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Manchester City attack set to undergo a revolution before the next season

BARCELONA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 18: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid during the Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on December 18, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images) Manchester City have started to find their groove at the right time. The Sky Blues have won their last ten games across all competitions and are just two points below the Premier League leaders in Manchester United with a game in hand.

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Manchester City attack set to undergo a revolution before the next season

Barcelona 'FAIL to pay Lionel Messi and the rest of the squad their full wages for the second half of 2020' despite players agreeing salary cuts worth £109MILLION... as the cash-strapped Catalans battle rising debts amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Barcelona failed to pay any of their first-team players in December and fear further missed payments as the effects of coronavirus continue to bite, according to reports in Spain. On Monday it emerged that the Spanish giants still owe 19 clubs £112million (€126m) in transfer fees. But the overlook now appears much bleaker with Spanish media reporting that Barcelona's financial situation is 'extremely delicate'. Lionel Messi was among a group of first-team players to agree a pay cut back in November Reports

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Barcelona 'FAIL to pay Lionel Messi and the rest of the squad their full wages for the second half of 2020' despite players agreeing salary cuts worth £109MILLION... as the cash-strapped Catalans battle rising debts amid the Covid-19 pandemic

PSG midfielder Leandro Paredes says a move to Paris is 'up to Lionel Messi' and reveals Ligue 1 giants 'are trying to convince' Barcelona star to join on a free transfer this summer

A move to PSG is 'up to Lionel Messi', with the French giants trying to convince Barcelona's wantaway star to join in the summer, according to Leandro Paredes. Messi's future is a hot topic as he enters the final six months of his contract at Barcelona, having come so close to leaving last summer. With it looking increasingly likely that the 33-year-old will end his stay at the Nou Camp, the Ligue 1 champions are one of the few clubs in the world that can afford him. Leandro Paredes (right) has dropped a hint

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PSG midfielder Leandro Paredes says a move to Paris is 'up to Lionel Messi' and reveals Ligue 1 giants 'are trying to convince' Barcelona star to join on a free transfer this summer

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Valencia 3-1; Barcelona down Elche 2-0 without suspended Lionel Messi

Coming from behind for a second straight time, Atletico defeated Valencia 3-1 on Sunday to strengthen their hold on the league lead entering the second half of the season. Barcelona's Riqui Puig, second left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish LaLiga match between Elche and Barcelona. AP Madrid: Atletico Madrid haven't flinched in their quest to win the Spanish league title for the first time since 2014. Coming from behind for a second straight time, Atletico defeated Valencia

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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Valencia 3-1; Barcelona down Elche 2-0 without suspended Lionel Messi

French Football Anaylst States That Messi Could Join PSG to Win Outside of Barça

Lionel Messi remains a name that continues to be talked about around French football media circles. The Argentina international could walk away from FC Barcelona this summer, and Paris Saint-Germain is a club that can afford Messi’s wage demands. The capital club has publicly discussed Messi when asked during interviews about them pursuing the 33-year-old, which has caused the Spanish club to accuse Les Parisiens of breaking codes. Nonetheless, that won’t stop the media from discussing a Messi move to

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French Football Anaylst States That Messi Could Join PSG to Win Outside of Barça

'As a kid I wanted to be Jonny Wilkinson or Rafa Nadal!': England's new all-action full back Max Malins reveals the sporting inspirations that drive him... and admits he is in awe of Barcelona star Lionel Messi's vision

As Max Malins' mum, Amanda, was clearing out the house last week, she came across a dusty family photo album. 'She had ordered a skip to come around for a major de-clutter,' says Malins. 'She found this picture of me when I was seven wearing a full England rugby kit. She sent it over to me on the phone with a text saying 'How cute were you?'. I thought about replying: 'What's changed!' 'I spent a lot of time out in the garden pretending to be Jonny Wilkinson or Rafa Nadal. Whenever they asked in school what

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'As a kid I wanted to be Jonny Wilkinson or Rafa Nadal!': England's new all-action full back Max Malins reveals the sporting inspirations that drive him... and admits he is in awe of Barcelona star Lionel Messi's vision

Messi presenting Koeman & Barcelona with penalty poser after seven spot-kick misses

