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Barcelona’s players celebrate their goal, which was disallowed for offside, during the Spanish Super Cup semi final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on January 9, 2020, at the King Abdullah Sport City in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah. – The winner will face Real Madrid in the final on January 12. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP)

Barcelona confirm one positive coronavirus test

Barcelona have confirmed one positive Covid-19 test, but their upcoming Champions League clash with Bayern Munich is not in doubt.
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has backed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to bounce back from his big miss in Arsenal's Europa League defeat against Olympiacos.

Arsenal set to complete deals for Willian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal are set to complete two key deals this week as they prepare for the coming season.
Roman Abramovich

Chelsea owner to boost transfer plans with £200 million funds

Roman Abramovich will give the funds to Frank Lampard to take Chelsea’s summer spending well north of £200million if the Blues can secure deals for the manager’s three top targets. The Chelsea owner has already sanctioned over £80m of spending on Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech from RB Leipzig and Ajax respectively.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.

Atlético Madrid confirm two positive coronavirus tests

Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.
RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann has explained that he rejected the opportunity to go to Real Madrid in 2018, believing it was not the correct step in his career at that time.

Julian Nagelsmann: Real Madrid offer came too soon for me

RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann has explained that he rejected the opportunity to go to Real Madrid in 2018, believing it was not the correct step in his career at that time.
Arsenal have announced they will have to make 55 staff members redundant due to the financial implications of the ongoing pandemic.

Arsenal planning £100 million spending spree

Arsenal are reportedly prepared to make three big-money signings during the summer window.
Thiago Silva does not want to leave Paris Saint-Germain but says now is not the right time to discuss his impending exit.

Thiago Silva determined to go out on a high at PSG

Thiago Silva’s eight years as a Paris Saint-Germain player are about to come to an end and the Brazilian centre-back has one piece of unfinished business to contend with as the Qatar-owned club head to Lisbon targeting Champions League glory.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – March 1, 2020 Barcelona coach Quique Setien before the match REUTERS-Sergio Perez-File Photo

Barca’s final shot in the dark to save troubled season and Quique Setien

Few expect an easy passage into the quarter-finals and if they get there, even fewer expect them to survive against Bayern Munich, the tournament’s most convincing team so far, who will surely finish the job against Chelsea in their last-16 tie.
Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres in a deal worth an initial £21 million ($27m).

Manchester City sign Ferran Torres from Valencia

Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres in a deal worth an initial £21 million ($27m).
AC Milan have entered the race to secure the signature of Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier after the club’s sporting director Paolo Maldini confirmed contact has been made with the player’s agent.

AC Milan show interest in Tottenham’s Serge Aurier

AC Milan have entered the race to secure the signature of Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier after the club’s sporting director Paolo Maldini confirmed contact has been made with the player’s agent.
Chelsea and Manchester City have both identified Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez as a summer transfer target, as per reports in ESPN.

Chelsea tackle Manchester City for Atletico Madrid defender

Chelsea and Manchester City have both identified Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez as a summer transfer target, as per reports in ESPN.
Atletico Madrid have a three-man shortlist for a new back-up goalkeeper to Jan Oblak with West Ham United’s Roberto Jimenez listed.

Atletico Madrid target West Ham shot-stopper

Atletico Madrid have a three-man shortlist for a new back-up goalkeeper to Jan Oblak with West Ham United’s Roberto Jimenez listed.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Atletico pair face fitness race for Champions League return

The Ghanaian international came off in the second half of Atletico’s final La Liga game of the 2019-20 season, with Simeone confirming he was struggling with a muscle injury.
Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Frank Lampard to sign new goalkeeper this summer

Chelsea will try to sign a goalkeeper this summer because Frank Lampard is not convinced Kepa Arrizabalaga has a future as his long-term No 1 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan Oblak

Manchester United could rival Chelsea for world-class La Liga star with €120 million release...

Manchester United and Chelsea could reportedly be set for a clash on the transfer market as both have been linked with an interest in Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

NYCFC investigating sexual harassment allegations involving David Villa

New York City FC has confirmed that the club is investigating allegations of sexual harassment levelled at former star David Villa.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Chelsea launch €25 million bid for Marcos Alonso’s replacement at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea has reportedly submitted a bid of €25m for Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico as the Blues are expected to sign a new left-back this summer, with Alonso and Emerson Palmieri expected to leave ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen is confident Barcelona will bounce back.

Chelsea eyeing move for Barca’s Marc-Andre Ter Stegen

Chelsea are eyeing an “impossible” move for Barcelona goalkeeper, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen.

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Barcelona failed in their attempt to replace Quique Setien with Arsene Wenger

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UEFA approves 210 bottles of water per team, cancels shirt swaps

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