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Barcelona renew midfielder Sergi Roberto's contract

Barcelona renew midfielder Sergi Roberto's contract

Barcelona renewed Roberto`s contract and raised the buyout clause to 500 million euros ($616 million) from 40 million euros ($49.3 million).

Feb 23, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
Barcelona's Gerard Pique in the clear for derby celebration

Barcelona's Gerard Pique in the clear for derby celebration

His behaviour, however, was criticised by La Liga's president Javier Tebas, who said it provoked Espanyol's fans.

Feb 22, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Barcelona agree deal for Gremio's Arthur: Reports

Barcelona agree deal for Gremio's Arthur: Reports

Barcelona have a reached an agreement in principle with Brazilian club Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur next year in a deal worth up to 40 million euros ($49.2 million), according to reports in Spain on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Chelsea scorer Willian wants Blues to press harder at Camp Nou to beat Barcelona in return leg

Chelsea scorer Willian wants Blues to press harder at Camp Nou to beat Barcelona in return leg

The Brazilian`s fine goal was not enough for victory in a compelling last 16, first-leg at Stamford Bridge as Lionel Messi pounced after a defensive mistake by Chelsea to earn Barca a 1-1 draw which has left the fascinating tie evenly poised.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Lionel Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

Lionel Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

Chelsea`s outstanding performer Willian could hardly believe his bad luck as twice before halftime he rattled the woodwork.

Feb 21, 2018, 07:18 AM IST
Winning Champions League not impossible for Manchester United, take one game at a time: Ashley Young

Winning Champions League not impossible for Manchester United, take one game at a time: Ashley Young

United, who won the Europa League last season, make a trip to Sevilla in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday and England international Young believes they can prove their doubters wrong.

Feb 20, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde wished avoiding in-form Chelsea in Champions League knockouts

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde wished avoiding in-form Chelsea in Champions League knockouts

With Chelsea, playing unbelievable football in the Premier League, Barcelona manager admits that it will be a task for his side when they face them in the first stage of the knockout leg.  

Feb 20, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Champions League: Antonio Conte wants 'perfect game' from Chelsea against Barcelona

Champions League: Antonio Conte wants 'perfect game' from Chelsea against Barcelona

Chelsea must play the "perfect game" to beat a formidable Barcelona in Tuesday`s first leg of the Champions League last 16 tie, the manager of the Premier League club Antonio Conte has said.

Feb 19, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Champions League: Barcelona legend Lionel Messi aims to score against Chelsea in 9th attempt

Champions League: Barcelona legend Lionel Messi aims to score against Chelsea in 9th attempt

Messi hasn't scored against Chelsea in Barcelona's previous eight Champions League clashes.

Feb 19, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
La Liga: Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller, Atletico Madrid keep up Barcelona chase

La Liga: Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller, Atletico Madrid keep up Barcelona chase

Man of the moment Marco Asensio scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target as Real Madrid kept up the feel-good factor with a thrilling 5-3 victory at Real Betis

Feb 19, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
La Liga: Barcelona maintain undefeated streak after Eibar win, eye Chelsea clash

La Liga: Barcelona maintain undefeated streak after Eibar win, eye Chelsea clash

With assists from Messi, Barcelona striker Suarez and Jordi Alba do the needful to collect full points against 10-man Eibar.  

Feb 18, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Four West Brom players questioned by police over taxi theft in Barcelona

Four West Brom players questioned by police over taxi theft in Barcelona

The police statement said that the players took control of the taxi after the driver left for a moment. The players drove down to their hotel in Barcelona in the wee hours and returned the car to the owner at 8am.  

Feb 17, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Preparing for Chelsea Test, unbeaten Barcelona look to get back to winning ways against Eibar

Preparing for Chelsea Test, unbeaten Barcelona look to get back to winning ways against Eibar

Having drawn the last two La Liga games, Lionel Messi and Barcelona will be eager to improve their result, which could boost them against Chelsea.  

Feb 16, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
Argentina want Lionel Messi to play less for Barcelona

Argentina want Lionel Messi to play less for Barcelona

Argentina's national football association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia has said he has spoken to captain Lionel Messi about playing fewer games for La Liga side Barcelona in order to stay fresh for his country ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
 La Liga: Barcelona frustrated in goalless draw with Getafe

La Liga: Barcelona frustrated in goalless draw with Getafe

A disallowed Luis Suarez goal summed up a frustrating afternoon for Barcelona as the leaders of La Liga dropped points for the second week running after a 0-0 stalemate with Getafe.

Feb 12, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
I have seen Lionel Messi cry: Alexis Sanchez

I have seen Lionel Messi cry: Alexis Sanchez

Highlighting the fact that the life of a footballer can be tough at times due to several reasons, Manchester United key forward Alexis Sanchez revealed he has seen football superstar Lionel Messi break down after a match.

Feb 11, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
La Liga: Antoine Griezmann's early strike helps Atletico Madrid keep pressure on Barcelona

La Liga: Antoine Griezmann's early strike helps Atletico Madrid keep pressure on Barcelona

Antoine Griezmann struck after 39 seconds as Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 1-0 on Saturday to provisionally close the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to six points.

Feb 10, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
Philippe Coutinho opens account as Barcelona march into Copa del Rey final

Philippe Coutinho opens account as Barcelona march into Copa del Rey final

Barcelona reached the King's Cup final for a record fifth year in a row on Thursday with a 2-0 second leg win at Valencia in which Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal for the club as they secured a 3-0 aggregate semifinal success.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Luis Suarez unrepentant about being a difficult opponent

Luis Suarez unrepentant about being a difficult opponent

 Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has defended his aggressive style of play and said he tries to get opponents sent off if they are on a yellow card.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez accepts suspended sentence for tax fraud

Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez accepts suspended sentence for tax fraud

Sanchez, who joined United from Arsenal last month, faced being tried over the fraud of €983,000 (S$1.6 million) linked to image rights during his time at Spanish giants Barcelona.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:28 PM IST