La Liga News 

Marcelino believes Ter Stegen is Barcelona’s best player after defeat

Valencia boss Marcelino has praised Barcelona keeper Marc Andre ter-Stegen after he ensured defeat for Los Che, helping his side to a 2-1 victory. Barcelona continued their dominance in La Liga this season as they broke an all-time unbeaten record with a 2-1 win over Valencia at the Nou Camp. Ahead of second place, Atletico Madrid by 14 points, Barcelona broke a 38-year record set by Real Sociedad after goals by Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti in either half. The last three fixtures between these two free scoring sides had…

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Barcelona trio set for Thursday medical tests

There is cause for concern in Barcelona as Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and Gerard Pique will all undergo medical tests on Thursday. All three will return from international duty on Thursday morning and will immediately undergo tests on their respective injuries to determine how long they may be sidelined for. Initial impressions have suggested that none of the trio have serious major issues, but it remains to be seen if Ernesto Valverde will risk them when Barcelona travel to face Sevilla this weekend. Wednesday’s training session saw the return…

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Lio Messi La Liga News 

La Liga News UK End of Year Awards: Player

Welcome back to our La Liga News UK End of Year Awards If you missed our manager of the year vote, you can still vote here. For those who are returning, here are a quick recap of our rules for the public vote. The candidate should be judged only on their performances between 1st January to 31st December 2017. The candidate must be playing in Spain. Voting closes at midnight on the 15th January 2018. Today’s category is the player of the year and here are our four nominees for…

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Are Barca too reliant on Messi and ter Stegen?

On Sunday evening Barça’s official Twitter account tweeted an image of Lionel Messi and Marc-André ter Stegen embracing, with the caption “The two biggest reasons we are where we are right now.” It’s hard to argue with that statement. Yet it seemed an odd message for the official club account to tweet. Especially given that there are a fair number of Barça supporters feeling disillusioned for that very reason. Clearly, by disillusioned I’m referring to a very “Barça / Madrid supporter form of disillusionment.” It’s not a word that is…

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Valverde and Ter Stegen blast ‘awful’ Getafe pitch

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde and keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen have blasted Getafe for the state of their pitch after the 2-1 win on Saturday afternoon. Heading into the Saturday afternoon La Liga game, Ernesto Valverde’s side had won three out of three games in comfortable fashion but they were made to work by Madrid based side Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez. And, Valverde has opened up about his side’s early troubles against the Madrid based side, saying: “We found it very difficult. It was a very difficult game at a very…

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