The Blaugrana have been fluffing their lines from 12 yards on a regular basis, with the absence of an Argentine superstar hitting them hard Lionel Messi is presenting Barcelona with a penalty poser, with Ronald Koeman admitting that he needs another reliable option from 12 yards after seeing seven spot-kicks spurned this season. Failings from 12 yards almost cost the Blaugrana dear in their last outing, as two opportunities were passed up before edging out Cornella 2-0 in the Copa del Rey. Barca did go to a

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Messi presenting Koeman & Barcelona with penalty poser after seven spot-kick misses

Juventus Star Cristiano Ronaldo Turns Down A Lucrative Offer From Saudi Arabia: Report

KEY POINTS Saudi Arabia wanted to make Ronaldo or Messi the face of tourism Ronaldo turned down a deal worth $7.3 million a year The deal also would have seen Ronaldo making regular visits to the country Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly rejected a lucrative deal from the Saudi Arabia government to become the face of the country’s tourism. Ronaldo has turned down a $7.3 million per year deal that would see his images used in the "Welcome to Arabia" commercials and visit the country on regular basis, The Telegraph

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Juventus Star Cristiano Ronaldo Turns Down A Lucrative Offer From Saudi Arabia: Report

Barcelona Hit Back at PSG Over Lionel Messi Transfer Talk

Getty Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has taken aim at Paris Saint-Germain and the French club’s interest in captain Lionel Messi. Laporta, who is the current favorite to be named Barcelona president, is not too happy with recent comments made about the Argentine. The 58-year-old told TVE he thinks PSG are trying to unbalance Barcelona with their pursuit of Messi, as reported by AS. I have read that PSG presents losses and we will talk about whether they can take charge of these investments.

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Barcelona Hit Back at PSG Over Lionel Messi Transfer Talk

Transfer Talk Podcast: Lionel Messi could stay to lead new Barcelona; Changes at Real Madrid?

Lionel Messi almost left Barcelona in the summer, with Ronald Koeman coming in as manager; Zinedine Zidane led Real Madrid to the La Liga title last season; Sergio Ramos' current deal expires in the summer; Atletico Madrid are the current La Liga leaders On the latest Transfer Talk Podcast, Spanish football expert Terry Gibson says he expects Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona, but Zinedine Zidane and Sergio Ramos could leave Real Madrid. The transfer story of last summer was a potential Barcelona exit for Messi,

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Transfer Talk Podcast: Lionel Messi could stay to lead new Barcelona; Changes at Real Madrid?

EA announces FIFA 21's Team of the Year

EA has announced 'FIFA 21's Team of the Year. FIFA 21 The star-studded team was selected by a fan vote based on a shortlist of 70 players. However, for the first time in more than a decade, Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi - who is considered to be one of the best player of all time - misses out on selection. In goal is Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer, while Liverpool duo Trent Alexander-Arnold and Virgil van Dijk have also been selected in the team. They are joined in the back four by Sergio Ramos of

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EA announces FIFA 21's Team of the Year

Elche 0-2 Barcelona: Three Things We Learned

Barcelona overcame adversity last night to beat relegation-threatened Elche and spare their blushes in what proved to be quite a tense game. Ronald Koeman’s men wound up winning 2-0, but as it turns out, there’s a lot more to the story than just the scoreline. The de Jong effect Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Frenkie de Jong has so often been regarded as one of the most intriguing players in world football today and against Elche, he proved why. He turned out to be the difference maker in this fixture

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Elche 0-2 Barcelona: Three Things We Learned

Rumour Has It: Messi wanted by PSG but will Madrid target Mbappe depart?

If Paris Saint-Germain have their way, Lionel Messi will be playing for the French giants in 2021-22. But will he be playing alongside Kylian Mbappe in Paris? Real Madrid target Mbappe could stay. TOP STORY – MESSI IN, MBAPPE OUT? Paris Saint-Germain want to sign Lionel Messi but Kylian Mbappe could remain with the Ligue 1 champions, according to reports. Barcelona captain Messi is out of contract at season’s end and has been heavily linked with PSG and Manchester City. Le Parisien says there is no doubt

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Rumour Has It: Messi wanted by PSG but will Madrid target Mbappe depart?

