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Chelsea eye £30m Drinkwater, but Barcelona circle Hazard
Danny Drinkwater
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Chelsea eye £30m Drinkwater, but Barcelona circle Hazard

Blues ponder move for Leicester City midfielder after selling Matic and Chalobah and missing out on Sanches
3 Aug 2017
Neymar to PSG: The politics behind the transfer saga
Neymar
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Neymar to PSG: The politics behind the transfer saga

Forget sport, this mammoth deal is about the global status of everyone involved
2 Aug 2017
Liverpool beat Bayern Munich but fears mount for Klopp
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool
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Liverpool beat Bayern Munich but fears mount for Klopp

An injury to Daniel Sturridge and speculation over Philippe Coutinho take the sheen off a fine performance
2 Aug 2017
Neymar shows his worth by sinking United
neymar and chris smalling
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Neymar shows his worth by sinking United

Striker gives Barcelona victory in Washington, but Mourinho is upbeat in defeat
27 Jul 2017
Why Liverpool will not sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool
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Why Liverpool will not sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona

Reds emphatic in rejecting £72m offer from Spain - and this time no really does mean no
21 Jul 2017
Neymar, PSG and Barcelona: How transfer rumours really work
Neymar
In Depth

Neymar, PSG and Barcelona: How transfer rumours really work

Where did the story that Paris Saint-Germain were to pay £195m for the striker actually come from?
19 Jul 2017
Barcelona open talks with Arsenal over £35m Bellerin deal
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin
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Barcelona open talks with Arsenal over £35m Bellerin deal

Full back signed a six-year contract last year, but has now decided he wants to return to Spain
7 Jul 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Lacazette in, Mahrez next?
Alexandre Lacazette
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Arsenal transfer news: Lacazette in, Mahrez next?

Gunners meet their new £52m French striker and now Sanchez may be staying too
5 Jul 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Alexis Sanchez running out of options
Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez
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Arsenal transfer news: Alexis Sanchez running out of options

Bayern Munich reject Chilean's wage demands, but Barcelona still keen on Bellerin - latest Arsenal transfer news and gossip
15 Jun 2017
Pochettino rejects Inter Milan rumours and commits to Spurs
Mauricio Pochettino
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Pochettino rejects Inter Milan rumours and commits to Spurs

Tottenham boss will not walk away after overseeing his side's development into title contenders
17 May 2017
500 up for Messi: Real Madrid fans curse Barcelona star
Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Depth

500 up for Messi: Real Madrid fans curse Barcelona star

Argentine superstar scores twice at the Bernabeu to get one over on Ronaldo and blow the Spanish title race open
24 Apr 2017
Juventus march on as Barcelona draw a blank
Sami Khedira of Juventus and Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Review

Juventus march on as Barcelona draw a blank

Bonucci and Chiellini stand tall to shut out Catalans and reach Champions League semi-final
20 Apr 2017
Juventus in control, but wary of another Barcelona backlash
Argentina forward Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring a goal for Juventus
In Review

Juventus in control, but wary of another Barcelona backlash

Spanish side have another mountain to climb after Paulo Dybala scores twice for Juve in Champions League quarter final
12 Apr 2017
Manchester City stalemate moves Chelsea closer to title
Man city
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Manchester City stalemate moves Chelsea closer to title

As Guardiola's old team make history by scoring six goals, his new side draw a lacklustre 0-0 with Stoke
9 Mar 2017
PSG fan hit by Thiago Motta's car in Paris – video
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PSG fan hit by Thiago Motta's car in Paris – video

Furious supporters turn on players on their return from Barcelona after Champions League horror show
9 Mar 2017
Barcelona miracle: Greatest comeback in history sinks PSG
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Barcelona miracle: Greatest comeback in history sinks PSG

Three goals in seven minutes caps the most incredible story the Champions League has ever seen
9 Mar 2017
Luis Enrique to quit Barcelona – will Koeman take over?
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Luis Enrique to quit Barcelona – will Koeman take over?

