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Gaku Shibasaki Scores One Of The Goals Of 2017 Against Barcelona

Barcelona may have won 2-1 against Getafe today but the game will be remembered by many for a sensational goal scored by Getafe’s Gaku Shibasaki. The Japanese midfielder gave his side the lead just before half-time with an absolutely wonderful volley from Markel Bergara’s knock-down which nearly took the net off as it flew past Marc Andre Ter Stegen into the top …

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How Barcelona’s Summer Turned Into One Humiliation After Another

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This summer began just like any other at Barcelona, but by the end, it had dramatically altered the outside perception of the club and laid the groundwork for an almighty power struggle. The biggest surprise of Spanish deadline day was Barcelona’s general lack of activity. The deficiencies in their squad are no secret and yet those deficiencies remain. Their pointless courting …

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Tottenham And West Ham To Go Head-To-Head For Barcelona Midfielder

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 27: Portuguese footballer Andre Gomes waves his hand during his presentation ceremony as new FC Barcelona player at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain on July 27, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Tottenham and West Ham’s search for last-minute transfer deals has led them to Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes. According to the Telegraph, Barca have made Gomes available on loan just twelve months after stealing him from under Real Madrid’s noses in a €35m (potentially €55m including add-ons) deal from Valencia. Their summer purchase of Paulinho this summer has rendered the Portuguese …

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Barcelona To Reinvest Some Of Their Neymar Money On Spurs Flop

Having commanded a world record €222 million fee for Neymar Jr, Barcelona are expected to invest heavily in their squad in this transfer window. News of them splashing €40 million on a Brazilian midfielder should not come as a major surprise then – until you hear who they are trying to buy, that is! According to BBC Sport, Barca have …

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Pochettino Plans Tottenham Clearout

Tottenham Hotspur fans won’t have much to get excited about in the next few weeks with a whole host of players facing the axe and Daniel Agger looking like the only probable new signing. Spurs are vying with rivals Arsenal for the signature of Liverpool centre back Daniel Agger aaccording to The Express. The Dane who is a long time …

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Wave Of Emotion Could Only Ever Carry Brazil So Far

No one saw it coming. After almost four weeks of enthralling action, the hosts were just one step away from a date with destiny; a World Cup final on their home turf in front of their fanatical supporters. Despite missing their two best players, their two leaders, Thiago Silva and Neymar, there was a willing expectation all over Brazil that …

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The Burning Issue for Each Remaining Team

And so we have our first rest day. After two weeks of excitement, controversy and, above all, goals, the identity of the last sixteen of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is now known. The fascinating thing about this tournament is that a clear favourite is yet to emerge. The hosts have been unimpressive, the reigning champions eliminated and the world’s …

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Oscar – Scolari’s Big Gamble

The World Cup kicks off tonight with hosts Brazil going up against Croatia in Sao Paulo. Brazil are justifiably heavy favourites but they will face a side packed full of creative midfield talent in the shape of Modric, Rakitic and Kovacic. Given the flamboyant history of Brazilian football there is a distinct lack of that type of talent in the …

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