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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Pep Guardiola backs Pedro for Manchester United success

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe says that Pedro has proven he can play an important role for FC Barcelona, despite the fact that the forward "lacks the talent" of his superstar teammates.
ESPN FC's Sid Lowe weighs in on the back and forth transfer Saga regarding Pedro, who he contends will be sold.
In an exclusive with ESPN Deportes, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu revealed that there has been no official bid for Pedro and that the squad is complete.
ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses whether or not Pedro will remain with Barcelona with playing time at a minimum with Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez leading the attack.
ESPN FC's Steve Nicol contends that Pedro has no reason to leave Barcelona, and may not be what Manchester United need.

Current Bayern Munich and former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola said he has no doubt that Barcelona forward and Manchester United target Pedro can be successful "with any club in the world."

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has suggested that the club need to sign a player in the mould of the Spain international, who has a £22 million release clause in his contract at the Camp Nou.

"These are rumours I have heard but I don't know the situation," said Guardiola during an Audi Cup news...

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Arsenal target Karim Benzema is staying at Real Madrid - Rafa Benitez

The ESPN FC crew discuss the hottest transfer rumours surrounding some big name players.
ESPN FC's Sid Lowe weighs in on the probability of Sergio Ramos staying with Real Madrid and Manchester United turning their attention to Nicolás Otamendi once again.
ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Alejandro Moreno discuss the recent negative comments Real Betis' Rafael van der Vaart made regarding his former club, Real Madrid.
Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez remains coy on rumours linking his club with David de Gea and Marco Reus.

Karim Benzema is staying at Real Madrid this summer amid reported interest from Arsenal, Rafa Benitez has confirmed.

Benzema, 27, has been linked with a move to Arsenal in recent transfer windows, with Madrid-based newspaper AS reporting on Sunday that the Gunners had set aside €65 million to sign the France international.

But on Sunday Arsene Wenger denied that he would be making a move for Benzema, and Los Blancos boss Rafa Benitez insists the striker's future lies at the Bernabeu.


By ESPN Staff

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema miss Audi Cup tournament

.Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo's fitness will not be risked with the season soon to begin.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have both been left out of Real Madrid's squad for the Audi Cup tournament in Germany with concerns over the attacking duo's fitness.

Ronaldo, 30, suffered "lower back pain" in his most recent training session, according to a club statement.

Benzema, 27, "over-used his right thigh" in the same session as Los Blancos step up their preparations for the new La Liga campaign.

Madrid begin their league campaign at Sporting Gijon on Sunday, Aug. 23.

Real Madrid coach...

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Antolin Alcaraz joins Las Palmas on free transfer after Everton exit

Primera Division newcomers Las Palmas have signed Paraguay international Antolin Alcaraz.

Alcaraz, 33, was available on a free after his contract with Everton ran out at the end of last season following two years at Goodison Park.

The Canary Islands club announced in a statement on their official website that...

Luis Suarez isolated and Barca defenders toil in difficult preseason

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe says Pedro has proven he can play an important role at Barcelona despite lacking the talent of his superstar teammates.

Barcelona were defeated by Fiorentina 2-1 in their third match of the International Champions Cup at the weekend. Luis Suarez scored the Blaugrana's only goal, despite La Liga's champions attempting 13 shots with eight on target.

Luis Enrique cannot be too impressed after leading his team to only one victory in four matches. Although results don't matter in preseason, conceding an average of two goals per match is never a good sign.

Barcelona based their success last term on their effectiveness...