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Barcelona Interested In Signing Chelsea Stalwart

VELDEN, AUSTRIA - JULY 20: Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea in action during the friendly match between WAC RZ Pellets and Chelsea F.C. at Worthersee Stadion on July 20, 2016 in Velden, Austria. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Barcelona are reportedly considering bringing one of Chelsea’s longest serving players to La Liga in what may just be a win-win move for all parties.  According to The Sun, the Catalan giants have just £21 million to spend in 2017 and are looking for bargain additions to their squad. One such bargain Barca are said to be interested in is Chelsea …

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Watch: Barcelona Turn On The Style Against Espanyol

Those who have been watching Barcelona closely this season will admit that they have not been at their best by their own sky high standards and are possibly on the decline as a resilent Real Madrid have built up an early lead in La Liga. However, Barca were at their imperious best against local Catalan rivals Espanyol at Camp Nou …

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Manchester City Reportedly Ready To Spend £200 Million On Barcelona Megastar

Manchester City are reportedly ready to break all kinds of transfer and salary records with an audacious bid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. It sounds downright ludicrous to even contemplate the Argentina international playing for any club other than the Catalan giants. However, a tax evasion scandal last year appeared to shake the rock solid affiliation the diminutive goal scorer …

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Barcelona’s Attacking Prowess Summed Up In One Stunning Statistic

LEGANES, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 17: Lionel Messi (L) celebrates scoring their opening goal with teammate Luis Suarez (2ndL) and Neymar JR. (R) during the La Liga match between Deportivo Leganes and FC Barcelona at Estadio Municipal de Butarque on September 17, 2016 in Leganes, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Barcelona and creative, attacking football we all know well by now go hand-in-hand, particularly in La Liga where the Blaugrana often blow their opposition out of the water.  Key to this threat in the final third is of course Barca’s world-class front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, who between them usually manage to find the breakthrough for the Camp …

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Arsenal Defender Plays Down Rumors Of Possible Move To Spanish Giants

Arsenal fans can rest easy after in-form defender Hector Bellerin downplayed any possible move to Spain and his old club Barcelona in the future. The 21-year-old is a product of Barcelona’s renowned youth academy that over the years has produced some notable football talent, including multiple Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, and former Arsenal talisman Cesc Fabregas. Since joining Arsenal …

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Guardiola Adapts As Manchester City Blow Barca Away

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with his team after the final whistle of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will be basking in the warm glow of vindication following his side’s impressive come back against Barcelona. After a poor run of results by his own exacting standards, could this be a turning point for the former Barcelona captain? Barcelona pushed City onto the back foot straight away looking sharper both on the ball and …

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Liverpool Keeping Tabs On Barcelona Academy Quartet

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In an attempt to strengthen their squad long-term, Liverpool are keeping tabs on four youngsters from the distinguished Barcelona academy that could fit the mould at Anfield. According to Spanish publication Sport, the Premier League side are interested in a quartet that includes defensive pair Marlon Santos and Nili Perdomo, striker Marc Cardona, and midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum. Liverpool’s chief Spanish and Portuguese scout …

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Opinion: How The Cult Of Pep Guardiola Has Emerged From Myth

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola’s large following among young coaches and fans of football has emerged from myth.   This has come about as a result of his tenure at Barcelona. He was parachuted into this job after a stint at Barcelona ‘B’, where he began to change the way the reserves approached playing the game. The fact that he got this job …

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Luis Suarez Blasts Filipe Luis For Posting Image Of Foot Injury Following Collision With Barcelona Star

Barcelona and former Liverpool star Luis Suarez has been behaving himself in recent times with no more on field disciplinary incidents appearing in the media. The prolific striker is, however, back in the spotlight again for the wrong reasons today following a collision yesterday with Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis, while playing for the Catalan club. While attempting to clear …

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Key Arsenal Defender Has ‘Barcelona DNA’ Claims Barca Vice-President [Sport]

News emerged yesterday that Barcelona were reportedly looking to make an audacious bid for Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin in January. Further reports overnight now suggest there could well be truth to that rumour. The Spain international has become an integral part of Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger’s side since he first burst into the starting XI during the 2014/15 season. The former …

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Samuel Eto’o Weighs In On War Of Words Between Xavi And Ronaldo

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 11: Samuel Eto'o walks on stage during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has weighed in on the war of words between Real Madrid superstar and four-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona legend Xavi. The two footballing giants have gone toe-to-toe over the last week after Xavi told Cadena SER (via Marca) that while “Ronaldo is a player of his time, the problem is that there is another who …

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Opinion: Barcelona, Celtic And The Ominous Rise Of Football Capitalism

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 13: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebreates scoring his third and his sides fifth goal with team mates during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at Camp Nou on September 13, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

“There was no battling whatsoever. The scoreline talks for itself at the end of the day. It was pretty much men against boys.” Celtic’s Scott Brown talking during the week. Well, he had a point. I mean Barcelona 7-0 Celtic was men against boys. It’s admirable that Scott would admit that. Except for the fact he wasn’t talking about Barcelona against Celtic. …

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