Spain

Sunday, August 24, 2014

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The Asturian coach wants his players fighting fit, fiercely competitive and raring to go as the Catalan club kicks off a new era in the Primera Division on Sunday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

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Aleix Vidal opened the scoring just before the break at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan but Los Che nicked a point through Lucas Orban - despite the dismissal of Rodrigo

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The Germany international has suggested that he is likely to depart the Santiago Bernabeu but pointed out that anything could happen before Aug. 31

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The Croatia striker scored the winning goal in the Supercopa de Espana as his replacement at Bayern Munich failed to find the net against Wolfsburg

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The Chelsea boss insists he needs three strikers in his squad for the upcoming season and will not be allowing the Spaniard to leave, despite speculation linking him with a move.

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The new Inter defender is confident that the Barcelona star will be back to his best after suffering an ankle injury, and believes fate led him to signing for the Nerazzurri.

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The Croatia international is flattered that he has been called the Spaniard's successor at Barcelona but insisted that no player can replace the 34-year-old at the Camp Nou.

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The France international believes the Supercopa triumph is just the start of another successful campaign but has stressed the team will not get carried away.

Friday, August 22, 2014

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With the Argentine set to depart and Cristiano Ronaldo struggling for fitness, coach Carlo Ancelotti saw his side surrender a trophy it was expecting to win on Friday.

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Mario Mandzukic's early strike was enough to guide the hard-working Rojiblancos to the Supercopa title for just the second time in their history against their arch rivals.

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With Luis Suarez suspended, a transfer ban looming and the club's style fading, the Catalans find themselves at a crossroads entering the 2014-15 campaign.

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The transfer ban handed down to Barca makes it difficult for them to loan the defender back to his Brazilian side for a year, but he is expected to sign for the Spanish side.

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The midfielder insists he can still be a crucial part of the team under Luis Enrique and says the target for the season is to win "at least one title."

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The two city rivals fight it out for the Supercopa de Espana on Friday night as the Rojiblancos once again look to make light of a huge financial deficit.