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Lionel Messi reportedly held heated talks with Barcelona’s assistant manager after the latter’s behaviour during their El Clasico loss to Real Madrid on Sunday night.

Argentine president urges Leo Messi to return home

Lionel Messi’s future remains unclear as the Argentine looks determined to bolt Camp Nou. Though there are several clubs linked to the 33-year-old footballer, a sensible place to go to maybe at his homeland.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George: Why Super Eagles lost to Italy at 1994 World Cup

Former Nigeria international Finidi George has revealed some of the reasons that led to the Super Eagles painful exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino during the press conference. Reuters-Andrew Boyers-File Photo

Mauricio Pochettino re-opens door to coaching Barcelona

Mauricio Pochettino has seemingly opened the door to potentially coaching Barcelona after expressing regret for showing them "disrespect" with comments he made in 2018.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi could make sensational return to boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys

Lionel Messi could finish his career back where it all started by joining Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina, the club’s vice-president has claimed.

Javier Mascherano urges Lionel Messi to return to Argentina

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been backed to return to Argentina in the near future by Javier Mascherano, who says “anything is possible” in football.
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.

Mauricio Pochettino open to Premier League return amid Arsenal, Manchester United talk

Mauricio Pochettino has left a coaching door open for Arsenal and Manchester United, with the Argentine looking to make an immediate return to coaching in Europe following his dismissal by Tottenham.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi: Tax problems made me want to leave Barcelona

Lionel Messi has admitted he wanted to leave Barcelona when he was under investigation from the Spanish tax authorities but insists now he intends to finish his career at the club.
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.

Lionel Messi ‘can leave Barcelona for free’ at the end of the season

Lionel Messi can reportedly leave Barcelona for nothing at the end of the season after having a clause inserted in his most recent contract.
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Lionel Messi admits he could return to Argentina

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has admitted he could return to boyhood club Newell's Old Boys one day, as he begins to approach the twilight years of his illustrious career.
Atlanta United boss Tata Martino wins MLS coach of the year award

Atlanta United’s Tata Martino wins MLS coach of the year award

Atlanta United manager Tata Martino was named Major League Soccer's Coach of the Year on Tuesday.

Leeds United appoint Marcelo Bielsa as new manager

Bielsa has previously enjoyed success as head coach of the Argentina and Chile national teams, as well as at club level with Newell’s Old Boys, Athletic Bilbao and Marseille.

World Cup: We aren’t the best nor the favourites – Lionel Messi

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has urged his compatriots to be realistic in their World Cup expectations, warning that other teams heading to Russia are better.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona my only club in Europe

Messi is preparing for another World Cup bid with Argentina and says only a chance to play in his homeland for Newell's Old Boys really appeals to him when his club career begins to wind down.

My Real Madrid past cannot stop me from playing for Barcelona – Angel Di...

Angel Di Maria reckons he could play for Barcelona despite his history with their La Liga rivals Real Madrid.

Lionel Messi’s new Barcelona contract includes €700m release clause

Lionel Messi has signed his new contract with Barcelona, the Camp Nou side have confirmed.

2018 World Cup: Argentina’s Lionel Messi keen to avoid Spain

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at next year’s World Cup would be Spain in the first round.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane inspired by meeting Diego Maradona

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has reiterated a desire to become the best player on the planet and says meeting Diego Maradona, one of the all-time greats, was further inspiration.

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