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#Andrés Iniesta Luján

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Andres Iniesta has 'no regrets' about leaving Barcelona at 34 to play in Japan

The World Cup winner played against former side in a friendly and insists he is happy with his decision.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Vermaelen becomes fourth former Barcelona player to join Vissel Kobe

Ahead of a friendly between the clubs, Thomas Vermaelen made the move from Barca to the Japanese side.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'I hope I can convey what I have learned and what I feel for this club': Iniesta outlines Barca coaching ambition

A place in the Camp Nou dugout is not a burning desire for the Spanish legend but says he does want to give back to Barcelona when he retires.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 1 December, 2018

After four years and 80 goals in New York, Spain legend David Villa to join Iniesta in Japan

Ahead of his imminent departure from New York City, the veteran striker has confirmed he will join Vissel Kobe.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Friday 26 October, 2018

Barcelona v Real Madrid: The last El Clasico without Messi and Ronaldo - where are they now?

It is almost 11 years since the last El Clasico without either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo – where ar the players who did feature now?

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Iniesta is on a different planet': 18-year-old Man City star rejects comparison to Barcelona icon

Phil Foden feels it is premature for anyone to compare him with the great Andres Iniesta.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta suffered defeats in their respective J.League bows for Sagan Tosu and Vissel Kobe on Sunday.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'Andres is an idol for everyone... He can do anything he wants' - Alonso backs star's Japan move

Spain and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta is preparing for a new challenge in Japan after the World Cup.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match Legend This post contains videos

Stunner from Coutinho lights up Iniesta's Barca farewell match

The Brazilian sealed victory as his iconic team-mate brings down the curtain on a remarkable career with the Catalan giants.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Monday 30 April, 2018

'I wish this was eternal. I'm the first one who would like this not to end' - Iniesta

It has been an emotional nine days for Andres Iniesta, who says he made an “honest” decision to leave Barcelona.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'I'll tell my friends, children and family that I had the pleasure of celebrating goals and titles at his side'

Neymar paid tribute to his former team-mate as he gets set to bring the curtain down on his time at Barcelona.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Ramos: If Iniesta was 'Andresinho', he would've won Ballon d'Or

The Real Madrid defender believes his Spain team-mate and fellow World Cup winner should have been named the best player on the planet at some stage.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Chelsea close to a perfect game against Barcelona - Conte

Lionel Messi’s equaliser gave his side a narrow advantage in a Champions League last-16 tie.

Rakitic: You wouldn't see Messi in the gym much

The Barcelona star is not as active as his Real Madrid counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo when it comes to working out in the gym

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Coutinho would be a 'great signing' for Barcelona - Iniesta

Andres Iniesta has no concerns over Philippe Coutinho taking his place in Barcelona’s starting XI, instead urging the club to make a move.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Saturday 18 March, 2017

No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems

A weaker squad has contributed to the former Barcelona boss having some struggles at City, according to the Liverpool manager.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Iniesta: 'I would reject Pep to finish my career at Barcelona'

The mercurial midfielder’s contract at Camp Nou expires in 2018 and he is hoping to agree an extension.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Messi hat-trick hands Celtic their biggest ever European defeat

The Catalan giants thrashed the Hoops 7-0 in their Champions League Group C clash at the Nou Camp.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'It would be an injustice if Iniesta finishes his career without the Ballon d'Or'

His Copa del Rey masterclass earned him the 28th trophy of his career, but he has always been in Leo Messi’s shadow when it comes to individual awards.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Monday 11 January, 2016

Barcelona and Real Madrid dominate FIFPro World XI

The two La Liga sides took up eight of the spots in the prestigious team.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'Lots of things are over' laments Barcelona talisman Andres Iniesta

Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal are all interested in the Spain playmaker.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Friday 27 December, 2013

Iniesta plays down rumoured Messi row with Barca chiefs

The Argentine No 10 is no longer the highest-paid star a the Camp Nou since Neymar’s arrival.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Tito Vilanova set to seek second opinion in New York

The Barcelona boss underwent an operation on a tumour in his saliva gland recently.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Monday 7 January, 2013

In a league of their own: La Liga stars dominate World XI

And by dominate, we mean completely dominate.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Monday 11 June, 2012

Forward-thinking Del Bosque defends Fabregas role

Spaniards started their Group C clash with Italy last night without a recognised striker in the first XI.

# andres-iniesta-lujan - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Champions League preview: Blues and Barca to do it all over again

The European champions return to west London tonight for a mouth-watering semi-final first leg. Oh, it’s on.