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    Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu says he has “no doubt” that captain Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the La Liga club. Messi, whose deal expires in 2021, had called his side “weak” and “inconsistent” after they lost the league title to Real Madrid. “Messi has said many times that he wants to ...
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    Barcelona kept their faint title hopes alive and doomed Espanyol to relegation on Wednesday as Luis Suarez’s goal proved the winner in a pivotal Catalan derby at the top and bottom of La Liga. A cagey contest at Camp Nou exploded into life for six frantic minutes at the start of the second half as ...
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    Lionel Messi returned to the Camp Nou on Saturday after missing two group training sessions with a slight leg injury, while Luis Suarez is set to be fit for the La Liga restart next week. Messi trained alone indoors on Wednesday and Friday, but worked on the sidelines of a group session at Barca’s home ...
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    One of six Barcelona board members to resign this week has caused a stir by claiming “someone had their hand in the till” at the club – an accusation strongly rebuffed by the Camp Nou hierarchy. Emili Rousaud stood down from his position as vice president along with five other directors, and all six resigning ...
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    Ivan Rakitic has admitted his unhappiness with Barcelona as the Croatian remained at the club through the January transfer window despite becoming a fringe player this season. Rakitic was linked with moves to Manchester United and Juventus throughout the recent transfer window but ultimately remained at the Blaugrana despite widespread reports that the Barcelona hierarchy ...
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    Barcelona needed a late winner from Arturo Vidal to beat bottom-club Leganes 2-1 on Saturday and dig out a much-needed victory ahead of what could prove a crucial month in their season. Vidal poked in a fortuitous goal in the 79th minute at Butarque after Luis Suarez headed home a Lionel Messi free-kick to cancel ...