Barcelona

10:31 AM ET Barcelona got a big win, Man United took a heavy loss, Bayern Munich showed why they might be the best team in Europe (and the world) right now, and there were talking points galore for Tottenham, Juventus, and Dortmund. Plus, is anyone in better form than Liverpool‘s all-world forward Mohamed Salah right
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9:54 AM ET Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has told ESPN that his ex-side “have the team to win the Clasico and LaLiga” despite a troubled start to the season that has left them seventh in the league table and bottom of their Champions League group. Barca beat Valencia 3-1 in LaLiga on Sunday to
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8:48 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona chief executive Ferran Reverter has said the club would have been “dissolved” in April if it was a public limited company (PLC) after being taken to the brink of bankruptcy by the previous board. Reverter branded former president Josep Maria Bartomeu’s running of the club as “disastrous,”
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7:36 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Memphis Depay has told ESPN Netherlands he does not regret moving to Barcelona despite joining the club at a difficult time on and off the pitch. Memphis signed for Barca on a free transfer from Lyon in the summer and, with Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann both leaving
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5:15 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens LaLiga president Javier Tebas has said Barcelona could have kept Lionel Messi if they had not signed Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero. Messi, 34, joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer in the summer because Barca, whose gross debt is close to €1.4 billion, could not afford to
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7:30 AM ET Matchday 2 of the Champions League group stage is in the books and there is plenty to discuss, from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi starring for Manchester United and PSG respectively, to a woeful week for Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. We asked Gab Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Sam Marsden to
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7:06 AM ET Barcelona continue to seek alternatives to replace Ronald Koeman with former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo the latest names added to the list of candidates, several sources have told ESPN. While ex-Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez and Belgium coach Roberto Martinez remain on the list, several sources have
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7:33 PM ET Sergio Busquets said Barcelona‘s situation is “critical” after Benfica inflicted a second successive 3-0 Champions League defeat on them to leave Ronald Koeman’s job hanging by a thread. Two goals from Darwin Nunez sandwiched a Rafa Silva strike in Lisbon on Wednesday as Benfica followed Bayern Munich in putting three goals past
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5:14 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is expected to remain in charge for Thursday’s trip to Cadiz but the club are exploring options to replace him, sources have told ESPN. Koeman’s position was further weakened by Monday’s 1-1 draw at Camp Nou against Granada in LaLiga, which followed last week’s
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