Everton boss is in the frame as Camp Nou coach says he needs a 'rest' after Champions League humiliation
2 Mar 2017
PSG run riot as the sky falls in for dismal Barcelona
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PSG run riot as the sky falls in for dismal Barcelona

No team in Champions League history has recovered from the kind of beating the Spanish giants endured in Paris
15 Feb 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Fifa awards
Ronaldo FIFA
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Cristiano Ronaldo named player of the year at Fifa awards

Real Madrid star beats Messi to another gong – but sees Los Galacticos share team of the year with Barcelona
10 Jan 2017
Ozil, Suarez, Messi: Ten great goals from 2016 – video
Ozil
In Depth

Ozil, Suarez, Messi: Ten great goals from 2016 – video

A selection of this year's best strikes – from elaborate free kick routines to moments of sublime skill
28 Dec 2016
Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or: Has it become a La Liga love in?
Cristiano Ronaldo
In Brief

Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or: Has it become a La Liga love in?

Real Madrid star reclaims award from Lionel Messi as Spanish teams claim the top six places, with Riyad Mahrez seventh
13 Dec 2016
Shakira and Gerard Pique find Barcelona a new shirt sponsor
Barcelona
In Brief

Shakira and Gerard Pique find Barcelona a new shirt sponsor

Spanish club signs a deal with Japanese online shopping firm Rakuten and will use the money to keep Lionel Messi
17 Nov 2016
Lionel Messi 'rejected Barcelona deal' – Man City on alert
Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi 'rejected Barcelona deal' – Man City on alert

Barcelona star turned down new contract offer in summer after tax evasion case and could walk away in 2018
14 Nov 2016
Manchester City break Barcelona's spell – but now what?
Ilkay Gundogan, Man City vs Barcelona
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Manchester City break Barcelona's spell – but now what?

Pep Guardiola's side finally gets one over on his former club, but there is still work to be done
2 Nov 2016
After Barca's MSN are defeated, will City cheer De Bass Gun?
Kevin de Bruyne, Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling, David Silva, Ilkay Gundogan
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After Barca's MSN are defeated, will City cheer De Bass Gun?

Following their display at the Etihad, Aguero, De Bruyne, Silva and Sterling deserve their own nickname
2 Nov 2016
How Barcelona dominate British sides in Europe – stats
Lionel Messi
In Depth

How Barcelona dominate British sides in Europe – stats

Victory over Manchester City in Champions League group stage makes it ten wins a row against our home teams
20 Oct 2016
Lionel Messi turns Guardiola's dream into a nightmare
Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi turns Guardiola's dream into a nightmare

Man City humbled by Barcelona as Claudio Bravo is sent off and Messi scores hat-trick in 4-0 win
20 Oct 2016
Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona humble Celtic 7-0
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Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona humble Celtic 7-0

Three days after thrashing Rangers in the Old Firm derby, the Scottish champions are brought down to earth in Europe
14 Sep 2016
Guardiola vs Barcelona as Man City land the Group of Death
 Man City manager Pep Guardiola
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Guardiola vs Barcelona as Man City land the Group of Death

Yet another tough draw for City as they face Guardiola's old club and Scottish champions Celtic
26 Aug 2016
Warning signs for Leicester as Barcelona ease past the Foxes
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Warning signs for Leicester as Barcelona ease past the Foxes

New signing Musa scores twice, but he and Mahrez are no match for Messi, Munir and the Spanish champions
4 Aug 2016
Football kits: This season's most garish designs - in pics
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Football kits: This season's most garish designs - in pics

New strips are being revealed - but which clubs should you avoid watching without adjusting the contrast on your TV?
1 Aug 2016
Manchester United lead the way in race for sponsors
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Manchester United lead the way in race for sponsors

Virgin Money signs on at Old Trafford as other clubs cash in on sponsorship deals for training kit
18 Jul 2016
Real Madrid and Barcelona unveil purple kits – but why?
Real Madrid Barcelona purple shirts, James Rodriguez, Neymar
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Real Madrid and Barcelona unveil purple kits – but why?

La Liga clubs invoke history as rivalry continues with similarly coloured away shirts for the new season
14 Jul 2016
Barca and Real to pay back millions in illegal state aid
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos lifts the Champions League trophy after his team's victory against Atletico Madrid in Milan
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Barca and Real to pay back millions in illegal state aid

La Liga giants among seven Spanish sides found to have broken EC rules
4 Jul 2016
Heartbroken Lionel Messi was just less lucky than Maradona
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Heartbroken Lionel Messi was just less lucky than Maradona

The Argentine ace retires from international football without a winner's medal after a fourth major final defeat
27 Jun 2016
Chelsea and Barcelona sign mammoth kit deals with Nike
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Chelsea and Barcelona sign mammoth kit deals with Nike

Blues deal is worth a huge £60m a season, but new Barca contract will be the biggest in the world
18 May 2016
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