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Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen faces 5 months on sidelines

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Barcelona have confirmed that defender Thomas Vermaelen will need to undergo thigh surgery and will be out of action for between four and five months.

The Belgium international joined Barca from Arsenal for a £15 million fee in the summer but is yet to make his debut for the Catalan club.

Harry Kane strikes again, Pogba immaculate – The 10 Series best youngsters in Europe wrap, week 9

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The 10 Seriesis our annual feature onJust Footballin which – if you don't know by now – we selected the 60 best youngsters in Europe to watch in 2014/15in six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain,France, Germany, Italyand the Netherlands.

Cruyff: “Things are always happening with Messi that we don’t know about”

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Fascinating interview with former Dutch and Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff on Spain's Radio Cope's 'El Partido de las 12′.

Last week, while on international duty, Messi hinted that his future might lie away from the Camp Nou, and Cruyff was asked about the relationship between Messi and FC Barcelona Here are some of his answers:

What is the relationship between Messi and Barca?

Lionel Messi Becomes All-Time Top Goalscorer In La Liga AND Champions League History In The Space Of Four Days

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It's quickly becoming nigh-on impossible to keep track of the milestones Lionel Messi seemingly passes on a game-to-game basis, but even by his own inimitable standards, last Saturday's was a biggie.

On Saturday, he surpassed Telmo Zarra's long-standing record (251 goals) to become La Liga's all-time top-scorer with a hat-trick in Barca's 5-1 win over Sevilla thus taking his total haul to253.

Yet Another Record Breaking Messi Night | Barca - 4, APOEL - 0 Highlights Video

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Just days after becoming the Leading scorer in La Liga history, Lionel Messi did the same in UEFA Champions League - becoming the leading scorer in the Competitions History. Prior to the match he was tied with Raul for the top spot.

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Messi Sets Another Goal Scoring Record

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Fresh off becoming the all-time leading scoring in La Liga, Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Tuesday became the record goalscorer in Champions League history as he led Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia.

After Luis Suarez had opened the scoring with his first goal for Barca, Messi scored for the 72nd time in the competition, passing former Real Madrid star Raul, and then added two more to set up a grandstand finish to Group F.

New Challenges Remain for Record-Breaking Messi

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Not content with the landmarks and trophies already scooped up in a 10-year Barcelona career, Lionel Messi this week reached twomilestones,breaking the records for the most number of goals in the UEFA Champions League and La Liga.

The Argentina captain shows no sign of letting up just yet.

New Challenges Remain for Record-Breaking Messi

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Not content with the landmarks and trophies already scooped up in a 10-year Barcelona career, Lionel Messi this week reached twomilestones,breaking the records for the most number of goals in the UEFA Champions League and La Liga.

The Argentina captain shows no sign of letting up just yet.

Barcelona Weathered The Early Storm But Luis Enrique Expects More Struggles

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Heading into his side's Champions League Group F match against APOEL today (live on FOX Soccer 2GOat 2:45pm ET for viewers in the US), manager Luis Enrique has confessed that Barcelonahad a momentary drop in form following their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in late October.

Questions about the manager's tactics, his man-management and the team's chemistry most notably the relationship on the pitch between Lionel Messi, Neymar and new-signing Luis Suarez -quickly surfaced in the Spanish press following the convincing defeat in El Clasico.

Barcelona Weathered The Early Storm But Luis Enrique Expects More Struggles

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Heading into his side's Champions League Group F match against APOEL today (live on FOX Soccer 2GOat 2:45pm ET for viewers in the US), manager Luis Enrique has confessed that Barcelonahad a momentary drop in form following their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in late October.

Questions about the manager's tactics, his man-management and the team's chemistry most notably the relationship on the pitch between Lionel Messi, Neymar and new-signing Luis Suarez -quickly surfaced in the Spanish press following the convincing defeat in El Clasico.

FC Barcelona - 5 : Sevilla - 1 Video Highlights

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Highlights from FC Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla at the Camp Nou. Messi created history scoring a hat-trick becoming the all time leading goal scorer in La Liga.

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Messi is the greatest! Lionel Messi makes history, becomes La Liga all-time top scorer

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Every once in a while, a player comes a long who changes history.

