Barcelona will face Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday after the Basque club stunned defending champions Real Madrid in the second semi-final on Thursday night. Real Madrid were the overwhelming favourites to face Barcelona in the final with several football fans expecting an El Clasico final but that was not to be thanks to Athletic Bilbao.
The Basque club held off Real Madrid in the second half of their Spanish Super Cup semi-final clash to seal a final place with Barcelona courtesy a 2-1 win over the holders. Real Madrid won the inaugural edition (2019 edition) of the four-team Spanish Super Cup format by beating Atletico Madrid on penalties in the final.
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Last summer when Willian was still a Chelsea player, he was involved in an elongated contract negotiation with the club. He insisted he wanted a three-year deal, but the Blues offered a maximum of a deal that would run for two years.
Both parties were not able to reach an agreement, and that influenced the player’s decision of leaving the club he had spent several years playing for.
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There has been heavy reporting on the possible move of Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan to Barcelona this summer. However, according to new information, the move might not happen this summer again due to financial implications post-Covid.
The release clause of 111 million Euros is deemed to much for Barcelona to pay this summer. Inter will not bulge in their valuation of the forward, knowing the La Liga side want another option upfront. Barcelona have reportedly agreed not to move forward with the deal if the price remains 111 million Euros.
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Uruguay and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has backed the club to make a move for Neymar and Lautaro Martinez. Neymar who joined PSG from Barca in 2017 has been continuously linked with a sensational return to the Camp Nou. The club is also interested in Inter Milan attacker Martinez, and according to a report, Barca will make a move for the player at the end of the season.
Neymar has publicly admitted he wanted a return to the Catalan giant. Barca were also close to making the deal happen last summer, but they could not agree final details with PSG. Martinez on the other hand has been very impressive for Inter this season.
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Manchester United have offered more than £30m for Birmingham City prodigy Jude Bellingham as they look to secure the services of one of the highest rated youngsters in the country.
Despite only turning 16 in June, Bellingham has been part of Birminghams first-team this season and became the clubs youngest ever player when he started a Carabao Cup tie back in August, before he even received his GCSE results.
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Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants the club to sign French sensation KylianMbappe as part of the deal for him to extend with the club, as per reports in Spain. As his contract with the Spanish giants runs down, the Argentine is set to begin talks with the club.
The new deal, with negotiations to be led by his father Jorge, would see Messi get an extension that would mean ending his illustrious career at the club. Since 2010, Messi has scored at least 50 goals every year for club and country – making him one of the most consistent players in football history.
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The whole point of having a working formula is to make sure it is preserved all the time. Many teams struggle for years to get one and even those that get theirs attribute it to luck.
Barcelona has been dominating football for over a decade and asides having a football academy that continues to teach youngsters on how to cook the dish of tiki taka, it has constantly over the years, made sure any youngster outside their domestic domain of learning, who has that quality, is swiftly scooped up by their scouts.
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Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi is the player with the highest rating in popular football game FIFA for the new season. The rating which was unveiled in September 9 saw the player rated 94 ahead of longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi had a good personal campaign last season scoring 51 goals in all competitions and leading Barcelona to successive La Liga titles. The Argentine maestro is regarded as one of the greatest players to play the game.
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Trusted Brazilian news outlet, ‘Globoesporte’ has revealed that Neymar is already negotiating his return to Barcelona.
It is reported that Neymar is keen to leave PSG this summer. The French club is willing to sacrifice the Brazilian forward to retain Mbappé and Barcelona seems to be his most likely destination at the moment.
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Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has said that the club are determined to cover up the attacking threat from Manchester United during the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final. The Blaugrana are currently holding a slender 1-0 advantage from the first leg and they are regarded as favourites to progress with their healthy European record at the Camp Nou.
Speaking in a press conference, Ter Stegen acknowledged that the club need to keep a close eye on the United attack, which capitalised on the mistakes made by Paris Saint-Germain in the previous round. He further added that the Blaugrana won’t adopt a defensive approach to the game and they will be aiming to increase their advantage in front of their home supporters.
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