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Barcelona failed in their attempt to replace Quique Setien with Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.

Wayne Rooney blames Sir Alex Ferguson for Manchester United’s Champions League final defeats to...

Legendary England forward Wayne Rooney has criticised former manager Sir Alex Ferguson for his “suicidal” tactics in Manchester United’s two Champions League finals against Barcelona.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi: Coaching Barca remains my primary goal

Xavi Hernandez, who is coaching Al-Sadd in Qatar, says his “primary goal” is to coach Barcelona where he won a host of trophies, but he is focused on his current job.
Laurent Blanc

Barcelona consider Laurent Blanc as ‘temporary’ coach

The former Azulgrana midfielder has already rejected their call once but we also know that it’s his dream to return and lead the team once he is ready and the circumstances are just right.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Barcelona president admits Xavi will become the club’s new boss soon

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Xavi will manage the club ‘sooner or later’ with the pressure continuing to mount on current boss Quique Setien.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi return to Barcelona on hold after developments at Al-Sadd

Xavi’s proposed return to Barcelona has been put on hold after his decision to sign a one-year contract extension with Al-Sadd.
Bayern players overruled Pep Guardiola's tactics before a 4-0 defeat against Real Madrid in 2014, according to his former assistant Domenec Torrent.

Domenec Torrent: Bayern players overruled Pep Guardiola’s tactics before 4-0 loss to Real Madrid

Bayern players overruled Pep Guardiola's tactics before a 4-0 defeat against Real Madrid in 2014, according to his former assistant Domenec Torrent.
Argentina skipper, Lionel Messi, could play until he is almost 40, according to long-time Barcelona team-mate Xavi.

Xavi Hernandez: Lionel Messi won’t retire until he is 40

The six-time Ballon d’Or winner, 32, was in typically stellar form for Barca this season, scoring 24 goals in all competitions before the coronavirus pandemic brought a halt to proceedings.
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Bojan Krkic: Barcelona ‘betraying the plan that made us great’

Barcelona need to stop “improvising” in the transfer market, says Bojan Krkic, with the Camp Nou giants urged to revert back to the “plan” which served them well in the past when home-grown talent was mixed with experienced recruits.

Andres Iniesta: Xavi Hernandez encourages me to become a coach

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has revealed that his old team-mate Xavi has advised him to become a coach when he calls time on his illustrious playing career.

Andres Iniesta: Barcelona’s golden generation will never be repeated

La Masia proved a particularly fruitful breeding ground of young talent for Barca at the start of the millennium with Iniesta among a number of players that were brought through the academy and would go on to star for the club in years to come.
Rio Ferdinand has admitted he felt embarrassed after Manchester United lost the 2011 Champions League final to Barcelona.

Rio Ferdinand: Lionel Messi embarrassed Manchester United in Champions League final at Wembley

Rio Ferdinand has admitted he felt embarrassed after Manchester United lost the 2011 Champions League final to Barcelona.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi Hernandez donates €1 million to Barcelona hospital

Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez and his wife Nuria Cunillera have made a donation of €1 million to the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona in order to help fight the coronavirus.
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Xavi Hernandez gives condition for Barcelona return

Xavi Hernandez has reiterated his desire to coach Barcelona in the future but suggests he will not return until a different board brings a new sense of direction to the club.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi Hernandez ready to manage Barcelona

During his time at the club he won eight La Liga titles and lifted four Champions League trophies and also played a crucial role in Spain’s three successive major tournament wins at Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012.
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Raheem Sterling: Liverpool always in my heart

Sterling took part in the session on the Instagram account of Colossal Sports Management, the agency that looks after his affairs, on Monday night.

Barcelona president denies discrediting players on social media

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has denied claims the club hired a company called I3 Ventures to discredit some of the club’s players on social media.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona gets LaLiga permission to sign a striker in 15 days

Barcelona have been given permission to sign a new striker after the LaLiga medical commission agreed that Ousmane Dembélé is set for a long spell on the sidelines.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.