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No better way to start, says Aritz Aduriz after match-winning goal against Barcelona

Aduriz scored a goal in the 89th minute which handed his club a 1-0 victory over Barcelona in the La Liga opener. 

Aug 17, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde criticises Antoine Griezmann after 1-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao

The 28-year-old made his first La Liga appearance for Barca after he was signed by the club from Atletico Madrid. 

Aug 17, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Barcelona beaten in Athletic Bilbao by a thunderous strike from Aduriz

The 38-year-old came off the bench late in the game and soon made Barca pay for squandering several chances by acrobatically lashing an unstoppable shot into the net in the 89th minute.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Philippe Coutinho to join Bayern Munich on loan

The Brazil midfielder travelled with Barca to their opening La Liga game of the season against Athletic Bilbao but was left out of the matchday squad.

Aug 17, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Lionel Messi to miss Barcelona's La Liga opening match

Messi is currently recovering from a calf injury which he suffered during training last week.

Aug 16, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

Virgil Van Dijk, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo vie for UEFA Player of the Year award

While Ronaldo, a three-time winner, has been ever-present in the final three since the award was created in 2011, centre back Van Dijk makes his first appearance after helping Liverpool win the Champions League title last season.

Aug 15, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

La Liga set for close-run race after Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid transfer blitz

Champions Barcelona have been practically in a league of their own in the last two seasons and are favourites to win a third consecutive title after making some smart moves in the summer to replenish their squad of serial winners.

Aug 15, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Antoine Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barcelona's bid for third straight title

The Catalans will not just be looking to extend their domestic hegemony, though, as they have spent a combined 250 million euros ($280 million) on a renewed bid to win the Champions League after last season`s harrowing semi-final exit to Liverpool.

Aug 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Lionel Messi unlikely to play La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona registered a massive 4-0 win over Napoli on Sunday in a club-friendly match.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

We'll see what happens: Ernesto Valverde on Neymar's transfer

Neymar left Barcelona in 2017 when he made a move to Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. 

Aug 10, 2019, 18:31 PM IST

Ligue-1: Neymar to miss season opener for Paris St Germain

The Qatari-owned club has won the Ligue 1 for six of the last seven campaigns, with only AS Monaco interrupting the run in 2016-17.

Aug 10, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo to UEFA's Goal of the Season award

Messi's second goal rounded off his team's 3-0 win over Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on May 1.

Aug 10, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi out of US tour with a calf strain

The Argentine forward experienced discomfort in his right leg during Monday`s training session and tests confirmed that the 32-year-old had suffered a grade one calf strain, forcing him out of the tour.

Aug 05, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Neymar can take place of Lionel Messi: Former Brazil player Edmilson

Edmilson said although Neymar is a great player, he needs to have a good mindset.

Aug 03, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Inspired by Johan Cruyff, De Jong keen to make mark at Barcelon

When Barcelona announced in January they had signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax, the midfielder became the latest in an illustrious pipeline of Dutch imports to the Catalan club.

Jul 29, 2019, 14:23 PM IST

Chelsea's Frank Lampard gets message across to players in Barcelona win

Chelsea’s record goalscorer, who returned to the Premier League club as manager on July 4, said that the work his coaching staff and players were putting in on the training ground was beginning to pay dividends.

Jul 24, 2019, 00:37 AM IST

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic unmoved by transfer rumours

After the arrival of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax and 31-year-old Sergio Busquets signing a new five-year deal last year, Barcelona’s midfield is looking a little crowded and the Croat could be the man shipped out this summer.

Jul 23, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

Barcelona signs Japan's Hiroki Abe on four-year deal

The 20-year-old will join the Barcelona B team for the moment, the La Liga champions said in a statement.

Jul 15, 2019, 23:27 PM IST

La Liga: Atletico Madrid threaten legal action as Barcelona announce Antoine Griezmann signing

France forward Griezmann, 28, rejected a move to Barcelona last year but announced in May that he was leaving Atletico, where he has spent the last five seasons since signing from Real Sociedad in 2014.

Jul 12, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona sign Antoine Griezmann for 120 million euros after lengthy pursuit

France forward Griezmann, 28, rejected a move to Barcelona last year but announced in May he was leaving the Madrid side, where he has spent the last five seasons since signing from Real Sociedad in 2014.

Jul 12, 2019, 20:35 PM IST