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newsfootball12 days ago

Open about the fact that I want to return to Barcelona, confesses Xavi

Barcelona legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has admitted that he’s open about the fact that he wants to return to Camp Nou in the future. An integral part of a trophy filled era for both Spain and Barcelona, the 40-year-old is considered to be amongst the best to ever grace a football field.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Want Lionel Messi to end his career at Barcelona, states Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has played down any chance of Lionel Messi signing for Manchester City with the Spaniard revealing that he wants the Argentine to stay at Barcelona. The 32-year-old has been linked with a move to Manchester in the past and a feud with Eric Abidal this week has seen it fire up again.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Valencia took advantage of our mistakes, admits Quique Setien

Quique Setien was left disappointed on Saturday afternoon after enduring his first loss as head coach for Barcelona at Mestalla. The ex-Real Betis coach admitted that Barcelona weren’t very good and committed a lot of mistakes with Valencia punishing the Catalans for the errors.
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featurefootball3 months ago

Bournemouth and Eddie Howe need some catharsis before things sour

There’s a reason why certain things have expiration dates printed on them because once it goes bad, it’s naturally not good for us to consume. The same should technically go for football and if this season is any indicator, there will be a change in the way managers are treated around the world.
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newsfootball3 months ago

We're still adapting to Quique Setien’s methods, insists Marc Andre Ter Stegen

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc Ande Ter Stegen has insisted that the entire squad is adjusting to new manager Quique Setien’s methods and style. The La Liga champions sacked Ernesto Valverde following a Spanish Super cup loss and have appointed former Real Betis manager, Setien, at the helm.
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newsfootball3 months ago

I turned down Barcelona’s offer to manage them, confirms Xavi

Barcelona legend and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has admitted that he did get an offer from his former side and that he subsequently turned it down. The La Liga giants parted ways with Ernesto Valverde and replaced the former Athletic Bilbao coach with Quique Seiten earlier this week.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Quique Setien is the perfect man to manage Barcelona, asserts Mauricio Pochettino

Barcelona sacked Ernesto Valverde and immediately hired Quique Setien as the new manager. Former Espanyol manager, Mauricio Pochettino, who was also being considered for the vacant role at Barcelona has said that Setien now has an excellent chance to make Barcelona play in the Johan Cruyff style.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Barcelona part ways with Ernesto Valverde and appoint Quique Setien

Barcelona have parted ways with manager Ernesto Valverde and have appointed Quique Setien as their next manager. The La Liga giants have been considering parting ways with Valverde for quite some time now with Xavi, Mauricio Pochettino and Ronaldo Koeman all linked with the managerial role.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Xavi is still the coach of Al Sadd, proclaims Turki Al Ali

Al Sadd general manager Turki Al Ali has said that as of today Xavi remains the manager of the Qatari club despite reports suggesting interest from Barcelona. Barca manager Ernesto Valverde may face the axe after a disappointing 3-2 loss to Atletico Madrid in the semi-final of the Spanish super cup.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Errors in final ten minutes cost us game, admits Lionel Messi

Atletico Madrid came back from a 2-1 down to win 3-2 against Barcelona in the semifinal of the Super Cup de Espana, which is being held for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The Blaugrana captain Lionel Messi admitted that the team switched off in the final ten minutes that lead to Atleti’s 2 goals.
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