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Barcelona boss not counting trophies before they are secured

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has said that the team can’t afford to rest on their laurels with the La Liga title within their grasp. The Blaugrana are favourites to retain the league title with a 10-point gap over Atletico Madrid, but Valverde is refusing to count the silverware until they manage to officially secure the […]

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Gerard Pique says Lionel Messi takes Barcelona to another level

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said that Lionel Messi takes the team to another level with his performances. The Blaugrana recently progressed to the quarter-final stage of the competition after they secured a comfortable 5-1 win over Lyon at the Camp Nou to compensate for the frustrating 0-0 draw on the road. Speaking after the […]

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PIQUE BECOMES THE MOST FEATURED OUTFIELD PLAYER IN LALIGA

FC Barcelona defender Gerrard  Pique, who started in their stalemate  against Athletic Bilbao at San Mames on Sunday, is now the only outfield player to start all 23 league games this season. Ernesto Valverde who  decided not to rest the centre-back in the Basque Country, perhaps because of the importance of the game and also because […]

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Gerard Pique unsure whether Lionel Messi would be recalled for the Copa del Rey

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said that he is unsure whether Lionel Messi will make the squad for the second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final against Sevilla. Ernesto Valverde decided to field a weakened strike force during the first leg at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan and that ended up costing them with […]

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Gerard Pique Gives His Word That Barcelona Will Play To Defeat Tottenham

Gerard Pique has insisted that Barcelona is aiming to defeat Tottenham in the final group game of Champion’s League, irrespective of winning the group already. The match is going to be pretty significant for the visitors who are looking for the final qualification spot apart from the Italian giants Inter, who has shown their concern […]

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Ernesto Valverde refuses to guarantee a starting spot for Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona manager Ernesto Val verde has suggested that a starting spot for Philippe Coutinho is far from guarantee dafter his recent comeback from a hamstring injury. The Brazil international has missed the previous two league games with a muscular problem but he has recently been fancied to return to the starting XI against PSV Eindhoven […]

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Ernesto Valverde dismisses long-term injury concern for Samuel Umtiti

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has dismissed a long-term injury concern for Samuel Umtiti, who recently suffered a discomfort on his left knee. A recent report from Spain suggested that the Catalan giants could be without the Frenchman for a couple of months through injury but Valverde has seemingly dismissed those claims. Speaking in a […]

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Luis Enrique hopeful Gerard Pique continues with Spain

Spain head coach Luis Enrique had said that he would respect the decision of his national team players but remains hopeful that Gerard Pique will re-consider the thought of retiring from international duty. Prior to the World Cup, the Barcelona defender confirmed that he would be stepping down from national team duty following the tournament […]

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PIQUE READY FOR BARCELONA POST GRIEZMANN SAGA

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique seems ready for the showdown talks with his employers for his involvement in the Antoine Griezmann sage. With Spain set to qualify from the group stage after an enthralling draw against Portugal and then a win against a stubborn Iranian side, Pique says he is ready for whatever Barcelona brings. His […]

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Ernesto Valverde Denies Bust-Up Between Gerard Pique And Lionel Messi

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has denied suggestions of a bust-up between Gerard Pique and Lionel Messi in the aftermath of the club’s shock Champions League exit at the hands of AS Roma. The Blaugrana had a comfortable 4-1 advantage over the Giallorossi in the quarter-final first-leg, and they surprisingly underperformed at the Stadio Olimpico, where […]

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