Spain

Friday, February 13, 2015

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The midfielder has played down the significance of a perceived direct style deployed by Barcelona coach Luis Enrique this season.

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Barcelona looks to keep up the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid with victory over Levante in Lionel Messi's 300th league appearance.

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The president of Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has testified in a Spanish court over alleged tax fraud surrounding the signing of Neymar.

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The Italian insists he has no problem with Cristiano's celebrations last Saturday, but the party painted a picture of indiscipline at Santiago Bernabeu.

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Xavi says he and his Barcelona teammates are growing tired of the saga surrounding Neymar's transfer to the club.

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The young midfielder spent three years at the Santiago Bernabeu side, but is now very much a symbol for the Rojiblancos after his derby heroics.

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After more than 100 days at the summit of La Liga, Real Madrid could be dislodged this weekend if it fails to overcome Deportivo La Coruna.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

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The defender was reported to have picked up an injury in training on Wednesday and the European champion has now confirmed he has a calf problem

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Carlo Ancelotti has come out in defense of Cristiano Ronaldo and lauded the professionalism of the Real Madrid star.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Having seen Neymar fail to convert a penalty, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said Lionel Messi was still his first-choice spot kick taker.

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The much-maligned center back is on song after a difficult time over the last couple of seasons and has been key to the Catalans' recent renaissance.

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Luis Enrique's men are in pole position to move into the Copa del Rey final after coming out comfortable semifinal first leg winners over the Yellow Submarine at Camp Nou.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic often courts criticism, but Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has backed his former striker, hailing him a "leader".

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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The Liga outfit unveiled its proposals for revamping their home ground in January of last year but the £296 million project is now in jeopardy amidst legal issues

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The forward was criticized for celebrating his 30th birthday following the 4-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid but his compatriot says critics are wrong to question his professionalism.