FC Astana
LIVE 72'
Leg 1
Game Details
AS Monaco
6:30 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
1:00 AM UTC Jul 28, 2016
Game Details
3:00 AM UTC Jul 28, 2016
Game Details
Swindon Town
Swansea City
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Ottawa Fury FC
Carolina RailHawks
11:00 PM UTC
Game Details
FC Edmonton
New York Cosmos
1:00 AM UTC Jul 28, 2016
Game Details
Rayo OKC
Tampa Bay Rowdies
1:00 AM UTC Jul 28, 2016
Game Details
Atl├ętico Nacional
Independiente del Valle
12:45 AM UTC Jul 28, 2016
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 1
Game Details

Sevilla confirm Immobile to Lazio


Agent: Afellay is happy at Barca

Ibrahim Afellay looks set to stay at La Liga side Barcelona after his agent backtracked on previous suggestions his client could leave on loan.

• Abidal targets December return

Afellay's representative Rob Jansen last weekend suggested it was "a possibility" the Dutch international would spend the upcoming season away from the Camp Nou, but by Tuesday he was playing down talk of an exit.

"Can we completely rule out a summer exit? You never know in football, but it's highly unlikely that he will leave Barcelona," Jansen told Voetbal International. "At the moment we are not thinking about a departure. Ibrahim likes it at Barca and is playing."

A host of Europe's leading clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool, Inter Milan, Lazio, AC Milan, Fiorentina, Borussia Dortmund and Lille were reportedly interested in taking Afellay, 26, on loan.

The versatile attacker or midfielder, who joined Barcelona from PSV Eindhoven in January 2011, immediately played a key role in the club's victorious Champions League campaign. He has since struggled to hold down a first-team place at the Camp Nou and missed most of last season with a serious cruciate ligament injury.

Having returned in time to play a part in all three games in Netherlands' disappointing Euro 2012 campaign, he has featured regularly for Barcelona in pre-season friendlies so far under new head coach Tito Vilanova, starting Saturday night's penalty shoot-out win over Paris Saint-Germain.

However, with Spain's Euro 2012 contingent now back in contention, his opportunities are expected to be more limited. Next up for Barcelona is a friendly against Premier League side Manchester United on Wednesday evening in Gothenburg.


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.