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Gareth Bale's agent has hit out at Real Madrid, saying the Liga champions mistreated his client and that they should be kissing the floor he walks on.”

Real Madrid should be kissing the floor Gareth Bale walks on – agent

Gareth Bale's agent has hit out at Real Madrid, saying the Liga champions mistreated his client and that they "should be kissing the floor he walks on.”
Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with Real Madrid to re-sign winger Gareth Bale, his agent said on Tuesday, as the Wales international looks to end his troubled spell at the Spanish club.

Tottenham in talks with Real Madrid to re-sign Gareth Bale – agent

Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with Real Madrid to re-sign winger Gareth Bale, his agent said on Tuesday, as the Wales international looks to end his troubled spell at the Spanish club.
Gareth Bale will not leave Real Madrid this summer, according to his agent Jonathan Barnett, who says the best players in the world do not go out on loan.

Gareth Bale open to Premier League return

Gareth Bale has hit out at Real Madrid, saying his current club "make things very difficult" as he continues to look for an exit.
Former Barcelona president Joan Gaspart believes that Lionel Messi cannot force his way out of the club, despite his push to quit the Camp Nou club.

Victor Font: Manchester City are ‘the top candidate to sign Leo Messi’

Manchester City are the "top candidate" to sign Lionel Messi when he leaves Barcelona, according to presidential candidate Victor Font.
Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.

Atletico Madrid offer Diego Costa to clubs in England, Italy and France

Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.
Barcelona head coach Quique Setien has admitted that star man Lionel Messi was correct in his scathing attack on recent performances and that the Catalan club will not progress in the Champions League if they continue along their current lines.

Yaya Toure: Lionel Messi move to Manchester City complicated but possible

Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona for Manchester City is possible, claims Yaya Toure, but the former Blues and Blaugrana star admits that any deal for the Argentine this summer will be “complicated”.
Ronald Koeman played for Barcelona and was assistant manager between 1998 and 2000. Jerry Lampen-ANP-AFP via Getty Images

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona job a dream come true

Ronald Koeman admits a sudden managerial opening at Barcelona puts the Dutch FA in an “ugly” position, as he prepares to sever ties with the Netherlands national team, but coaching at Camp Nou is “a dream come true” for the former Blaugrana star.
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.

Fabio Capello: Real Madrid will struggle to keep out Manchester City without Sergio Ramos

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.
Super Eagles’ defender, Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.

NFF, Paderborn celebrate Jamilu Collins at 26

The Nigeria Football Federation and recently relegated German club Paderborn, have sent birthday greetings to Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins who turned 26 years on Wednesday.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen is confident Barcelona will bounce back.

Bojan Krkic: Barcelona should be prioritising Marc-Andre ter Stegen contract

Barcelona should be making a new contract for Marc-Andre ter Stegen “one of their priorities this summer”, says Bojan Krkic, with the Liga giants told their German goalkeeper is deserving of a lucrative deal.
Gareth Bale will not leave Real Madrid this summer, according to his agent Jonathan Barnett, who says the best players in the world do not go out on loan.

Gareth Bale will not leave Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale "will not leave Real Madrid" this summer, according to his agent Jonathan Barnett, who says "the best players in the world do not go out on loan".
Samuel Chukwueze ended the 2019-2020 Spanish premiere Liga season in style after helping his team Villarreal to achieve their European targets.

Samuel Chukwueze stars as Villarreal seal Europa league spot

Samuel Chukwueze ended the 2019-2020 Spanish premiere Liga season in style after helping his team Villarreal to achieve their European targets.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Zinedine Zidane admits he does not know if he will remain at Real Madrid...

Zinedine Zidane has just won La Liga and has a contract with Real Madrid until 2022 but acknowledged his future at the club could quickly have a different outlook.
Barcelona face an anxious wait over the fitness of playmaker Lionel Messi after the Argentinian was injured during the 2-1 home win over Villarreal.

Dani Alves: Lionel Messi is only human, lacks support at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is growing “angry” at Barcelona because he is “only human” and lacks the support required to deliver on expectation, says Dani Alves.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid ‘don’t feel like champions’

Los Blancos can win the league should they claim all three points in their next game against Villarreal or if Barcelona drop points against Osasuna
Philippe Coutinho’s loan move to Bayern Munich is costing the Bavarians £563,000 a game, according to German news outlet, Bild.

Barcelona offer Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal, Newcastle

Barcelona have offered Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal and Newcastle in an ongoing bid to free up squad space and funds that will allow them to launch a raid on Inter for Lautaro Martinez, according to a report.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Barcelona president admits Xavi will become the club’s new boss soon

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Xavi will manage the club ‘sooner or later’ with the pressure continuing to mount on current boss Quique Setien.
Nigerian international Peter Olayinka was in action for Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in their 3-1 home defeat to Italian giants Inter Milan in UEFA champions league clash on Wednesday.

Super Eagles star reacts after winning Czech Liga title

Super Eagles forward Peter Olayinka has reacted after winning Czech Liga title following Slavia Prague 0-0 draw against arch-rival Sparta Prague in the league encounter at Sinobo Stadium on Wednesday night.
Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their third goal with Lionel Messi, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Albert Gea

Barcelona outclass Villarreal after recent disappointments

Barcelona responded to a trying week by thrashing Villarreal 4-1 away to stay alive in the Liga title race, producing one of their best displays under coach Quique Setien.
Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has urged Blues boss Frank Lampard to save his cash rather than fork out for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho.

Chelsea lead Arsenal in race to sign Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona

Chelsea is leading Arsenal in the race to sign Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho on loan, according to report.
Neymar Jr. is the most-tweeted-about male athlete of 2019 according to Twitter so it’s no surprise that his recent goal celebration has sparked speculation.

Coronavirus wrecks Barca’s latest attempt to sign Neymar

Barcelona's long pursuit of Neymar is set to be frustrated once more as the club adapts to the financial realities of the post-coronavirus world.
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Bojan Krkic: Barcelona ‘betraying the plan that made us great’

Barcelona need to stop “improvising” in the transfer market, says Bojan Krkic, with the Camp Nou giants urged to revert back to the “plan” which served them well in the past when home-grown talent was mixed with experienced recruits.

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