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Irish Examiner
Comic creator Will Sliney turns Messi into superheroCeltic in Dublin on Saturday. Despite announcing a squad shorn of big names su
Comic creator Will Sliney turns Messi into superhero
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
Celtic in Dublin on Saturday. Despite announcing a squad shorn of big names such as Neymar, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Javier Mascherano and Jordi Alba, the Catalan giants confirmed that Messi will be in the 25-man squad... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
What will Mascherano decide?keen to strengthen this area, Mascherano's usual automatic birth could be at ri
What will Mascherano decide?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
keen to strengthen this area, Mascherano's usual automatic birth could be at risk. Barcelona's strength in midfield with Sergio Busquets seemed to suggest that Mascherano wouldn't have much of a chance of breaking into the midfield and that was... Read more
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Football365
Five most expensive uncapped Premier League playersan excellent crop of midfielders but, for balance, here are a list of those cal
Five most expensive uncapped Premier League players
Football365 / Posted yesterday
an excellent crop of midfielders but, for balance, here are a list of those called up in midfield in the last 12 months: Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Koke, Cesc Fabregas, Thiago Alcantara, Bruno, David Silva, Isco, Saul Niguez, Mikel, Pablo... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
SuperCupNI opening ceremony - Jimmy Nesbitt honoured to be back at stadium 'where I watched football as a lad'this tournament, 21 of them for Northern Ireland. In the past the likes of the
SuperCupNI opening ceremony - Jimmy Nesbitt honoured to be back at stadium 'where I watched football as a lad'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
this tournament, 21 of them for Northern Ireland. In the past the likes of the class of '92 (Man United), Wayne Rooney and Sergio Busquets have all played here." Showing the global impact of the SuperCup NI, formerly known as the Milk Cup, the... Read more
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The World Game
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talkin his first season and the domestic double in 2015-2016. The former Schalke s
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talk
The World Game / Posted 4 days ago
in his first season and the domestic double in 2015-2016. The former Schalke star faces competition from Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper, Sergi Roberto, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes for a place in midfield in... Read more
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Vavel
Ivan Rakitic denies Barça exit speculation, remains focused on upcoming campaignin his first season, before winning the domestic double last term. He'll be bat
Ivan Rakitic denies Barça exit speculation, remains focused on upcoming campaign
Vavel / Posted 4 days ago
in his first season, before winning the domestic double last term. He'll be battling with the likes of Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan and Sergi Roberto,as well as midfield duo Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes (both acquired this... Read more
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soccernews
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talkin his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke sta
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talk
soccernews / Posted 4 days ago
in his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke star faces competition from Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper, Sergi Roberto, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes for a place in midfield in... Read more
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Soccer Way
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talk in his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke sta
Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talk
Soccer Way / Posted 4 days ago
in his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke star faces competition from Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper, Sergi Roberto, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes for a place in midfield in... Read more
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Goal.com
Ivan Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talkin his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke sta
Ivan Rakitic dismisses Barcelona exit talk
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
in his first season and the domestic double in 2015-16. The former Schalke star faces competition from Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper, Sergi Roberto, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes for a place in midfield in... Read more
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football411
Agent drops Rakitic exit hintEnrique now has a wealth of options at his disposal, with the duo set to provid
Agent drops Rakitic exit hint
football411 / Posted 4 days ago
Enrique now has a wealth of options at his disposal, with the duo set to provide competition for Rakitic, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper and Sergi Roberto in the middle of the park. Rakitic was instrumental in... Read more
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Soccer Way
