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Barcelona reignited their title hopes after Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele scored in a 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday to put them two points behind Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona brush aside Sevilla to reignite La Liga hopes

Barcelona reignited their title hopes after Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele scored in a 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday to put them two points behind Atletico Madrid.
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

‘Bloody nose’ forces Barca boss to stop media briefing

For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.
After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition.

Ronald Koeman admits to facing uncertain future as Barcelona boss

Ronald Koeman admits to facing an uncertain future as Barcelona boss, with the Dutchman aware that there “is always a lot of pressure” when filling the most demanding of posts at Camp Nou.
First against sixth pitches Atletico against Villarreal on Sunday night before second-placed Real Madrid host Real Sociedad in fifth. Before both of those, Barcelona travel to Sevilla on Saturday in a contest of third against fourth.

Atletico seek reaction as La Liga contenders go head-to-head

First against sixth pitches Atletico against Villarreal on Sunday night before second-placed Real Madrid host Real Sociedad in fifth. Before both of those, Barcelona travel to Sevilla on Saturday in a contest of third against fourth.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez was back among the goals to help his side to a 3-1 win at home to Elche on Saturday, taking them three points clear at the top of La Liga.

Luis Suarez: Barcelona told me i was old, can’t play at high level anymore

Luis Suarez has revealed more details into the conversations with Barcelona club chiefs that left him angry at their reasoning for forcing him out.
Barcelona’s Spanish forward Ansu Fati looks on from the sideline during a friendly football match between FC Barcelona and Nastic at the Johan Cruyff stadium in Sant Joan Despi, near Barcelona, on September 12, 2020. (Photo by Pau BARRENA - AFP)

Manchester United had £130 million offer rejected for Barcelona prodigy in the summer

With the Catalans in financial distress, Manchester United hoped to test the waters with a bid for the prized asset. However, Barca were nowhere close to sanctioning a sale for their young prodigy.
Lionel Messi “might be thinking about” joining Paris Saint-Germain says Rivaldo, with the Barcelona legend conceding that an all-time great may have made his last Champions League appearance at Camp Nou.

Barca’s dressing room ‘broken’ after Leo Messi’s painful reaction to PSG’s thrashing

Barcelona’s dressing room is reportedly ‘broken’ after seeing skipper Lionel Messi’s pain at the 4-1 Champions League drubbing by Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi: Everyone sees me as a Barcelona coach

Speculation regarding further change in the dugout at the Liga giant has intensified on the back of a humbling 4-1 defeat to Kylian Mbappe-inspired Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16 of the Champions League.
After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition.

Barcelona boss admits that comeback against PSG seems unlikely

After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition. The Dutchman was disappointed in the team’s performance, which seemed to lack a cutting edge all across the pitch.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said his side’s 2-0 defeat to Sevilla in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey semi-final first leg was an unfair scoreline given their performance but backed them to turn the tie around.

Barcelona midfielder: I don’t agree with the coach’s decision

Barcelona caused its fanbase to go into a meltdown when the deal to swap 22-year-old Arthur Melo for 30-year-old Miralem Pjanic was announced. While Pjanic has been on the peak of his powers, and among the best midfielders in the world for over half a decade, he was nearing the last juncture of his career. That said, once the transfer took place, it was same to assume that that he would lead the midfield alongside Riqui Puig and Frenkie de Jong.
Ronald Koeman has insisted that Lionel Messi is excited and happy at Barcelona despite ongoing transfer talk.

Barcelona boss: Lionel Messi ‘excited and happy’ at Camp Nou despite transfer talk

The Argentine continues to be linked with a move away from Camp Nou after entering the final five months of his contract, but Koeman thinks he is enjoying his football again amid Barca's improved domestic form.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said his side’s 2-0 defeat to Sevilla in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey semi-final first leg was an unfair scoreline given their performance but backed them to turn the tie around.

Barcelona boss disappointed with Sevilla defeat

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said his side’s 2-0 defeat to Sevilla in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey semi-final first leg was an unfair scoreline given their performance but backed them to turn the tie around.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has weighed in to a debate about refereeing by saying many officials in Spain were likely to favour his club’s great rivals Real Madrid.

Gerard Pique risks 12-game ban over referee accusation

The Barcelona centre-back is being investigated by the Spanish FA having previously said on YouTube show Post United that if the vast majority of LaLiga referees supported Real, they would naturally be partial to that team when refereeing their games.
Luis Suarez sent Atletico Madrid 10 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday by scoring a sensational free-kick and then a penalty in a pulsating 4-2 win over Cadiz.

Luis Suarez: I was disrespected by Barcelona

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez says he was determined to leave Barcelona with his “head held high” last summer after being “disrespected” by the club ahead of his move to current Laliga leaders Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has weighed in to a debate about refereeing by saying many officials in Spain were likely to favour his club’s great rivals Real Madrid.

Gerard Pique insists referees in Spain favour Real Madrid

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has weighed in to a debate about refereeing by saying many officials in Spain were likely to favour his club’s great rivals Real Madrid.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has revealed why Argentine skipper, Lionel Messi planned to leave before the expiration of his contract in June.

Barcelona boss: Why Messi planned to leave Camp Nou

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has revealed why Argentine skipper Lionel Messi planned to leave before the expiration of his contract in June.
City aren't forgetting about Leo Messi.

Marc Menchen: Barcelona’s problem is not Lionel Messi, it’s economic policy

Lionel Messi and his lucrative contract is not Barcelona’s “problem”, Marc Menchen - an expert in football finances - has said, with the Liga giants warned that “economic policy” is causing their downfall.
Barcelona legend Lionel Messi added another beautiful free-kick to his remarkable collection against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday evening.

Leo Messi creates another record as FC Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao

FC Barcelona moved a place up into second in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday after a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao, with club captain Lionel Messi entering the record books again.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman admitted that the path to regaining La Liga appears very difficult for his charges after dropping more points at home to Eibar on Tuesday.

Barcelona boss blasts PSG over interest in Leo Messi

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has attempted to laugh off speculation linking Lionel Messi with a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman admitted that the path to regaining La Liga appears very difficult for his charges after dropping more points at home to Eibar on Tuesday.

Barcelona boss: We lack players; you know I want to buy

Barcelona boss, Ronald Koeman, has admitted he would like to add to his squad this month but no players to buy.
Lionel Messi saw red - quite literally - during the latter stages of Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.

Barcelona fail with Lionel Messi ban appeal

The referee’s decision has, however, been upheld, meaning that Messi will miss Barça’s next game. He already served the first game of his suspension in midweek.
Barcelona have ruled goalkeeper Neto out for up to eight weeks with a fractured left wrist.

Barcelona boss reveals Arsenal-linked Neto has asked to leave Camp Nou

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that goalkeeper Neto has asked to leave the club in the January transfer window.

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