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Barcelona may be aided in their pursuit of their top attacking target, Willian José, as he has made it clear he wants the move.

Willian José eager for Barcelona move to go through

Barcelona may be aided in their pursuit of their top attacking target, Willian José, as he has made it clear he wants the move.
Samuel Umtiti has rubbished reports suggesting that he had contact with Arsenal over the summer and was a potential bargaining chip in Barcelona’s bid to bring Neymar back to the club.

Barcelona star facing court date over €183,000 worth of damages to rented villa

Samuel Umtiti will attend a trial in Barcelona on Thursday over alleged damages to a rented villa, before flying to Bilbao for Barca’s game with Athletic Club the same evening.
Asisat Oshoala scored her eight league goal in 12 appearances for FC Barcelona on Saturday against Granadilla Tenerife.

Asisat Oshoala scores four for Barcelona in rout of Tacon

Asisat Oshoala was in blistering form, scoring four goals as she led Barcelona to a 6-0 victory against Tacon in Saturday’s Spanish Primera Iberdrola contest.
Spain had the World Cup at their mercy given a gentle side of the bracket but they were deservedly eliminated. EPA-MAHMOUD KHALED

Spain confirm 23-man squad for final Euro 2020 qualifiers

Dinamo Zagreb starlet Dani Olmo has been called up to Spain’s senior squad for the first time ahead of the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Malta and Romania.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Omonia Nicosia shop for Francis Uzoho’s replacement

Cypriot professional football club side, Athletic Club Omonia Nicosia, is already looking for a replacement for Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, who is facing an extended lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee.
Logrono's Barbara Banda and Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala have been nominated for the Spanish Primera Iberdrola Player of the Week prize.

Asisat Oshoala nominated for Primera Iberdrola Player of the Week prize

Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala and Logrono's Barbara Banda have been nominated for the Spanish Primera Iberdrola Player of the Week prize.
Sergio Ramos insists he is not bothered by rumours that Jose Mourinho could be set to return as Real Madrid manager.

Sergio Ramos shrugs off Jose Mourinho to Real Madrid rumours

Sergio Ramos insists he is not bothered by rumours that Jose Mourinho could be set to return as Real Madrid manager.
Nigeria Internationals Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem were on parade for Leganes in their 1-1 draw with Valencia in Sunday’s La Liga game at the Mestalla Stadium.

Kenneth Omeruo, Chigozie Awaziem help Leganes claim first point of the season

Nigeria Internationals Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem were on parade for Leganes in their 1-1 draw with Valencia in Sunday’s La Liga game at the Mestalla Stadium.
Inaki Williams has confirmed that Manchester United made contact with him over the summer before he opted to sign a new contract with Athletic Club.

Inaki Williams: Manchester United made contact with me before I signed new Athletic deal

Inaki Williams has confirmed that Manchester United made contact with him over the summer before he opted to sign a new contract with Athletic Club.
Frenkie de Jong has to adapt his game after moving from Ajax to Barcelona, according to new team-mate Sergio Busquets.

Busquets: Frenkie de Jong has to adapt to Barca’s style of football

Frenkie de Jong has to adapt his game after moving from Ajax to Barcelona, according to new team-mate Sergio Busquets.

Ernesto Valverde insists Neymar rumours ‘do not affect Barcelona’

Ernesto Valverde insists the rumours of Neymar potentially returning to Barcelona have not affected his squad.
Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.

Barcelona receive big Lionel Messi fitness boost

Lionel Messi is in line to return from injury for Barcelona this weekend against Real Betis at the Camp Nou.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi set to face Real Betis as Barcelona injury crisis eased

Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.
Andres Iniesta is anticipating a special game between Vissel Kobe and his former club Barcelona, and feels privileged to be involved.

Andres Iniesta has ‘no regrets’ over leaving Barcelona

Vissel Kobe midfielder Andres Iniesta has "no regrets" over his departure from Barcelona after facing his former team in a friendly.
Ander Herrera claims the Manchester United board failed to convince him of his importance within the squad amid contract talks, which led to his free transfer to Paris Saint Germain.

Ander Herrera points finger at Manchester United board after free transfer to Paris Saint...

Ander Herrera claims the Manchester United board failed to convince him of his "importance within the squad" amid contract talks, which led to his free transfer to Paris Saint Germain.
Eden Hazard

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Eden Hazard close to Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo’s level

Eden Hazard is among the top five players in the world and the very best in the Premier League, according to Kepa Arrizabalaga, who revealed the Belgium forward has yet to say goodbye to his Chelsea team-mates.
Lionel Messi has defended Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde for the defeat against Liverpool, saying he and his team-mates deserve most of the blame.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona players must shoulder blame for Liverpool disaster

Lionel Messi has defended Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde for the defeat against Liverpool, saying he and his team-mates deserve most of the blame.
Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.

La Liga top scorer Messi wins record-equalling sixth Pichichi trophy

Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.

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