Rakitic´s agent questions Barcelona midfield buys will swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Su
Rakitic´s agent questions Barcelona midfield buys
Soccer Way / Posted 4 days ago
will swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Suarez alongside Rakitic, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper and Sergi Roberto. Rakitic has been an influential member of Luis... Read more
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Goal.com
Rakitic's agent hints at exit after questioning Barcelona's midfield buyswill swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Su
Rakitic's agent hints at exit after questioning Barcelona's midfield buys
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
will swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Suarez alongside Rakitic, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper and Sergi Roberto. Rakitic has been an influential member of Luis... Read more
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soccernews
Rakitic´s agent questions Barcelona midfield buyswill swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Su
Rakitic´s agent questions Barcelona midfield buys
soccernews / Posted 4 days ago
will swell their midfield ranks, with Gomes joining fellow new arrival Denis Suarez alongside Rakitic, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Sergi Samper and Sergi Roberto. Rakitic has been an influential member of Luis... Read more
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caughtoffside
Barcelona star linked with shock exit after La Liga giants splash out on new signingdisposal. The Spanish giants have already signed Denis Suarez this summer, and
Barcelona star linked with shock exit after La Liga giants splash out on new signing
caughtoffside / Posted 4 days ago
disposal. The Spanish giants have already signed Denis Suarez this summer, and Gomes joins the likes of Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Rafinha, Javier Mascherano and Sergi Samper amongst others as options to be played in midfield. It would... Read more
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RTE News
Barcelona big-guns absent from Dublin triptournament, but will be shorn of most of their big name players. The likes of
Barcelona big-guns absent from Dublin trip
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
tournament, but will be shorn of most of their big name players. The likes of Messi, Neymar, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Javier Mascherano, Claudio Bravo and Jordi Alba will all be absent as they do not return to training until 1... Read more
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Vavel
André Gomes joins FC Barcelonamidfield continues to be stacked with players after this signing; with players
André Gomes joins FC Barcelona
Vavel / Posted 5 days ago
midfield continues to be stacked with players after this signing; with players such as Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Aleix Vidal, Sergi Roberto, Arda Turan and Rafinha on the books that will now also include the Portuguese... Read more
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give me sport
Here's the pretty painful truth about Joe Allen being the 'Welsh Xavi'to Xavi’s 93 per cent. Now, it would be interesting to note how many of the Spa
Here's the pretty painful truth about Joe Allen being the 'Welsh Xavi'
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
to Xavi’s 93 per cent. Now, it would be interesting to note how many of the Spaniard’s completions were short one-twos with Sergio Busquets, but when it came to ball retention, Xavi was perfect at controlling the pace of play and allowing his... Read more
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Scotsman
Celtic to miss out on Gunter | Warburton slams ‘local loans’ | Fyvie out of Brondby clashwho played in the Copa America, has been given more time off along with the lik
Celtic to miss out on Gunter | Warburton slams ‘local loans’ | Fyvie out of Brondby clash
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
who played in the Copa America, has been given more time off along with the likes of Brazilian ace Neymar, Spanish quartet Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba and new signings Lucas Digne and Samuel Umtiti. However, former... Read more
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International Business Times
Barcelona duo Sergi Samper and Munir El Haddadi sign contract extensions until 2019 last December, were linked with a loan move for the youngster by the Spanish pr
Barcelona duo Sergi Samper and Munir El Haddadi sign contract extensions until 2019
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
last December, were linked with a loan move for the youngster by the Spanish press. Samper still sits behind Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto in the pecking order at the Nou Camp, but will today (19 July) extend his current deal at... Read more
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ESPN FC
Italy's collective creativity foils predictable Spain at Euro 2016buildup and ball circulation. The idea was to send the front four pinballing ar
Italy's collective creativity foils predictable Spain at Euro 2016
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
buildup and ball circulation. The idea was to send the front four pinballing around the back end of the Spanish tiki-taka (Sergio Busquets and the two centre-backs), denying Spain the safe option of passing it back and resetting. This is where a... Read more
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ESPN FC
