newsfootball11 days ago

UEFA Euro 2020 | France, Germany and Portugal make group of death

The group stage draw for the 2020 UEFA Euro is officially over with Germany, France and Portugal pitted in Group F. England and Croatia will face each other in Group D, Denmark and Belgian have been drawn in Group B, Spain and Poland are in Group E and Wales join Italy and Switzerland in Group A.
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newsfootball13 days ago

Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will build a relationship, insists Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde has revealed that Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann’s partnership is improving off the pitch which will change their relationship on the field with time. Both men and Luis Suarez scored in a crucial tie against Borussia Dortmund to ensure their place in the round of sixteen.
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newsfootball23 days ago

Playing for Barcelona is harder than I thought, admits Antoine Griezmann

Ever since a €120 million move, Antoine Griezmann has struggled to make an impact for Barcelona and the Frenchman admitted that it’s been harder than he thought. Many expected the striker to slot seamlessly into Ernesto Valverde’s set-up but Griezmann has failed to make a lasting impact so far.
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newsfootballa month ago

Antoine Griezmann needs time to adjust, asserts Didier Deschamps

Despite a dream move to Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann has struggled to adapt but Didier Deschamps believes the striker needs time. In ten appearances so far in the league, the 28-year-old has netted just four goals with Ernesto Valverde opting to play him out of position to accommodate other players.
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newsfootballa month ago

Barcelona cannot win without Lionel Messi, asserts Arsene Wenger

Barcelona’s struggles this season have been quite evident and Arsene Wenger has pointed out the flaws in the Ernesto Valverde's system. The former Arsenal manager went on to admit that the Spanish champions are over-dependent on Lionel Messi to produce moments of magic and win games for them.
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newsfootballa month ago

Griezmann needs to adapt better to play regularly at Barcelona, asserts Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has asserted that Antoine Griezmann will play if he meets the requirements and adapts to the team’s style and structure. The Frenchman was dropped to the bench during midweek clash against Real Valladolid and 17-year-old pearl Ansu Fati was given a start by Valverde.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Antoine Griezmann nearly signed for Arsenal in 2017

Antoine Griezmann was close to joining Arsenal back in 2017 but the deal fell through because the Gunners failed to qualify for the Champions League. The forward had been Arsene Wenger's top target for a long time as the Arsenal legend believed that Greizmann had what it takes to become the best.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Barcelona hope to exchange Antoine Greizmann for Neymar

Barcelona are trying to bring Neymar back to the Camp Nou and latest reports suggest that Antoine Greizmann could be used as a makeweight to bring Neymar back. A Greizmann/Neymar exchange could soon gain momentum as Neymar still remains keen on a reunion with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Barcelona fined over illegal Antoine Greizmann approach

La Liga giants Barcelona have been fined a 300 euros (£265) by the Spanish Football Federation for their illegal approach to Antoine Greizmann while he was still a player of Atletico Madrid. Greizmann signed for Barcelona this summer after the club paid £107 million buy-out clause on 1 July.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Lionel Messi set to make his return from injury for Barcelona

Barcelona finally have some good news, with captain Lionel Messi set to make his return from injury. But the club have also already lost Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez to various injuries, which does mean that the Argentine’s return should be the boost the club needs after their opening day defeat.
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