Sport Messi, Mbappé, Haaland, sacred promises to Barça
Mbappe will be at the level of Messi and Ronaldo – Griezmann
Kylian Mbappe downed Barcelona with a hat-trick and Antoine Griezmann thinks the forward will soon be the world's best.That was the gracious take of Mbappe's France team-mate Antoine Griezmann, who was on the receiving end of his countryman's heroics at Camp Nou in Tuesday's last-16 first leg.
Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa, three of them are still running for the presidency of FC Barcelona, left free by Josep Bartomeu. Between now and March 7 and the long-awaited election, candidates are called upon to lift the veil on their respective programs, competing for more or less complicated promises to keep. The last of the three contenders cited is not the least talkative on the matter, he who on the airwaves of RAC 1 announces "two cracks in attack and a great defender". Supported by an investor who would be ready to bet 250 million euros from the next transfer window, Toni Freixa claims to be able to build a competitive Barça. Without dwelling too much on the gaping debt of the Blaugranas. “The message is that Barca will have the competitive squad that our partners need and want. I tell you, we will have the most competitive team for the 2021-2022 season, ”he insists, ensuring that he is already in negotiations with several renowned players. "Two unique players" "We will not talk about the players until we have recruited them, because they can benefit from the discussions", proclaims this lawyer by profession. And to guarantee that the targets in question will be "adored" by Ronaldo Koeman, the current Barcelona coach, because "they are two unique players". When referring to Mbappé and Haaland, Toni Freixa nods and adds that he is able to take an interest in such players. Same optimism with regard to the case of Lionel Messi, at the end of the contract next June. "Messi is as deadly as us, he knows the situation of the club and I am convinced that he will wait for the new president to decide his future", he concludes. Read also: Mbappé-Haaland, an operation at 852 M € Messi-Griezmann, it is a disaster Zidane, Juventus has taken action!
Bundesliga: Haaland: Apparently six clubs still in the race .
For attacker Erling Haaland, in the event of a departure from Borussia Dortmund, apparently only six clubs are possible buyers. This is reported by Sport Bild. © Provided by SPOX Haaland is under contract with Borussia until 2024. According to the report, Real Madrid, Barca, the two Manchester clubs City and United, Liverpool FC and Juventus Turin would be possible targets for the Norwegian, who can probably leave BVB from summer 2022 via an exit clause for around 100 million euros.