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Champions League Group Stage Seedings Confirmed

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 28: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates with the trophy after victory in the UEFA Champions League Final match between Real Madrid and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With all 32 qualifiers for the Champions League group stage now known, the seedings for each side have also been confirmed. UEFA changed the structure of how the seedings work last year, meaning that Pot 1 is now occupied by the current Champions League holders plus the league winners of each of the top seven countries by UEFA co-efficient. As …

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Tottenham Chase Exciting £12.9 Million Barcelona Attacker [Report]

SEVILLE, SPAIN - AUGUST 14: Munir El Haddadi of FC Barcelona in action during the match between Sevilla FC vs FC Barcelona as part of the Spanish Super Cup Final 1st Leg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on August 14, 2016 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino has been relatively quiet in the transfer market so far. With only two arrivals at White Hart Lane this summer, fans will be hoping the manager will further add to his squad following the arrival of Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen. According to The Sun (via Sport), the London club are interested in signing 20-year-old Munir from La Liga champions Barcelona. Competition …

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Barcelona Agree €11.5m Fee For Claudio Bravo Replacement [Reports]

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 05: Goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen of Ajax gives team mates instructions during the Dutch Eredivisie match between FC Utrecht and Ajax Amsterdam held at Stadion Galgenwaard on April 5, 2015 in Utrecht, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Barcelona are one step closer to letting Claudio Bravo join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to multiple reports today. Sources in England, Spain and the Netherlands are all claiming that the current La Liga title holders are closing in on a move for Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen to replace the Premier League-bound Chilean international. Barca and Man City have …

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Barcelona Line Up Surprise Move For West Bromwich Albion Forward [Report]

NORWICH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and West Bromwich Albion at Carrow Road on October 24, 2015 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

With one of the world’s finest strike forces, containing Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi, it comes as a surprise to read in The Mirror that West Bromwich Albion forward Salomon Rondón has emerged as a shock transfer target for the Spanish Champions Barcelona. The Venezuelan international, capped 53 times, is no stranger to Spanish football having enjoyed prior spells with …

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Chelsea And Arsenal Legend Ready To Quit Premier League, Again [Report]

Chelsea midfielder and former Arsenal great Cesc Fabregas is reportedly considering his future at the London club following his omission from the Pensioners’ starting team for their season opener against West Ham United. The Spain international has been at Stamford Bridge since moving from Barcelona in 2014, having previously spent eight successful seasons with Premier League rivals, Arsenal. Now, with …

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Euro Round-Up: Wins For Barcelona, Bayern Munich and PSG

SEVILLE, SPAIN - AUGUST 14: Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring during the match between Sevilla FC vs FC Barcelona as part of the Spanish Super Cup Final 1st Leg at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on August 14, 2016 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Domestic champions Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain were all in action at the weekend, though only the latter began their league season. Ligue 1 (and the Premier League) began last weekend, while Barca and Bayern and were involved in their respective Super Cups – with the status quo being maintained in both. PSG, however, left it late. Their title defence …

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Man City Rekindle Interest In Barcelona Star As Guardiola Makes Huge Sunderland Call [Report]

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 05: Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona looks on during an FC Barcelona training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Final match against Juventus at Olympiastadion on June 5, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Since taking over the managerial reigns at Manchester City earlier this summer, Pep Guardiola has been very active in the transfer window, strengthening his midfield and attacking options with the signings of İlkay Gündoğan, Nolito and Leroy Sane, as well as bolstering his defence with the capture of England defender John Stones this week. However, it appears the 45-year-old is …

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Confirmed: Lionel Messi Returns To International Football With Argentina

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina looks on against Chile during the Copa America Centenario Championship match at MetLife Stadium on June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

In a move that will surprise absolutely nobody, Lionel Messi has confirmed that he is to return to international football with Argentina. The Barcelona forward announced his retirement from the international game last month having lost the Copa América Centenario final to Chile on penalties, his third international final defeat in as many years. However, he has now reversed that …

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Barcelona Closing In On €30m Spanish International Striker [Report]

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 03: Paco Alcacer of Valencia celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadi de Mestalla on January 03, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Barcelona’s pursuit of another forward has been something of an arduous task for the Catalan giants this summer. Moves for players such as Nolito, Luciano Vietto and Kevin Gameiro have all been rebuffed, by the players themselves rather than selling clubs, as the pursuit of extra firepower has taken a frustrating turn. While the idea of playing for Barcelona theoretically …

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Pep Guardiola Tipped For Success At Manchester City By Former Barca Star Xavi

Manchester City Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has all the characteristics and experience needed to transform Manchester City, according to one of his former players, Xavi Hernández. Guardiola took over the reins on the blue side of Manchester earlier in the summer and has quietly gone about his business in the transfer market, adding England’s John Stones as part of his latest work just this week. Writing …

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Watch: Manchester United Teen Sensation Shows Exquisite Quality In Barcelona Wonder Goal

Manchester United

Manchester United youngster Callum Gribbin is certainly an exciting prospect. The 17-year-old attacking midfielder has been impressing for United’s youth team and appeared last week for the Red Devils in the Otten Cup against Barcelona. Gribbin capped off a fine display with this extraordinary effort. Callum Gribbin nets in style v Barcelona at the Otten Cup! See more highlights on #MUTVHD …

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Pogba, Stones And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

Pogba

In case it needed repeating, Paul Pogba became the most expensive footballer ever when he completed his €105m move from Juventus to Manchester United on Monday night. Obviously, that now also makes him the most expensive central midfielder in history too, breaking a record set earlier this summer with Granit Xhaka’s €45m move to Arsenal. Meanwhile, 22-year-old centre-back John Stones became …

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