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Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Lionel Messi was largely blunted in attack as Real Madrid won El Clasico over Barcelona in a 3-1 result at the Nou Camp which could seriously impact La Liga th [...]

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Messi urged to think about Barca

Messi urged to think about Barca "reputation" with exit not considered a "drama"

Lionel Messi and Barcelona almost parted company in the summer following many years of success and he has been cautioned against leaving the Nou Camp

Read full article: Messi urged to think about Barca "reputa...→
Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

LIONEL MESSI has been warned he will “damage” his reputation if he moves to the Premier League. LaLiga president Javier Tebas also turned on Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Former Barca midfielder admitted his captain suffered some bad luck at the weekend as the pair’s side were beaten in La Liga

Read full article: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lione...→
Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to miss next week’s highly anticipated Champions League reunion with Lionel Messi after returning a second positive Covid-19 test.The [...]

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Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

For all but the first few months of his 20-year playing career, Edson Arantes do Nascimento was known as the King, the moniker given to him by the playwright a [...]

Read full article: Pelé at 80: A true great battling for du...→
Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman discussed the future of Lionel Messi and also Manchester City defender Eric Garcia.

Read full article: Barcelona might have given Man City a pe...→
Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona this summer with Manchester City later confirming they would be in a position to sign him.

Read full article: Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel M...→
Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Manchester City are plotting a January move for Lionel Messi, who attempted to force a move away from Barcelona earlier this summer

Read full article: Man City plot January transfer swoop for...→
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How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

Will Lionel Messi join Man City? Will fans be back in grounds? And will Jadon Sancho finally be a Man Utd player? We analyse how we think football could look o [...]

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Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao said Lionel Messi did not join the Gunners because of “work permit issues”, while moves for Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique a [...]

Read full article: Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn...→
Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi was involved in a brawl at full time in Argentina’s win over Bolivia, appearing to say to head coach Lucas Nava ‘c*** of your mother, what’s up ba [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia bo...→
Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi made his debut for Argentina in 2005, one year before Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero joined the senior international set-up.

Read full article: Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationsh...→
Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

LIONEL MESSI continues his quest to win that elusive trophy in his collection – the World Cup. The Argentina star and his pals head to the altitude of La Paz t [...]

Read full article: Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, ...→
FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

Sergio Ramos was once again the hero for Real Madrid as he won and scored the penalty which helped seal a 3-1 El Clasico victory over Barcelona at Camp Nou. Fe [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos pena...→
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

BARCELONA host Real Madrid for the first El Clasico of the new season. It’s been a poor start to the season for the hosts, with Lionel Messi and Co losing 1-0 [...]

Read full article: Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, T...→
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Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo returned another positive test for coronavirus earlier this week though he could return to face Lionel Messi in the Champions L [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lione...→
Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Lionel Messi has been reflecting on his El Clasico battles with Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of Barcelona's games against Real Madrid and Juventus

Read full article: Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry followin...→
Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi has welcomed a new addition to his family – a rare apricot toy poodle at the opposite end of the size scale to his other dog. Wife [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo ...→
Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says star player Lionel Messi's performances "could be better" as they start their Champions League campaign.

Read full article: Messi could be playing better - Koeman...→
Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

The day's biggest Manchester City stories including the transfer latest on Lionel Messi and Eric Garcia.

Read full article: Man City evening headlines at Koeman hin...→
Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

The Argentine came close to leaving Camp Nou this summer only to make a U-turn on his decision - but the Catalan giants are resigned to losing him to City at t [...]

Read full article: Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complet...→
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Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

If you want to know who the best is, perhaps you should start by asking the best. And when last year Lionel Messi cast his vote for the Fifa World Player of th [...]

Read full article: Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who conti...→
How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

Messi was open to leaving Barcelona several years ago when under investigation from the Spanish authorities and just one club tempted him into moving on, befor [...]

Read full article: How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi...→
Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Manchester United signed Edinson Cavani this summer but Paul Scholes thinks they should have been looking at a different transfer target.

Read full article: Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodw...→
Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

All the latest Manchester City news, views and transfer rumours brought to you by the MEN as Jules Kounde discusses transfer reports and Sergio Aguero opens up [...]

Read full article: Man City evening headlines as Aguero ope...→
Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico ma...→
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Cla...→
Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique has slammed Barcelona for the way they nearly let Lionel Messi leave this summer and for a social media scandal which has seen the LaLiga club cri [...]

Read full article: Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's...→
Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to miss Juventus' showdown with Barcelona after returning a second positive coronavirus test, meaning he will have to wait for a [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona c...→
Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi almost had an exit from Barcelona while Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was linked with a Nou Camp move – and Ronald Koeman has given an [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for...→
Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

The latest Premier League transfer news and rumours involving the likes of Rolando Aarons, Gini Wijnaldum, Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba among others

Read full article: Premier League rumours as Barcelona want...→
Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

The 33-year-old was on the verge of quitting after becoming disillusioned with Barcelona's stuttering form and controversial leadership - but had been prevente [...]

