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Daily Mirror
Barcelona consider stunning swoop for Man City star as Coutinho alternativeBoss Ernesto Valverde is desperate to bring in the Liverpool star having chased
Daily Mirror / Posted 31 minutes ago
Boss Ernesto Valverde is desperate to bring in the Liverpool star having chased him all summer, but has accepted that he may have to look elsewhere should the Reds refuse to budge on their stance that the Brazilian is not for sale at any price. City... Read more
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Daily Mail
Barcelona ace Lionel Messi receives Golden Shoe award from Luis Suarezwith the trophy by teammate Luis Suarez, who won the award in 2015-16 with 40 g
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
with the trophy by teammate Luis Suarez, who won the award in 2015-16 with 40 goals. RELATED ARTICLES Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel...Tottenham stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli among 50-strong...Lionel Messi told 'he... Read more
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caughtoffside
Spanish football expert offers major insight on Barcelona’s £20m pursuit of PL staris plying his trade next season, but as far as Balague is concerned, he’s not c
caughtoffside / Posted 4 hours ago
is plying his trade next season, but as far as Balague is concerned, he’s not convinced that he’ll be at the Nou Camp. Ernesto Valverde already has Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele and others at his disposal, and while they’ll want to... Read more
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International Business Times
Sergi Roberto, Andre Gomes and five Barcelona B players train with the first-team ahead of Valencia Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has been forced to promote five players to f
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has been forced to promote five players to first team training session on Friday (24 November) to address the number of absentees in his ranks ahead of the crucial trip to Valencia. Gerard Pique will be unavailable... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Juve star Dybala makes shock revelation to Messi after UCL meetinghe has a bad relationship… November 23 2017, 10:00 am Barcelona target four bi
TEAMTalk / Posted 8 hours ago
he has a bad relationship… November 23 2017, 10:00 am Barcelona target four big name signings in bid to appease Messi Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has revealed he has his sights set on making four big-name signings in… November 22 2017, 4:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to sign Philippe Coutinho over Mesut Ozilis thought to think Ozil is too old and too inconsistent for Barcelona The Arg
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
is thought to think Ozil is too old and too inconsistent for Barcelona The Argentine has reportedly told manager Ernesto Valverde and club president Josep Bartomeu to prioritise the Brazilian over concerns about Ozil's frequent dips in... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest on Aymeric Laporte, Top Rumoursfamiliar foes Real and Barca. However, McKenzie noted how the Blaugrana may hav
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 hours ago
familiar foes Real and Barca. However, McKenzie noted how the Blaugrana may have the edge thanks to the presence of manager Ernesto Valverde, who worked with Laporte at Athletic Bilbao. Yet he also detailed how Mundo Deportivo revealed Laporte... Read more
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Football365
Big Weekend: Liverpool v Chelsea, Ozil, Manchester Unitedare to third-placed Real Madrid. The litmus test will be on Sunday evening, wh
Football365 / Posted 10 hours ago
are to third-placed Real Madrid. The litmus test will be on Sunday evening, when they welcome Barca and former manager Ernesto Valverde to the Mestalla. Let’s see what you’re made of, fellas. Writer to watch – Matt Stead Share this Page More... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
PSG steps up chase for Fellainiare lining up a big money move for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, ac
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 10 hours ago
are lining up a big money move for Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, according to Mundo Deportivo. Nou Camp boss Ernesto Valverde is against the move, however, as he feels guilty about pinching players from his former club. - Juventus... Read more
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caughtoffside
Barcelona risk missing out on €65m-rated target, Ernesto Valverde to blame Barcelona have been linked with a transfer swoop for Aymeric Laporte Frenchm
caughtoffside / Posted 11 hours ago
Barcelona have been linked with a transfer swoop for Aymeric Laporte Frenchman has reported €65m release clause in his contract Valverde reportedly doesn’t want to raid his... Read more
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International Business Times
Manchester United or Barcelona? Antoine Griezmann's former agent says forward could leave Atletico Madrid interested in signing the player. Atletico's league rivals Barcelona are also i
International Business Times / Posted 12 hours ago
interested in signing the player. Atletico's league rivals Barcelona are also in the race for Griezmann's signature after Ernesto Valverde made him the club's No 1 target, according to Mundo Deportivo. The report claims the Catalan club have... Read more
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caughtoffside
Barcelona target has staggering €370k-a-week demands, one other big obstacle in way of marquee signingbe a very smart addition for Barca as he’d arguably fit in well at the Nou Camp
caughtoffside / Posted 19 hours ago
be a very smart addition for Barca as he’d arguably fit in well at the Nou Camp given their style of play. In contrast, Ernesto Valverde has guided his side to top spot in La Liga and their Champions League group so far this season, and so he’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cologne 1-0 Arsenal: Guirassy's penalty gives hosts hope of qualifyingready to offer Marouane Fellaini a... Cologne 1-0 Arsenal, Europa League RESUL