De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi

Barcelona's Riqui Puig scores their second goal during the La Liga match against Elche at Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero in Elche on January 24, 2021. Photo: Reuters Barcelona overcame the absence of a suspended Lionel Messi to earn a 2-0 win away to struggling Elche in La Liga on Sunday thanks to goals late in each half from midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Riqui Puig. Barca went ahead in the 39th minute with what looked to be an own goal from Elche's Diego Gonzalez but Dutchman De Jong, who had delivered the

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De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi

Arsenal-linked £3m forward craves European move, models his game on Lionel Messi

(Photo by Sergen Sezgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Reported Arsenal target Ali Akman has spoken of his desire to quickly go from the Turkish top flight to one of Europe’s top leagues. According to the Daily Mail, the 18-year-old Bursaspor gem is on Arsenal’s radar, but Chelsea have also thrown their name in the hat. Meanwhile, Red Bull Salzburg and Galatasaray apparently tried to strike a deal for the teenager in December, and clubs from Germany, Italy and France are also said to be eyeing the player.

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Arsenal-linked £3m forward craves European move, models his game on Lionel Messi

Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano: Copa del Rey Round of 16 Predicted Lineup, Where To Watch?- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS

Barcelona will be facing Rayo Vallecano in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 tomorrow and here's all you need to know about it. Tomorrow night Barcelona will be locking heads with Rayo Vallecano in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 at the Estadio de Vallecas. It will be interesting to see which team beats the other to move on to the next stage of the domestic cup. Barcelona defeated Cornella in the Round of 32 to reach this stage. On the other hand, Rayo Vallecano got the better of Elche to make it through to the Round

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Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano: Copa del Rey Round of 16 Predicted Lineup, Where To Watch?- EXCLUSIVE DETAILS

Africans Abroad: En-Nesyri eclipses Messi, Kadewere a bright light for Lyon

Sevilla's Youssef En-Nesyri served up yet another masterclass this weekend as he further demonstrated why he is Africa's top striker of 2021 so far. Here's how he and Africa's other top stars fared across Africa this past weekend. En-Nesyri overtakes Messi on La Liga charts Over in Spain, Morocco's En-Nesyri looks to be hitting form just in time for transfer deadline day, as rumours continue to swirl linking him with a move away from Sevilla. He now has seven goals in his last four matches -- including two hat-tricks

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Africans Abroad: En-Nesyri eclipses Messi, Kadewere a bright light for Lyon

World's richest football clubs 2021: Barcelona pip Real Madrid to top spot

Lionel Messi of Barcelona, who retain the title of the world's richest club in Deloitte's 2021 Football Money League (Getty Images) Barcelona have retained their status as the world’s richest football club, according to Deloitte’s latest Football Money League. Barca remained fractionally ahead of fellow Spanish giants Real Madrid despite their revenue falling by €125m to €715.1m in 2019-20. European champions Bayern Munich climbed to third ahead of Manchester United, the highest placed English team in

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World's richest football clubs 2021: Barcelona pip Real Madrid to top spot

Barcelona slip further behind Atletico Madrid in La Liga title race as Suarez haunts old side

0 on the continent BARCELONA have made a lot of curious decisions throughout a year of internal turmoil, including making Lionel Messi so disaffected that he almost left the club in the summer and probably will do so later this year. High up on any list charting the moment of rashness must include the decision to sanction the sale of Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan may be an irascible fellow in the closing phase of his career – he turned 34 at the weekend – but to allow him to not only leave but to a championship

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Barcelona slip further behind Atletico Madrid in La Liga title race as Suarez haunts old side

Elche v Barcelona - as it happened

Join us for live coverage of the La Liga clash between Elche and Barcelona at the Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero. Lionel Messi is serving the final game of his two match suspension. Elche v Barcelona, La Liga 2020/21, matchday 20, 24/1/2021 - Official line-ups. BESOCCER Post. That's all from us. Thanks for joining us and see you again soon! Post. FT: Elche 0-2 Barca!! All over in Elche and it was a comfortable win for the visitors. After a dull first 35 minutes, Barca picked up and De Jong gave them the lead

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Elche v Barcelona - as it happened