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Iniesta to leave Barcelona as Chinese agreement is done

Andres Iniesta will leave Barcelona at the end of the season and sign with Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian, according to Catalunya Radio. The Catalan club’s captain has been linked with an exit from the Camp Nou this season and it is now being reported that he will call time on his successful career with the club in June. The report claims that a three year deal with Guanjian has been agreed and that he will get paid 37m euros for his stint in Asia. Iniesta did inform reporters…

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Iniesta refuses to comment on last Champions League game claim

Andres Iniesta has refused to say whether the defeat to Roma on Tuesday evening will be his last Champions League game in a Barcelona shirt. Kostas Manolas scored a late header to complete a remarkable comeback victory for Roma over Barcelona and send the Italians into their first European Cup semi-final in 34 years. Barcelona, who led 4-1 after the first leg, conceded first when striker Edin Džeko poked home, and went further behind after captain Danielle De Rossi’s converted penalty, before defender Manolas flicked home the decisive goal. Džeko…

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Barcelona B face fight for survival in Segunda

While Barcelona look set to become La Liga champions for the 25th time, the Spanish giants’ reserve team face a fight for survival in Spain’s second division. With just two points from their last five games, Barcelona B find themselves 18th in the Segunda Division, just one point from the drop zone. Defeats to relegation rivals Sevilla B, and Cultural Leonesa, along with two wins on the bounce for 20th placed Cordoba, mean just three points separate 17th and 20th. Managed by former player Gerard Lopez, the team achieved promotion…

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Andres Iniesta considers Neymar return “difficult”

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta has played down the chances of a return to the Camp Nou for Brazilian forward Neymar who is reportedly unsettled at Paris Saint-Germain. Speaking to El Larguero, a radio show on Cadena Ser, Iniesta was asked a variety of topics including his future and whether he will remain with Barcelona or accept an offer from China. He was also asked about Neymar and where he sees the Brazilian come next season. Iniesta said, “To be honest, Neymar’s future is not something I’m thinking about.” He went on…

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Andrés Iniesta discusses his Barcelona and national team future

Andrés Iniesta gave an interview yesterday to radio programme El Larguero where he discussed his future at Barcelona and with the Spanish national team. There has been speculation over the midfielder’s future, especially since his post-match interview after Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0 in the Champions League, where he left his future up in the air. In 2017, Iniesta signed a life-long contract at Barcelona, this means every 30th of April, the player has to decide whether to keep on going for another season, this contract is only valid for his time…

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Barcelona inform Iniesta of their hopes on new deal

Barcelona have told Andres Iniesta that they want him to remain at the club past the summer, following reports he could move to China. The Spanish international has been present in Spanish media of late, being linked with a move to Asia, where he is said to have been offered a lucrative deal to move to the Chinese Super League. Iniesta’s future at Barca has now turned into a priority, following new deals for Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi, and Sergi Roberto. The club captain did sign a new and improved…

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Julen Lopetegui: Andrés Iniesta is playing better than last year

Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui gave an interview to Spanish radio programme Partidazo de la COPE yesterday where he discussed, among other things, Andrés Iniesta’s current form and Álvaro Morata’s options to make it into the World Cup squad. Spain has a tough international break, facing both Germany and Argentina. Lopetegui insists that since these are their last games before the tournament kicks off in June they prefer having tough rivals, “so we could properly assess our chances in the World Cup”. “We wanted these last two games to be…

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Marco Verratti: Barcelona rumours false, I’m staying at PSG

Marco Verratti has rejected claims that he is set to move to Barcelona in the summer, instead reaffirming his desire to remain at Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old Italian has long been linked with joining the Catalan outfit, who are in the market for a replacement for Andres Iniesta, who is considering heading to China. Yet, Verratti is keen to remain in the French capital, despite ongoing concerns of the club’s pedigree in the Champions League. Italian not leaving French capital Rumours have once again swirled around amidst PSG’s recent demise…

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Barcelona unsure of Iniesta’s recovery period

Barcelona remain unsure of when captain Andres Iniesta will return to action, despite returning to light training on Wednesday. The Spanish international was forced off after just 34 minutes in the 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Sunday with a hamstring injury in his right leg. Initial reports had claimed Iniesta would miss around a month of action for the Catalan giants, but a statement from Barca on Wednesday afternoon confirmed there is no timescale on his return. If Iniesta is ruled out for the expected full month, the 33-year-old…

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