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Xavi Hernandez: It’d be no problem to coach Barca

Barcelona legend Xavi says he would be up to the challenge of managing former team-mates like Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets at the club.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Ansu Fati has ‘something special’ – Barca coach

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Ansu Fati scores on Camp Nou debut as Barcelona thrash Valencia

Barcelona’s 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati yesterday marked his first senior start with a second-minute goal as the La Liga champions cruised past Valencia. The teenager burst onto Frenkie de Jong’s square ball to score the opener with a firm strike at the Nou Camp.
Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema (L) kicks the ball during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 14, 2019. CURTO DE LA TORRE - AFP

Karim Benzema brilliance inspires Real Madrid, Ansu Fati lights up Barca

Karim Benzema scored twice for Real Madrid in a 3-2 win against Levante with Eden Hazard making his La Liga debut while later Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday with more magic from 16-year-old Ansu Fati.
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.
Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs De Ligt leading generation of Dutch youth against Germany

For Matthijs de Ligt and the new generation of young Dutch talent, Friday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against fierce rivals Germany is the latest chance to prove they are ready for a return to the big time.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
At long last, Mauro Icardi found a new club… for now. 4

Transfer window ends with star loans rather than huge deals

The transfer window shut gently across much of Europe with a flurry of loan deals instead of the anticipated bang of a mega-move.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

Nominees battling for UEFA top award — full lists

The award is for the performance stars across Europe from the last season with Real Madrid goes home with the top honour for the Men's Player of the Year last campaign but new king will be revealed today as Barcelona talisman battle Juventus' top scorer last time out and Liverpool centre-back.
Philippe Coutinho represents a “risk” that Bayern Munich do not need to take, says Stefan Effenberg, with Mario Mandzukic a more suitable option for a club looking to land the Champions League crown.

Philippe Coutinho to join Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona

Barcelona have confirmed that an agreement is in place to loan Philippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich.
Virgil van Dijk

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Virgil van Dijk nominated for UEFA Men’s Player of the...

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been shortlisted alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the men’s UEFA Player of the Year award.
Neymar

Rivaldo: Neymar to Real Madrid wouldn’t be Barcelona betrayal

Neymar moving to Real Madrid would not be a “betrayal” to Barcelona, says Rivaldo, but the Brazilian is considered to still favour a return to Camp Nou.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

Lionel Messi tries to influence Neymar deal as Barça open talks

It looks like Neymar will leave Paris Saint-Germain before the end of the month and a return to Spain is on the cards. But to which club?
FC Barcelona’s players pose before their La Liga-Serie A Cup match against SSC Napoli on August 10, 2019 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY - AFP)

Barcelona favourites for La Liga success but European failure drives desire for change

Barcelona may want to make up for the biggest collapse in Europe by signing the most expensive player in the world but a team that was by far the best in Spain is already significantly better.
Antoine Griezmann scored his first goal in Barcelona colours, and Luis Suarez netted twice, as the La Liga champions thrashed Napoli 4-0 in their final pre-season game on Saturday in Michigan.

Antoine Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barcelona’s bid for third La Liga title

The added presence of Antoine Griezmann in an already formidable FC Barcelona forward line makes them favourites to land a third successive La Liga crown this season.
Louis van Gaal has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming the Barcelona talisman should be adapting himself to the team, and not the other way around.

Lionel Messi dropped as Barcelona release squad against Napoli

Lionel Messi was not included in Ernesto Valverde's team, as Barcelona released a squad of 26 players to face Napoli in their upcoming friendly match on Wednesday in Miami.
Barcelona will continue to target the United States market and want to promote the growth of football in the country, particularly in the women's game, president Josep Maria Bartomeu

Barcelona chief hints at more signings after Junior Firpo deal

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says more signings are anticipated before the close of the LaLiga transfer window as speculation over a bid for Neymar continues.
The agent of Barcelona forward Malcom has sought to distance his client from reports suggesting that a summer switch to AC Milan could be on the cards.

Malcom misses Barcelona training to finalise Zenit move

Barcelona winger Malcom missed training on Thursday in order to finalise a move away from the club, with Zenit his expected destination.

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