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Real Madrid target Hazard: I have made decision over Chelsea future

Chelsea star Eden Hazard recaps his side's comfortable 5-0 win over Huddersfield which included two goals from the mesmerising Belgian. Mark Ogden and the FC crew examine the top-four in the Premier League, which is heating up as Man United improve and Chelsea struggle. Steve Nicol doesn't appreciate Maurizio Sarri's self-praise after Chelsea's rout of downtrodden Huddersfield Town. Two goals apiece from Gonzalo Higuain and Eden Hazard gave Chelsea ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Transfers, Belgium, Mark Ogden, Eden Hazard, Espn, Leicester, Huddersfield, Stamford Bridge


ICYMI: Messi to the rescue, Aguero superb, Gervinho a hero

From the heroics of Lionel Messi and Gervinho to PSG's first defeat of the season, here's how the top clubs in Europe fared at the weekend.
Tags: Europe, Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-germain, Lionel Messi, Juventus


Atletico title bid suffers with defeat at Betis in Alvaro Morata debut

Real Betis Atletico Madrid 1 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Atletico Madrid fell to their first La Liga defeat in five months as they were beaten 1-0 at Real Betis on Sunday, missing a golden chance to close the gap with leaders Barcelona an...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, La Liga, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Real Betis, Atletico, Alvaro Morata, Betis, Real Betis Atletico Madrid, Spanish Primera Division, Stats Atletico Madrid, Sergio Canales


Karim Benzema on target as Real Madrid easily account for Alaves

Real Madrid Alavés 3 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Ernesto Valverde says he is unsure whether Lionel Messi will be available to face Real Madrid Wednesday after picking up a knock against Valencia. Karim Benzema scored his sixth g...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema, Real, Ernesto Valverde, Spanish Primera Division, Alavés, Valencia Karim Benzema, Real Madrid Alav, Sergio Reguilon, Mendizorrotza Santiago Solari


Moreno: Real Madrid not getting enough good performances

Despite their recent run of victories, ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno shares his concerns with Real Madrid's consistency, especially in the midfield.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Real Madrid, Espn, Latest, ESPN FC TV, Alejandro Moreno, Moreno, Spanish Primera Division, Alavés


Real Madrid 3-0 Alaves: Benzema on fire

Karim Benzema netted his sixth goal in four games as Real Madrid continued their winning ways against Alaves.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Real Madrid, Latest, Karim Benzema, Spanish Primera Division, Alavés


Messi brace inspires Barcelona comeback in draw with Valencia

Barcelona Valencia 2 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Lionel Messi scored either side of half-time to help Barcelona overturn a two-goal deficit and earn a 2-2 draw with Valencia at the Camp Nou on Saturday. Valencia struck twice in eight fir...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Lionel Messi, Messi, Camp Nou, Valencia, Barcelona Valencia, Dani Parejo, Kevin Gameiro, Spanish Primera Division, Toni Lato


Barcelona's Lionel Messi faces fitness race ahead of Copa Clasico

BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi is a minor doubt for Barcelona's game against Real Madrid on Wednesday after ending Saturday's 2-2 draw with Valencia with a thigh problem. Messi, who scored twice as Barca came from two goals down to earn a point against Valencia at Camp Nou, received treatment on the sidelines for five minutes during the second half. The Argentine forward was eventually able to finish the game, but he will now undergo tests to determine the severity of the injury. Bar...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Messi, Barca, Camp Nou, Valencia, Barcelona Spain, Spanish Primera Division


Barcelona 2-2 Valencia: Messi pulls Barca back in

Lionel Messi scored twice, including a sensational equaliser, to secure a point for Barcelona after going 2-0 down at home to Valencia.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, Lionel Messi, Messi, Latest, Barca, Valencia, Spanish Primera Division