Read full article: Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Mes...→
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Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Koeman favours a formation with Lionel Messi at the point of the attack, with a three behind him of Griezmann on the right, Philippe Coutinho through the middl [...]

Read full article: Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barce...→
Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. Owner Roman Abramovich was prepared to di [...]

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Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was involved in an ugly brawl after Argentina's 2-1 win away at Bolivia on Tuesday, which saw him allegedly dub the opposition head [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie'...→
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Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero knows all about Lionel Messi are sharing a room with the Barcelona talisman and has admitted they are like an old married co [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lif...→
Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is close friends with Barcelona's Lionel Messi from their time together with the Argentina national team.

Read full article: Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid...→
Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Lionel Messi was largely blunted in attack as Real Madrid won El Clasico over Barcelona in a 3-1 result at the Nou Camp which could seriously impact La Liga th [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel ...→
Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico ma...→
Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

LIONEL MESSI has been warned he will “damage” his reputation if he moves to the Premier League. LaLiga president Javier Tebas also turned on Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation b...→
Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo returned another positive test for coronavirus earlier this week though he could return to face Lionel Messi in the Champions L [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lione...→
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Former Barca midfielder admitted his captain suffered some bad luck at the weekend as the pair’s side were beaten in La Liga

Read full article: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lione...→
Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to miss Juventus' showdown with Barcelona after returning a second positive coronavirus test, meaning he will have to wait for a [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona c...→
Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

For all but the first few months of his 20-year playing career, Edson Arantes do Nascimento was known as the King, the moniker given to him by the playwright a [...]

Read full article: Pelé at 80: A true great battling for du...→
Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says star player Lionel Messi's performances "could be better" as they start their Champions League campaign.

Read full article: Messi could be playing better - Koeman...→
Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman discussed the future of Lionel Messi and also Manchester City defender Eric Garcia.

Read full article: Barcelona might have given Man City a pe...→
Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

The latest Premier League transfer news and rumours involving the likes of Rolando Aarons, Gini Wijnaldum, Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba among others

Read full article: Premier League rumours as Barcelona want...→
Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Manchester City are plotting a January move for Lionel Messi, who attempted to force a move away from Barcelona earlier this summer

Read full article: Man City plot January transfer swoop for...→
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Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Koeman favours a formation with Lionel Messi at the point of the attack, with a three behind him of Griezmann on the right, Philippe Coutinho through the middl [...]

Read full article: Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barce...→
Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

If you want to know who the best is, perhaps you should start by asking the best. And when last year Lionel Messi cast his vote for the Fifa World Player of th [...]

Read full article: Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who conti...→
Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao said Lionel Messi did not join the Gunners because of “work permit issues”, while moves for Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique a [...]

Read full article: Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn...→
Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was involved in an ugly brawl after Argentina's 2-1 win away at Bolivia on Tuesday, which saw him allegedly dub the opposition head [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie'...→
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Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Manchester United signed Edinson Cavani this summer but Paul Scholes thinks they should have been looking at a different transfer target.

Read full article: Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodw...→
Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi made his debut for Argentina in 2005, one year before Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero joined the senior international set-up.

Read full article: Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationsh...→
Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is close friends with Barcelona's Lionel Messi from their time together with the Argentina national team.

Read full article: Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid...→
FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

Sergio Ramos was once again the hero for Real Madrid as he won and scored the penalty which helped seal a 3-1 El Clasico victory over Barcelona at Camp Nou. Fe [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos pena...→
Messi urged to think about Barca

Messi urged to think about Barca "reputation" with exit not considered a "drama"

Lionel Messi and Barcelona almost parted company in the summer following many years of success and he has been cautioned against leaving the Nou Camp

Read full article: Messi urged to think about Barca "reputa...→
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Cla...→
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

BARCELONA host Real Madrid for the first El Clasico of the new season. It’s been a poor start to the season for the hosts, with Lionel Messi and Co losing 1-0 [...]

Read full article: Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, T...→
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Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique has slammed Barcelona for the way they nearly let Lionel Messi leave this summer and for a social media scandal which has seen the LaLiga club cri [...]

Read full article: Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's...→
Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Lionel Messi has been reflecting on his El Clasico battles with Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of Barcelona's games against Real Madrid and Juventus

Read full article: Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry followin...→
Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to miss next week’s highly anticipated Champions League reunion with Lionel Messi after returning a second positive Covid-19 test.The [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi...→
Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi has welcomed a new addition to his family – a rare apricot toy poodle at the opposite end of the size scale to his other dog. Wife [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo ...→
Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi almost had an exit from Barcelona while Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was linked with a Nou Camp move – and Ronald Koeman has given an [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for...→
Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

The day's biggest Manchester City stories including the transfer latest on Lionel Messi and Eric Garcia.

