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Betting: Real Madrid worthy favourites to secure a hat-trick of Champions League titles

Who are you backing for the Champions League this season? Will it be the usual suspects in the finale come 26 May in Kiev? Or will we see a contender emerge from the pack? 888Sport have a huge range of markets available ahead of the tournament, from the outright winner …

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Chiellini in doubt for Champions League opener against Barcelona

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini is in doubt for his club’s Champions League opener against Barcelona on September 12.  Chiellini suffered a right calf injury while on international duty with Italy, and was subsequently ruled out of the Azzurri’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Israel. Juventus 12/1 to win the Champions League Related …

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Dembele’s Barca deal ‘on its way’ – Dortmund CEO

Ousmane Dembele’s transfer to Barcelona is “on its way”, but the deal is not yet done. That was the declaration of Borussia Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke as the Bundesliga club prepared to offload one of its prized assets for a deal reported to be worth up to €150 …

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Dembele left out of France squad as Deschamps bans transfer talk

Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele has been left out of the France squad to tackle Netherlands and Luxembourg in World Cup qualifying. Head coach Didier Deschamps has said that players will not be authorised to conduct transfer business while on international duty, with the 20-year-old winger yet to complete a …

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Deulofeu dedicates Barca win to victims of Las Ramblas attack

Gerard Deulofeu dedicated Barcelona’s 2-0 La Liga victory over Real Betis on Sunday to the victims of Thursday’s terror attacks in Catalonia. The former Everton man created both goals — an Alin Tosca own-goal and Sergi Roberto’s strike — as Barca responded well to a difficult week. The club had …

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Barcelona transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Camp Nou

BARCA HOLD FINAL COUTINHO TALKS Liverpool have agreed to hold one final meeting with Barcelona over the transfer of Philippe Coutinho, according to Sport. The Premier League side have rejected a series of offers for their playmaker, the last of which was worth €125 million. But the Reds will now speak …

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Lionel Messi… Get out of Barcelona while you still can

This summer has brought into sharp focus two things; one, clubs are having to pay more than ever for elite talent and two, Barcelona’s buy-out fees in that context are set tantalisingly low. Neymar went to Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of €222 million (£200m). Casting the eye around the …

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Real Madrid v Barcelona Betting Special: Isco can steal the spotlight at the Bernabeu

Having lost 3-1 at home in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid on Sunday night there is both good news and bad news for Barcelona. The bad news is that they need to score at least three goals in the second leg to keep alive their …

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‘I hope you are as happy as I was’ – Neymar congratulates Paulinho on Barca move

Former Barcelona star Neymar has congratulated Paulinho on joining the Catalan side, telling his compatriot, “I hope you are as happy as I was.” Barcelona confirmed the signing of the 29-year-old from Guangzhou Evergrande for €40 million Monday. Barca signing Paulinho is embarrassing The former Tottenham midfielder was the club’s …

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Ronaldo could miss up to 12 matches for shove on referee

Cristiano Ronaldo could be suspended for as many as 12 matches after referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea included the Real Madrid star’s shove in his match report. After scoring and removing his shirt to earn a yellow card in the Spanish Super Cup first leg against Barcelona, Ronaldo was shown a second yellow card …

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Guangzhou Evergrande reject third Barcelona bid for Paulinho

Guangzhou Evergrande have rejected a new €25 million bid from Barcelona for Paulinho, with the club insisting he is not for sale, two sources familiar with the matter told Goal. The CSL champions had already turned down an offer worth €20m up front with the possibility of a further €5m in …

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Dortmund CEO Watzke declares €100 million not enough for Dembele

A bid of €100 million would not be enough to secure the services of Ousmane Dembele according to Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke. The 20-year-old midfielder, who is entering his second season with the Bundesliga side, is considered one of the top young talents in the game. Get Dortmund’s Bundesliga …

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VIDEO: Neymar arrives at Paris hotel after completing move from Barcelona

Neymar has arrived!  The 25-year-old Brazilian is in Paris and has arrived at his hotel, where a throng of fans were waiting to cheer for their new €222 million star.  PSG 1/5 to win Ligue 1 After completing his move from Barcelona to PSG, the former Barcelona star was greeted by chanting …

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Real Madrid 2 Barcelona 3: Neymar and Messi lead Valverde’s men to ICC title

Goal from Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique helped Barcelona to Clasico success and the ICC trophy on Saturday. Barcelona claimed the International Champions Cup after prevailing 3-2 in a thrilling Clasico encounter against bitter rivals Real Madrid. The United States edition of the pre-season tournament went to Barca thanks to …

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‘We want this noise to be cleared up’ – Iniesta urges Neymar to speak out on PSG links

The veteran midfielder is ready for the transfer saga to come to a close, and wants his team-mate to speak on it soon Andres Iniesta is ready for the Neymar transfer saga to come to an end and believes the onus is on the player himself to say whether he …

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Barca star Neymar confirms China tour after apparent U-turn

The PSG target used Chinese social media platform Weibo to announce his imminent arrival, after the tour was initially thought to be cancelled Barcelona forward Neymar will travel to China after the trip was initially thought to have been cancelled due to “transfer issues” as he continues to be linked …

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ICC 2017: Fixtures, teams, TV & guide to the International Champions Cup

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United will take part in this summer’s ICC, which will be played in the United States, China and Singapore The fifth edition of the International Champions Cup kicks off on Tuesday, with many of European football’s top clubs once again signed up to take part. …

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‘That midfield, it was like a joke!’ – Murray names all Barcelona midfield in dream XI

The Scottish tennis star picked several of the Catalan’s biggest recent stars when compiling his dream squad Tennis star Andy Murray has named his dream side, which is heavily reliant on Barcelona stars. Bet on Juventus v Barcelona in ICC In an interview with Sky Sports, Murray revealed which 11 players …

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VIDEO: Messi and Suarez play keepy-uppy in a swimming pool

The Argentine is currently on his honeymoon after marrying Antonella Roccuzzo but took time out to meet up with his Barcelona team-mate They are a joy to watch on the pitch, and just as much off it. Lionel Messi and Barcelona team-mate Luis Suarez showed off their skills in a …

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