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newsfootball3 hours ago

Frank de Boer replaces Ronald Koeman as Netherland's new head coach

Former Crystal Palace and Ajax coach Frank de Boer has been appointed as the new Netherlands head coach with him replacing Ronald Koeman. The now Barcelona boss, Koeman, left the post last month to take over as the head coach at the Camp Nou with De Boer now appointed as his replacement.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | Luis Suarez’s move to Atletico Madrid back on track after new agreement

Despite reports indicating that Barcelona wasn’t keen on losing Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid, the 33-year-old’s move to the Los Rojiblancos is back on track this summer. The former Liverpool striker has been told that he has no future at the Camp Nou which has seen Suarez linked with a move away.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Reports | Luis Suarez set to sign for Juventus on €10 million per season contract

With Barcelona looking to cull their squad, the La Liga giants are set to lose Luis Suarez as the BBC has reported that the Uruguayan has agreed to sign for Juventus this summer. The 33-year-old has been touted to leave the Camp Nou with clubs from the MLS, Eredivisie and the Serie A all interested.
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newsfootball23 days ago

Reports | Barcelona to fine Lionel Messi for failing to report for training

In a continuing saga of Lionel Messi’s future at Barcelona after the Argentine failed to show up for training, Barcelona have reportedly fined the 33-year-old and consider him to be on strike. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner has handed in a transfer request earlier last week and is looking to leave.
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newsfootball23 days ago

Sevilla re-sign Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona on a deal rising upto €10 million

With Barcelona in the process of rebuilding the squad, the club have offloaded their first player in the form of Ivan Rakitic with the Croatian resigning for Sevilla in a deal worth €10 million. The 32-year-old spent four years at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan before leaving for Barcelona in 2014.
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newsfootball23 days ago

Disappointed but not shocked after Ronald Koeman left for Barcelona, admits Virgil van Dijk

The Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has revealed that while the Dutch national team are disappointed at losing Ronald Koeman to Barcelona, nobody was shocked that he took the job. Koeman replaced Quique Setien in the Camp Nou hot seat with the Netherlands yet to appoint a replacement.
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newsfootball24 days ago

Hyderabad FC appoint Manuel Marquez as their head coach for 2020-21 ISL

Hyderabad FC has roped in Manuel Marquez as their head coach ahead of the new season of the Indian Super League. The post was left vacant after the former manager of the club and fellow Spaniard Albert Roca terminated his contract with the Nizams by mutual agreement just a couple of days ago.
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newsfootballa month ago

Antoine Griezmann had desire to leave Barcelona before Ronald Koeman arrived, reveals Eric Olhats

Antoine Griezmann’s former agent Eric Olhats has admitted that the Frenchman was seriously thinking about leaving the Camp Nou before Ronald Koeman arrived. The 29-year-old arrived from Atletico Madrid last summer but struggled to fit into the team over the past year, netting only 15 goals.
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newsfootballa month ago

We’re working very hard to convince Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona, confesses Ramon Planes

Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes has revealed that the club’s board and internal staff are working very hard to try and convince Lionel Messi to stay at the club. Reports indicated that the six-time Ballon d’Or winner has told Barcelona that he wants to leave this summer on a free-transfer.
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newsfootballa month ago

Small chance that Luis Suarez will come back to Ajax this summer, admits Marc Overmars

Amidst rumours that Luis Suarez could re-sign for Ajax, the club’s sporting director Marc Overmars has admitted that there is a small chance of that happening. The 33-year-old striker has been reportedly told that he is not a part of Barcelona’s plans for the future and has been told to leave.
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