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newsfootball2 days ago

Aymeric Laporte granted Spanish citizenship to allow him to play for Spain at Euro 2020

The Spanish Football Federation has granted Aymeric Laporte Spanish citizenship in order to let him represent the Spain national team. This comes in light of the 26-year-old looking to play more international football with him still uncapped for France despite featuring for Les Blues’ youth sides.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Honor to be compared to Andres Iniesta but I have to be Pedri, confesses Pedri

In light of his maiden call-up to the Spanish national team, Pedri has admitted that despite the comparisons to Andres Iniesta, he needs to find his own place in the football world. The 18-year-old has thrived for Barcelona over the last few months and it has seen him mooted as a one for the future.
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newsfootballa year ago

Closed door football is ugly and lamentable, admits Luis Enrique

Spanish manager Luis Enrique admitted that closed-door football is ugly but at the same time, it's the way forward. While most of the European leagues are still suspended owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the German Bundesliga made a re-start in the last weekend in accordance with strict restrictions.
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newsfootballa year ago

Lionel Messi is extraordinary but Andres Iniesta is close second, proclaims Luis Enrique

Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confessed that while Lionel Messi is the player who has impressed him the most, only Andres Iniesta ever came close to the Argentine. Part of the 2010 World Cup winning Spanish squad, Iniesta made quite a name for himself at Barcelona before leaving.
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newsfootballa year ago

Luis Enrique’s choice of words for me were “ugly”, admits Robert Moreno

Former Spain coach Robert Moreno has expressed grief on the choice of words by Luis Enrique, who took over the managing duties of Spain after taking a break for personal reasons. Enrique said that Moreno was disloyal to him and he cannot be a part of Lucho’s coaching staff anymore.
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newsfootballa year ago

Didn’t trust Roberto Moreno anymore, asserts Luis Enrique

Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is set to return to football management and take over the duties of managing Spain after taking a sabbatical for family reasons. On his return, he has asserted that Robert Moreno will not be the part of his coaching staff as he believed Moreno was disloyal to him.
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newsfootballa year ago

Spain re-appoint Luis Enrique as their head coach

Spain have re-appointed Luis Enrique as their head-coach with him replacing his former number 2 in Roberto Moreno. Enrique stepped away from everything football in March for personal reasons and Moreno took over in his place and led them to the Euro 2020 signing a one-year contract with Spain.
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newsfootball5 years ago

Pep Guardiola: City will have to play perfectly to beat Messi and Co

Pep Guardiola has said Manchester City will have to play a "perfect game" if they are to beat a Lionel Messi-led Barcelona team in the Champions League at the Eitihad stadium. In the reverse fixture at the Nou Camp, the Catalans ran away 4-0 winners courtesy of a Messi hat-trick.
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