Register Login Scores


Report: Barca To Hand Shock Star No. 10 Jersey

Barcelona have reportedly chosen which star will take the vacant No. 10 jersey following Lionel Messi's exit from the Camp Nou.

What Barca Fans Did In First Match Without Messi

In the aftermath of the six-time Ballon d'Or winner's sad departure from the Blaugrana two weeks ago, many have wondered what will happen with the club's iconic No. 10 shirt he donned from the 2008/09 season.

While LaLiga rules reportedly stipulate that the jersey number cannot be permanently retired, it seems Barcelona could soon have a new No. 10 in the form of Philippe Coutinho.

According to ESPN journalist Jordi Blanco, the out-of-sorts Brazilian appears set to inherit the shirt after a recently-released squad list showed there have been a few changes to the jersey numbers worn by the players.

While Coutinho did not feature on the squad list ahead of Barcelona's 2021/22 LaLiga opener, it was revealed that striker Rey Manaj has been handed the No. 14 shirt previously worn by the ex-Liverpool playmaker.

With Miralem Pjanic currently wearing Coutinho's other preferred shirt number, No. 8, the only other number reportedly available is No. 25.

Where does Coutinho rank among the best-paid players at Barca? 

What is Coutinho's reputation at Barcelona?

The Selecao international arrived in Spain from the Reds in January 2018 as one of the most exciting attacking midfielders in world football, but has ultimately struggled to fulfil expectations since.

Despite having claimed five trophies at Barca, Coutinho's performances have largely been underwhelming, while injury disruptions have only added to his misery.

After returning from a loan deal at Bayern Munich in the 2019/20 campaign, during which he won the UEFA Champions League, he battled to build any momentum after suffering a season-ending knee injury late in 2020.

Transfer Update: Mbappe

10 Biggest Transfers Confirmed Since Last Week

Mbappe Booed By PSG Fans, Messi & Ramos Unveiled


Top 5

Amrouche Camp Working On Soweto Giants Link

37 May 10, 2022 12:55 PM in Orlando Pirates

Messi's Barca Return Back On?

2 May 16, 2022 08:28 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Future Uncertain For Sundowns Loanees

38 May 10, 2022 09:43 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Official: Real Madrid Reveal 2022/23 Home Shirt

2 May 16, 2022 11:30 AM in LaLiga

Love Letters, Final Venue Drama: Pitso Spills The Beans

55 May 10, 2022 10:04 AM in Players Abroad

Official: 10 More Transfers Confirmed For Next Season

2 May 13, 2022 10:27 AM in World News

Inside Seventeen Lifestyle: The Lounge Owned By George Lebese

3 May 16, 2022 02:11 PM in Show Me The Money

Confirmed: No Chiefs As Mahlangu Secures Shock Move

18 May 12, 2022 01:44 PM in Players Abroad

Report: Pirates’ Mhango Future Decided?

33 May 09, 2022 08:41 AM in Orlando Pirates

The Seven Treble Winners In Football History

1 May 17, 2022 12:27 PM in World News

What Zwane Told Chiefs Players At Half-Time

37 May 09, 2022 02:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Zlatan Damages AC Milan Bus Window

12 May 16, 2022 10:25 AM in Serie A

Stellies Join Race For Bucs Target

4 May 10, 2022 10:53 AM in Siyagobhoza