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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has insisted the rescheduled Clasico clash with bitter rivals Real Madrid will not be postponed any further, despite concerns arriving from the capital. Madrid however have made clear they will ‘not be getting off the plane’ if the complete safety of their players cannot be assured. The Clasico had been [...]

Real Madrid are reportedly willing to offer Luka Modric to Napoli as part of the deal to bring Kalidou Koulibaly to the Bernabeu. The Senegalese centre half is one of the most in-demand defenders in world football and is said to have been on the wanted list for both Madrid and Barcelona for some time [...]

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Could El Clasico Be Moved Again?

Barcelona’s clash with Real Madrid on December 18 could be thrown into chaos by pro-Catalan independence protestors. A group called ‘Tsunami Democratic’ have more than 18,000 supporters and have called for them to meet in four different locations close to the Nou Camp before El Clasico. They plan on gathering four hours before kick-off, and [...]

Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted he fears the day the game’s greatest ever player hangs up his boots. Lionel Messi has played for Barcelona for his entire career, but is entering the twilight years after celebrating his 32nd birthday last summer. The Argentinian great celebrated his sixth Ballon d’Or last week, and admitted [...]

Messi Priceless

Big-spending Real Madrid must rake in a huge €200 million from player sales if they are to balance their books for the financial year, according to reports in Spain. The Bernabeu outfit were one of the most active clubs in the summer transfer window, spending big to appease returning manager Zinedine Zidane. Los Blancos spent [...]

Eden Hazard Real Madrid

Lionel Messi has been left out of Barcelona’s squad to face Inter Milan on Tuesday night as Ernesto Valverde opts to rest his star man in a much-changed line-up. Messi scored a hat-trick against Mallorca on Saturday night and will now have a week to rest, with the first Clasico of the season against Real [...]

Messi Wins Sixth Ballon d’Or

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been crowned as the Ballon d’Or winner for the world’s best player for a record sixth time. Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the award five times, finished third on the podium, behind Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk with Messi taking home the gong. Messi scored 54 goals for club and [...]

Messi Ballon d'Or

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde talked up the importance of having Lionel Messi in his side after the forward scored the winner in the 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid. Barca rode their luck in the first half, seeing the hosts hit the post and bring two fine saves out of Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. But they punished [...]

Lionel Messi Goal

The race for LaLiga looks set for several twists and turns this weekend as Atletico Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday night. That clash will give Real Madrid and Sevilla, who are in action on early on Saturday and Sunday, the chance to take top spot before leaders Barca kick-off. Elsewhere, there is a Basque derby [...]

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Could Barcelona Be Heading To The Europa League?

It’s impossible to talk about the knockout stages of the Champions League without discussing Barcelona as the La Liga champions are in real danger of failing to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition and risk playing the second half of the season in the Europa League. The La Liga giants have not played [...]

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