Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich sign midfielder on loan from Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich sign midfielder on loan from Barcelona 1

Bayern Munich have signed attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy. New Bayern signing Philippe Coutinho has won 55 caps for Brazil Barcelona say the German side will pay 8.5m euros (£7.78m) to take the Brazilian, 27, on loan while the option to buy stands at 120m euros (£109.84m). Bayern will also pay Coutinho’s wages for the duration of the loan spell. “In Barcelona a lot of things did not turn out as we had imagined,” he said at his…

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Antoine Griezmann: La Liga could block Barcelona move from Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann: La Liga could block Barcelona move from Atletico Madrid 2

On Jul 25, 2019 9,042 2 Antoine Griezmann’s move to Barcelona could be blocked in a row over the fee, La Liga president Javier Tebas says. France and Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid complained after Barca announced they had signed the France forward, having activated his 120m euro (£107m) release clause on 12 July. The clause dropped from 200m to 120m euros on 1 July, but Atleti claim the deal was done before then and that they are due the larger amount. “It is possible to block a player’s…

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Antoine Griezmann: Barcelona sign Atletico Madrid forward

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Barcelona have signed France forward Antoine Griezmann from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid after paying his 120m euro (£107m) buyout clause. France international Griezmann will have a release clause of 800m euros (£717m) at Barcelona The 28-year-old World Cup winner has signed a five-year deal which includes an 800m euro (£717m) release clause. He signed a new five-year deal in June 2018, but announced in May he would be leaving the club this summer. Atletico have been unhappy about Barcelona’s approach for the player and say 120m euros is “insufficient”. Related Articles…

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Antoine Griezmann will play for Barcelona next season, says Atletico Madrid CEO

Antoine Griezmann will play for Barcelona next season, says Atletico Madrid CEO 4

On Jun 13, 2019 7,688 0 Antoine Griezmann will play for Barcelona next season, according to Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin. Antoine Griezmann announced his departure from Atletico Madrid last month Griezmann announced last month he would be leaving Atletico Madrid this summer. The France international, 28, was linked with a move to La Liga rivals Barcelona last summer but decided to stay. Marin told a Spanish radio station: “I am very clear about where he is going to play, it is known since March, at Barcelona.” Related…

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Cup defeat leaves Barca with questions

Cup defeat leaves Barca with questions 5

The backing from Barcelona’s club president Josep Maria Bartomeu came but it was not as convincing as before. Last week he said coach Ernesto Valverde was “trusted completely” but as Valencia’s players danced on the pitch at the Estadio Benito Villamarin, tossing the Copa del Rey between them, his support felt more reserved. “Ernesto has a contract for next season,” Bartomeu said. “He’s the coach. I don’t think this defeat is his fault.” When asked about Valverde’s future on Friday, Lionel Messi indicated he wanted him to stay, the captain’s…

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Miracle of Anfield cheers world as coaches pick priceless lessons

Miracle of Anfield cheers world as coaches pick priceless lessons 6

The Miracle of Anfield — widely considered the greatest comeback in UEFA Champions League history — lifted Liverpool to new heights on Tuesday night, vanquished Lionel Messi and his supporting act and cheered the spirits of millions around the world. HIS FACE SAYS IT ALL . . . Liverpool’s Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, whose two goals at Anfield helped the Reds overturn a huge first leg deficit, to qualify for the UEFA Champions League final at the expense or Barcelona, celebrates one of his strikes on Tuesday, while in the…

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Liverpool comeback against Barcelona: Jurgen Klopp says ‘I don’t know how they did it’

Liverpool comeback against Barcelona: Jurgen Klopp says ‘I don’t know how they did it’ 7

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he was “overwhelmed” and saw his players in tears after they completed the biggest Champions League semi-final comeback to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate. Jurgen Klopp The Reds lost the first leg 3-0 but doubles from Georginio Wijnaldum and Divock Origi at Anfield took them into a final against Ajax or Tottenham. “If I have to describe this club then it’s a big heart and tonight it was pounding like crazy,” he said. “You could hear it all over the world.” Related Articles Klopp was…

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Messi sparks another debate

Messi sparks another debate 8

Lionel Messi has started yet another debate with Cristiano Ronaldo after sealing a stunning hat-trick for Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday night. Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo The Argentine football superstar couldn’t help but admit his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo during last week’s Champions League action. The Juventus ace struck a sensational hat-trick to dump Atletico Madrid out of the Champions League. But in yet another case of “anything you can do, I can do better”, Lionel Messi continues to show his sheer brilliance. Related Articles The star scored…

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Solskjaer goes back to Camp Nou as Man Utd draw Barcelona in Champions League

Solskjaer goes back to Camp Nou as Man Utd draw Barcelona in Champions League 9

Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals while Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur clash in an all-Premier League tie following Friday’s draw. The post Solskjaer goes back to Camp Nou as Man Utd draw Barcelona in Champions League appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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