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Lionel Messi's second-half strike ensured Quique Seitén marked his first game as Barcelona boss with a home win over Granada that moved them back to the summit of La Liga.

Lionel Messi gives Quique Setien winning start as Barca boss

Lionel Messi’s second-half strike against 10-man Granada gave new coach Quique Setien a winning start at Barcelona, but it was not a convincing display by the La Liga champions.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi reveals Premier League star new Barcelona boss must sign

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has reportedly demanded for the signing of Manchester City star and compatriot Sergio Aguero.
New Barcelona boss Quique Setien threw down a challenge to his players on Saturday when he said he will never be happy if the Catalans fail to play the beautiful game – even if they win.

New Barcelona coach demands attractive football from players

New Barcelona boss Quique Setien threw down a challenge to his players on Saturday when he said he will never be happy if the Catalans fail to play the beautiful game – even if they win.
Bruno Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes transfer to Manchester United hinges on Andreas Pereira loan – reports

Of the four named players – Marcos Rojo, Joel Pereira, Angel Gomes and Andreas Pereira – only Pereira’s name remains as a possible option. Rojo is believed to prefer a transfer to Fenerbahçe, Gomes is not keen on the move and Sporting are not interested in taking Joel Pereira.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi picks surprise defender as his toughest man marker

Lionel Messi claims he's not bothered by the man marking he is regularly subject to while playing for Barcelona and has picked Girona's Pablo Maffeo as his most complicated marker.
Taiwo Awoniyi

Journey-man Taiwo Awoniyi nears another loan deal

Journey-man and Nigeria junior international Taiwo Awoniyi is on the verge of embarking on another loan sojourn it has been revealed.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.

Quique Setien begins first training session as Barcelona coach

Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.
Ernesto Valverde

Sacked Ernesto Valverde wishes successor Quique Setien well at Camp Nou

Ernesto Valverde has bid a classy farewell to Barcelona, with a man who delivered back-to-back La Liga titles at Camp Nou wishing his successor Quique Setien well in the most demanding of roles.
Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.

Former Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko announces retirement

Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.

Barcelona topple Real Madrid as richest club, hit $891 million mark

Barcelona have overtaken Real Madrid to top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time and become the first club to break the 800 million euros (890.9 million U.S. dollars) revenue barrier.
Ernesto Valverde has parted ways with Barcelona and Quique Setien has become the team's new coach.

Barcelona sack coach Ernesto Valverde, appoint Quique Setien till June 2022

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and named former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement, the club said in a statement on Monday.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he would have done exactly the same thing as Federico Valverde after the Real Madrid midfielder’s match-saving professional foul in the Spanish Super Cup.

Federico Valverde apologises to Alvaro Morata following cynical red card in Supercopa final

Federico Valverde was named the MVP of the Supercopa de Espana final despite a cynical extra-time red card that prompted the Real Madrid midfielder to apologise to Alvaro Morata.
Mauricio Pochettino’s strong ties to Tottenham would not stop him taking a job at Arsenal if given the opportunity, says former Spurs star Jamie Redknapp.

Barcelona set to consider Mauricio Pochettino to replace Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona has turned their attention to former Espanyol manager Mauricio Pochettino after Xavi Hernandez refused to take over the coaching job at the Camp Nou dugout.
Pop singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll explained why she cannot marry Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué.

Pop singer Shakira reveals why she cannot marry Barca star

Pop singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll explained why she cannot marry Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué.
Xavi Hernandez will be the next manager of Barcelona, sources have confirmed to newsmen, with Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Camp Nou set to come to an end.

Xavi Hernandez undecided on offer to coach Barca – source

FC Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has spoken to the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal and chief executive Oscar Grau about coaching the team but has not made a decision.
Xavi Hernandez will be the next manager of Barcelona, sources have confirmed to newsmen, with Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Camp Nou set to come to an end.

Xavi Hernandez decides against taking Barcelona job immediately

Ernesto Valverde will take Barcelona training on Monday after Xavi told the club he would not be accepting the job of coach immediately, AFP Sport has learned.
Liverpool fans laud Roberto Firmino after match-winning display against Tottenham

Liverpool sets points record after 21 EPL games

Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur in the 2019/2020 English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday means they have set a new record.
Luis Suarez scored two classy goals to inspire Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to undergo another knee surgery

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will undergo another knee operation on Sunday, Barcelona have announced.

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