Barcelona

2:24 PM ET Adriana Garcia New Paris Saint-Germain signing Georginio Wijnaldum has said he thought he was going to join Barcelona this summer after leaving Liverpool but the move to the Nou Camp never materialised. The Netherlands captain joined PSG this week as a free agent despite being heavily linked with Barca for the past
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8:22 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Xavi Hernandez has said he’s ready to manage Barcelona and that having to coach former teammate Lionel Messi would be a “privilege” and not a problem. The Al Sadd coach was strongly linked with the Barca job this summer before president Joan Laporta decided to stick with Ronald
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12:44 PM ET Ronald Koeman will continue as Barcelona‘s coach next season following weeks of uncertainty surrounding his future, president Joan Laporta confirmed on Thursday. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Laporta had said a “period of reflection” was needed after two wins in their final six games saw Barca miss out
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6:10 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have given Lionel Messi permission to miss this weekend’s game against Eibar and to have some extra time off before this summer’s Copa America. Barca wrap up their season against already-relegated Eibar on Saturday with nothing to play for after one win in their last five games
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2:31 PM ET Barcelona fell to an unlikely defeat against Celta Vigo. David Ramos/Getty Images Barcelona‘s hopes of winning La Liga ended as they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat against Celta Vigo on Sunday. That result, coupled with Real Madrid‘s 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid‘s 2-1 win over Osasuna, means Barca fall seven
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8:42 PM ET We commonly say that to excel and to create beautifully in high octane, insanely high stakes matches like Saturday’s Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona, a footballer needs “eyes in the back of his head.” Well, on this occasion, a spectator, both coaches, and the poor old refereeing team needed five or
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