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Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Manchester City playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne, as among the three best players in the world, behind Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Jamie Carragher names third best player in the world

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has identified Manchester City playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne, as among the three best players in the world, behind Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”.

Luis Suarez joining Atletico Madrid after Barcelona exit

Atletico Madrid will sign striker Luis Suarez after his release from Barcelona, according to a report in Onda Cero.
Arturo Vidal

Barcelona’s Arturo Vidal set for Inter medical

Arturo Vidal will today travel to Milan ahead of a move from Barcelona to Inter for just €1 million (£900,000/$1.2m) plus bonuses.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged his players to put behind them, the disappointment of losing to their 2019-2020 Champions League quarterfinal match to Olympique Lyon and get ready to fight as a stronger side in next season’s edition.

Pep Guardiola must rise to challenge as Manchester City chase Liverpool

Pep Guardiola faces a stern test of his managerial philosophy as the Manchester City boss aims to overhaul Premier League champions Liverpool this season.
Ronald Koeman has clarified his stance on Riqui Puig's future at Barcelona.

Barcelona boss ‘banned’ from signing Wijnaldium due to La Liga rules

Barcelona boss, Ronald Koeman, is currently banned from making a move for Georginio Wijnaldum – because of La Liga rules.
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.

Barca supremo says he won’t go to war anymore with Leo Messi

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called an extraordinary emergency meeting for Monday.

No plans to resign – Barca supremo

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has no plans to resign from his role despite a vote of no confidence being proposed after over 20,000 signatures of club members were collected.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Bernd Schuster: Barcelona can only win La Liga this campaign

Former Barcelona midfielder Bernd Schuster said he can see the embattled club winning LaLiga but little else in 2020-21.
Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”.

Luis Suarez in Italy to take citizenship test ahead of Juventus move

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is in Perugia to undergo an Italian citizenship test ahead of completing a move to Juventus.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Leo Messi wins court case against cycling company over logo

FC Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel Messi has won a legal battle over trademark rights relating to his own logo.
Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.

Barcelona celebrate 20 years of Leo Messi’s arrival

Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Manchester City set new deadline date for Kalidou Koulibaly deal

Manchester City have set a new deadline date for the completion of a deal for Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly, with the player’s agent expected in Italy next week to meet with Aurelio De Laurentiis, according to the latest reports from Italy.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Leo Messi scores screamer on Barca return

Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the only African star in the Forbes' list of highest-paid footballers for the year 2020.

Mo Salah ranked as highest-paid African footballer

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the only African star in the Forbes' list of highest-paid footballers for the year 2020.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Miralem Pjanic excited to play with Leo Messi

Barcelona signing Miralem Pjanic is excited by the prospect of playing with Lionel Messi this season.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Premier League wouldn’t be good for Leo Messi – Ex-Real Madrid chief

"I feared for Messi in another league and for me it's good news that he's staying in this league," said Valdano. "He's the best player in the world not just for the image he projects but because it's a pleasure to watch a player of this level."
Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the 2020-21 season.

Kylian Mbappé wants Premier League or LaLiga move in 2021

Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the 2020/21 season.
Ronald Koeman and Lionel Messi’s first meeting since the six-time Ballon d’Or winner decided to stay at Barcelona this season was very positive for everyone involved.

Barcelona players vote Leo Messi to continue as captain

Messi, who asked to leave only a few weeks ago, will wear the armband next season. Something he has done ever since Andres Iniesta left the club.

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Amaju Pinnick: I’m not desperate for CAF presidency

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Super Eagles coach proud of latest FIFA ranking

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Taiwan tells China to ‘back off’ as airspace ‘incursions’ rise

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41 Delta teachers demoted, barred from exams supervision over WASSCE malpractice

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