He's done it. Lionel Messi is the greatest, and of that there can now be no doubt. After nearly a month stuck on 250 goals in La Liga, Messi finally beat Telmo Zarra's record, one that stood for over 50 years, banging in a hat-trick against Sevilla in a 5-1 victory for Barcelona at Camp Nou to register his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals.

Barcelona vs Sevilla 5-1 Highlights 2014 Rakitic Neymar Messi Hat trick Goals Video

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Barcelona vs Sevilla 5-1 Highlights 2014 Rakitic Neymar Messi Hat trick Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Barcelona vs Sevilla 2014 (FCB Sevilla VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Barcelona vs Sevilla 5-1 (Messi*3, Neymar, Rakitic/ Alba own goal) Camp Nou, Barcelona- 22 November, 2014- 22/11/14- La Liga- [.

Messi Hints That Barca Could Sell Him

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Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has given the strongest hint yet that he could leave the Spanish giants saying "things can change a lot in soccer " before appearing to contradict himself by adding "if it was up to me I would stay forever".

The four-times world player of the year, who joined Barça's academy at the age of 13, has had a tough 18 months as he has struggled with injuries and lack of form combined with a long battle with Spanish tax authorities.

Manchester United target looking to emulate Andres Iniesta

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Dutch central midfielder Daley Sinkgraven has expressed his desire to play for one of the big clubs in La Liga. The 19 year old Heerenveen midfielder has been in fine form for this club and has attracted a lot of interest, notably from the likes of Ajax and Manchester United.

Liverpool given green signal for Martin Montoya transfer in January

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Liverpool given green signal for Martin Montoya transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We have an update on Martin Montoya Liverpool transfer saga. Barcelona are ready to sell defender Martin Montoya, who is a reported target of Liverpool, in January. The Catalan giants would allow him move to any foreign club, so that he can get regular games, should a good offer come in their way in winter.

The Case For Superstar Lionel Messi Leaving Barcelona FC

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It was always going to happen at some point Barcelona is getting old. Xavi is now 33 years old, Dani Alves is now 30 and they recently had to part with the legendary Carlos Puyol. The 'tiki-taka' team of five years ago is certainly long gone, with new Barcelona manager Luis Enrique brought in to start the first stages of a transition.

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LIONEL MESSI TO CHELSEA FC ?

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LIONEL MESSI WANTS TO LEAVE FC BARCELONA ?

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UEFA Champions League

Agüero, Messi, Cazorla… Names of the Champions League, matchday 5

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Names of the Champions Leagueis a feature onJust Footballin which we look at the key names after each round of the tournament. With just one game of the group stages now remaining, let's have a look at who stood out in week 5:

Sergio Agüero, Manchester City

By the eighty-fourth minute of their much-anticipated rematch with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, with the Citizens trailing 1-2, Manchester City's supporters and players alike looked resigned to yet another Champions League disappointment that would see them exit after just the group stage.

Messi Champions League Record- APOEL vs Barcelona 0-4 Suarez Goals Messi Hat trick Highlights 2014 Video

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Aguero de Saviour and Messi's record

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Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi are friends, and today they stole the attention in this round of the Champions League. Aguero has before been the last minute saviour for Manchester City, and tonight, against mighty Bayern Munich, he was the saviour throughout. The first warning of his fast runs towards goal came when Mehdi Benatia brought him down in the area as the Argentine was getting through.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL RESULTS | TUESDAY GROUP GAMES

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Former Reds striker on why Liverpool are struggling to score regularly this season

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Former Reds striker on why Liverpool are struggling to score regularly this season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey claims Brendan Rodgers was banking on Daniel Sturridge to fulfil the void left by the departure of Luis Suarez.

The Uruguayan international was the Reds' top scorer in the league last season.

Chelsea superstar could have joined Barcelona for just €3m

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Chelsea superstar could have joined Barcelona for just €3m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona could have signed Courtois for paltry fee in 2011

Thibaut Courtois could have joined Barcelona few years ago for a paltry transfer fee of€3-4m claims Bojan Krkic's father, who was a former scout of Barcelona.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better?

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Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We, football fans, have this natural tendency to compare between great footballers. We are never happyto keep both superheroes of our time (or any time) at the same pedestal, do we?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are arguably the two greatest footballer of this generation.

