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Barca president Bartomeu likely to face no-confidence vote

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu will almost certainly have to face a vote of no confidence from members of the club, who on Thursday gathered the necessary number of signatures on Thursday to force the vote. The platform ‘Mes que una mocio (More than …

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Real Madrid title favorites despite lack of new faces

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Last season saw Real Madrid keep their nerve over the final 11 games to overtake FC Barcelona and claim the 2019-20 La Liga title, and there is little doubt that Zinedine Zidane’s side will be clear favorites to reclaim their crown in the season that …

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Messi returns to training after Barcelona U-turn

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    Lionel Messi showed up at FC Barcelona’s training field on Monday for the first time since the 33-year-old forward announced his intention to leave the club 11 days ago. Messi failed to appear for routine PCR tests on August 20 ahead of Barca’s return to …

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Lionel Messi announces he will stay at Barcelona

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Messi has confirmed he will stay at Barcelona for the 2020-21 season. Messi had been linked with a move to Manchester City, and had informed Barcelona of his desire to leave via an official note last week. Share on: WhatsApp

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Ivan Rakitic leaves Barca to return to Sevilla

Madrid, Spain | XINHUA | This season’s Europa League winners Sevilla on Tuesday confirmed the return of midfielder Ivan Rakitic from FC Barcelona on a four-year deal that expires at the end of June 2024. The 32-year-old Croatian international, who is one of the players reportedly told by new Barca …

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No Messi as Barca return to training

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Lionel Messi was missing on Monday as FC Barcelona held their first training session under new coach Ronald Koeman. As expected, the Argentinian did not return along with the rest of his teammates for the start of pre-season training, after he refused to take a …

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Messi unfit for European big clubs, says Chinese pundit

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Lionel Messi, due to his limited stamina and running ability, will find it hard to get a regular place in any European elite club if he leaves Barcelona, said a Chinese football pundit. Zhang Lu, the former chief executive of Chinese top-flight club Beijing Guoan, …

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Messi saga continues as Barca president offers to step down

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    The ongoing Leo Messi saga took another turn on Thursday with FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu reportedly willing to resign if the Argentinean will remain at the club. Bartomeu made his offer two days after Messi officially told Barca that he wants to leave …

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Why Messi wants to leave Barcelona

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   The news that broke on Tuesday that FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has told the club he intends to leave this summer has produced shockwaves in Spain, and has almost spawned more headlines in the country’s newspapers than the rise in COVID-19 cases. To say …

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