Rating England's Spurs contingent at Euro 2016 as Harry Kane strugglesSlovakia suggested he is more than simply a destroyer; he twice set-up Daniel S
Rating England's Spurs contingent at Euro 2016 as Harry Kane struggles
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
Slovakia suggested he is more than simply a destroyer; he twice set-up Daniel Sturridge with long passes. Comparisons with Sergio Busquets or even Xabi Alonso are premature but Dier is likely to be a crucial player for England going forward. Kyle... Read more
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ESPN FC
Antonio Conte's Italy masterplan sees off Spain with high pressinglong before Giorgio Chiellini struck on 33 minutes. Down the other end, Italy q
Antonio Conte's Italy masterplan sees off Spain with high pressing
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
long before Giorgio Chiellini struck on 33 minutes. Down the other end, Italy quelled Spain by pressing high and marking Sergio Busquets. Del Bosque improved the pressing after half-time, but Italy remained dangerous on the break and none of La... Read more
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ESPN FC
Spain well beaten by Italy as Euro trophy defence comes up shortyoung (2008) or had enough support from two excellent defensive midfielders (20
Spain well beaten by Italy as Euro trophy defence comes up short
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
young (2008) or had enough support from two excellent defensive midfielders (2010 and 2012) in the shape of Xabi Alonso and Sergio Busquets. After that, though, Silva, Iniesta and Fabregas have not been able to cope with more intense midfields, and... Read more
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ESPN FC
Spain below par across the board in Euro 2016 exit to Italy6 -- Rarely appeared going forward in a match that required his runs. Suffered
Spain below par across the board in Euro 2016 exit to Italy
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
6 -- Rarely appeared going forward in a match that required his runs. Suffered less than his teammates defensively. MF Sergio Busquets, 4 -- For a man of his tactical acumen, it took a full 45 minutes for him to realise that he should get... Read more
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ESPN FC
Barcelona hope Samuel Umtiti bucks trend after troubles in transfer marketinteresting to see how Luis Enrique manages the situation. Putting Mascherano i
Barcelona hope Samuel Umtiti bucks trend after troubles in transfer market
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
interesting to see how Luis Enrique manages the situation. Putting Mascherano into a midfield that looks quite settled -- Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic -- won't be easy, either, but the club have fought hard to ward off Juventus'... Read more
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ESPN FC
Pedro return to Barcelona would not make senseLionel Messi, wearing a floral shirt with the top buttons undone and the sleeve
Pedro return to Barcelona would not make sense
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
Lionel Messi, wearing a floral shirt with the top buttons undone and the sleeves rolled up, sat next to Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets in the front row of the press room at the club's Ciutat Esportiva training ground, watching on as Pedro... Read more
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ESPN FC
USMNT 'golden generation' with Donovan, Dempsey has already passedLampard, Steven Gerrard, John Terry and Rio Ferdinand, as did Spain from 2008 t
USMNT 'golden generation' with Donovan, Dempsey has already passed
ESPN FC / Posted 9 days ago
Lampard, Steven Gerrard, John Terry and Rio Ferdinand, as did Spain from 2008 to 2016: Andres Iniesta, Xavi, Xabi Alonso, Sergio Busquets, Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol. Belgium currently has one of its own with Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois,... Read more
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give me sport
El súper equipo del Barcelona para la temporada 2016/17en la Euro 2016. Puede ser el hombre a fichar. Si no se llega a un acuerdo, Ser
El súper equipo del Barcelona para la temporada 2016/17
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
en la Euro 2016. Puede ser el hombre a fichar. Si no se llega a un acuerdo, Sergi Roberto aguarda su chance.Mediocentro: Sergio Busquets (Sergi Samper) El talento de Sergi Samper lo convertirá en un hombre del primer equipo esta temporada. Pero... Read more
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give me sport
Barcelona’s potential XI for 2016-17 season could win every major trophyfor Germany at Euro 2016, could be the man they sign. If not, expect Sergi Robe
Barcelona’s potential XI for 2016-17 season could win every major trophy
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
for Germany at Euro 2016, could be the man they sign. If not, expect Sergi Roberto to continue in that position.Midfield: Sergio Busquets (Sergi Samper) The talented Sergi Samper will become a member of the first-team squad this season, but... Read more
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asianage
Euro 2016 Big bulls run over turkeyand, with man-of-the-match Andres Iniesta pulling the strings in midfield, carv
Euro 2016 Big bulls run over turkey
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
