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newsfootball10 hours ago

Reports | Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and board resigns

According to ESPN, Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned as the president of Barcelona earlier tonight with him not wanting to face a fans’ vote of no-confidence. Bartomeu has come under immense criticism in recent months with many unhappy at the way he has run the club over the last few years.
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newsfootball16 hours ago

Never forced Lionel Messi’s transfer but I defended Barcelona from a rival, admits Josep Maria Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that he stopped Lionel Messi from leaving the club for a rival and that he was willing to accept the consequences of doing that. The Argentine was looking to leave this summer but he opted to see out the final year of his contract instead.
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newsfootball9 days ago

Lionel Messi’s performances could be better but he is happy, confesses Ronald Koeman

In light of Lionel Messi’s poor start to the season, Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has admitted that the Argentine could be performing better but the key caveat is that he is happy and working hard. The 33-year-old dominated the summer transfer window with his transfer saga before opting to stay.
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newsfootball15 days ago

Erling Haaland will one day match Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s levels, opines Paul Scholes

In light of Erling Haaland’s fantastic start to the 2020/21 season, Paul Scholes has admitted that the Norwegian forward has the potential to become as good as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The 20-year-old has enjoyed his time in Germany so far with seventeen goals in fourteen league games.
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newsfootball19 days ago

Was kicked out of Barcelona but I feel happy at Atletico Madrid, confesses Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez has admitted that while he was ‘kicked’ out of Barcelona, he is now happy at having signed for Atletico Madrid this summer. The former Liverpool forward left Barcelona this summer after winning four La Liga league titles and walked away as their third highest goal-scorer.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Lionel Messi is happy to be at Barcelona now, claims Lionel Scaloni

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has revealed that Lionel Messi is happy at Barcelona and that ‘all is well in his club’ despite his summer transfer saga. The Argentine was unhappy at the way things were run at Barcelona and was looking to leave before he changed his mind and opted to stay.
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newsfootball21 days ago

Reports | Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu facing vote of no confidence

ESPN, and other news outlets, have reported that Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is facing a vote of no confidence after a motion to have him removed was verified by a commission. The Mes que una Mocio campaign accuses Bartomeu and the Barcelona board of directors of years of mismanagement.
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newsfootball25 days ago

Think I made right decision rejecting Bayern Munich for Barcelona, admits Sergino Dest

Barcelona new man Sergino Dest has revealed that he believes he made the right move in signing for the La Liga giants over Bayern Munich this summer. The former Ajax full-back signed for the Camp Nou side earlier this week for a move that could be worth upto €26 million including add-ons.
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newsfootballa month ago

Was only looking to make Barcelona better and stronger with summer saga, claims Lionel Messi

Having decided to stay at Barcelona, Lionel Messi has reiterated again that he is looking to put his transfer saga behind him and has confessed that he had no intentions of hurting Barcelona. The 33-year-old asked to leave the Camp Nou this summer but eventually produced a U-turn and opted to stay.
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newsfootballa month ago

Have no idea why I was omitted from Argentina’s squad, proclaims Angel Di Maria

PSG star Angel Di Maria has revealed that he has no idea as to why he wasn’t picked to be a part of Argentina’s national squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. The 32-year-old starred last season as PSG reached their first ever Champions League final but was still not picked by Lionel Scaloni.
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