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Barcelona could lose £40m playmaker if Philippe Coutinho is signed

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According to The Sun, Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic will leave the club if Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho is signed. The Croatian international, who joined Barcelona from Sevilla for £16m in 2014, is fearing his place in the side will be taken by Coutinho, and Rakitic has no desire to play second fiddle to anyone.

Messi inspires Barcelona, PSG win Champions League opener

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Paris (AFP) – Lionel Messi netted twice in Barcelona’s convincing 3-0 victory over Juventus that kicked off their Champions League campaign in style, while Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Chelsea also won big on Tuesday.

After a troubled summer, a home meeting with last season’s runners-up may not have been what Barcelona and their new coach Ernesto Valverde wanted, but Messi was at his brilliant best to give the Catalans the three points.

Messi inspires Barcelona, PSG win Champions League opener

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Paris (AFP) – Lionel Messi netted twice in Barcelona’s convincing 3-0 victory over Juventus that kicked off their Champions League campaign in style, while Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Chelsea also won big on Tuesday.

After a troubled summer, a home meeting with last season’s runners-up may not have been what Barcelona and their new coach Ernesto Valverde wanted, but Messi was at his brilliant best to give the Catalans the three points.

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Barcelona edges Juventus, Roma ties Atletico, and more

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The 2017-18 UEFA Champions League group stage returned on Tuesday with 16 sides in action. A pair of mouthwatering fixtures featuring Spanish and Italian sides took centerstage. Barcelona welcomed Juventus to the Camp Nou while Atletico Madrid traveled to Roma.

Elsewhere, Manchester United began their return to the UEFA Champions League with a home match against Basel, while PSG traveled to Glasgow for a showdown with Celtic.

Messi double inspires Barcelona to Juventus revenge

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Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona defied an outgoing off-field crisis as another Lionel Messi-inspired display exacted revenge on Juventus to open their Champions League campaign with a resounding 3-0 win on Tuesday.

Messi was involved in all three goals as he beat Gianluigi Buffon for the first time in his career to open the floodgates just before half-time.

Barca to target Juve hot-shots Higuain, Dybala

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Barcelona must try to stop prolific Juventus pair Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala when the sides meet in a mouthwatering Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday, admits defender Javier Mascherano.

Juventus meet Barcelona for the first time since the 2015 final, when an early Ivan Rakitic strike left Massimiliano Allegri’s men with a mountain to climb before they succumbed 3-1 in Berlin.

Friday Kickoff: Wenger, Hart, Fabian and more

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An Arsenal executive released a statement regarding Arsene Wenger while Joe Hart's future remains undecided.

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick issued an official statement saying that a decision on Arsene Wenger's future with the club "will be made by us mutually and communicated at the right time in the right way.

Barcelona believe in Champions League PSG ‘miracle’ mission

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Barcelona (AFP) – Three weeks on from suffering a 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona still believe that a Champions League “miracle” is possible at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Since that fateful night in Paris, Barcelona have regained both leadership of La Liga and their confidence ahead of the last 16, second leg.

Barcelona believe in Champions League PSG ‘miracle’ mission

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Barcelona (AFP) – Three weeks on from suffering a 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona still believe that a Champions League “miracle” is possible at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Since that fateful night in Paris, Barcelona have regained both leadership of La Liga and their confidence ahead of the last 16, second leg.

Barcelona plotting shock transfer, will offer Camp Nou star in exchange for Real Madrid player

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Real Madrid midfielder Isco has been linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu for a while now.

The Spanish international has had limited game time under Zidane and is ready to consider a summer transfer in order to play regular first-team football.

Roberto, Cillessen add to Barcelona injury list

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Barcelona (AFP) Full-back Sergi Roberto and goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen have returned to Barcelona from international duty injured, the Spanish champions said on Monday.

Dutch back-up keeper Cillessen is expected to be out for three weeks after suffering an ankle ligament injury while Roberto also faces a spell on the sidelines with a groin injury picked up during training with Spain.

