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Eibar defeats Espanyol 3-0 to end winless streak in La Liga

MADRID (AP) — Eibar routed Espanyol 3-0 to end a seven-match winless streak and move further away from the relegation zone in the Spanish league on Monday. Sergi Enrich scored in the first half, and Pablo De Blasis and Charles added a goal each in the second to give the hosts their first win since […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, La Liga, Espanyol, Charles, Madrid, Eibar, Pablo De Blasis, Sergi Enrich


Kevin-Prince Boateng confirms shock Barcelona move

Sassuolo midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has this evening confirmed that he is set to join La Liga champions Barcelona imminently. Sassuolo star Boateng, 31, has lined out for a wide range of clubs over the course of his career, including stints in England with both Tottenham and Portsmouth. Following productive one-year spells on the books of Las Palmas and Eintracht Frankfurt over the last two seasons, the Ghanaian international most-recently signed with Serie A outfit Sassuolo last summer. ...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Portsmouth, Ac Milan, Barca, Camp Nou, Sassuolo, Coutinho, Eintracht Frankfurt, Las Palmas


Boateng in shock Barcelona loan move

Madrid (AFP) – Ghanaian forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has joined Barcelona in a shock loan move from Italian side Sassuolo, the Spanish club said on Monday. The leaders of La Liga said in a statement they had agreed a deal to take Boateng on loan until the end of the season with an option to make the move permanent in the summer. “The agreement includes an eight-million-euro ($9 million) purchase option,” the club said. The arrival of Boateng, 31, will provide much-needed cover for Luis Suarez u...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Bayern Munich, Luis Suarez, Madrid, Schalke 04, Sassuolo, Eintracht Frankfurt, Munir El Haddadi, Las Palmas


Why Kevin-Prince Boateng could join Barcelona & impact on Arsenal

Sassuolo’s Kevin-Prince Boateng & Barcelona Would this be the craziest transfer of the January window? According to the likes of Italian transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio, Sassuolo midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is on the verge of joining FC Barcelona. Now 31, Kevin-Prince Boateng has scored four goals and chipped in with one assist in 13 Serie A matches this season. Boateng has experience of playing in Spain having previously been at Las Palmas. #Boateng al #Barcellona: cifre e dettagli dell&...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Arsenal, Emirates, Denis, Barca, Lyon, Camp Nou, Suarez, Sassuolo, Fcb


Five things we learned in European football this weekend

Paris (AFP) – Barcelona needed Lionel Messi to play the role of super sub as they maintained their five-point lead atop La Liga, while not all was rosy for Paris Saint-Germain despite a record-breaking home... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Paris, Lionel Messi, Afp, Paris AFP Barcelona


Barcelona 3-1 Leganes: Lionel Messi off the bench to inspire victory

Lionel Messi comes off the bench to inspire La Liga leaders Barcelona to victory over Leganes for their seventh successive win.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Leganes


Barcelona dealt Ousmane Dembele injury blow vs Leganes

Barcelona have tonight been dealt a blow on the injury-front, after Ousmane Dembele was forced off during the Spanish champions’ clash with Leganes. Barcelona vs Leganes La Liga leaders Barca welcomed minnows Leganes to the Camp Nou a short time ago, hoping to reestablish their 5-point lead atop the Spanish top-flight. Atletico Madrid’s victory over Huesca yesterday afternoon saw Diego Simeone’s men close the gap on the Blaugrana to just 2 points. Barca’s latest outing, meanwhile, saw the Cata...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Borussia Dortmund, Messi, Sevilla, Barca, Athletic Bilbao, Camp Nou, Copa Del Rey


Arsenal reignite pursuit of Atletico’s Gelson Martins

As per a report from O Jogo, Arsenal are once again expressing an interest in the signature of Gelson Martins. Atletico struggles Martins, a 23-year-old winger, is currently plying his trade with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese international impressed during the early years of his career with Sporting CP, with his pace, flair and eye for goal having eventually seen Atletico snap Martins up as a free agent last summer, after the termination of his Sporting contract. However, to t...
Tags: Sweden, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Arsenal, Emirates, Portugal, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Gunners, Thierry Henry, United, Ian Wright, Alexandre Lacazette


Chelsea contact Barcelona over potential Coutinho deal- Express

Coutinho struggles at Barca Chelsea have contacted Barcelona to express an interest in one of their midfielders, Philippe Coutinho, according to the Express. Coutinho joined Barcelona last January from Liverpool for a staggering fee of around £142m. However, since making the switch to Spain, Coutinho has failed to live up to his price tag. During his first season at Barca Coutinho made 18 appearances in La Liga, in which he scored eight and assisted five. A decent record but probably not what B...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Arsenal, Ross Barkley, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Barca, Ian Wright, Philippe Coutinho


