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Real Madrid knock Man United off top of world football rich list

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. With the January transfer window in full swing, take a look at whether or not Carlos Vela, Alvaro Morata and more will be making moves. Real Madrid have taken over from Manchester United at the top of the Deloitte Football Money League. Champions League winners Madrid made record revenues of €750.9 million (£674.6m) in 2017-18 as United slipped to third p...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Madrid, Man United, United, English Premier League, Sid Lowe, Spanish Primera Division, Carlos Vela Alvaro Morata


Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong from Ajax for ¬75m, joins in summer

With Frenkie de Jong's move from Ajax to Barcelona now official, ESPN FC's Julien Laurens gives his take on how he will fit in at the Camp Nou. With Barcelona's late coup for Frenkie de Jong complete, check out what the budding Dutch star brings to the Camp Nou. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens reveals the latest on Barcelona's efforts to land Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona have signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax in a deal worth an initial €75 million...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Story, Bayern Munich, Transfers, Espn, Barca, Ajax Amsterdam, Fc Barcelona, Julien Laurens, De Jong, Spanish Primera Division, Paris Saint Germain Manchester City


Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong for ¬75m; he will stay at Ajax until summer

With Frenkie de Jong's move from Ajax to Barcelona now official, ESPN FC's Julien Laurens gives his take on how he will fit in at the Camp Nou. With Barcelona's late coup for Frenkie de Jong complete, check out what the budding Dutch star brings to the Camp Nou. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens reveals the latest on Barcelona's efforts to land Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Ajax's Frenkie de Jong for an initial €75...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Story, Manchester City, Transfers, Espn, Barca, Camp Nou, Ajax Amsterdam, Paris Saint Germain, Julien Laurens, De Jong, Spanish Primera Division, Frenkie de Jong


Marcelo has no assurances over Real Madrid role - Santi Solari

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. Real Madrid coach Santi Solari has warned out-of-favour Marcelo that no player is guaranteed a starting spot in his team, amid speculation he could leave this summer. Vice-captain Marcelo has been a key member of the Madrid team that have won four of the last five Champions League trophies. But a dip in form this season has seen homegrown youngster Sergio Reguilon...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, La Liga, Real Madrid, Transfers, Juventus, Jose Mourinho, Madrid, Marcelo, Sid Lowe, Real Madrid Real Madrid, Santi Solari, Spanish Primera Division, Sergio Reguilon


Boateng: A great honour to play alongside Messi and Suarez

Boateng: A great honour toKevin-Prince Boateng insisted it was a huge honour to now play alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez after sealing a move to Barcelona.play alongside Messi and Suarez
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Messi, Latest, Suarez, Kevin-prince Boateng, Boateng, Spanish Primera Division


Kevin Prince Boateng wanted to 'run' to Barcelona after hearing of interest

Gab Marcotti says an older, more mature Kevin-Prince Boateng should be productive for Barcelona after a solid showing with Sassulo. Check out how Europe's top clubs fared at the weekend, including PSG's 9-0, a big night for Arsenal and another win for Manchester United. Carlos Vela did not rule out a move to Barcelona, despite saying he is happy at LAFC. Barcelona put on a show for the fans at the Camp Nou, as Lionel Messi secured the home victory with a beau...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Manchester United, La Liga, Italy, Lionel Messi, Transfers, Barca, Psg, Camp Nou, Sassuolo, Carlos Vela, Kevin Prince Boateng


ICYMI: PSG score 9, Arsenal's big win and more

Check out how Europe's top clubs fared at the weekend, including PSG's 9-0, a big night for Arsenal and another win for Manchester United.
Tags: Europe, Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-germain, Latest, Psg, French Ligue 1


Barcelona in talks to sign Kevin Prince Boateng on loan with permanent option - sources

Carlos Vela did not rule out a move to Barcelona, despite saying he is happy at LAFC. Barcelona put on a show for the fans at the Camp Nou, as Lionel Messi secured the home victory with a beautiful strike with his right foot. Zlatan Ibrahimovic opens up to ESPN FC about Paul Pogba's revitalization since Jose Mourinho's departure and likens it to his disagreements with Pep Guardiola at Barcelona. Arsenal manager Unai Emery was reluctant to speak about rumoured...
Tags: Europe, Football, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Liverpool, Tottenham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi, Transfers, Mls, Jose Mourinho, Espn, Sevilla