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
ready to offer Marouane Fellaini a... Cologne 1-0 Arsenal, Europa League RESULT: Gunners seal... Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel... Real Madrid have drawn up transfer hitlist including... Cristiano Ronaldo given... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Messi Bound for Manchester City?What's being said in the forum now? That was the outrageous suggestion I stumb
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 22 hours ago
What's being said in the forum now? That was the outrageous suggestion I stumbled upon last night.When Ernesto Valverde named his starting eleven for the Champions` League group fixture against Juventus, Lionel Messi wasn`t on it. Instead our... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Barca players confident of Messi staydeparture has been a big loss, but hit back at criticism that Barca -- who are
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
departure has been a big loss, but hit back at criticism that Barca -- who are 18 games unbeaten in all competitions under Ernesto Valverde -- have become boring to watch. "We knew losing Neymar would be significant for the team," he added. "He is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What Juventus star said to troll Messi after he was named on the benchthe first half of the Juventus game from the bench (Image: AFP) Speaking about
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
the first half of the Juventus game from the bench (Image: AFP) Speaking about his decision to drop the Barcelona legend, Ernesto Valverde said: "Leaving Messi out was difficult but he has played a lot this season and today we saw a long and tough... Read more
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The Hindu
Champions League: Basel puts United’s progress on holdalmost certain of advancing, barring a huge defeat against the Russians at Old
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
almost certain of advancing, barring a huge defeat against the Russians at Old Trafford on December 5. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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give me sport
Gonzalo Higuain teased Lionel Messi for starting on the bench after Barca v Juvetakes a certain amount of guts to bench Lionel Messi for a Champions League gam
give me sport / Posted yesterday
takes a certain amount of guts to bench Lionel Messi for a Champions League game, that's for sure. That was the decision Ernesto Valverde took last night as Barcelona limped their way to the knockout stages with an indifferent performance away to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Barcelona and Juventus hold secret transfer talks after Champions League clashsummer, but Barcelona are reluctant to sell any player mid-season, which could
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
summer, but Barcelona are reluctant to sell any player mid-season, which could delay a move. The draw on the night enabled Ernesto Valverde to top the group due to the superior head to head record against the Bianconeri, while the Serie A champions... Read more
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Daily Mail
Liverpool make contact with PSG over Julian Draxler loan movestars look gloomy as they arrive back in... Everton weigh up move for Ralf Ran
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
stars look gloomy as they arrive back in... Everton weigh up move for Ralf Rangnick after failure in... Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel... Hari Kehill, Sesk Fabreqas and Villian... Chelsea stars... Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea:... Read more
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iafrica.com
Barca, Chelsea reach last 16 as Man Utd losebut Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why Lionel Messi does not want Barcelona to sign Arsenal midfielder25-year-old Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. Diaro Gol say Messi has told clu
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
25-year-old Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. Diaro Gol say Messi has told club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and manager Ernesto Valverde what he thinks about the potential signing of 29-year-old Ozil.Messi apparently believes Philippe Coutinho... Read more
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Gulf News
Champions League: Barca, Chelsea keep their date with last 16but Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
but Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel.Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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Football365
Barcelona manager explains surprise Lionel Messi decisionShare this Page Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has defended his decision t
Football365 / Posted yesterday
Share this Page Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has defended his decision to rest Lionel Messi from the start against Juventus. Barca were held to a 0-0 draw by Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday, making it their second consecutive... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Liverpool, Tottenham send scouts to track young defenderre-sign former… November 22 2017, 11:29 pm Barcelona target four big name sign
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
re-sign former… November 22 2017, 11:29 pm Barcelona target four big name signings in bid to appease Messi Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has revealed he has his sights set on making four big-name signings in… November 22 2017, 4:46 pm Henderson... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Juventus 0 Barcelona 0 (CL)ending a run of five years whereby Barcelona had scored in every group match.