Marcelo dropped for Real Madrid vs Sevilla for being overweight

Marcelo is overweight Brazilian left-back Marcelo was left on the bench on Saturday for Real Madrid’s match against Sevilla in La Liga. Marcelo watched the 90 minutes from the sidelines, while Santiago Solari picked 22-year-old Sergio Reguilón in the full-back slot. So why did Marcelo miss out against Sevilla? According to Spanish journalist Juan Ramón de la Morena, speaking on “El Transistor” radio show, Marcelo was benched for being overweight It was reported that Marcelo is more than six kil...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Marcelo, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Santiago Bernabeu, Los Blancos, Santiago Solari, MADRID Real Madrid


Atletico shoot for football future in cricket-mad Pakistan

Lahore (Pakistan) (AFP) – Spain’s Atletico Madrid are taking on a challenge tougher than winning La Liga — developing football in cricket-mad Pakistan, where bat and ball are king, pitches come with stumps not goalposts,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Pakistan, Atletico Madrid, Afp, Atletico, LAHORE Pakistan


Barcelona beat Leganes with super-sub Lionel Messi to extend La Liga lead

Barcelona Leganes 3 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Lionel Messi came off the bench to inspire Barcelona to a 3-1 win over a dogged Leganes side on Sunday, creating one goal and scoring another to keep the Catalans five points clear at the t...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Catalans, La Liga Messi, Spanish Primera Division, Ousmane Dembele, Leganes, Barcelona Leganes, Martin Braithwaite


Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla: Late goals see Madrid move up to third in La Liga

Real Madrid move up to third in La Liga after late goals from Casemiro and Luka Modric secure victory over Sevilla.
Tags: Sport, La Liga, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Madrid, Casemiro, Luka Modric


Atletico Madrid bounce back with easy win over Huesca in La Liga

Huesca Atletico Madrid 0 3 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Atletico Madrid eased the pain of their midweek Copa del Rey exit to Girona by strolling to a 3-0 win at basement club Huesca on Saturday, moving to within two points of La Liga leaders...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, La Liga, Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Atletico, Girona, Huesca, Spanish Primera Division, Lucas Hernández, Stats Atletico Madrid, El Alcoraz, Huesca Atletico Madrid, Barcelona France


Luka Modric, Casemiro step up vs. Sevilla, fire Madrid up to third in La Liga

Luka Modric's late goal wrapped up the points for Madrid and capped a strong performance from the Ballon d'Or winner. Real Madrid moved into third place in La Liga thanks to a 2-0 victory over Sevilla at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon, with midfielders Casemiro and Luka Modric getting on the scoresheet in the second half. Positives Madrid were the better team in a battle against a direct rival for Champions League qualification -- even if that shows the lowered standards around the...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, La Liga, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Madrid, Blog Post, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Bernabeu, Ballon, Spanish Primera Division, Vinicius Junior, Luka Modric Casemiro, Positives Madrid


Transfer Talk: Chelsea plan to lure Philippe Coutinho back to the Premier League

Alexis Nunes and Paul Mariner break down the juiciest transfer rumours of the day, including Coutinho to United, Neymar to Barca and Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid. The FC guys answer your tweets on what the future holds for Eden Hazard, Philippe Coutinho's lack of playing time, Adrien Rabiot's next move and more. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to s...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Real Madrid, Transfers, Gareth Bale, Barca, Philippe Coutinho, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Coutinho, Adrien Rabiot


Spain to help China develop football

Madrid (AFP) – La Liga and China’s Super League on Friday signed an accord to “make Chinese football grow throughout the world.” “We are going to learn from La Liga as much about developing young... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Spain, Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Afp, Madrid AFP La Liga


Guillem Balague update on Arsenal’s move for Denis Suarez

Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has this afternoon provided an update on Arsenal’s proposed swoop for Barcelona outcast Denis Suarez. Barcelona outcast Suarez, a versatile 24-year-old who can play either in an attacking-midfield role or on the wing, has been on Barca’s books since 2016, when he made the move to the Camp Nou from Villarreal. However, despite having arrived in Catalunya with weighty expectations on his young shoulders, Suarez’s Blaugrana stint has, to this point, proved rathe...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Sociedad, Arsenal, Mesut Ozil, Chucky, Denis, Sevilla, Ac Milan, Barca, Camp Nou, Suarez


Barcelona dominance feels familiar but biggest tests still to come

Madrid (AFP) – With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga, boast two strikers with as many goals as any other team and look on course... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Madrid, Afp


Tottenham eyeing January move for Barcelona’s Malcom

Malcom flops at Barcelona Malcom joined FC Barcelona in July of 2018 for a fee of around £36m from Ligue 1 outfit Boudreaux. While at Boudreaux Malcom was very impressive for someone who is only 21 years of age. His 2017/18 season was particularly outstanding. The Brazilian would play 35 league games for Boudreaux, in which he scored 12 and assisted seven. However, since making the switch to Spain, Malcom has struggled to recapture the form he enjoyed last campaign. In fact, Malcom has clocked ...
Tags: South Korea, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Barca, Camp Nou