From Spain: Chelsea realistic target for €250m superstar

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From Spain: Chelsea realistic target for €250m superstar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ever since Lionel Messi gave that interview to Argentine newspaper Ole, where he gave a hint that he might leave Barcelona some day, there has been lots of speculations going on. Messi's father believes that his son's quotes were misinterpreted.

No bid from Barca & Madrid, Manchester United hold talks to sign €35m star

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Recently Catalan newspaper Sport ran an article on Fiorentina wing-back Juan Cuadrado where they claimed Real Madrid and Manchester United are keen to sign him in winter/next summer, with the Old Trafford club have had held talks with the Viola already.

PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel

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PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are by far the two best footballers on the planet for the past few years and are still holding the top two positions.

Real Madrid superstar returned to his former club Manchester United as his national side Portugal were facing Messi's Argentina in the international friendly fixture at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Barcelona star says Chelsea’s £23m target is “one of the best” in the world

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Barcelona star says Chelsea's £23m target is "one of the best" in the world - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ahead of Argentina's international friendly with Portugal tonight at the Old Trafford, Javier Mascherano, the Argentine and Barcelona midfielder, has praised his club team-mate and Portugal defender Gerard Pique, saying the Spaniard is one of the best central defenders in the world.

Manchester United held talks to sign €40m Real Madrid target

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We thought that it ended for good. But No, we were wrong. The Juan Cuadrado Manchester United transfer saga is back on the front page again.

Cuadrado, courtesy of his wonderful World Cup campaign with Colombia, caught the attention of several top European clubs, like Manchester United and Barcelona.

Arsenal plot move for €30m Liverpool and United target

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Arsenal plot move for €30m Liverpool and United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are plotting a surprise move for Lazio youngsterKeita Balde Diao, who is also a reported target of Manchester United and Liverpool.

Keita Balde Diao is regarded as one of the hottest young prospects in World Football today.

Agent to hold talks, Liverpool keen to sign €20m star in January

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Liverpool are seemingly interest in rekindling their old interest in Barcelona's right-back Martin Montoya, who has surprisingly dropped down the pecking orders at the club under Luis Enrique.

Champions League

Ryan Giggs Personally Congratulates Xavi After Barcelona Veteran Equals His Champions League Record

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By Chris Wright

WithLionel Messi creating all the fanfare by surpassing Raul to become the all-time top goalscorer in European football history with a hat-trick against APOEL on Tuesday evening, it almost went unnoticed that another long-serving member of Barcelona's team created his own little piece of history in the same match.

Arsenal 1 Manchester United 2. Confirmation bias is alive and well.

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In his book about Pep Guardiola's first season at Bayern Munich, Marti Perarnau recounts asking Guardiola what the best performance was from his Barcelona side in the time he managed them between 2008 and 2011. Guardiola ponders for a while before answering.

FIFA

Uruguay Football Association Wants Luis Suarez International Ban Reduced Before Copa America

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The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) is planning to talk with FIFA in order to have Luis Suarez's international ban reduced. Although the Barcelona striker can now play for his club, Suarez still has eight matches remaining on hisinternational ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

Uruguay Football Association Wants Luis Suarez International Ban Reduced Before Copa America

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The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) is planning to talk with FIFA in order to have Luis Suarez's international ban reduced. Although the Barcelona striker can now play for his club, Suarez still has eight matches remaining on hisinternational ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

The Rest

Could Vermaelen be set for a shock return to Arsenal?

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Arsenal's decision to sell Thomas Vermaelen and Bacary Sagna during the summer transfer window led many fans to believe that Arsene Wenger would be focusing on defensive reinforcements to cure a long-term problem. Although Calum Chambers has shown maturity beyond his tender years following his arrival from Southampton, old problems have reared their ugly head [.

Soriano é “intruso” entre craques

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Há um nome que salta vista quando se olha para a lista dos 40 nomeados para a equipa do ano 2014 da UEFA e não, não estou a falar de Cristiano Ronaldo ou de Beto, os dois únicos futebolistas portugueses que integram o rol de candidatos. Estou a falar do espanhol Jonathan Soriano que a, par do ex-benfiquista Ezequiel Garay (actualmente no Zenit), é o único que não joga nas principais ligas europeias – Espanha, Inglaterra, Alemanha ou Itália.

Barcelona look set to entice Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

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Barcelona look set to try and entice Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho after his agent Jorge Mendes was spotted with the Spanish club's former...

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