Read full article: Man City evening headlines at Koeman hin...→
Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona this summer with Manchester City later confirming they would be in a position to sign him.

Read full article: Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel M...→
Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

The 33-year-old was on the verge of quitting after becoming disillusioned with Barcelona's stuttering form and controversial leadership - but had been prevente [...]

Read full article: Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Mes...→
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Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

The Argentine came close to leaving Camp Nou this summer only to make a U-turn on his decision - but the Catalan giants are resigned to losing him to City at t [...]

Read full article: Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complet...→
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How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

Will Lionel Messi join Man City? Will fans be back in grounds? And will Jadon Sancho finally be a Man Utd player? We analyse how we think football could look o [...]

Read full article: How football could look in 12 months if ...→
Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. Owner Roman Abramovich was prepared to di [...]

Read full article: Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION ...→
How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

Messi was open to leaving Barcelona several years ago when under investigation from the Spanish authorities and just one club tempted him into moving on, befor [...]

Read full article: How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi...→
Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi was involved in a brawl at full time in Argentina’s win over Bolivia, appearing to say to head coach Lucas Nava ‘c*** of your mother, what’s up ba [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia bo...→
Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero knows all about Lionel Messi are sharing a room with the Barcelona talisman and has admitted they are like an old married co [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lif...→
Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

All the latest Manchester City news, views and transfer rumours brought to you by the MEN as Jules Kounde discusses transfer reports and Sergio Aguero opens up [...]

Read full article: Man City evening headlines as Aguero ope...→
Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

LIONEL MESSI continues his quest to win that elusive trophy in his collection – the World Cup. The Argentina star and his pals head to the altitude of La Paz t [...]

Read full article: Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, ...→
Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel Messi as El Clasico stats speak volumes

Lionel Messi was largely blunted in attack as Real Madrid won El Clasico over Barcelona in a 3-1 result at the Nou Camp which could seriously impact La Liga th [...]

Read full article: Cristiano Ronaldo fans tear into Lionel ...→
FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos penalty seals El Clasico win

Sergio Ramos was once again the hero for Real Madrid as he won and scored the penalty which helped seal a 3-1 El Clasico victory over Barcelona at Camp Nou. Fe [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Ramos pena...→
Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico match reaction – LIVE!

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: El Clasico ma...→
Messi urged to think about Barca

Messi urged to think about Barca "reputation" with exit not considered a "drama"

Lionel Messi and Barcelona almost parted company in the summer following many years of success and he has been cautioned against leaving the Nou Camp

Read full article: Messi urged to think about Barca "reputa...→
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Clasico team news, lineups, prediction, TV and LaLiga match stream today

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - El Clasico LIVE! Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon. Both si [...]

Read full article: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid LIVE! El Cla...→
Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation by joining Prem, warns Tebas as he attacks Ronaldo and Neymar for quitting LaLiga

LIONEL MESSI has been warned he will “damage” his reputation if he moves to the Premier League. LaLiga president Javier Tebas also turned on Cristiano Ronaldo [...]

Read full article: Lionel Messi would 'damage' reputation b...→
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news

BARCELONA host Real Madrid for the first El Clasico of the new season. It’s been a poor start to the season for the hosts, with Lionel Messi and Co losing 1-0 [...]

Read full article: Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Live stream, T...→
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Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Cristiano Ronaldo could still face Lionel Messi despite positive Covid test

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo returned another positive test for coronavirus earlier this week though he could return to face Lionel Messi in the Champions L [...]

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Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique rips into Barcelona board's 'outrageous' behaviour

Gerard Pique has slammed Barcelona for the way they nearly let Lionel Messi leave this summer and for a social media scandal which has seen the LaLiga club cri [...]

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi’s performances ‘could be better’

Former Barca midfielder admitted his captain suffered some bad luck at the weekend as the pair’s side were beaten in La Liga

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Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Messi addresses Ronaldo rivalry following positive coronavirus test

Lionel Messi has been reflecting on his El Clasico battles with Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of Barcelona's games against Real Madrid and Juventus

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Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Barcelona clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to miss Juventus' showdown with Barcelona after returning a second positive coronavirus test, meaning he will have to wait for a [...]

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Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Lionel Messi reunion after second positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to miss next week’s highly anticipated Champions League reunion with Lionel Messi after returning a second positive Covid-19 test.The [...]

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Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

Pelé at 80: A true great battling for due supremacy in the era of Lionel Messi

For all but the first few months of his 20-year playing career, Edson Arantes do Nascimento was known as the King, the moniker given to him by the playwright a [...]