Barcelona won't be expelled from Copa del Rey for fielding ineligible player

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga? Barcelona will not be expelled from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player after the RFEF Competition Committee ruled on Friday that Levante's letter of objection was received too late. "After studying the complaint and the corresponding allegations, the head of the competition has decided to maintain the result of the tie and keep ...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Italy, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Barca, Levante, Buenos Aires, Spanish Copa del Rey, Mourinho, El Mundo


Barcelona not expelled from Copa del Rey for fielding ineligible player

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga? Barcelona will remain in the Copa del Rey after the RFEF's competition committee said on Friday it had rejected Levante's complaint that the Catalan side fielded an ineligible player. "After studying the complaint and the corresponding allegations, the head of the competition has decided to maintain the result of the tie and keep Barcelona...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Italy, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Barca, Levante, Buenos Aires, Spanish Copa del Rey, Mourinho, El Mundo


Barcelona could be kicked out of Copa del Rey after ‘breach of rules’

Will Barcelona face Copa del Rey punishment? Barcelona are facing potential expulsion from the Copa del Rey after a reported breach of rules during their last-16 first leg tie with Levante. The game took place last week with Levante coming out on top as 2-1 winners. Erick Cabaco scored the first goal before Real Madrid loanee Borja Mayoral extended Levante’s lead. Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty late in the game but that wasn’t enough to avoid defeat in the first leg. However, the game is no...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Levante, Philippe Coutinho, Denis Cheryshev, Fc Barcelona, Valencia Spain, Ernesto Valverde, El Mundo


Jose Mourinho confirms intention to continue in management: ‘I belong to top-level football’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has this afternoon confirmed that he fully intends to return to the field of management. Mourinho’s recent struggles Portuguese tactician Mourinho was recently relieved of his duties at Premier League giants Manchester United, following a dismal start to the season which saw many call into question whether the 55-year-old has what it takes to manage at the top-level anymore. Manchester United has announced that Jose Mourinho has left the Club. We would ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Old Trafford, Real Madrid, Champions League, Jose Mourinho, Crystal Palace, Europa League, Mufc, Porto, Benfica, Mourinho


La Liga Predictor: Will Barcelona run away with the title?

Barcelona currently have a five point gap on Atletico Madrid and a 10-point one on Real Madrid. Will anyone catch Barcelona this season in La Liga?
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Should Real Madrid bring back Jose Mourinho?

La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe and the FC crew share their thoughts on how a second stint for Jose Mourinho would go at Real Madrid.
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Transfer Talk: LAFC's Carlos Vela could be Barcelona's Plan B at striker

Julien Laurens gives the latest updates on Paris Saint-Germain's January transfer targets. The FC crew answer your tweets on how far Juventus will go in European and domestic competitions, the chances Real Madrid and Juve do a Dybala-Isco swap & more. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to or out of your club this month. Vela could be Bar...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, La Liga, Real Sociedad, Real Madrid, Transfers, Juventus, Mls, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Carlos Vela, Vela, Lafc, Paris Saint Germain


LIVE Transfer Talk: LAFC's Carlos Vela could be Barcelona's Plan B at striker

Julien Laurens gives the latest updates on Paris Saint-Germain's January transfer targets. The FC crew answer your tweets on how far Juventus will go in European and domestic competitions, the chances Real Madrid and Juve do a Dybala-Isco swap & more. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to or out of your club this month. TOP STORY: Vela c...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, La Liga, Real Sociedad, Real Madrid, Transfers, Juventus, Mls, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Carlos Vela, Vela, Lafc, Paris Saint Germain


Mourinho gagged by Man United as part of £18m pay-off - source

ESPN FC's La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe explains why Florentino Perez and and Real Madrid might consider bringing back Jose Mourinho. Steve Nicol and Craig Burley discuss the possibility of a shock return to Real Madrid for Jose Mourinho. Jose Mourinho will not be able to lift the lid on his Manchester United sacking when he returns to work as a pundit this week because of a non-disclosure agreement in his severance deal, a source close to the club has told ESPN FC. Mourinho is s...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Football, Qatar, Sport, Story, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Old Trafford, Real Madrid, Espn, Florentino Perez, Man United, Mourinho, English Premier League, Craig Burley


Atletico Madrid Want Alvaro Morata

Yesterday we reported that Sevilla pulled out the Alvaro Morata sweepstakes, but it appears that their Spanish rival Atletico Madrid are ready to swoop in and sign the Spanish striker. The Spaniard is out of favour at Stamford Bridge and has been linked with a move away from the Premier League in this window After Sevilla pulled out of a deal on Monday, Diego Simeone has now moved to land Morata and bolster his attacking options going into the rest of the season but Chelsea are waiting for a be...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Newcastle, Real Madrid, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Stamford Bridge, Sevilla, Getafe, Munir El Haddadi, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Morata