Barcelona’s 100% start to the season came to an end

Barcelona’s 100% start to the season came to an end after a crushing 4-1 defeat against Celta de Vigo in the midweek action.

The club were overwhelming favourites to retain the league title that they won in Luis Enrique’s first season at the club. The brilliant start that led to 12 points from the opening three games ascertain this fact, but there has been signs of trouble brewing within the scenes. Barcelona needed solitary goals in order to get past opposition like Malaga and Atletico Madrid. They also opened their Champions League campaign with a 1-1 draw against Roma.

Dani Alves has revealed in a sensational interview that former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was extremely keen on coaching

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has revealed in a sensational interview that former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola was extremely keen on coaching the Brazilian national team at the World Cup 2014.

PSG or Barcelona, Where is Daniel Alves going?

The Brazilian right-back Daniel Alves is constantly being linked with a move to PSG as the French club is rumored to be interested in signing the experienced defender but as each day passes by; his future is becoming more unclear.

Even at his 31 years of age, DaniAlves is a regular starter for Luis Enrique as the player has been featured in almost all of the matches of this season of Barcelona.

Eric Abidal urges Club to offer Dani a new Offer

Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal has urged the club to offer a new contract to defender Dani Alves, who he says is the best right back in the world even now.

The Brazilian was brought to the club in 2008 for around £ 25 million, which then made him one of the world’s most expensive defenders. He has proved the Catalan club that they were correct in making the decision to spend such a vast amount of money.

His presence was a major factor in the club lifting numerous league titles and Champions League trophies under the reign of Pep Guardiola.

Alves time Running Out?

The Brazilian defender Daniel Alves joined Barcelona on July of 2008 and ever since then he was added to the Spanish club, his presence in Camp Nou has been unmistakable as the Brazilian right-back had and has a commanding presence in his position which helped him in his journey of becoming one of the Europe’s finest defenders at one point in time.

Alves Wants To See Out Contract

After being heavily linked with a move away from the Camp Nou, Brazilian defender Dani Alves has claimed that he wants to see out his contract at Barcelona. The 31-year-old is regarded as one of the best right backs in the world. He has been a major reason towards Lionel Messi scoring the number of goals that he has done in the last five years. After joining the club from Sevilla for £ 25 million several years ago, Alves looks like coming to the end of his spell at the Camp Nou. He has been linked with a move to French club Monaco in the last few months.

Alves Accepts Blame for Copa del Rey

Barcelona full-back Dani Alves claims that he is ready to share the blame for the Copa del Rey final defeat against Real Madrid. Barcelona came into the match with a real hope of winning the first title of the season and also ending the disappointment of last week’s results. Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League in the quarter-final stage itself at the hands of Atletico Madrid. This was the first time in the last seven seasons that they have failed to reach the semifinals. Further, they have had a setback in the league title race after the 1-0 defeat against Granada.

ALL THE WAY

Dani Alves has said that in the ongoing season, La Liga title race will go all the way down to the wire.

The top 3 sides in the La Liga points table are almost going neck and neck. There hasn’t been much difference between their points’ tally and the outcome of one game can change their positions in the table.

Alves reckons that the side which has to win the league this season will have to play extraordinarily well.

FIFA WORLD XI

The Brazilian defender of Barcelona, Daniel Alves was placed into the FIFPro World XI for the 3rd consecutive year. It was a sign of the superb seasons he has been enjoying in Barcelona but despite the success he has reached in the Catalan club, Alves revealed that he does not plan on finishing his football career in Barcelona.

"I am not considering retiring at Barcelona because I want to end my career where I started it: at Bahia," the Brazil international told Sport.

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