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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.
Aleksander Ceferin, the Uefa president, says a European Super League is ‘a fiction or a dream’. Thanassis Stavrakis-AP

UEFA endorse Spanish FA proposal for European spots

UEFA has given its backing to proposals from the Spanish FA on how to award European places in case the current La Liga season cannot be finished, say Diario AS.
Luis Suarez showed phenomenal strength to recover from biting bans to become a Barcelona star, according to former Liverpool team-mate Charlie Adam.

Charlie Adam: Luis Suarez ‘phenomenal’ to bounce back from biting controversy

Luis Suarez showed "phenomenal" strength to recover from biting bans to become a Barcelona star, according to former Liverpool team-mate Charlie Adam.
Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has spoken of his regret at leaving the club's academy when he was climbing through the youth ranks.

Alvaro Morata admits regrets over leaving Atletico Madrid youth system

Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has spoken of his regret at leaving the club's academy when he was climbing through the youth ranks.
Former Sevilla and Valencia goalkeeper Andres Palop has left hospital after 12 days of being ill with the coronavirus.

Former Valencia, Sevilla shot-stopper leaves hospital after 12 days

The report cites a message posted by the Spaniard on his social media networks, where he spoke of enduring ‘a very bad time’ and a ‘lot of uncertainty’ during his spell in hospital.
Lionel Messi has lavished praise on Thierry Henry and admits to being starstruck by his former Barcelona teammate following his arrival at the club from Arsenal.

Lionel Messi admits he was starstruck by Thierry Henry following his move from Arsenal...

Lionel Messi has lavished praise on Thierry Henry and admits to being starstruck by his former Barcelona teammate following his arrival at the club from Arsenal.
The Copa del Rey final between Real Sociedad and Athletic Club won’t be played on April 18th in Seville as scheduled, according to Carrusel Deportivo. The all-Basque final has been postponed for now with no new date yet confirmed.

Copa del Rey final postponed

The Copa del Rey final between Real Sociedad and Athletic Club won’t be played on April 18th in Seville as scheduled, according to Carrusel Deportivo.

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