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
ending a run of five years whereby Barcelona had scored in every group match. The release of the team-sheet showed that Ernesto Valverde had only named Lionel Messi as a substitute, resting the Argentine striker ahead of the crunch La Liga game... Read more
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International Business Times
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde reveals reason for dropping Lionel Messi Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde left Lionel Messi on the substitutes' bench
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde left Lionel Messi on the substitutes' bench for his side's Champions League group stage clash against Juventus on Wednesday (22 November) in order to keep him fresh ahead of what looks set to be a rather hectic... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Juventus striker Dybala: Difficult seeing Messi in different shirt to Barcelonashirt when he's always worn it," he said. "I was surprised when I saw that Mes
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
shirt when he's always worn it," he said. "I was surprised when I saw that Messi was not on the pitch." Barca coach Ernesto Valverde chose not to start the game with Messi. Meanwhile, Dybala added: "I would like to play with Neymar (of PSG)... Read more
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TEAMTalk
18-year-old Man City target interesting Arsenal, Tottenhamwith England if the Arsenal… November 22 2017, 7:14 pm Barcelona target four b
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
with England if the Arsenal… November 22 2017, 7:14 pm Barcelona target four big name signings in bid to appease Messi Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has revealed he has his sights set on making four big-name signings in… November 22 2017, 4:4... Read more
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International Business Times
Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign PSG's Angel Di Maria over Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho but their multiple approaches were turned down by the Reds. Coutinho still rem
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
but their multiple approaches were turned down by the Reds. Coutinho still remains a priority target for Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde ahead of the mid-season transfer window, reports Mundo Deportivo. However, Le10Sport claims Messi wants the... Read more
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caughtoffside
Lionel Messi blocks €20m Barcelona signing in January, key snub explainedability allowing him to fit in perfectly at Barcelona, that would seem like a s
caughtoffside / Posted yesterday
ability allowing him to fit in perfectly at Barcelona, that would seem like a sensible move to bolster their options under Ernesto Valverde for a bargain price too with his contract situation allowing him to move for less. It’s claimed that he... Read more
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International Business Times
Arsenal transfer news: Barcelona still undecided over Mesut Ozil move with final go-ahead pending depends on Barcelona general manager Pep Segura who has to collaborate with spo
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
depends on Barcelona general manager Pep Segura who has to collaborate with sporting director Robert Fernandez and coach Ernesto Valverde. According to reports, the main issue with the transfer is whether the deal will create an altercation... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Champions League: Barca, Chelsea reach last 16; CSKA Moscow stun Manchester Unitedbut Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Liverpool 'make contact with Paris Saint-Germain' over star outcastBild, Mintzlaff said that Reds boss Jurgen Klopp had simply shown greater deter
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Bild, Mintzlaff said that Reds boss Jurgen Klopp had simply shown greater determination than his Barcelona counterpart Ernesto Valverde to land the Gabon international, which ultimately proved the difference. (Image: 2017 Getty... Read more
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The Hindu
Champions League: Barcelona, Chelsea reach last 16but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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soccernews
Juventus 0 Barcelona 0: Messi benched but Valverde´s men in last 16Stadium as they claimed a result that guarantees they go through to the knockou
soccernews / Posted yesterday
Stadium as they claimed a result that guarantees they go through to the knockout phase as winners of Group D. Head coach Ernesto Valverde sprung a shock before the match by naming Messi among the substitutes, with Paulinho selected in the number... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Barcelona draws 0-0 at Juventus to seal top spot in group – LA TimesMessi out was difficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of re
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Messi out was difficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders too," said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. "Today we saw a long and tough contest so we thought a rest would d... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Barcelona draws 0-0 at Juventus to seal top spot in groupdifficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility o
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
difficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders too," said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. "Today we saw a long and tough contest so we thought a rest would do him good. "We knew the game could... Read more
