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newsfootball8 hours ago

Ajax confirm that director of football Marc Overmars has signed new contract till June 2026

In a statement, Ajax have confirmed that their director of football Marc Overmars has signed a new contract until June 2026 amidst interest of a potential move to England. The 48-year-old has been in that role with the Dutch giants for almost ten years, winning plaudits over the last few years.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Reports | Manchester United keen on signing Frenkie De Jong from Barcelona

According to ESPN, Manchester United have held talks with Barcelona over a potential transfer for Frenkie De Jong in the upcoming January transfer window. It is understood that the Blaugrana offered Philippe Coutinho to the English club and rebuffed their enquiry to purchase the Dutch midfielder.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Bayern Munich and Manchester City keen on move for Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong

According to Calciomercato, both Bayern Munich and Manchester City are considering a move for Frenkie de Jong with the two sides looking to sign the midfielder from Barcelona. The 24-year-old signed for the club in the summer of 2019 and has since made 104 appearances for the La Liga giants.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Problem in Spain is they send you off for nothing, states Ronald Koeman

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has criticized the match official in charge of the La Lia fixture between Barcelona and Cadiz after the Dutchman was sent off for dissent in the final minutes. The clash between the two sides ended in a goalless draw, taking Barcelona's winless run to three games.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Both Arsenal and Barcelona are interesting options but I would choose Spain, admits Marc Overmars

Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has admitted that while both Arsenal and Barcelona are interesting options for him, he would prefer a move to Spain. The former Netherlands international, who spent time at both clubs, has been linked with moves to England, Spain and Germany as his next move.
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featurefootball6 months ago

Why your team will suck at the Euro 2020: Netherlands and their self-titled ‘New Wave’

We’ve had five utterly majestic international football years without hearing about them and just when people were beginning to forget about them, the Netherlands are here again. Back from the dead with somewhat of a bang and while Memphis Depay’s rap songs don’t completely suck, the Dutch side do.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Reports | Lionel Messi’ luncheon to be formally investigated by La Liga for potential COVID-19 protocol breach

According to ESPN, an investigation has been opened by La Liga authorities after reports that Lionel Messi had hosted a lunch party at his house. This comes ahead of Barcelona's game against Atletico Madrid with Ronald Koeman's side looking to take over first-place from the league leaders.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Bayern Munich preparing move for Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong next summer

Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo has reported that Bayern Munich are looking into the prospects of a move for Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong next summer. The Dutch international hasn’t had the greatest time since his move from Ajax but has attracted interest from across Europe.
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newsfootballa year ago

Frenkie de Jong can become an era defining player for Barcelona, proclaims Xavi

Xavi Hernandez believes that Frenkie de Jong has the potential and talent to define an era at Barcelona and admitted that the move for the former Ajax star made him very happy. The midfielder signed for the club last summer but like most at Barcelona, he struggled to consistently impress.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Lionel Messi’s quality is covering up issues at Barcelona, confesses Malcom

Former Barcelona star Malcom has admitted that Lionel Messi’s world-class talent has covered up a lot of flaws at the club over the last few years. The Brazilian left Camp Nou last summer for Russia after struggling to get game-time under Ernesto Valverde despite making an impact off the bench.
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