Pique's dress sense mocked by Barcelona teammate Kevin-Prince Boateng

He may have only been at Barcelona a week or two, but Kevin-Prince Boateng has already settled in at Camp Nou. So much so that the journeyman midfielder -- whose 10 previous clubs include Tottenham, Dortmund and AC Milan but more recently Las Palmas, Eintracht Frankfurt and Sassuolo -- feels comfortable mocking his new teammates' fashion choices on social media. Boateng, who recently sealed a shock loan move to the defending champions of La Liga, shared a photo on Instagram of himself and G...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, La Liga, Gerard Pique, Ac Milan, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Sassuolo, Kevin Prince Boateng, Boateng, Spanish Primera Division, Tottenham Dortmund, Las Palmas Eintracht Frankfurt


La Liga Predictor: Barca take on Valencia, Real Madrid welcome Alavés

Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes predict the biggest matches of the La Liga weekend.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, La Liga, Real Madrid, Latest, Barca, Alexis Nunes, Paul Mariner, Valencia Real Madrid, Spanish Primera Division


Chelsea's Batshuayi faces choice between West Ham and Real Betis loans - sources

Steve Nicol and Raphael Honigstein agree Gonzalo Higuain will help Chelsea score goals, but they also think it increases the club's pressure to perform. Michy Batshuayi faces a choice between joining West Ham or Real Betis on loan, with Everton unlikely to match Chelsea's £35 million asking price, sources have told ESPN FC. Batshuayi has started just four La Liga games on loan at Valencia this season, scoring only twice in 21 appearances in all competitions. Everton had been seen as t...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, La Liga, Liverpool, West Ham United, Tottenham, Everton, Transfers, Belgium, West Ham, Espn, Leicester, Merseyside, ESPN FC TV


Barca complete move for Toulouse defender Jean-Clair Todibo

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno delves into the marked differences he sees in Philippe Coutinho since he left Liverpool and joined Barcelona. Barcelona have signed French defender Jean-Clair Todibo from Toulouse to a four-and-a-half-year deal. Todibo, 19, had agreed to join the La Liga leaders in the summer when his Toulouse contract expired, but the deal has now been brought forward. Sources have told ESPN FC that Barca will pay Toulouse around €2 million for the centre-back -- significantly m...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Liverpool, Tottenham, Transfers, Espn, Leicester, Barca, Psg, Toulouse, Philippe Coutinho, ESPN FC TV, Alejandro Moreno


Solari: Guardiola shouldn't underestimate Madrid

Real Madrid's Santiago Solari was unhappy that Pep Guardiola didn't include the club in his top three teams of the last decade.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Real Madrid, Pep Guardiola, Madrid, Latest, Guardiola, Santiago Solari, Solari, Spanish Primera Division


Arsenal loan Denis Suarez from Barcelona until end of season

A below-par Arsenal scraped past Cardiff City thanks to goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. Stewart Robson examines what Arsenal have left to play for this season after their FA Cup exit, while Craig Burley says they need to think big picture. A below-par Arsenal scraped past Cardiff City thanks to goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. A below-par Arsenal scraped past Cardiff City thanks to goals from Pierre-Emerick Aub...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Cardiff City, Espn, Leicester, Sevilla, Barca, ESPN FC TV, Real Betis


Barcelona want Jean-Clair Todibo arrival brought forward to January - sources

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno delves into the marked differences he sees in Philippe Coutinho since he left Liverpool and joined Barcelona. Unai Emery admits he would like to make a signing in January, but concedes Denis Suarez from Barcelona will not be easy. Barcelona are pushing to bring Toulouse defender Jean-Clair Todibo to the club before the transfer window shuts, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC. Barca confirmed earlier in January that they had reached an agreement for Todib...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Liverpool, Tottenham, Transfers, Espn, Leicester, Toulouse, Philippe Coutinho, ESPN FC TV, Alejandro Moreno, Nov, Denis Suarez, Spanish Primera Division


