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How Ernesto Valverde Reacted To Barcelona Avoiding Liverpool In The Champions League

Barcelona avoided drawing Liverpool in the Champions League last 16 and it appears Ernesto Valverde is delighted. The Catalan giants have been paired up with French outfit Lyon after topping Group B ahead of Tottenham Hotspur. Barcelona manager Valverde has since reacted to the draw by complimenting Liverpool. “We are pleased with the Round of […]

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Ernesto Valverde’s cheeky reply after being asked if Dembele’s goal v Spurs ended his problems

Ousmane Dembele was back showing his positive side against Tottenham Hotspur after a difficult week. The 21-year-old had made the news at the weekend after showing up two hours late for training, by which point the rest of the team had all but finished. That led to talk, yet again, over Dembele’s long-term future at […]

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Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde set to make ‘unprecedented’ team selection v Spurs

Tottenham and Liverpool both have dates with destiny tomorrow night in the Champions League. Spurs need to equal or better Inter Milan’s result against PSV when they travel to Barcelona, while Liverpool simply have to beat Napoli at Anfield. For Spurs, the task is harder on paper, given the fact that it’s at the Nou Camp […]

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Ernesto Valverde has blasted the Ballon d’Or result after Luka Modric’s win

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible decade-long dual over the Ballon d’Or was resoundingly ended this week when Luka Modric deservedly claimed the crown. The magical little Croatian has had an incredible year. He played a massive part in Real Madrid claiming yet another UEFA Champions League title while gathering a glut of individual awards […]

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Barcelona fans react after club reveals newly proposed crest design

Barcelona have taken steps forward to modernise their crest. The Catalan giants have not updated their club badge since 2002. Barcelona posted the following statement on Thursday evening announcing their intention to change their crest. “FC Barcelona is changing its crest in order to adapt to modern times,” they wrote on their website. “Since the design […]

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Ernesto Valverde ‘Angry’ After Barcelona Loss, Defends Lionel Messi Decision

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has expressed his dissatisfaction with the team’s performance after their 5-4 loss to Levante in La Liga on Sunday and insisted the decision to rest Lionel Messi was the right one.  The Spanish champions have been chasing an unbeaten season, but they suffered a dramatic defeat in the penultimate game of the campaign at the […]


What a Barcelona ‘heavyweight’ player said to Ernesto Valverde after 3-0 Roma defeat

Barcelona were knocked out the Champions League by Roma in shocking fashion last week. The Catalan giants comfortably won the first leg of their quarter-final 4-1 in Barcelona and they were seen as overwhelming favourites to progress. However, they were horrendous in the second leg and goals from Edin Dzeko, Daniele De Rossi and Kostas […]