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Isco Alarcon's agent made it clear on 'El Larguero' that the Málaga born player's intention is not to leave the club. On the contrary, he would like to stay and play at Real Madrid.

Arsenal plan January move for Real Madrid star Isco

Arsenal are reportedly planning a move for Real Madrid midfield star Isco in the January transfer window.
Laliga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona as well as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will take part in the Spanish Super Cup to be held in Saudi Arabia in January 2021.

Laliga giants to battle for Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

Laliga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona as well as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will take part in the Spanish Super Cup to be held in Saudi Arabia in January 2021.
Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig will stay registered with the B team - for now.

Barcelona register Riqui Puig with B team

Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig will stay registered with the B team - for now.
Real Madrid will struggle to keep out Manchester City without Sergio Ramos, according to Fabio Capello, who says the captain's absence creates an important problem for his old club.

Toni Kroos: Sergio Ramos is the best captain a player can have

Toni Kroos has praised the leadership qualities of Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, saying he is the best captain any player could have.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has insisted that the organisation were not at war with Lionel Messi, and that he is happy to see the Barcelona superstar stay put.

Samuel Eto’o: Leo Messi alone is not enough for Barcelona

The diminutive Argentine was trying to force a move out of Camp Nou. Such a move proved difficult as Messi still has a year left on his contract and a €700 million release clause (according to the club and La Liga) is binding.
Ronald Koeman has been confirmed as Barcelona’s new head coach. The Dutchman was part of Johan Cruyff’s ‘Dream Team’ that won the European Cup in 1992. Sergei Gapon-AFP-Getty Images

Barcelona announce new coach

Barcelona have officially announced former star defender and Dutch legend Ronald Koeman as their new coach after agreeing on a two-year contract.

Former Arsenal midfielder completes Villarreal switch

Villarreal have completed the signing of Francis Coquelin from rivals Valencia, with Dani Parejo seemingly set to follow.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says he is treated more harshly than other managers, and that people look at me with different eyes.

Emmanuel Adebayor: Jose Mourinho is the best coach in the history of football

Jose Mourinho is “the best coach in the history of football”, according to Emmanuel Adebayor, with the Portuguese having enjoyed success wherever he has been in a distinguished managerial career.
Oghenekaro Etebo was on parade for Getafe during Sunday’s 3-0 home loss to Sevilla in a Spanish La Liga game.

Getafe president confirms Super Eagles star exit

Getafe President, Ángel Torres Sanchez, has confirmed that Super Eagles star, Peter Oghenekaro Etebo, has played his last match for the Azulones as the club will not exercise their purchase option on the hardworking midfielder.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona will lose against Napoli if changes are not made

Lionel Messi says Barcelona “needs to change a lot” if they are to avoid being knocked out of the Champions League by Napoli after relinquishing their LaLiga title.
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Former Barcelona player reveals why he left Camp Nou for Premier League

Digne left Barcelona two seasons ago to join Everton and after his second season with the Toffees he believed that he needed to play more games and his quest to play regularly.
Neymar admits to having grown up wanting to be like Manchester United legend David Beckham, with the Brazilian modelling his game on the ex-England captain.

Spanish court orders Neymar to pay former club Barcelona £6.1 million

A Spanish court has ordered Paris St-Germain forward Neymar to pay £6.1m to former club Barcelona.
Athletic Bilbao coach, Gaizka Garitano, has extended his contract until June 2021, the Spanish club announced on Sunday.

Athletic Bilbao coach extends contract until 2021

Athletic Bilbao coach, Gaizka Garitano, has extended his contract until June 2021, the Spanish club announced on Sunday.
Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.

Tata Martino admits Barcelona spell was the ‘worst year’ of his career

Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.
Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi says it was not easy for Jose Mourinho to get the best out of Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan following the forward’s arrival at the Nerazzurri on the backdrop of a broken relationship with coach Pep Guardiola.

Marco Materazzi: How Jose Mourinho succeeded in motivating Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi says it was not easy for Jose Mourinho to get the best out of Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan following the forward’s arrival at the Nerazzurri on the backdrop of a broken relationship with his former coach Pep Guardiola.
Athletic Club and Real Sociedad have both asked the Spanish FA to play the Copa del Rey final with fans in the stadium, despite the uncertainty surrounding how and when football will resume due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athletic Club, Real Sociedad ask to play Copa del Rey final with fans in...

Athletic Club and Real Sociedad have both asked the Spanish FA to play the Copa del Rey final with fans in the stadium, despite the uncertainty surrounding how and when football will resume due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wales attacker Gareth Bale said on Wednesday that he had donated £500,000 ($615,000) to the hospital where he was born to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Gareth Bale reveals interest in future MLS move

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has admitted to being interested in a future move to MLS, amid continued speculation over his future at Santiago Bernabeu.
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.

Samuel Eto’o: Lionel Messi’s legacy impossible to surpass

Lionel Messi was always showing signs he was heading for greatness, even as a player for Barcelona B, and his legacy will be impossible to surpass, says Samuel Eto'o.

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NDE commence training for 1,700 women, youths in Katsina

Under the Special Open Apprenticeship Scheme, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Katsina State office has commenced the training of 1700 persons drawn from across the 34 local government areas of the state.
No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.

PPRO: 1, 070 promoted policemen in Sokoto wear new ranks

No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of returning to Camp Nou, insisting his period as Barcelona manager is over.

Pep Guardiola turns focus to Premier League after Champions League qualification

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
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A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.

Japan: Nike advertisement on bullying, racism faces backlash, boycott calls

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