Roberto, Cillessen add to Barcelona injury list

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Barcelona (AFP) Full-back Sergi Roberto and goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen have returned to Barcelona from international duty injured, the Spanish champions said on Monday.

Dutch back-up keeper Cillessen is expected to be out for three weeks after suffering an ankle ligament injury while Roberto also faces a spell on the sidelines with a groin injury picked up during training with Spain.

Messi out for three weeks as Atletico hold Barca

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Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi will miss the next three weeks after suffering the recurrence of a groin injury as Atletico Madrid came from behind to hold Barcelona 1-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Ivan Rakitic headed Barca into the lead just before half-time, but Angel Correa slotted home on the hour mark just seconds after Messi limped off to hand Atletico a deserved point.

Messi out for three weeks as Atletico hold Barca

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Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi will miss the next three weeks after suffering the recurrence of a groin injury as Atletico Madrid came from behind to hold Barcelona 1-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Ivan Rakitic headed Barca into the lead just before half-time, but Angel Correa slotted home on the hour mark just seconds after Messi limped off to hand Atletico a deserved point.

Messi injured as Atletico hold Barcelona

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Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi was forced off with the apparent recurrence of a groin injury as Atletico Madrid came from behind to hold Barcelona 1-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Ivan Rakitic headed Barca into the lead just before half-time, but Angel Correa slotted home on the hour mark just seconds after Messi limped off to hand Atletico a deserved point.

Barcelona extend advantage despite blowing two-goal lead against Villarreal

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Barcelona extended their lead at the top of La Liga to nine points despite blowing a two-goal advantage to draw 2-2 at Villarreal on Sunday.

Ivan Rakitic and a controversial Neymar penalty had Barca on course for a 13th consecutive La Liga win before half-time.

Yet, Villarreal were more than worthy of a point and got their reward after the break through Cedric Bakambu and Jeremy Mathieu's own goal.

Barcelona extend advantage despite blowing two-goal lead against Villarreal

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Barcelona extended their lead at the top of La Liga to nine points despite blowing a two-goal advantage to draw 2-2 at Villarreal on Sunday.

Ivan Rakitic and a controversial Neymar penalty had Barca on course for a 13th consecutive La Liga win before half-time.

Yet, Villarreal were more than worthy of a point and got their reward after the break through Cedric Bakambu and Jeremy Mathieu's own goal.

Video: Barcelona boss Luis Enrique arrives at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium

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Luis Enrique concerned Neymar faces a lengthy layoff

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is concerned Neymar may be set for a lengthy layoff after the Brazilian superstar injured his groin before their final Champions League group match. The defending champions were already through to the Champions League's last 16 for the 12th year in succession and ended their group campaign on Wednesday with a 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen.

Luis Enrique concerned Neymar faces a lengthy layoff

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is concerned Neymar may be set for a lengthy layoff after the Brazilian superstar injured his groin before their final Champions League group match. The defending champions were already through to the Champions League's last 16 for the 12th year in succession and ended their group campaign on Wednesday with a 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen.

Barcelona and Bayern Munich dominate 40-man UEFA Team of the Year 2015 shortlist

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Barcelona and Bayern Munich lead the way in the shortlist of players that have been nominated for the UEFA team of the year 2015. The 40-man shortlist see eight players from the Catalan treble...

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Petr Cech, Kevin De Bruyne, Rakitic… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 3

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Petr Cech, Kevin De Bruyne, Rakitic… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 3

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Mateo Kovacic, Turan, Vietto… 10 La Liga Summer transfers you need to know about

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Ivan Rakitic proves a vital cog to Barcelona’s success

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A couple of years ago, the idea of Barcelona buying a central midfielder was inconceivable. This was the side that boasted the World Cup, European Championship and Champions League winning trio Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets.

Furthermore, waiting in the wings were Cesc Fabregas and the upcoming Tiago Alcantara with Javier Mascherano more than able to slot in ahead of the back four.

