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Lionel Messi has hailed Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique as the best coaches he has worked under during his career at Barcelona, stating that he was lucky to have both as mentors.

Leo Messi: Pep Guardiola, Luis Enrique the ‘best’ Barcelona coaches

Lionel Messi has hailed Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique as the best coaches he has worked under during his career at Barcelona, stating that he was "lucky" to have both as mentors.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – March 1, 2020 Barcelona coach Quique Setien before the match REUTERS-Sergio Perez-File Photo

Quique Setien: Barcelona yet to inform me of sack

Former Barcelona coach Quique Setien claims the Catalans have not compensated him for his early dismissal, or even called to inform of his contract termination three months on.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Santi Cazorla: Xavi Hernandez will be Barcelona boss one day

Santi Cazorla believes Xavi will “be Barcelona coach one day”, with a Camp Nou icon being backed to return to Camp Nou when the time is right.
Barcelona need to “try and sign one or two strikers” in the January transfer window if they have any ambition of challenging for the Champions League crown, says Rivaldo.

Rivaldo: Barcelona need to sign one or two strikers

Barcelona need to “try and sign one or two strikers” in the January transfer window if they have any ambition of challenging for the Champions League crown, says Rivaldo.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Ronald Koeman: It’s not difficult to manage Lionel Messi

Ronald Koeman has denied suggestions Lionel Messi is difficult to manage, insisting he has a good relationship with Barcelona’s captain.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Ronald Koeman disagrees with Quique Setién on ‘coaching Lionel Messi’

Ronald Koeman has spoken in the press conference ahead of Barcelona’s Champions League clash against Dynamo Kyiv. The coach was asked what he thinks of former coach Quique Setién’s comments on “coaching Lionel Messi”.
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.

Lionel Messi difficult to manage – Ex-Barca coach

Setien was appointed coach at Barcelona in January after the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde, but he lasted just over six months at the club before being shown the door.
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman was left frustrated at full time as his side slipped to a 3-1 El Clasico defeat at home to Real Madrid.

Ronald Koeman slams VAR after El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid

Ansu Fati cancelled out Federico Valderde’s early goal at the Camp Nou but referee Juan Martinez Munuero’s decision to award a second half penalty turned the game on its head.
Ghana will face Mali and Equatorial Guinea in friendly matches in Turkey in October.

Equatorial Guinea withdraws from Ghana friendly

Equatorial Guinea has pulled out of the planned international friendly match with Ghana next month, the latter's Football Association (GFA) has confirmed.
Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands head coach, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) confirmed on Wednesday.

Frank de Boer named Netherlands new coach

Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands head coach, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) confirmed on Wednesday.
Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is all set to join Juventus, his former club once again.

Alvaro Morata returns to Juventus on loan

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata has returned to Juventus on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid.
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.
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.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – March 1, 2020 Barcelona coach Quique Setien before the match REUTERS-Sergio Perez-File Photo

Quique Setien to take legal actions against Barcelona following sacking

Quique Setien has confirmed he will be taking legal action against Barcelona after only being legally informed about his sacking on Wednesday.
Atletico Madrid are considering a shock move for Barcelona star Luis Suarez, if the Uruguayan international leaves the Camp Nou this summer.

Barcelona must pay €14 million to terminate Luis Suarez contract

A new era is being ushered in at Camp Nou under Ronald Koeman, who replaced Quique Setien in the managerial hot seat following a humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in last season's Champions League quarter-finals.
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.

Bayern Munich make Lionel Messi transfer decision

Bayern Munich will not be making an audacious swoop to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona as they simply can’t afford it, according to club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Lionel Messi shuns Barcelona training

Lionel Messi informed Barcelona coaches he was not going to turn up to training on Wednesday, according to Barcelona’s newly-appointed sporting director Ramon Planes.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Joan Laporta: Barcelona board look like they want to sell Lionel Messi

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has hit out at the “incompetents” currently controlling the club, with Josep Maria Bartomeu accused of disrespecting Luis Suarez and looking to sell Lionel Messi.

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