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Gabriel Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Alexis Nunes discuss the loan transfer of Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich from Barcelona. Alejandro Moreno and Craig Burley react to reports Philippe Coutinho will join Bayern Munich on loan and examine how it impacts Barcelona. Alejandro Moreno delves into the benefits a departure would have for Philippe Coutinho’s confidence
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Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho is set to join Bayern Munich on a one-year loan, Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed. “I can confirm [Bayern sporting director] Hasan Salihamidzic and I were in Barcelona last Wednesday. And we reached an agreement with both the club and the player over a transfer,” Rummenigge told reporters after his
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ESPN FC’s Julien Laurens shares the latest on Barcelona’s meeting with PSG and explains what it will take for the two sides to come to an agreement. Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has admitted recent discussions over Neymar’s future but denied significant progress has been made. ESPN FC sources revealed the French champions were unhappy
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The FC crew examine Barcelona’s probable lineup to face Athletic after Lionel Messi was left off the list of players traveling to Bilbao. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says Lionel Messi will not be risked for the Spanish champions’ La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday, with the Argentine not being included in the squad
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ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop ranks the three finalists for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award. The FC crew praise Liverpool’s backup goalkeeper Adrian for his starring role in the Reds’ penalty shootout victory over Chelsea. ESPN FC’s Julien Laurens shares the latest on Barcelona’s meeting with PSG and explains what it will take
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Paris Saint-Germain are unhappy with the way their first direct meeting with Barcelona went on Tuesday regarding the potential return of Neymar to Camp Nou, sources have told ESPN FC. Despite numerous exchanges over the valuations of multiple players, there was no breakthrough, although the French champions have made clear to their Catalan counterparts what
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The demands at Barcelona mean that winning La Liga isn’t always enough to satisfy everyone. Last season, Ernesto Valverde’s side won the Spanish title by 11 points but it was a second successive Champions League humiliation for which their campaign is remembered. A 4-0 second-leg defeat to Liverpool last season ended the club’s Treble dream
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Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong says he would rather old teammate Donny van de Beek didn’t join Real Madrid – as he doesn’t want to face him as an opponent. Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop praise Frenkie de Jong’s game, particularly his composure on the ball in the Netherlands’ win over England. ESPN FC’s Shaka
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La Liga-Serie A Cup: Antoine Griezmann (56′) Barcelona 2-0 Napoli Antoine Griezmann netted his first goal as a Barcelona player in the Catalan side’s 4-0 win over Napoli to secure the La Liga-Serie A Cup in Ann Arbor. Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong says he would rather old teammate Donny van de Beek didn’t join
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Alejandro Moreno delves into the benefits a departure would have for Philippe Coutinho’s confidence and Barcelona’s bottom line. Philippe Coutinho will not return to the Premier League this month despite Barcelona offering him to a number of English clubs in recent weeks, sources at the Catalan club have told ESPN FC. Barca had hoped to
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Shaka Hislop feels Barcelona’s high asking price for Philippe Coutinho is scaring off potential buyers, given the Brazilian’s erratic from at the Nou Camp. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp tells ESPN FC’s Melissa Reddy that re-signing Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona would take “big, big money” and “it’s not our year for that.” Tottenham are keen to
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