Barcelona players celebrate fifth Champions League crown – in pictures: Photo, Shoot Special

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Juventus vs Barcelona – 2015 Champions League Final Tactical Preview

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Saluting Ivan Rakitic: Rise Of Unsung Midfield Hero Helps Barcelona Forget Cesc Fabregas

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Suarez And Ronaldo Star As Both Barca And Real Win

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Luis Suárez scored his first hat-trick for Barcelona as they thrashed Cordoba 8-0 away from home, while Real Madrid kept pace in the title race courtesy of a Cristiano Ronaldo treble at Sevilla.

For 41 minutes there was no sign that Barca were going score eight goals. Brave defending by Cordoba took them within minutes of a scoreless draw at half-time but then a thumping drive from Ivan Rakitic in the 42nd minute gave the league leaders the lead and when Suarez doubled the advantage on the stroke of half-time it was game over.

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic doesn’t care where he plays, as long as he is playing

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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said he doesn't care where manager Luis Enriquechooses to play him, so long as the Croatian is playing in every match.

Rakitic joinedthe Catalan clubfrom Sevilla last summer and has performed well in his first season with La Blaugrana. The26-year-old midfielder is recognized for his versatility and superior technical ability in the center of the pitch.

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic doesn’t care where he plays, as long as he is playing

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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said he doesn't care where manager Luis Enriquechooses to play him, so long as the Croatian is playing in every match.

Rakitic joinedthe Catalan clubfrom Sevilla last summer and has performed well in his first season with La Blaugrana. The26-year-old midfielder is recognized for his versatility and superior technical ability in the center of the pitch.

Manchester City vs Barcelona Tactical Preview: How will the two teams set up?

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Barcelona Forced To Defend Suarez Performance

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Barcelona have been forced to defend club-record signing Luis Suarez after the former Liverpool man put on another disappointing performance against Atletico Madrid in the Coppa del Rey on Wednesday night.

Barca's record £75mm summer signing from Liverpool has looked a shadow of the player who terrorized Premier League defense the last two season and he scored only five goals in 16 appearances with Barca.

Poll: Who Will Win el Clasico? Real Madrid or Barcelona

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With el Clásico kicking off this Saturday at Noon ET, speculation is rife as to team selections, tactical tweaks and possible individual brilliance that could determine who will take the spoils in the first meeting of Spain's big two of the 2014-15 campaign.

It is one of the few matches in world soccerwhich engages the masses.

5 Things We Learned – PSG 3 Barcelona 2

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Match day two of the UEFA Champions League saw two of Europe's heavyweights slug it out. Barcelona under new coach Luis Enrique was enjoying a relatively untroubled start to the new season whilst a struggling Paris Saint-Germain went into the game without their talisman Zlatan Ibrahimović.

Both teams were unbeaten but the form book tipped the scales in Barcelona's favour.

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Se Portugal defrontasse a Jugoslávia em vez da Sérvia seria assim

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Samir Handanovic, Branislav Ivanovic, Vedran Corluka, Nemanja Matic, Darijo Srna, Ivan Rakitic, Miralem Pjanic, Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic, Edin Dzeko e Stevan Jovetic. Este seria provavelmente o onze que Portugal defrontaria no próximo domingo, caso a "guerra dos Balcãs" não tivesse existido na década de 90 do século passado e a Jugoslávia não tivesse sido desintegrada.

Argentina and Messi Light Up London With Victory Over Croatia [VIDEO]

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Editor's note: World Soccer Talk writer David Bronstein attended last night's Argentina vs Croatia game at West Ham United's stadium last night. Here's his match report from the evening.

East London was treated to some South American flair Wednesday night as Argentina took on Croatia at West Ham's Upton Park.

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Buy low, sell high: 14 of transfer guru Monchi’s best deals for Sevilla

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Fußballer-Netzwerk um die Kapitäne der Euro 2016

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Ivan Rakitic continued his goal scoring streak with a brilliant headed goal against Granada. Ivan Rakitic is fast proving to be one of the best signing in recent times.

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