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Liverpool must use the £145million they received from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho much better than when they sold Luis Suarez, club legend Jamie Carragher has urged. Barcelona confirmed the signing of Coutinho on Saturday night, bringing to an end a long-drawn saga for the player’s signature. The deal, worth up to £145million with its additional [...]

Liverpool Cave And Sell Coutinho To Barcelona

Once again Liverpool FC and Fenway Sports Group (FSG) have sold one of their stars as midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been sold to Barcelona for a reported €120m with another €40 in potential add-ons. That transfer makes the 25-year-old Coutinho, for the moment, the second-most expensive player in world football behind Neymar. But when the [...]

Barcelona have confirmed that record summer signing Ousmane Demebele has made a full recovery from the thigh injury that has kept him sidelined for almost four months. Dembele, who moved to the Nou Camp from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of £96.8million, ruptured a tendon in his left thigh during Barca’s 2-1 victory over Getafe [...]

Jurgen Klopp declared himself uninterested with the latest installment of the Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona transfer saga after Liverpool began 2018 with a big three points at Burnley. New Year’s Eve had brought anger and frustration for Reds fans as Barcelona’s long and rather public pursuit of Coutinho took a fresh twist. Sportswear giants Nike, [...]

Six Reasons Why Barcelona Won El Clasico

Although the La Liga table had already suggested the gap between the two teams is widening, this one-sided victory all but confirmed Barcelona’s reemergence as Spain’s dominant football power. But how did Ernesto Valverde outwit Zinedine Zidane in the Clasico? Here is a look at the tactics and decisions that allowed Barcelona to wrap up [...]

Champions League Round Of 16 Draw

A host of mouth-watering fixtures was finalised in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw at Nyon on Tuesday as some of Europe’s biggest clubs were pegged against each other in the first set of knockout fixtures. Once the pot-picking party was over, the ties read as: Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur FC Basel vs [...]

FC Barcelona Tickets

Ernesto Valverde gets his first league campaign as Barca boss underway in front of a home crowd against Real Betis on August 20, while the division’s first Clasico takes place at the Santiago Bernabeu on December 20. Meanwhile, local derbies against Espanyol are scheduled for September 10 and February 4, with the first taking place [...]

Messi Finally Signs New Barcelona Contract

Lionel Messi has ended months of speculation about his future by signing a new four-year contract at Barcelona worth €558,000 a week, extending his stay at the Nou Camp until 2021. Barca announced the news in an official club statement, which read: “FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi signed on Saturday morning a new contract that [...]

Real Madrid Dominate UEFA Team Of Year Shortlist

No surprise to see that the 50-man shortlist for UEFA’s team of the year is dominated by players from La Liga and European champions Real Madrid, who boast 11 nominees, including Cristiano Ronaldo, who is included for a record 14th time. Italian champions Juventus, who were beaten by Real in the Champions League final last [...]

Paulo Dybala has admitted he cannot rule out this being his final season at Juventus. The striker is regarded as one of the most lethal forwards in Europe and his concession will have put Manchester United and Barcelona on alert as both clubs hold an interest in the 24-year-old. Dybala admitted to France Football: ‘I [...]