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  1. Brazil still trying to regroup a year after 7-1 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... five or so players who were above average." Brazil has a generation with few top stars and is heavily dependent on Barcelona's Neymar, who could not play in last year's semifinal against Germany because of an injury. He also missed the decisive ...

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  2. Arda: Now I don't have to suffer against Messi and BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The midfielder says that he could not sleep due to excitement over the prospect of joining the club and is not concerned about being sent back after the presidential elections Arda Turan says that he will be honoured to play alongside Lionel Messi at Barcelona - especially after years of "suffering" as an opponent. The Turkey international sealed a move to Camp Nou on Tuesday after four years with Atletico Madrid, in a deal which could total 41 million .

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  3. Barcelona defender Dani Alves claims Pep Guardiola wanted to coach...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Barcelona defender Dani Alves claims Pep Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil and had a plan to make them world champions Pep Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil at last year's World Cup but local football officials were afraid that fans wouldn't like having a foreign coach in charge of the national team, Barcelona defender Daniel Alves said on Tuesday. 'Pep said he wanted to make Brazil a World Cup champion and had an entire strategy to make us a world champion,' Alves said in an interview with ESPN Brasil.

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  4. Man United stopper Victor Valdes rejects offer to join ValenciaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | A Different League

    Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes has apparently rejected the opportunity to return to the Spanish top flight with Valencia, according to AS.com . The former Barcelona man made the move to Old Trafford last year, but was forced to sit and watch the action from the bench for the majority of his time there thanks to the form of David de Gea.

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  5. Daniel Alves: Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil's national team but officials were against himRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Barcelona defender Daniel Alves says Pep Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil at last year's World Cup but local football officials were afraid that fans wouldn't like having a foreign coach in charge of the national team. Alves said Tuesday in an interview with ESPN Brasil that Guardiola "had an entire strategy to make" Brazil the World Cup champion at home, but "they didn't want" him.

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  6. Chile stuns Argentina to win first Copa crownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Umupira

    ... had repeatedly spoken of his desperation to win a title with Argentina after winning everything at club level with Barcelona. But the 28-year-old superstar was to suffer more disappointment, only 12 months after enduring another agonising extra-time ...

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  7. Barcelona presidential hopeful Laporta undecided on Arda acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The Blaugrana announced the signing of the 28-year-old on Monday but retain the right to return him to Atletico Madrid after the club elections on July 20 Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has described Arda Turan as "a great player" but admitted that he does not yet know if would veto the attacker's arrival at Camp Nou should he triumph in this month's elections. The Blaugrana announced on Monday that they had agreed a 41 million transfer fee with Atletico Madrid for the Turkey international - but stipulated that the 28-year-old could be returned to the Vicente Calderon at a loss of 4.1m should the new president decide he does not want the versatile winger.

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  8. Breaking Down Chelsea's Pre-Season Friendly OpponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Before Chelsea can even think about their opening game with Swansea City on August 8, though, they'll have plenty of action to deal with in the coming weeks. Unlike last season, when the Blues played lower-league teams from across England and Europe, they will be taking on some bigger names this year, including Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.

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  9. Arda Turan joins Barcelona for A 29m and cannot play until January...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    He turned up for his first day at training in a Mini with a broken wing mirror... but is A 10m Origi the man to fix Liverpool's attack? Chelsea bid to blow Spurs out of water with A 11m-a-year offer to move into Wembley for three years A 50m-rated Sterling is most valuable youngster in Europe... so, who are the other three English stars in top 20? A 25m new boy Depay joins Manchester United team-mates for first time as Van Gaal's side return for pre-season training Is this the most bizarre transfer ever? Barca beat Chelsea to A 29m Turan... but he can't play until January Arda Turan joins Barcelona for A 29m and cannot play until January when he turns 29... so, can he replace Andres Iniesta or Ivan Rakitic, or be back-up in their attack? Turan could also take 27-year-old Pedro's role as back-up to Barcelona's immovable front three Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez Spending A 29million ... (more)