and, with man-of-the-match Andres Iniesta pulling the strings in midfield, carving out chance after chance. First Sergio Busquets teed up Nolito for a right-footed curler just wide of left post. Then the busy Celta Vigo winger scuffed... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Who should Klopp target to solve Liverpool FC centre-back crisis?for a move that can provide him with guaranteed first team football on a regula
Who should Klopp target to solve Liverpool FC centre-back crisis?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 days ago
for a move that can provide him with guaranteed first team football on a regular basis.Thomas Vermaelen, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona share a joke (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) It’s been hinted that Klopp might plump for... Read more
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DW
Man City's reported Sané deal raises questions over price |young promising football players and turning them into real powerhouses is a po
Man City's reported Sané deal raises questions over price |
DW / Posted 12 days ago
young promising football players and turning them into real powerhouses is a potential factor, with Thiago Alcantara, Sergio Busquets and David Alaba being prime examples of that. Joshua Kimmich's solid performances for Germany during Euro... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool FC transfer rumours: Reds chase pair of South American aces team-mate Agustin Pereira and the pair spent two weeks at the club's Kirkby aca
Liverpool FC transfer rumours: Reds chase pair of South American aces
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
team-mate Agustin Pereira and the pair spent two weeks at the club's Kirkby academy. Thomas Vermaelen, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona share a joke (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) Meanwhile, the Daily Star reckon West Ham... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Cox: Portugal rearguard dominates best XIfrom back to front. Pelle smashed in two late goals against Belgium and Spain t
Cox: Portugal rearguard dominates best XI
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 14 days ago
from back to front. Pelle smashed in two late goals against Belgium and Spain to convert 1-0s into 2-0s, and his work rate to nullify Sergio Busquets in the latter game was the crucial tactical feature of the tournament's best team pe... Read more
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Southampton FC
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg: Five things you should knowmentored closely by the incoming Manchester City boss. The Spanish tactician o
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg: Five things you should know
Southampton FC / Posted 15 days ago
mentored closely by the incoming Manchester City boss. The Spanish tactician once compared the Dane’s talent to that of Sergio Busquets for his ability on the ball and natural positioning on the pitch. 4. He’s versatile, and has a goal in... Read more
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football411
Hojbjerg set for Saints switchPierre will switch to Southampton," Lerby told Ekstra Bladet. Pep Guardiola on
Hojbjerg set for Saints switch
football411 / Posted 16 days ago
Pierre will switch to Southampton," Lerby told Ekstra Bladet. Pep Guardiola once compared Hojbjerg to Barcelona stalwart Sergio Busquets for his ability on the ball and his natural positioning sense. The 20-year-old said earlier this month that... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Arsenal launch audacious swoop for Barca starin all three of Turkey’s Euro 2016 games, has a difficult task in asserting him
Arsenal launch audacious swoop for Barca star
TEAMTalk / Posted 17 days ago
in all three of Turkey’s Euro 2016 games, has a difficult task in asserting himself at the Nou Camp with the likes of Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta and new boy Denis Suarez all ahead of him in the pecking order. Still, it’s... Read more
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give me sport
Pep Guardiola picks Barcelona star as one of the most intelligent players he has 'ever seen'secretary Robert Fernandez has insisted they would like to keep the 32-year-old
Pep Guardiola picks Barcelona star as one of the most intelligent players he has 'ever seen'
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
secretary Robert Fernandez has insisted they would like to keep the 32-year-old. After securing the future of Neymar, Sergio Busquets and Rafinha, the Catalan club are keen to offer Mascherano a contract extension as well. The defender has... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Manchester City set for Suarez bid?the British media have been obsessed with linking Barcelona players to the EPL
Manchester City set for Suarez bid?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 18 days ago
the British media have been obsessed with linking Barcelona players to the EPL side. Marc-André ter Stegen, Dani Alves, Sergio Busquets and Lionel Messi are just a few of the names linked with a move to the Etihad. The latest is Luis Suarez... Read more
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Goal.com
Portugal Comment: If Ronaldo wins Euro 2016, he’s had a better career than Messibut not in the same volume. While Spain were welcoming their Golden Generation
Portugal Comment: If Ronaldo wins Euro 2016, he’s had a better career than Messi
Goal.com / Posted 18 days ago
but not in the same volume. While Spain were welcoming their Golden Generation of Xavi, Carles Puyol, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets, Portugal were waving goodbye to theirs. Luis Figo, Rui Costa, Fernando Couto and Vitor Baia were idols of... Read more
