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Euro Round-Up: Barcelona Rampant But Real Madrid Slip Up Again

GIJON, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 24: Neymar of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the La Liga match between Real Sporting de Gijon and FC Barcelona at Estadio El Molinon on September 24, 2016 in Gijon, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Barcelona weren’t exactly feeling the absence of Lionel Messi on Saturday, as they bounced back from their midweek draw to destroy Sporting Gijon. With Messi missing, it was up to Suárez and Neymar to produce the goals for Luis Enrique’s side, and they duly obliged as one from the Uruguayan and two from the Brazilian, with strikes from Rafinha and …

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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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Barcelona’s Bid To Sign Hector Bellerin Dependent On One Key Facet

Arsenal have been given a massive boost in their bid to keep hold of Hector Bellerin. Over recent days, rumours of Barcelona’s interest in Hector Bellerin have gathered pace. On Monday, the Daily Mail reported that the La Liga side were prepared to pay £30 million for the defender. This story was quickly followed by a report in Dan Balon, suggesting that Arsenal …

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The Feud Between Pep Guardiola & Yaya Toure’s Agent Is Getting Really Out Of Hand

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Yaya Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk has continued his war of words with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claiming that the former Barcelona boss called Manchester City a ‘sh*t team’ when Toure was leaving Barcelona for City in 2010. The Ivory Coast midfielder was edged out of the Barcelona first team when Pep took over the Catalonian giants in 2008, preferring Spanish midfielder Sergio …

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Arsenal Tell Barcelona Exactly How Much They Want For Hector Bellerin [Report]

Since breaking into the Arsenal team during the 2014/15 season. Hector Bellerin has become a fixture for the Gunners at right back. The 21 year-old has demonstrated a maturity beyond his years, taking on players with his lightening pace while remaining consistent in his defensive performances. Consequently, the Spanish defender has become one of the most highly rated right backs in …

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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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Arsenal Legend Blasts Emmanuel Adebayor And William Gallas For Treatment Of Wenger

UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Arsenal's William Gallas celebrates with his team mate Emmanuel Adebayor after scoring the first goal (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC Via Getty Images)

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has blasted former Arsenal players Emmanuel Adebayor and William Gallas for their treatment of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the duo’s time with the club. In his new autobiography ‘Ian Wright: A Life In Football’, the 52-year-old takes aim at Adebayor and Gallas for taking liberties with Arsene Wenger during their time as players. “The big problem …

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Guardiola’s Post-Derby Statements About His Team Will Strike Fear Into Title Rivals

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)

In spite of Manchester City’s impressive performance at Old Trafford this past weekend, Pep Guardiola has warned that his side, ‘can’t compete in Europe on current form’. The remark is likely an attempt to keep his players’ feet firmly on the ground. It is debatable, however, that Guardiola really believes it in the wake of his team’s blistering start to the season. While City …

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Opinion: Ronaldo’s Response To Xavi’s Praise Of Messi Was Petty And Unnecessary

Speaking recently on Spanish radio, former Barcelona playmaker Xavi showed that his loyalty has not diminished one iota despite being allowed to leave the club by unequivocally answering the age-old question of Messi or Ronaldo by saying, “Only a fool could have played football and not recognise Cristiano is an elite footballer. But he just has had bad luck to be around at the …

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