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Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

Lionel Messi and wife Antonela Roccuzzo show off new rare Toy Poodle named Abu

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi has welcomed a new addition to his family – a rare apricot toy poodle at the opposite end of the size scale to his other dog. Wife [...]

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Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Messi could be playing better - Koeman

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman says star player Lionel Messi's performances "could be better" as they start their Champions League campaign.

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Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi's role in Barcelona bid for Georginio Wijnaldum outlined by Koeman

Lionel Messi almost had an exit from Barcelona while Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was linked with a Nou Camp move – and Ronald Koeman has given an [...]

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Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona might have given Man City a perfect Lionel Messi transfer solution

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman discussed the future of Lionel Messi and also Manchester City defender Eric Garcia.

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Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

Man City evening headlines at Koeman hints as Messi exit

The day's biggest Manchester City stories including the transfer latest on Lionel Messi and Eric Garcia.

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Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

Premier League rumours as Barcelona want Gini Wijnaldum, Paul Pogba swap

The latest Premier League transfer news and rumours involving the likes of Rolando Aarons, Gini Wijnaldum, Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba among others

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Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Koeman hands Man City potential Lionel Messi transfer boost

Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona this summer with Manchester City later confirming they would be in a position to sign him.

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Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

Barcelona 'resigned to losing Lionel Messi to Manchester City'

The 33-year-old was on the verge of quitting after becoming disillusioned with Barcelona's stuttering form and controversial leadership - but had been prevente [...]

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Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Man City plot January transfer swoop for wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Manchester City are plotting a January move for Lionel Messi, who attempted to force a move away from Barcelona earlier this summer

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Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

Barcelona expect Lionel Messi to complete Man City transfer next summer

The Argentine came close to leaving Camp Nou this summer only to make a U-turn on his decision - but the Catalan giants are resigned to losing him to City at t [...]

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Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Ronald Koeman lays down the law to Barcelona star over team selection

Koeman favours a formation with Lionel Messi at the point of the attack, with a three behind him of Griezmann on the right, Philippe Coutinho through the middl [...]

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How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

How football could look in 12 months if current transfer rumours come off

Will Lionel Messi join Man City? Will fans be back in grounds? And will Jadon Sancho finally be a Man Utd player? We analyse how we think football could look o [...]

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Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

Sadio Mané – the ‘ball wizard’ who continues to mystify the world’s best defences

If you want to know who the best is, perhaps you should start by asking the best. And when last year Lionel Messi cast his vote for the Fifa World Player of th [...]

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Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer

CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. Owner Roman Abramovich was prepared to di [...]

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Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout explains why Messi didn't join Gunners amid ‘very close’ deal

Ex-Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao said Lionel Messi did not join the Gunners because of “work permit issues”, while moves for Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique a [...]

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How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

How Jose Mourinho convinced Lionel Messi to sign for Chelsea

Messi was open to leaving Barcelona several years ago when under investigation from the Spanish authorities and just one club tempted him into moving on, befor [...]

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Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Lionel Messi 'calls Bolivia boss baldie' during bust-up in Argentina match

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was involved in an ugly brawl after Argentina's 2-1 win away at Bolivia on Tuesday, which saw him allegedly dub the opposition head [...]

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Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi allegedly labels Bolivia boss ‘baldie’ in furious bust-up

Lionel Messi was involved in a brawl at full time in Argentina’s win over Bolivia, appearing to say to head coach Lucas Nava ‘c*** of your mother, what’s up ba [...]

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Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Man Utd hero Paul Scholes urges Ed Woodward to sign striker who could be next Lionel Messi

Manchester United signed Edinson Cavani this summer but Paul Scholes thinks they should have been looking at a different transfer target.

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Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Lionel Messi room-mate Sergio Aguero lifts lid on life together with Argentina

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero knows all about Lionel Messi are sharing a room with the Barcelona talisman and has admitted they are like an old married co [...]

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Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Sergio Aguero opens up on his relationship with Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi made his debut for Argentina in 2005, one year before Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero joined the senior international set-up.

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Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

Man City evening headlines as Aguero opens up on Messi friendship

All the latest Manchester City news, views and transfer rumours brought to you by the MEN as Jules Kounde discusses transfer reports and Sergio Aguero opens up [...]

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Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Man City striker Sergio Aguero lifts lid on Lionel Messi relationship

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is close friends with Barcelona's Lionel Messi from their time together with the Argentina national team.

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Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

Is Bolivia vs Argentina on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for tonight's World Cup qualifier

LIONEL MESSI continues his quest to win that elusive trophy in his collection – the World Cup. The Argentina star and his pals head to the altitude of La Paz t [...]

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