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The most damning statistic of Barcelona's season: 228 corners, 1 goal

Whilst recent Barcelona news has focused on an upturn in the club’s form – winning 12 of their last 14 games – the midweek Copa del Rey first leg semi-final defeat against Sevilla was somewhat of a reality check. The Blaugrana were underwhelming in a two-goal loss and El Mundo Deportivo have highlighted that their seven corners in the game, none of which led to a goal, continued a worrying trend for Ronald Koeman’s side. Indeed, the report highlights how the team have now had a grand total of 228 corners

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The most damning statistic of Barcelona's season: 228 corners, 1 goal

Barcelona presidential candidates united behind signing Man City defender Eric Garcia

Barcelona's presidential candidates support the signing of Manchester City defender Eric Garcia. While any new president could veto the deal if it isn't closed before the January 24 election, there's a unison amongst all three candidates that the deal should go through. Marca says Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa - the three remaining candidates - have all approved the signing. Garcia, off contract at City in June, is expected to join Barca for a €5m fee this month with a further €5m due in bonuses.

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Barcelona presidential candidates united behind signing Man City defender Eric Garcia

Debutant Kubo helps Getafe beat Elche

MADRID: Young Japan forward Takefusa Kubo made his debut with Getafe on Monday and helped his new club come from behind to defeat Elche 3-1 in La Liga. Kubo set up a goal after coming off the bench in his first match since joining Getafe on a loan from Real Madrid. Carles Alena, on a loan from Barcelona, also debuted for Getafe. Elche took the lead through Raul Guti in the fourth minute, but the visitors rallied with goals by Marc Cucurella in the 39th, Jaime Mata in the 69th, and Angel Luis Rodriguez in the

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Debutant Kubo helps Getafe beat Elche

Barcelona forced to shelve January plans after no-one shows an interest in ace

There’s been plenty of talk about Barcelona selling multiple squad players to raise funds for a few transfers this month, but there is a major problem in that nobody actually wants them. Carles Alena could only be offloaded on loan to Getafe so that’s unlikely to free up much room, while it also looks like Junior Firpo won’t be going anywhere either. A report from Goal had confirmed that the left-back was one of the main contenders to be sold in the winter window, but they’ve failed to drum up any

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Barcelona forced to shelve January plans after no-one shows an interest in ace

La Masia and the Balearic Connection: Getafe’s plan for Take Kubo and Carles Alena

Jose Bordalas has finally landed the signing he’s been after for a long time according to a report in Marca. “We need young people, with quality and speed in the final third,” he repeated throughout the summer in relation to his new project at Getafe in his fifth season at the club. In Take Kubo, he has it. The Japanese starlet, on loan from Real Madrid, arrives from Villarreal days after Carles Alena joined from Barcelona. Getafe were in need of fresh talent to change the negative rhythm in which they’ve

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La Masia and the Balearic Connection: Getafe’s plan for Take Kubo and Carles Alena

Done deal: La Liga side have now signed exciting loanees from Barcelona and Real Madrid as they seek to avoid relegation

The January window is never a great time to look for permanent signings, but there’s certainly the odd gem to be picked up on loan from the bigger sides. Real Madrid starlet Takefusa Kubo looked promising at Mallorca last season and a loan move to Villarreal this year was supposed to take him to that next level, but he didn’t manage to establish himself as a regular starter. He failed to score or assist in his thirteen La Liga appearances but it has to be noted that most of them were from the bench so

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Done deal: La Liga side have now signed exciting loanees from Barcelona and Real Madrid as they seek to avoid relegation

Spanish football evening headlines: Atletico suffer a giant-killing, ex-Real Madrid man returns to Spain and Koeman explains Alena exit

Cornella pull off massive shock in the Copa del Rey against La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid Segunda B side Cornella pulled off a remarkable upset on Wednesday evening in the Copa del Rey by beating La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid 1-0. The result was all the more remarkable given Cornella have lost their last three league games, including against the B teams of Espanyol and Barcelona. It means Atletico have lost to more third-tier teams than Primera teams since January 18th, 2020. Ex-Real Madrid star returns

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Spanish football evening headlines: Atletico suffer a giant-killing, ex-Real Madrid man returns to Spain and Koeman explains Alena exit

Ronald Koeman explains Barcelona midfielder exit: "It was his decision"

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has explained that midfielder Carles Alena joining Getafe on a loan deal for the remainder of the campaign was the player’s decision. Alena had started just one game for the Catalan giants so far this campaign – a Champions League dead rubber win over Dynamo Kiev – and has moved on in search of more regular first-team football. LATEST NEWS ❗ Carles Aleñá loaned out to Getafe. — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 6, 2021 The Blaugrana confirmed the move on Wednesday,

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Ronald Koeman explains Barcelona midfielder exit:

Done deal: Barcelona start a potential January clear-out as ace confirmed as loan signing by La Liga side

Ronald Koeman finds himself in a strange situation with this Barcelona squad because they have some serious needs which need to be addressed, but they also find themselves bloated in certain areas too. They are also struggling financially so any activity in the January market will probably be dependent on getting rid of a few faces first, so it will be interesting to see who’s expendable this month. One area where they do have plenty of numbers is in central midfield – Koeman can currently count on Sergio

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Done deal: Barcelona start a potential January clear-out as ace confirmed as loan signing by La Liga side

Barcelona midfielder Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan for the remainder of the campaign. The Barca academy product spent the second half of 2019-20 on loan with Real Betis and has struggled to establish himself under Ronald Koeman since returning ahead of this season. Alena has made five appearances in LaLiga and the Champions League this term, just one of those coming from the start. Koeman confirmed on Tuesday that Alena was close to departing Camp Nou on a temporary basis after Getafe president Angel

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Barcelona midfielder Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Wednesday. Getafe, who have dropped to 16th in La Liga, will pay all of Alena’s wages as the 23-year-old looks to kickstart his career away from Camp Nou. “FC Barcelona and Getafe CF have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Alena until the end of the 2020/21 season,” Barca said in a statement. Alena has long been circled as a potential star of the future after

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Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barcelona youngster Carles Alena joins Getafe on loan

Madrid, Jan 6, 2021 (AFP) - Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Wednesday. Getafe, who have dropped to 16th in La Liga, will pay all of Alena's wages as the 23-year-old looks to kickstart his career away from Camp Nou. "FC Barcelona and Getafe CF have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Alena until the end of the 2020/21 season," Barca said in a statement. Alena has long been circled as a potential star of the future

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Barcelona youngster Carles Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Wednesday. Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan. AFP Getafe, who have dropped to 16th in La Liga, will pay all of Alena's wages as the 23-year-old looks to kickstart his career away from Camp Nou. "FC Barcelona and Getafe CF have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Alena until the end of the 2020/21 season," Barca said in a statement. Alena has long been circled as a potential

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Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan

Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena has joined Getafe on loan until the end of the season, the clubs announced on Wednesday. Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan. AFP Getafe, who have dropped to 16th in La Liga, will pay all of Alena's wages as the 23-year-old looks to kickstart his career away from Camp Nou. "FC Barcelona and Getafe CF have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Alena until the end of the 2020/21 season," Barca said in a statement. Alena has long been circled as a potential

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Barca youngster Alena joins Getafe on loan