Barcelona B defender Moussa Wague condemns Ejea fans' racism

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe explains why LAFC's Carlos Vela could fit Barcelona's needs for a back-up striker after the departure of Munir to Sevilla. Barcelona B defender Moussa Wague has apologised for hitting an SD Ejea supporter but said he had been provoked by "numerous and repeated racist insults" during Sunday's game between the sides. Senegal international Wague was sent off in the second half after tangling with a home fan as he tried to get the ball back for a throw-in. Wagu...
Tags: Football, Senegal, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Espn, Barcelona B, Carlos Vela, Sid Lowe, Munir, Spanish Primera Division, Wague, Moussa Wague, Ejea, Sevilla Barcelona B


Horse breeding, wine making, fishmongering and biotech research -- footballers' interesting side projects

While professional football constitutes the perfect job for many, there are some pro players who use their newfound fortune to bankroll the extra-curricular projects that they've always dreamed of doing. Here we look at some of the most interesting labours of love adopted by pros as sidelines to their hectic sporting day job. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js&...
Tags: Football, Sport, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, English Premier League, Spanish Primera Division


UPDATE 1-Soccer-Bilbao bemused by offside ruling in draw at Villarreal

Villarreal Athletic Bilbao 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats (Adds Rayo result, Athletic coach quotes)Jan 20 (Reuters) - Villarreal remained in the relegation zone after drawing 1-1 at home to fellow strugglers Athletic Bilbao on Sunday but w...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Athletic Bilbao, Villarreal, Athletic, Rayo, Spanish Primera Division, Villarreal Athletic Bilbao, Reuters Villarreal, Jaume Costa put Athletic, Soccer Bilbao


Bilbao bemused by offside ruling in draw at Villarreal

Villarreal Athletic Bilbao 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Jan 20 (Reuters) - Villarreal remained in the relegation zone after drawing 1-1 at home to fellow strugglers Athletic Bilbao on Sunday but were fortunate to escape with a point afte...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Athletic Bilbao, Villarreal, Spanish Primera Division, Villarreal Athletic Bilbao, Reuters Villarreal, Jaume Costa put Athletic


Barcelona 3-1 Leganes: Messi seals the deal

Barcelona put on a show for the fans at the Camp Nou, as Lionel Messi secured the home victory with a beautiful strike with his right foot.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Lionel Messi, Messi, Latest, Camp Nou, Spanish Primera Division, Leganes


Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele limps suffers sprained ankle against Leganes

BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona have confirmed that Ousmane Dembele sprained his ankle in Sunday's 3-1 win over Leganes and that the forward will undergo tests on Monday to determine the severity of the injury. Dembele opened the scoring against Leganes and produced one his best performances in a Barca shirt before being forced off midway through the second half. The France international collapsed on the ground under minimal pressure, provoking immediate concern among the home supporters. He ...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Barca, Dembele, BARCELONA Spain Barcelona, Spanish Primera Division, Ousmane Dembele, Leganes


Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele out for 15 days after suffering sprained ankle

Barcelona put on a show for the fans at the Camp Nou, as Lionel Messi secured the home victory with a beautiful strike with his right foot. BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona have confirmed that Ousmane Dembele sprained his ankle in Sunday's 3-1 win over Leganes and that the forward will be sidelined for around two weeks with the injury. Dembele opened the scoring against Leganes and produced one of his best performances in a Barca shirt before being forced off midway through the second half. Th...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Lionel Messi, Barca, Camp Nou, Dembele, BARCELONA Spain Barcelona, Spanish Primera Division, Ousmane Dembele, Leganes


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


Dembele earns 9/10 in electric performance as Barca beat Leganes

Ousmane Dembele was electrifying in Barcelona's 3-1 win over Leganes on Sunday. BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi came off the bench to score one and create another as Barcelona beat Leganes 3-1 at Camp Nou on Sunday to restore their five-point lead at the top of La Liga. Ousmane Dembele -- who was later forced off with an ankle injury -- gave Barca the lead in the first half, but the visitors equalised after the break through Martin Braithwaite. Barca edged back ahead when substitute Mes...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Camp Nou, Blog Post, Dembele, Spanish Primera Division, Ivan Cuellar, Ousmane Dembele, Leganes, La Liga Ousmane Dembele, Martin Braithwaite Barca


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


Real Madrid beat Sevilla to strengthen Champions League hopes

Real Madrid Sevilla FC 2 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Real Madrid midfielders Casemiro and Luka Modric struck late to earn a 2-0 home win over Sevilla as Santiago Solari's stuttering side leapfrogged the Andalusians into third spot in...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Madrid, Sevilla FC, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Santiago Solari, Stats Real Madrid, Spanish Primera Division, Real Madrid Sevilla FC, Vinicius Jr, Tomas Vaclik