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  10. Josep Bartomeu is favourite to remain as Barcelona president but...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A 50m-rated Sterling is most valuable youngster in Europe... so, who are the other three English stars in top 20? Josep Bartomeu is favourite to remain as Barcelona president but will the promise of Paul Pogba sway the vote Joan Laporta's way? What football supporter in the world wouldn't want to be able to pick their own club chairman every five years? Few are actually given the chance to do so and none enjoy the range of choice afforded Barcelona fans who will get to pick from five candidates on July 18. Here's The 52-year-old former Airport Electronic Walkways entrepreneur presided over last season's treble and the last thing he did before standing down so the electoral process could begin was to agree a new contract for coach Luis Enrique until 2017.

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  11. Arda Turan signing proves Barcelona remain the ultimate draw for the world's eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Goal.com

    ... most coveted attacking midfielders has found new employers knowing he won't be able to play for six months. Barcelona's transfer ban means Arda Turan will have to wait until January 2016 to wear the Blaugrana jersey after joining the club from ...

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  12. Van Gaal admires Messi's talent, modestyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Manchester United head coach Louis Van Gaal has expressed his admiration for FC Barcelona's Argentine star Lionel Messi for his humility and talent, while he spoke of his excitement for the July 25 friendly match between the two sides. In an interview with Manchester United television on Monday, van Gaal commented on Messi's value, reports Efe.

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  13. Barca agree to sign Atletico's TuranRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Barcelona have added an extra creative option in midfield by agreeing to sign Turkey playmaker Arda Turan from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish and European champions said on Monday. Barca will pay 34 million euros for Arda, plus another seven million in variables, and the 28-year-old's contract will be for five years, the club said on their website .

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  14. Iniesta back-up or Pedro replacement... Where will Arda Turan fit in at Barcelona?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Goal.com

    The Turkey international has become the latest summer signing at Camp Nou but Luis Enrique faces an interesting dilemma to find a place for the versatile midfielder The 41 million signing of Arda Turan is destined to be one of the most divisive and debated deals of the summer transfer window. For every fan of the versatile playmaker there is a critic who will wonder if Barcelona could have aimed a little higher.

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  15. Messi edges Ronaldo as top rated in 'FIFA 16'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Sports

    Lionel Messi may have lost out on a Copa America title over the weekend, but the Barcelona man and cover boy of EA Sports' "FIFA 16" was able to edge out Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo as the No. 1 rated player in the game, according to Gamerzone.com.

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  16. Barca agree to sign playmaker Arda from AtleticoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Barcelona have added an extra creative option in midfield by agreeing to sign Turkey playmaker Arda Turan from La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish and European champions said on Monday. Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan attends a training session at the club's sports grounds in Majadahonda, near Madrid, April 21, 2015.

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  17. Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo joins New York from JuventusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... after joining from Serie A rival AC Milan, and helped it to the Champions League final this year. Juventus lost to Barcelona after having won the Italian Cup and the league title. "It's difficult to put what I feel into words, especially as it ...

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  18. Soccer: Pirlo moves to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ANSA.it

    ... Cup winner also helped Juve reach their first Champions League final since 2003 in May, where they lost 3-1 to Barcelona. During his career at Juve the consummate playmaker and deadball virtuoso played 164 games and scored 19 goals. The Italy ...

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  19. Pirlo in quotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sky Sports

    ... Serie A titles and reaching last year's Champions League final. His tears after the final whistle against Barcelona in Berlin hinted at his impending departure, and after weeks of speculation his move across the Atlantic has finally been ...

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  20. Van Gaal: Messi never disappoints, I like himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Goal.com

    The former Netherlands boss has praised the prolific Argentine, before admitting he is eagerly anticipating the friendly game against Barcelona The 28-year-old is widely regarded as one of the best players the game has ever seen and the Dutch coach has nothing but praise for the Argentina international. United meet Barcelona at the International Champions Cup later this month and Van Gaal is looking forward to meeting some old friends from his time at the Catalans, while admitting Xavi and Andres Iniesta's success makes him proud.

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