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Barcelona confirm €12m Marlon exit as West Ham target heads to Sassuolo

After two years as a Barca player, the 22-year-old has completed a permanent switch to the Serie A side Sassuolo have signed Brazilian defender Marlon from Barcelona for a fee potentially rising to €12 million (£10.7m/$13.6m). The 22-year-old found opportunities limited at Camp Nou and was recalled halfway through a two-season loan spell with Nice in order to […]

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Video shows all of the chances Lionel Messi created vs Sevilla during the Supercopa

One competitive match, one trophy. Barcelona have got their campaign off to the perfect start. While it’s all change for their El Clasico rivals Real Madrid, it’s very much business as usual for Blaugrana with another trophy to add to their collection. They overcame Sevilla 2-1 in the Supercopa, which was played in Tangier, Morocco. […]

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Gerard Pique: Barcelona and Spain confirms international retirement

Barcelona’s Spain defender Gerard Pique has confirmed his retirement from international football. The 31-year-old centre-back made 102 appearances for his country between 2009 and 2018, scoring five times. He was part of the Spain team that won their first World Cup in 2010, before adding the 2012 European Championship. His appearances were often greeted with […]

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Agent claims Malcom joined Barcelona instead of Roma for ‘revenge’

Roma were snubbed during discussions for Malcom out of “revenge”, claims the Brazilian’s agent, with a €41 million (£36.5m/$48m) deal eventually done with Barcelona. The 21-year-old appeared destined to be heading for Italy when Bordeaux announced that a transfer agreement had been reached with the Serie A side. A remarkable saga took a stunning twist, though, […]

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DONE DEAL: Two Barcelona stars undergo medicals at Premier League club

Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes are having their Everton medicals as the club prepare to announce three transfer deadline-day signings. Brazilian winger Bernard was pictured having his medical at Pall Mall medical centre on Wednesday night and defender Mina and midfielder Gomes arrived on Thursday. Mina will cost Everton £34million, Gomes joins on […]

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Interim Argentina Coach On Messi’s International Future

With reports suggesting that FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is considering international retirement, here is what Argentina’s interim coach Lionel Scaloni recently had to say about the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future. The South American nation scraped into the round of 16 at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where they were knocked out by […]

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Barcelona’s World Cup stars return to training as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are reunited after holidays

Barcelona were buoyed by the return of multiple key men on Monday as Luis Suarezand his fellow World Cup stars came back to work after an extended break. Suarez, Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Rakitic, Samuel Umtiti, Yerry Mina and Thomas Vermaelen all trained for the first time since the World Cup. Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Ousmane […]

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‘Argentina need to be more than Messi’ – Veron concerned by over-reliance on Barcelona superstar

The Albiceleste have looked to a talismanic presence for inspiration in recent years, but have been urged to turn themselves into more of a team Argentina cannot continue to rely on Lionel Messi for inspiration, says Juan Sebastian Veron, with a nation in transition needing to move away from being a one-man team. While the Albiceleste […]

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Reports: Lionel Messi urge Barcelona to sign €150M Premier League superstar

What’s the rumour? According to a report from Diario Gol, the Spanish outlet claims that Lionel Messi is reportedly encouraging Barcelona to make a move for Manchester United and France superstar Paul Pogba this summer. If the aforementioned is to be believed, Ernesto Valverde also wants Barca to sign the World Cup winner, who is valued at €150 […]