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Goal.com
Barcelona announce imminent Mascherano contract talkskeen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal aft
Barcelona announce imminent Mascherano contract talks
Goal.com / Posted 19 days ago
keen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal after the club secured the futures of Neymar, Sergio Busquets and Rafinha. "There are issues that still need to be sorted out," Fernandez said as Barca unveiled new... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Barcelona working on issues with Mascheranoarea, Mascherano's usual automatic birth could be at risk. He could add depth
Barcelona working on issues with Mascherano
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 19 days ago
area, Mascherano's usual automatic birth could be at risk. He could add depth to the central midfield options, but with Sergio Busquets ahead of him for that role, Mascherano didn't want to become a bit-part player. Juventus chased hard for... Read more
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soccernews
Barcelona keen to sort Mascherano futureare keen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal
Barcelona keen to sort Mascherano future
soccernews / Posted 19 days ago
are keen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal after securing contracts for Neymar, Sergio Busquets and Rafinha. “There are issues that still need to be sorted out,” Fernandez said as Barca unveiled new... Read more
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Soccer Way
Barcelona keen to sort Mascherano future are keen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal
Barcelona keen to sort Mascherano future
Soccer Way / Posted 19 days ago
are keen to extend their partnership, with Fernandez looking to sort a new deal after securing contracts for Neymar, Sergio Busquets and Rafinha. "There are issues that still need to be sorted out," Fernandez said as Barca unveiled new... Read more
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give me sport
Pep Guardiola comments on Stuart Pearce's decision to snub him in 2005he is capable of winning the biggest prize in club football with a team which d
Pep Guardiola comments on Stuart Pearce's decision to snub him in 2005
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
he is capable of winning the biggest prize in club football with a team which doesn’t contain the likes of Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and, of course, Lionel Messi. How many trophies will Pep Guardiola help Manchester City win next season?... Read more
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give me sport
Real Madrid aiming to pip Barcelona to Andre GomesEnrique meanwhile is looking for another midfielder to ease the burden on the l
Real Madrid aiming to pip Barcelona to Andre Gomes
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
Enrique meanwhile is looking for another midfielder to ease the burden on the likes of Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic and Sergio Busquets. Gomes' stock has risen further due to his performances at the Euros, where he started Portugal's first four... Read more
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Daily Mail
Suarez is the one that got away... Pep would love to have him backin the side, helping grow Lionel Messi from starlet into superstar, and bringin
Suarez is the one that got away... Pep would love to have him back
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
in the side, helping grow Lionel Messi from starlet into superstar, and bringing through youngsters including Pedro, Sergio Busquets and, later on, Marc Bartra and Thiago Alcantara into the first team. Former Manchester City academy star... Read more
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Goal.com
Why can't I play my style of football in the Premier League?maybe we talk tactics, or with others maybe we don’t talk football. It depends
Why can't I play my style of football in the Premier League?
Goal.com / Posted 22 days ago
maybe we talk tactics, or with others maybe we don’t talk football. It depends on the player." Guardiola gave Pedro and Sergio Busquets their breakthroughs at Barcelona and he has also been praised for the work he did with Bayern's young... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Big debate: Which Euros stars would light up Premier League?players of his generation, so to see him even play a couple of years in the Pre
Big debate: Which Euros stars would light up Premier League?
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
players of his generation, so to see him even play a couple of years in the Premier League would be utterly magical. Sergio Busquets and Gianluigi Buffon are close behind, and are equally unlikely.Simon Bird GettyJulian Draxler is among the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pep Guardiola vs Noel Gallagher: Oasis legend grills new Man City bossthe best academy in the world at Barcelona. When I arrived [as manager] in the
Pep Guardiola vs Noel Gallagher: Oasis legend grills new Man City boss
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
the best academy in the world at Barcelona. When I arrived [as manager] in the first team I knew most of the players - [Sergio] Busquets for example, Pedro and others. If you have the talent, quality and enough passion to become something in... Read more
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