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3 hrs ago | Business News

La Liga transfer latest: Deportivo eye Spain loan return for Liverpool youngster

Barcelona have undergone a huge transformation this summer. Firstly, manager Gerardo Martino was replaced by Celta Vigo's former Barca midfielder Luis Enrique, and he has overseen an overhaul of the playing staff at the Camp Nou.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, David Villa, Isaac Cuenca, Victor Valdes, Alexis Sanchez, Dani Alves

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

How Holger Badstuber Has Come a Long Way but Remains a Risk for Bayern Munich

Holger Badstuber made his long-awaited return to football a week-and-a-half ago, appearing for Bayern for the first time in 594 days.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Holger Badstuber, Bayern Munich, Jerome Boateng, David Alaba

13 hrs ago | Sporting Life

Vertonghen cools talk

Jan Vertonghen says there is no truth in rumours he wanted to leave Tottenham to join Barcelona and confirmed he has been offered a new five-year deal to stay at White Hart Lane.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Ajax Amsterdam

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Monitor

How Madrid and Barcelona could line up

World beaters. James RodrA guez's A 63million arrival at BernabA©u ensures that both Spanish clubs will be equipped with the most formidable forward lines next season, writes Rob Bagchi of the Daily Telegraph In 2001 when Real Madrid president Florentino PA©rez began the second summer of his GalA ctico revolution with the signing of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Xabi Alonso

Sambafoot

Deco scores for both sides in his own farewell match

Deco enjoyed a memorable farewell match in Porto on Friday night, scoring for both sides in an entertaining 4-4 draw between the Barcelona class of 2006 and the FC Porto class of 2004.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Eric Abidal, Andres Iniesta, Abidal, Victor Valdes

Metro

Barcelona legend Xavi snubs New York and Qatar moves

Xavi Hernandez will stay at Barcelona for at least one more season, after rejecting the opportunity to join Frank Lampard and David Villa at New York City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Cristian Tello, Cesc Fabregas, David Villa, Xavi Hernandez

DNA India

Loyalty is rare these days, but these 11 footballers epitomised that quality

Over the years, the world has seen players come and go, switch clubs and questions were asked regarding a player's loyalty, but amidst all this, there were few who stick to their roots and spent a major chunk of their career at a single club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ryan Giggs, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Gary Neville, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Javier Zanetti

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Barcelona are 'the best club in the world', says Jeremy Mathieu at his unveiling

Jeremy Mathieu has described Barcelona 'the best club in the world' after being paraded as the club's latest signing at the Nou Camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Marc Bartra, Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Jeremy Mathieu

BleacherReport

Atletico Madrid Schedule 2014-15: List of Fixtures and Early Analysis

Now the hard part begins for Atletico Madrid. The journey to the title was fun, but now the club will have to fight tooth and nail to fend off the expected fall down the mountain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Falcao, Soccer Players, Diego Forlan, Sergio Aguero, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Jeremy Mathieu

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Transfer news and rumours recap: Loic Remy and David Ospina updates plus all the done deals

As clubs continue their preparations for the new season on the pitch, plenty is going on off it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gerard Deulofeu, Soccer Players, Jeremy Mathieu

BleacherReport

5 Teams Who Should Be Looking to Sign World Cup Star Stefan de Vrij

At the World Cup in Brazil, the Netherlands impressed by finishing third and beating teams like Spain and Chile on the way, all under the leadership of manager Louis van Gaal - who is now in charge of Manchester United .

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Related Topix: Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Feyenoord Rotterdam, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, Ibrahim Afellay, Barcelona

Goal.com

Barcelona agree a 20m deal for Mathieu

The Frenchman has finally sealed his move to the Camp Nou side after spending the past five seasons at Valencia Barcelona have confirmed that they have reached a deal that will see them sign Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia on a four-year deal for a fee of 20 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Jeremy Mathieu, Valencia

Mirror.co.uk

Barcelona sign defender Jeremy Mathieu in A 15.8million capture from Valencia

The 30-year-old will likely be tasked with filling the retired Carles Puyol's sizeable shoes in the heart of the Blaugrana backline The 30-year-old has put pen to paper on a four-year deal after Barca agreed to meet his 15.8million release clause.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jeremy Mathieu, World Soccer, More Sports, Valencia, Marc Bartra, Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Xavi could join Frank Lampard at New York City if he negotiates payoff with Barcelona

Xavi is the next high-profile target for New York City as they prepare to confirm the signing of former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard later this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Cesc Fabregas, David Villa, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Frank Lampard

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Madrid and Barca: The Arms Race Continues

Last season was an oddity in Spain as neither Real Madrid nor Barcelona captured the La Liga crown.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Cesc Fabregas, Alexis Sanchez, Lionel Messi, Xabi Alonso

Goal.com

Barcelona agree Mathieu deal

The defender urged Valencia to allow him to move to Camp Nou and his wish now appears to have been granted after weeks of negotiations By Pilar Suarez Barcelona have reached an agreement with Valencia over the signing of centre-back Jeremy Mathieu and are set to announce the deal on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gerard Pique, Jeremy Mathieu, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Valencia

BleacherReport

Barcelona Transfer News: Blaugrana Must Avoid Chasing Juan Cuadrado

Being linked with stars from the World Cup is in vogue this time every four years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gerard Deulofeu, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique

Goal.com

Puyol: No defence for Suarez bite

The retired centre-half says that while nobody can condone the Uruguay international's actions, the fact that the forward has apologised should be taken into consideration Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has acknowledged that "there is no justification" for Luis Suarez 's bite on Giorgio Chiellini during this summer's World Cup - but argued ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Luis Suarez

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Football: Enrique wins first friendly as Barca coach

Barcelona's new coach Luis Enrique notched up a 1-0 win in his first game in charge, a pre-season friendly against second division club Recreativo de Huelva Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique Martinez looks on during the Trofeo Colombino friendly football match Recreativo Huelva vs Barcelona in Huelva, July 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gerard Deulofeu, Ibrahim Afellay, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Cesc Fabregas

BleacherReport

5 Reasons Why Barcelona Has Declined

Barcelona was, at one time, the best team in the world. Some even argued that Pep Guardiola's side was one of the greatest of all-time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Marc Bartra, Sergio Busquets

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