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


Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla: Real climb to 3rd

Casemiro and Luka Modric provided the two late goals Real Madrid needed to defeat Sevilla and move ahead of the Andalusian side in the table.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Latest, Sevilla FC, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Spanish Primera Division


Football Leaks 'whistleblower' arrested in Hungary, Portuguese man's lawyers claim

Gab Marcotti delves into ESPN FC's top 50 most influential people in football, pinpointing No. 16's "John" from Football Leaks. A Portuguese man arrested in Hungary on suspicion of extortion and secrecy violations hacked football bodies' documents -- which later appeared on the Football Leaks website -- because he was "outraged" by criminality in the sport, his lawyers said. The man, named by his lawyers as 30-year-old Rui Pinto, was detained in Hungary on Wednesday on a European...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Story, Hungary, Italy, Argentina, Espn, John, Buenos Aires, German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1, UEFA Champions League, Mourinho, Reuters


Juventus' Ronaldo expected at Madrid court on Tuesday for tax fraud trial

Serie A leaders Juventus square off against cellar-dwellers Chievo, while second-placed Napoli must try their luck against Lazio. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is expected back in Madrid on Tuesday to attend a trial for tax evasion in which Spanish prosecutors are asking for a 23-month prison sentence and a fine. The Portugal captain, who left Real Madrid for Juventus last July, is expected to plead guilty after he agreed a settlement worth €18.8 million with Spanish tax authorities last s...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Real Madrid, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Madrid, Italian Serie A, Napoli, Chievo, Spanish Primera Division, Lazio Juventus, Juventus Ronaldo


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?
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, La Liga, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Latest, Spanish Primera Division, Will Barcelona, Real Madrid Will


Why Atletico Madrid may fit the bill for Morata

With Alvaro Morata's Chelsea future uncertain, Sid Lowe has his say on why a move back to Spain might be the solution for the struggling striker.
Tags: Media, Football, Spain, Sport, Xbox 360, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Latest, ESPN FC TV, Morata, Alvaro Morata, Sid Lowe, Spanish Primera Division


Lowe: Vela could be a short-term solution for Barca

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe explains why LAFC's Carlos Vela could fit Barcelona's needs for a back-up striker after the departure of Munir to Sevilla.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Espn, Latest, Barca, ESPN FC TV, Carlos Vela, Vela, Lowe, Sid Lowe, Munir, Spanish Primera Division


Barcelona's Malcom available in January for bids above ¬41m - sources

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Luis Suarez found the net twice and Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal, as Barcelona cruised past Eibar at the Camp Nou. Unai Emery says Arsenal will not be making any permanent signings ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Arsenal, Lionel Messi, Transfers, David De Gea, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Roma, Eibar, Bordeaux, Alejandro Moreno, Coppa Italia


Manchester United consider Atletico's Andrea Berta as sporting director - sources

The ESPN FC crew examine Paul Pogba's improved performances at Manchester United with the departure of Jose Mourinho. ESPN's Shaka Hislop says David de Gea's confidence in net has a huge psychological effect on strikers ability to score on the Manchester United keeper. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Craig Burley goes to the tape and demonst...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, Espn, Messi, Paul Pogba, English Premier League, Atletico, Coppa Italia, Craig Burley, Shaka Hislop, Andrea Berta


10 year challenge: How have Messi, Pogba, Salah aged since 2009?

Get caught up on the Premier League weekend with the Exploding Heads in a convenient 90-second (plus stoppages) package. Posting throwback photos my by a regular occurrence on social media -- there is a whole day of the week reserved for it, after all -- but there have been a spate of them this week thanks to the #10yearchallenge. Toe Poke thought it would have a crack at the social media trend and examine exactly how some of today's most prominent football stars looked a decade ago, back ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Lionel Messi, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Paul Pogba, Mohamed Salah, English Premier League, Spanish Primera Division, Messi Pogba Salah


Barcelona manager Valverde will be at Camp Nou next season - president

Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Luis Suarez found the net twice and Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal, as Barcelona cruised past Eibar at the Camp Nou. Unai Emery says Arsenal will not be making any permanent signings ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Arsenal, Lionel Messi, David De Gea, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Camp Nou, Eibar, Luis Enrique, Alejandro Moreno, Coppa Italia, Ernesto Valverde