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Malcom’s individual highlights have emerged after first Barcelona start vs Leonesa

Malcom’s dream move to Barcelona has proven anything but a fairytale so far. Having attracted some of Europe’s biggest clubs with his performances at Bordeaux, he dramatically signed for the Blaugrana despite looking almost certain for an AS Roma switch. Despite the fact he would be competing with the likes of Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele and Rafinha, […]

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Journalist makes important point about Vinicius Junior’s performance for Real Madrid v Melilla

There has been plenty of reaction in Spain to Vinicius Junior’s performance for Real Madrid in their 4-0 win over Melilla on Wednesday. The Brazilian was handed his first start for Los Blancos – and he didn’t disappoint. Vinicius, 18, provided the assist for Marco Asensio’s goal and created more than one opportunity for his […]

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Ousmane Dembele and Malcom’s performances v Cultural Leonesa criticised by Spanish media

It wasn’t easy, but Barcelona secured a win in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie against Cultural Leonesa on Wednesday. Clement Lenglet scored the only goal of the game to hand Ernesto Valverde’s side the advantage ahead of the return fixture in early December. Valverde made several changes to the team that […]

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Real Madrid fans were all reacting to Vinicius Junior’s full debut against Melilla

Shockwaves were sent through the footballing world when Vinicius Junior, age 16, moved to Real Madrid for almost £40 million. Fans are certainly aware that transfer fees are rising in the ‘beautiful game,’ but so much money for a player who’d barely made his professional debut was really something else. So far, though, Los Blancos’ massive risk […]

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Vinicius reignites Real

The Santiago Solari era at Real Madrid got off to a winning start with a 4-0 victory over Melilla in the first leg of the Copa del Rey Round of 32 on Wednesday night at the Estadio Alvarez Claro in Melilla. Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio scored in the first half before Adrian Odriozola and debutant Cristo […]