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newsfootball3 months ago

Look back at Barcelona spell with a sense of pride, admits Luuk de Jong

Former Barcelona striker Luuk de Jong has revealed that he was honoured to get the chance to play for the Spanish giants while also reflecting fondly of the time the Camp Nou in its full glory sang his name to express their support towards the star. The striker rejoined PSV from Sevilla this summer.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Football has changed and Barcelona are living in the past, reveals Ronald Koeman

Former Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has asserted that his former club dwells in the past as they stick to their footballing philosophy despite the game having a higher tempo and the need for physically fit players. The Dutch manager was succeeded by Xavi Hernandez at Barcelona in November.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Ronald Koeman to replace Louis van Gaal as Netherlands head coach post 2022 World Cup

In a statement, the Netherlands have confirmed that Ronald Koeman will take over from Louis van Gaal as their head coach after the 2022 World Cup. The former Barcelona boss has been out of a job since he was sacked by the club earlier this season, and signs a three year deal with the Dutch side.
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newsfootball6 months ago

I love being here at Barcelona, proclaims Frenkie de Jong

Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has admitted that he would sign a six-year contract extension if the Catalan club opts to do so and asserted that he aims to stay at the club for the foreseeable future. The Dutch midfielder joined the Spanish side in the summer of 2019 from Ajax.
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newsfootball8 months ago

EL Clasico will be huge test and one which will show us where we are, proclaims Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez believes that the Spanish Supercopa semifinal against Real Madrid will be the perfect game to see just how far the La Liga giants have progressed under him. The Barca legend took control of the team in November and have slowly climbed up the La Liga table since.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Barcelona have psychological issue rather than football one, proclaims Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez believes that his side are at the level to compete and win titles, but admitted that they have a psychological issue and are struggling to find the courage to play. The La Liga giants have endured a torrid time this season and currently sit 8th in the La Liga.
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newsfootball10 months ago

We can sign players in January and in summer but we have to be careful, reveals Ferran Reverter

Barcelona CEO Ferran Reverter has confirmed that they can and have plans in place to sign players during the January transfer window and can also do so next summer, if they’re careful. This comes despite the fact that the La Liga giants are in serious financial turmoil, which has hamstrung the club.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Beating Bayern Munich is something that can be achieved, proclaims Barcelona president Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has claimed that his club can beat Bayern Munich in their final game of the Champions League group game to potentially clinch qualification into the knockout stages of the competition. The group-deciding tie will be played on December 8 in the Allianz Arena.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Reports | Barcelona looking to terminate Samuel Umtiti’s contract in coming months

According to Sport, Barcelona are looking for a way to terminate Samuel Umtiti’s contract after it has emerged that the defender has no place in new manager Xavi Hernandez’s team. The Frenchman has endured a torrid time with injuries over the last few years and has struggled to thrive for the club.
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newsfootball10 months ago

The dressing room needed a change, admits Oscar Mingueza

Barcelona defender Oscar Mingueza has revealed that the dressing room had lost their trust in Ronald Koeman and admitted that they needed a change to improve their on-the pitch performances. Barcelona icon Xavi Hernandez has succeeded Koeman over the international break as the new Blaugrana manager.
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