Atletico Madrid trainer Oscar Ortega accused of violence against women

Atletico trainer Oscar Ortega, far right, has yet to be charged with any crime. Spanish police say Atletico Madrid's trainer was detained and has been released after being accused of violence against women. Oscar Ortega was taken into custody late Monday and released after appearing before a judge on Tuesday. He was not immediately charged with any crime. The case will be heard by a court that handles violence against women. No other details were immediately released. Atletico Madrid say th...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Atletico Madrid, Atletico, Spanish Primera Division, Oscar Ortega


Morata: My childhood dream was to play for Atleti

Former Atletico Madrid ball boy Alvaro Morata is excited to live a childhood dream after joining the club on an 18-month loan deal from Chelsea despite having played at Real Madrid.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Latest, Morata, Alvaro Morata, Spanish Primera Division


Morata: Choosing Atletico amid Barcelona, Bayern Munich links was 'very easy'

Former Atletico Madrid ball boy Alvaro Morata is excited to live a childhood dream after joining the club on an 18-month loan deal from Chelsea despite having played at Real Madrid. Craig Burley breaks down what Gonzalo Higuain will offer Chelsea that Alvaro Morata couldn't during his time at Stamford Bridge. Alvaro Morata has insisted that joining boyhood club Atletico Madrid on loan from Chelsea was a "very easy" decision despite reported interest from Barcelona and Bayern Munic...
Tags: Football, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Transfers, Atletico Madrid, Stamford Bridge, Atletico, Morata, Craig Burley, Alvaro Morata, Gonzalo Higuain


Neymar court date over Barcelona's non-payment of loyalty bonus delayed

Steve Nicol and the FC crew discuss how Neymar's "showboating" style brings an extra level of physicality from defenders, leading to his recurring injuries. Lionel Messi scored for the seventh-straight La Liga match as Barcelona defeated 10-man Girona 2-0. A second half surge turned an early stalemate into a complete thrashing, as PSG secured three points at Le Parc des Princes. A court case between Barcelona and Neymar, originally due to start this week, has been delayed...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Liverpool, Tottenham, Paris Saint Germain, Lionel Messi, Transfers, Espn, Leicester, Psg, Neymar, ESPN FC TV, French Ligue 1


Arsenal close on Denis Suarez loan from Barcelona - sources

Unai Emery admits he would like to make a signing in January, but concedes Denis Suarez from Barcelona will not be easy. Alexis Nunes and Craig Burley run the rule over the latest big transfer rumours. Denis Suarez is finally set to complete his loan move to Arsenal after Barcelona re-opened talks over a January switch, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC. Talks broke down last week after negotiations reached a stalemate with Arsenal only wanting to sign Denis on loan. Barca were willing...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Espn, Leicester, Denis, Barca, ESPN FC TV, English Premier League, Alexis Nunes, Craig Burley


Ivan Rakitic targets Barcelona stay amid Chelsea, Manchester United interest

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner sifts through the latest transfer rumours including Callum Hudson-Odoi to Liverpool, Adrien Rabiot to Tottenham and more. Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said he wants to stay at the club despite the persistent rumours linking him with a move away from the La Liga leaders. Diario Sport reported on Tuesday that Chelsea, as well as Arsenal and Manchester United, are interested in signing him from Barca at the end of the season. Rakitic, 30, is out of contract in ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Tottenham, Transfers, Espn, Leicester, Barca, ESPN FC TV, Ivan Rakitic, Adrien Rabiot


Fenerbahce loan Mexico international Diego Reyes to La Liga's Leganes

Alexis Nunes and Craig Burley run the rule over the latest big transfer rumours. Real Madrid have won their last three matches in La Liga, but Alejandro Moreno says the wins are doing nothing to mask the club's issues. Fenerbahce defender and Mexico international Diego Reyes has been loaned to La Liga side Leganes until the end of the season, the Turkish club announced on Monday. Leganes, who are struggling in Spain's first division and are three points above the relegation z...
Tags: Mexico, Football, Spain, Sport, Story, La Liga, Real Madrid, Transfers, Porto, Fenerbahce, Turkish Super Lig, Alejandro Moreno, Alexis Nunes, Craig Burley, Reyes, Diego Reyes


LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea want Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic

Alexis Nunes and Craig Burley run the rule over the latest big transfer rumours. Unai Emery says Arsenal are targeting a 'right or left winger' before the transfer deadline on January 31st. The FC panel answer your tweets on Timothy Weah's role for Celtic, if they'd prefer Christian Pulisic or Callum Hudson-Odoi in their squad and more. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Chelsea, Transfers, Croatia, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, Ivan Rakitic, Christian Pulisic, English Premier League, Alexis Nunes, Craig Burley, Unai Emery, Spanish Primera Division


Isco needs more Real Madrid game time to keep Spain place - Luis Enrique

The FC panel answer your tweets on if Liverpool's Andrew Robertson is the next Steve Nicol, where Isco's future lies and much more. Spain coach Luis Enrique has said Real Madrid's Isco needs more playing time with his club if he is to maintain his place in the national team. Isco, a regular for his country since Luis Enrique took over in July, has started only three times in 21 club games since Santiago Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui at the Bernabeu in October. Luis Enrique, who...
Tags: Football, Spain, Sport, Story, Espanyol, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Andrew Robertson, Madrid, Luis Enrique, Isco, Movistar, Bernabeu, Steve Nicol, Julen Lopetegui, Santiago Solari


Barcelona boss Valverde backs Coutinho to find goal-scoring touch

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner sifts through the latest transfer rumours including Callum Hudson-Odoi to Liverpool, Adrien Rabiot to Tottenham and more. With Frenkie de Jong set to join Barcelona in the summer, the FC crew explain why they believe he's capable of making an instant impact. With Barcelona's late coup for Frenkie de Jong complete, check out what the budding Dutch star brings to the Camp Nou. GIRONA, Spain -- Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde backed Philippe...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Liverpool, Tottenham, Brazil, Espn, Philippe Coutinho, Coutinho, Adrien Rabiot, Paul Mariner, Ernesto Valverde, Valverde, Spanish Primera Division, Ousmane Dembele


Lionel Messi scores as Barcelona beat Girona to extend lead to five points

Girona Barcelona 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Lionel Messi scored for a sixth consecutive La Liga game as champions Barcelona saw off a gutsy Girona side 2-0 in a Catalan...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Miami, Barca, Girona, Spanish Primera Division, Nelson Semedo, Girona Barcelona, Montilivi


Girona 0-2 Barcelona: Messi extends scoring streak

Lionel Messi scored for the seventh-straight La Liga match as Barcelona defeated 10-man Girona 2-0.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Xbox 360, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Messi, Latest, Girona, Spanish Primera Division


Chelsea's Morata passes medical, closes in on Atletico Madrid loan

The FC panel examine which team would win out if Gonzalo Higuain goes to Chelsea, Alvaro Morata joins Atletico Madrid and Krzysztof Piatek moves to Milan. Spain striker Alvaro Morata said on Sunday he had passed a medical at Atletico Madrid, with a loan move to the La Liga side from Chelsea expected to be confirmed imminently. "Everything went well, thank God," Morata told reporters as he left the Clinica Universidad de Navarra medical centre in Madrid, having flown to the Spanish capital on Sa...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, La Liga, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Transfers, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Madrid, Psg, ESPN FC TV, English Premier League


Chelsea's Morata passes medical, closes on Atletico Madrid loan

The FC panel examine which team would win out if Gonzalo Higuain goes to Chelsea, Alvaro Morata joins Atletico Madrid and Krzysztof Piatek moves to Milan. Spain striker Alvaro Morata said on Sunday he has passed a medical with Atletico Madrid, with his loan move to the La Liga side from Chelsea expected to be confirmed imminently. "Everything went well, thank God," Morata told reporters as he left the Clinica Universidad de Navarra medical centre in Madrid, having flown to the Spanish capital f...
Tags: London, Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, La Liga, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Transfers, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Madrid, Psg, ESPN FC TV