The Blaugrana have announced that the right back will arrive in Catalunya before the end of the week to undergo a medical and then sign a five-year contract with the club
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Red Devils boss is excited by the prospect of adding the former Real Madrid winger to his squad after an €84 million move but is not expecting miracles.
The attacking midfielder moves to Old Trafford for a British transfer record and says he cannot wait to link up with manager Louis van Gaal and help return the club to the top.
The Red Devils have smashed their transfer record to lure the Argentine to Old Trafford, bringing their summer spending to in excess of £130 million as Louis van Gaal rebuilds.
The 26-year-old winger is poised to leave the Santiago Bernabeu for Old Trafford and, as he moves on, we asked fans for their favorite memories of the Argentine in Spain.
The shot stopper believes the promising youngster is destined for greatness and is also delighted he no longer has to face Lionel Messi on the pitch.
The Argentine landed in the northwest of England on Monday night and was shown around the club's training ground, and he now has returned to finalize his move from Real Madrid.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Of the three title contenders this season, the Catalans impressed the most as the two capital clubs looked tired after playing each other on Tuesday and Friday last week
The Germany international turned in an encouraging display alongside Luka Modric in the Blancos midfield and created the opening goal for Karim Benzema with an out-swinging corner
The Mexico international could be on his way to the Eredivisie, but no deal has been completed between Valencia and PSV
The Argentina international will have a medical on Tuesday and then thrash out personal terms before signing for the Red Devils.
Los Colchoneros' title defense started with an opening day draw in Vallecas, with Paco Jemez's side unlucky not to take all three points after an excellent second-half effort.
New signing Mario Mandzukic had his chances but the former Bayern Munich man failed to take any of them as the Rojiblancos were held by their city rivals
The Italian coach admitted after a labored Blancos performance in their Liga opener that the Portugal international and the rest of his teammates are not yet fully match fit.
The Frenchman opened the scoring on the half-hour mark before his Portuguese colleague sealed all three points for the hosts right at the death.
The Atletico Madrid boss has been hit with a hefty punishment after an altercation with the fourth official on the touchline of the Supercopa de Espana.
The Argentine winger is set to leave the Bernabeu this week in a transfer that has highlighted some familiar flaws from Real Madrid.
The Blaugrana chief has stressed that La Liga's reigning champion deserves respect.
The Real Madrid star has been plagued by injuries, but his coach has stressed that he is approaching peak fitness again.