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Barça Official: We Have Reached Agreement with Messi

FC Barcelona’s Argentine forward, Lionel Messi has reached an agreement on all points of his new contract with the Catalan football club. Barça technical secretary Robert Fernández has stated about the aforementioned. “The agreement with Messi is total,” Fernández told beIN Sports, GOAL reported. “We are just looking for the right time for the signature.” But according to the Spanish ... Read More »

Rooney Scores 200th Premier League Goal At Everton

Wayne Rooney has scored his 200th goal in the Premier League and his second in two top-flight starts for Everton since his return to the club. The 31-year-old side-footed Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s cross into the net after 35 minutes of Everton’s game against Manchester City to put Ronald Koeman’s side into the lead. It takes Rooney to 200 goals in 462 appearances in England’s top flight, ... Read More »

Neymar slams Barca bosses after PSG home debut

Paris Saint-Germain’s world record signing Neymar launched a scathing attack on his former club’s directors, saying “Barca deserve much better”. The people in charge at the Catalan giants “are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca,” Neymar told reporters after scoring twice on his home debut as PSG thumped Toulouse 6-2 in Ligue 1 on ... Read More »

Barcelona Start with Victory on Emotional Night

Barcelona capped an emotional week with a convincing display in Ernesto Valverde’s first LaLiga match in charge, as Gerard Deulofeu inspired them to a 2-0 win over Real Betis. With deals for Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho reportedly high on Barca’s list of priorities, Deulofeu’s place in Valverde’s side seems far from secure. However, the winger did his first-team chances no ... Read More »

Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-1

Marcos Alonso has surely won it for Chelsea with his second goal of the afternoon! David Luiz robbed Victor Wanyama midway inside Tottenham’s half, Lloris having put the midfielder in trouble with a hasty throw. The ball was played through to Alonso by Pedro and his low drive from the left squirmed underneath Hugo Lloris, sparking huge celebrations from everyone ... Read More »

Neymar scores on home PSG debut

World-record signing Neymar marked his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain with a goal in their Ligue 1 match with Toulouse at the Parc des Princes on Sunday. The Brazilian, who scored on his debut last week at Guingamp, tapped in to equalise for Unai Emery’s men on the half-hour mark after Max Gradel’s early opener for Toulouse, before Adrien Rabiot ... Read More »

I’ll sack Wenger if I buy Arsenal – Dangote

Potential Arsenal buyer Aliko Dangote says he would make sacking Arsene Wenger his first move if he took over the north London giants. The wealthy Nigerian businessman, estimated to be worth around $12.5bn, has held a long-standing interest in buying Arsenal, and believes Stan Kroenke could be persuaded to sell. The American is unpopular at the Emirates Stadium after a ... Read More »

Messi battles Ronaldo for FIFA’s best player award

Holder Cristiano Ronaldo and his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi have been nominated for the Best FIFA Men’s Player for the second year running. However, only two Africans Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi (Best FIFA Women’s Coach category) and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Best FIFA Men’s Player category) are on the list of the nominees. The list was compiled by ... Read More »

Death toll in Barcelona terror attack hits 13

At least 13 people were killed Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowds on Barcelona’s most popular street in what police said was a “terror attack”. The attack, the latest in a wave of vehicle rammings across Europe in recent years, caused panic on the streets of Spain’s largest city and drew condemnation from world leaders. “We can confirm ... Read More »

Ronaldo-less Madrid win SuperCup

Real Madrid consolidated on their first leg 3-1 advantage  over arch rivals Barcelona, beating them 2-0 at Santiago Bernabeu for an aggregate 5-1 victory to lift the Spanish SuperCup for the tenth time. Marco Asensio who scored a sensational blast on Sunday, had an encore, finding the Barcelona net in the 4th minute. Karim Benzema added the second goal for Real ... Read More »