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Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho was delighted to see action in the Joan Gamper Trophy defeat of Eibar.

Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho delighted being part of Joan Gamper Trophy triumph

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho was delighted to see action in the Joan Gamper Trophy defeat of Eibar.
Thiago Alcantara admits he canvassed the opinion of two former Liverpool stars ahead of moving to Anfield.

Thiago Alcantara: Xabi Alonso, Philippe Coutinho helped convince me about Liverpool

Thiago Alcantara admits he canvassed the opinion of two former Liverpool stars ahead of moving to Anfield.
Neymar could be set for a spell on the sidelines after the Brazil forward limped out of the Selecao's friendly with Nigeria.

Neymar, Thiago Silva get Brazil calls as World Cup campaign starts

Neymar and Thiago Silva are included in Brazil squad selected by head coach Tite on Friday for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.

Brazilian government backing Neymar in racism row

Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara agrees personal terms with Liverpool.

Premier League target Thiago Alcantara reports for Bayern training

Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who has been linked to Liverpool and Manchester United, took part in Bayern Munich’s first full training session on Friday in preparation for the new season.
Philippe Coutinho is set to remain a Barcelona player this season.

Philippe Coutinho to remain at Barcelona after Ronald Koeman call

The 28-year-old was offered to several Premier League clubs – including Arsenal and Newcastle – but Joorabchian claims that new head coach Ronald Koeman has since persuaded him to stay.
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.

Leo Messi assures Ronald Koeman of his commitment after first training

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.
Aleksandar Kolarov has completed a permanent move to Inter from Roma.

Aleksandar Kolarov completes permanent move to Inter from Roma

Kolarov was officially unveiled at San Siro on Tuesday afternoon, after reportedly putting pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri.
Jordan Henderson was hailed for his outstanding achievement by Jurgen Klopp after picking up the Footballer of the Year award from the Football Writers' Association.

Jurgen Klopp gives Liverpool potential boost ahead of Leeds United clash

There is a possibility that Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson could return to full team training today, according to Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has insisted that the organisation were not at war with Lionel Messi, and that he is happy to see the Barcelona superstar stay put.

Samuel Eto’o: Leo Messi alone is not enough for Barcelona

The diminutive Argentine was trying to force a move out of Camp Nou. Such a move proved difficult as Messi still has a year left on his contract and a €700 million release clause (according to the club and La Liga) is binding.
Philippe Coutinho is set to remain a Barcelona player this season.

Philippe Coutinho set to stay as Barcelona rule out another loan

According to Marca, Ronald Koeman has told the club that he wants to keep the Brazilian, who had been listed on the market for some months.
Lionel Messi is facing Barcelona suspension and could have a portion of his salary seized by the Spanish giants if he continues to refuse to attend official club events.

Leo Messi to train under new Barca coach for first time on Monday

The Argentine did not head to Barcelona's training ground on Saturday after announcing his decision to stay at the club the previous afternoon.
Lionel Messi is facing Barcelona suspension and could have a portion of his salary seized by the Spanish giants if he continues to refuse to attend official club events.

Leo Messi snubs Barcelona training with Ronald Koeman despite confirming stay

Lionel Messi was absent at training with Barcelona on Saturday morning, despite confirming he will stay for the 2020/2021 season yesterday.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Philippe Coutinho returns to Barcelona from Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich formally bid farewell to Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho on Wednesday after his year-long loan deal from Barcelona expired with the newly-crowned European champions declining, as expected, to sign him permanently.
Robert Lewandowski hit his 20th league goal this season as Bayern Munich climbed to second in the Bundesliga Sunday with a 4-0 romp at Hertha Berlin to trim RB Leipzig’s lead to four points.

Robert Lewandowski: I’d give myself the Ballon d’Or

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has said that if he were in charge of handing out the Ballon d’Or this year, he would award it to himself.
Barca new boss Ronald Koeman may have flagged off operation sweep at the Nou camp with various reports Tuesday indicating he has served four regulars of the team the quit notice.

Ronald Koeman begins Operation sweep at Nou Camp

Barca new boss Ronald Koeman may have flagged off operation sweep at the Nou camp with various reports Tuesday indicating he has served four regulars of the team the quit notice.
Bayern Munich lift the Champions League trophy. GETTY IMAGES

Bayern Munich fight to keep hold of Champions League-winning squad

Bayern Munich are already fighting to stop their treble-winning squad breaking up in the wake of their Champions League triumph despite sweeping all before them in Europe this season.
In what could best be described as rubbing salt into injury, Barcelona will reportedly pay Liverpool a fee of around £4.5m for having Philippe Coutinho in the Bayern Munich side that won the UEFA Champions League.

Barcelona to pay Liverpool £4.5 million for Philippe Coutinho’s Champions League win

In what could best be described as rubbing salt into injury, Barcelona will reportedly pay Liverpool a fee of around £4.5m for having Philippe Coutinho in the Bayern Munich side that won the UEFA Champions League.
Bayern Munich are playing great football under Hansi Flick, according to Lothar Matthaus, who thinks the new permanent boss has restored the harmony at Allianz Arena which has been lacking since Jupp Heynckes' departure.

Hansi Flick: Bayern defence will subdue Neymar, Kylian Mbappe

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says he trusts their high line defence and will resist making changes in order to contain fleet-footed Paris Saint Germain forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in Sunday’s Champions League final.
Barcelona are considering an ambitious three player swap deal in order to bring former star Neymar back to the club this summer.

Report: Barça are ready to offer Antoine Griezmann, plus €60 million for Neymar

Even though the club is burning inside out, a big focus will still be on the ongoing summer transfer window. This is when the rebuild starts and according to the latest reports, Barça are ready to offer Antoine Griezmann for Neymar Júnior.
Jérôme Boateng says Hansi Flick ‘brought back the joy for us’ at Bayern Munich since replacing Niko Kovac in December. M Donato-FC Bayern-Getty Images

Jerome Boateng: Ruthless Bayern must build on Barcelona rout

Jerome Boateng on Sunday praised the form of “world-class” Alphonso Davies and said treble-chasing Bayern Munich must stay focused in the wake of their Champions League demolition of Barcelona when they play Lyon in the semi-finals.
Barcelona board has listed 12 players up for sale this summer, according to report in Marca.

Barcelona puts up all senior players for sale after Champions League’s exit

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is planning a massive overhaul of the club’s squad following their humiliating 8-2 Champions League last-8 final defeat to Bayern Munich.

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