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Coutinho arrival won’t change Barcelona’s tactics – Valverde

Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele will have to adapt to Barcelona’s existing tactics as head coach Ernesto Valverde is not planning radical changes to accommodate the duo. While Dembele is available having recovered from three months out with a hamstring injury, Coutinho, who joined from Liverpool last week, faces a …

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Rafinha returns to Barcelona training as Dembele continues recovery

Rafinha returned to Barcelona training on Friday for the first time since suffering an injury on April 2. The Brazilian damaged the meniscus in his right knee in last season’s 4-1 La Liga win over Granada and has yet to make an appearance since undergoing surgery. Midfielder Rafinha was involved in …

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Liverpool return unlikely as Mascherano airs River Plate ambition

Javier Mascherano has been linked with a return to Liverpool, but is hoping to head back to his roots at River Plate if he leaves Barcelona. The experienced Argentina international remains under contract at Camp Nou until the summer of 2019. He has, however, slipped behind Gerard Pique and Samuel …

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