Ibrahim Afellay

  • Barcelona agree to loan midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Olympiakos August 10, 2014

    Barcelona have agreed to loan Dutch attacking midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus for the 2014-15 season, the La Liga club said on Sunday. Afellay, 28, joined Barca from PSV Eindhoven in December 2010 but injury wrecked his chances of establishing himself in the first team and he has...
  • Barcelona's Ibrahim Afellay cleared to play after 2nd surgery January 24, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona team doctors have cleared midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to play after a six-month layoff following his second major leg surgery. Afellay's last game for Barcelona was in May 2012, after which he was loaned to Schalke for the 2012-13 season. He then had a series of injuries leading to surgery last...
  • Barcelona's Afellay out for 4 months after leg surgery August 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona says Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay will be sidelined for four months after undergoing surgery on his right leg. The Spanish club says Afellay had surgery on Thursday to treat a "chronic injury related to the muscle and tendon" in his right thigh. The 27-year-old Afellay has suffered a series of...
  • Ibrahim Afellay to have surgery on chronic muscle injury August 20, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona midfielder Ibrahim Afellay will undergo surgery on his right leg on Thursday. The Spanish club says the Dutch international needs the operation to treat a "chronic muscle injury" in his right thigh. The 27-year-old Afellay has had several injuries since joining Barcelona for the 2010-11 season. He underwent surgery...
  • Schalke beat Arsenal 2-0 in Champions League October 25, 2012

    London: Netherlands internationals Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Ibrahim Afellay scored late goals as Schalke outclassed Arsenal to win 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, lifting the team above the English side to the top of Group B. The German visitors had wasted a string of good openings by the...