nou in Week 2 of La Liga. Thomas Vermaelen scored the only goal for the Blaugrana, who enjoyed 73 percent of possession, created a whopping 22 goalscoring chances and attempted 19 shots, 13 of them on target and one to the post. […]

Javier Mascherano should ignore Juventus’ interest and remain in Barcelona

Javier Mascherano has been identified as a transfer target by Italian champions Juventus following Sami Khedira’s long-term injury and the departure of both Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich) and Andrea Pirlo (New York City) Reports coming from Italy suggest that Mascherano “wants to finish his career in Italy after having spells in the Premier League and […]

Javier Mascherano praises Sergio Busquets’ positional play at Barcelona

Barcelona are lucky to have a player of Javier Mascherano’s calibre. His professionalism, leadership and desire to always perform at his best for the overall benefit of the team makes him an indispensable piece for the Camp Nou giants. Here is what the Argentina international explained ahead of the decisive final third of the current […]