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soccernews
Valverde explains decision to bench MessiErnesto Valverde says he left Lionel Messi out of the Barcelona starting line-u
soccernews / Posted yesterday
Ernesto Valverde says he left Lionel Messi out of the Barcelona starting line-up against Juventus as he felt he needed a rest. The Argentina star was surprisingly dropped to the substitutes’ bench for the 0-0 Champions League draw in Turin on... Read more
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soccernews
I hope Barcelona rest Messi – Jesusbeat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but wi
soccernews / Posted yesterday
beat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but with Barcelona already through to the last 16, Ernesto Valverde might field a weakened side against Sporting. Looking ahead to the challenge after seeing his side perform... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Barcelona draws 0-0 at Juventus to seal top spot in groupdifficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility o
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
difficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders too," said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. "Today we saw a long and tough contest so we thought a rest would do him good. "We knew the game could... Read more
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Soccer Way
I hope Barcelona rest Messi – Jesus beat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but wi
Soccer Way / Posted yesterday
beat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but with Barcelona already through to the last 16, Ernesto Valverde might field a weakened side against Sporting. Looking ahead to the challenge after seeing his side perform... Read more
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Island Packet
Barcelona draws 0-0 at Juventus to seal top spot in groupdifficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility o
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
difficult but he has played a lot this season and has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders too," said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. "Today we saw a long and tough contest so we thought a rest would do him good. "We knew the game could... Read more
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Gulf News
Barca into last 16 after Juve stalematebut Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
but Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel.Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later introducing him as a second-half substitute as a 0-0 draw... Read more
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Daily Mail
Leaving Lionel Messi on bench was 'difficult': Ernesto ValverdeBarcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for Juventus draw was 'difficult' Ernesto Valverde admitted benching Lionel Messi was a tough decision Barcelona star Messi a surprise omission from the line-up against... Read more
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Soccer Way
Valverde explains decision to bench Messi Valverde explains decision to bench Messi Ernesto Valverde says he left Lionel
Soccer Way / Posted yesterday
Valverde explains decision to bench Messi Ernesto Valverde says he left Lionel Messi out of the Barcelona starting line-up against Juventus as he felt he needed a rest. The Argentina star was surprisingly dropped to the substitutes' bench for the... Read more
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Goal.com
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde explains why he benched Lionel MessiErnesto Valverde says he left Lionel Messi out of the Barcelona starting line-u
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
Ernesto Valverde says he left Lionel Messi out of the Barcelona starting line-up against Juventus as he felt he needed a rest. The Argentina star was surprisingly dropped to the substitutes' bench for the 0-0 Champions League draw in Turin on... Read more
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Goal.com
'I hope the short one doesn't play' - Sporting's Jesus hoping for more Messi rest!beat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but wi
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
beat Olympiacos in Greece if they are to clinch second place in Group D, but with Barcelona already through to the last 16, Ernesto Valverde might field a weakened side against Sporting. Looking ahead to the challenge after seeing his side perform... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ernesto Valverde Explains Lionel Messi Benching for Juventus vs. BarcelonaBarcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has revealed why he decided to leave Lionel
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has revealed why he decided to leave Lionel Messi on the bench for the 0-0 draw against Juventus in Group D of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night at Juventus Stadium. "He has built up a lot of... Read more
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metro
Ernesto Valverde reveals why Lionel Messi was benched vs JuventusLionel Messi was benched due to fatigue, says Ernesto Valverde. (AFP/Getty Imag
metro / Posted yesterday
Lionel Messi was benched due to fatigue, says Ernesto Valverde. (AFP/Getty Images) Ernesto Valverde has revealed that Lionel Messi was benched for Barcelona’s clash with Juventus due to fatigue and tactical reasons. The Argentine was surprisingly... Read more
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