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Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.

Tata Martino admits Barcelona spell was the ‘worst year’ of his career

Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.
Newcastle United fans have long dreamed of ridding the club from owner Mike Ashley, but a potential £300 million ($377 million) takeover backed by the Saudi sovereign wealth fund presents fans on Tyneside with a different dilemma.

Saudi takeover promises new dawn for Newcastle at a cost

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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.

Real Madrid showing interest in Mauricio Pochettino

Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing up a move for former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala continued her impressive goal scoring form as she grabbed a brace in Barcelona Ladies’ 7-0 thrashing of Sporting de Huelva in the Spanish women’s league.

Asisat Oshoala stars as Barcelona edges closer to historic treble

Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala helped her team Barcelona Femini to the semi final of the Spanish copa de la rey with a slim win over RC Deportivo on Wednesday.
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Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale fit for Copa del Rey test

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play against Unionistas de Salamanca on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.

Quique Setien begins first training session as Barcelona coach

Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde made shock admission after the 3-2 Spanish Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.

Why Barcelona sacked Ernesto Valverde

During his two-and-a-half years at the Nou Camp, Valverde has failed to win over the supporter after the club’s embarrassing elimination from UEFA Champions league in two consecutive seasons despite holding big advantage from the first leg in both occasions.
Ernesto Valverde has parted ways with Barcelona and Quique Setien has become the team's new coach.

Barcelona sack coach Ernesto Valverde, appoint Quique Setien till June 2022

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and named former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as his replacement, the club said in a statement on Monday.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he would have done exactly the same thing as Federico Valverde after the Real Madrid midfielder’s match-saving professional foul in the Spanish Super Cup.

Diego Simeone sends message to Federico Valverde after Spanish Super Cup red card

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he would have done exactly the same thing as Federico Valverde after the Real Madrid midfielder’s match-saving professional foul in the Spanish Super Cup.
Atletico Madrid shot-stopper Jan Oblak supported Federico Valverde’s harsh tackle on his fellow teammate in the defeat against Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup.

Jan Oblak supports Federico Valverde’s hard tackle on his teammate Alvaro Morata

Oblak feels the tackle was not pleasing but Valverde has no choice than to prevent Morata from scoring after the Atletico Madrid forward was presented with a one on one situation with Thibaut Courtois.
Xavi Hernandez will be the next manager of Barcelona, sources have confirmed to newsmen, with Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Camp Nou set to come to an end.

Xavi Hernandez undecided on offer to coach Barca – source

FC Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has spoken to the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal and chief executive Oscar Grau about coaching the team but has not made a decision.
Xavi Hernandez will be the next manager of Barcelona, sources have confirmed to newsmen, with Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Camp Nou set to come to an end.

Xavi Hernandez decides against taking Barcelona job immediately

Ernesto Valverde will take Barcelona training on Monday after Xavi told the club he would not be accepting the job of coach immediately, AFP Sport has learned.
Xavi Hernández

Xavi Hernandez confirms meeting with Barcelona officials over coaching job

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he met with officials of the Catalan club amid reports he could be set to take over from under-pressure coach Ernesto Valverde.
Luis Suarez scored two classy goals to inspire Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to undergo another knee surgery

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will undergo another knee operation on Sunday, Barcelona have announced.
Barcelona’s players celebrate their goal, which was disallowed for offside, during the Spanish Super Cup semi final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on January 9, 2020, at the King Abdullah Sport City in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah. – The winner will face Real Madrid in the final on January 12. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP)

Real Madrid face Atletico as imposters gatecrash Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi

Lionel Messi has predictably been the star attraction but there will be no Clasico in Saudi Arabia this weekend, as Atletico Madrid’s defeat of Barcelona set up a clash with rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday.
Lionel Messi clashed with Joao Felix during Thursday's semifinal.

Super Cup: We played like children against Atletico – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi said Barcelona were guilty of playing like children on Thursday after Atletico Madrid staged a thrilling comeback to beat them 3-2 and set up a Spanish Super Cup final against Real Madrid.

Ernesto Valverde makes shock admission after Super Cup defeat

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde made shock admission after the 3-2 Spanish Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Saudi Arabia.

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