Category: Barca

La Liga: Barca begin title defence with surprise defeat by Bilbao – The Punch
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La Liga: Barca begin title defence with surprise defeat by Bilbao – The Punch

Barcelona’s Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong (L) vies with Athletic Bilbao’s Spanish forward Inaki Williams during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao. Photo: AFP Barcelona made a nightmare start to the defence of their La Liga title on Friday by losing Luis…

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Barca, Bayern confirm Coutinho loan move – The Punch
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Barca, Bayern confirm Coutinho loan move – The Punch

Barcelona have an “agreement in principle” to send Philippe Coutinho on loan to Bayern Munich, both clubs confirmed on Friday. Coutinho was left out of the squad for Barca’s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday, with club director Guillermo Amor confirming the Brazilian is close to joining Bayern. “We can confirm that there…

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Barca favourites for La Liga success but European failure drives desire for change – Independent
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Barca favourites for La Liga success but European failure drives desire for change – Independent

World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann has been added to Barcelona’s attack this summerMadrid, Spain | AFP | Barcelona may want to make up for the biggest collapse in Europe by signing the most expensive player in the world but a team that was by far the best in Spain is already significantly better. After finishing 11…

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Barca favourites for La Liga success but European failure drives desire for change – Sport24
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Barca favourites for La Liga success but European failure drives desire for change – Sport24

Madrid – Barcelona may want to make up for the biggest collapse in Europe by signing the most expensive player in the world but a team that was by far the best in Spain is already significantly better. After finishing 11 points clear of Atletico Madrid last season, Barca signed Atleti’s most dangerous player in Antoine…

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Barca to kick off La Liga next Friday after court’s fixture ruling – Vanguard
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Barca to kick off La Liga next Friday after court’s fixture ruling – Vanguard

Barcelona’s opening match of their La Liga title defence at Athletic Bilbao will take place next Friday after a judge ruled that matches could be played on that day but not on Mondays. State of the nation: 2023 polls’ll be worse unless… — Kolade(Opens in a new browser tab) La Liga BallThe decision from a…

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Coutinho to stay at Camp Nou after Barca win over Napoli – Gulf Today
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Coutinho to stay at Camp Nou after Barca win over Napoli – Gulf Today

Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho talks with Luis Suarez during soccer practice in Miami Gardens. AP Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde claimed on Wednesday that Philippe Coutinho is set to stay at Camp Nou despite strong interest in the unsettled Brazilian from the Premier League. The latest status update came after Croatian Ivan Rakitic score a 79th-minute winner…

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Barca legend Puyol rejected Real Madrid twice – ESPN
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Barca legend Puyol rejected Real Madrid twice – ESPN

8:16 AM ETMoises LlorensBarcelona correspondent Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol ​​has revealed he twice turned down the opportunity to sign for Real Madrid during his time at Camp Nou.Los Blancos first approached the Barca legend following his impressive performance against Luis Figo in El Clasico in the 2001-02 campaign.- When does the 2019-20 La Liga…

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Barca legend Puyol rejected Real Madrid twice – ESPN.co.uk
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Barca legend Puyol rejected Real Madrid twice – ESPN.co.uk

1:16 PM BSTMoises LlorensBarcelona correspondent Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol ​​has revealed he twice turned down the opportunity to sign for Real Madrid during his time at Camp Nou.Los Blancos first approached the Barca legend following his impressive performance against Luis Figo in El Clasico in the 2001-02 campaign.- When does the 2019-20 La Liga…

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Man Utd face competition from Barca for exciting young Ligue 1 winger Manchester United are battling – Teamtalk.com
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Man Utd face competition from Barca for exciting young Ligue 1 winger Manchester United are battling – Teamtalk.com

Date published: Wednesday 31st July 2019 3:44 Manchester United are battling Barcelona and Everton for the signature of a promising Marseille winger, according to reports. Isaac Lihadji, 17, is yet to make a professional appearance for Marseille, but is widely viewed as one of their biggest prospects. However, the left-footed winger only has one year…

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Sources: Barca in pursuit of Betis’ Junior Firpo – ESPN.co.uk
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Sources: Barca in pursuit of Betis’ Junior Firpo – ESPN.co.uk

playSolari: If Neymar joins Barca someone must leave (1:55)With rumours of Neymar’s return to Barcelona refusing to go away, Santi Solari believes if it does happen one or two players may have to leave the Nou Camp. (1:55)5:33 PM BSTMoises LlorensSam MarsdenBarcelona are hopeful of making Junior Firpo their fourth signing of the summer this…

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We have to prepare for life without Messi – Barca president – Premium Times
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We have to prepare for life without Messi – Barca president – Premium Times

FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu accepts that the club has to do what some may consider virtually unthinkable – prepare for life without Leo Messi. Messi has led the Barcelona side almost since making his first team debut as a 17-year-old and although there is no talk of him retiring in the near future,…

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We have to prepare for life without Messi – Barca president – Vanguard
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We have to prepare for life without Messi – Barca president – Vanguard

Madrid – FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu accepts that the club has to do what some may consider virtually unthinkable – prepare for life without Leo Messi. (FILES) In this file picture taken on July 6, 2019 Argentina’s Lionel Messi gestures during the Copa America football tournament third-place match against Chile at the Corinthians…

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We have to prepare for life without Messi —Barca president – The Punch
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We have to prepare for life without Messi —Barca president – The Punch

File: Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match between Barcelona and Liverpool at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona. FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu accepts that the club has to do what some may consider virtually unthinkable – prepare for life…

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Barca slap €120m on Coutinho – The Punch
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Barca slap €120m on Coutinho – The Punch

Barcelona are reportedly only willing to sell Philippe Coutinho this summer if they receive an offer worth €120m for the Brazilian ace. As noted by BBC Sport, the Catalan giants signed the playmaker from Liverpool in a deal which could cost them £142m in total, but unfortunately for them, the 27-year-old hasn’t been able to…

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Barca’s Coutinho price-tag named as Klopp deems Phil too expensive – The Empire of The Kop – a blog about Liverpool F.C.
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Barca’s Coutinho price-tag named as Klopp deems Phil too expensive – The Empire of The Kop – a blog about Liverpool F.C.

Liverpool will not be signing Coutinho this summer, which will please some fans and disappoint others.Our former Brazilian no.10, who left Anfield in 2018 to join Barcelona, has struggled in Spain and is now down Ernesto Valverde’s pecking order following the arrival of Antoine Griezmann and the potential re-signing of Neymar.According to Mundo Deportivo, which…

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