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Four-game ban for Sergi Roberto upheld

The Appeals Committee has upheld the four-game ban handed down to Sergi Roberto. The ban relates to the red card the player received in the game against Real Madrid. For those who may not recall, he was sent off for striking Marcelo shortly before halftime. Barcelona presented an appeal to get his ban reduced but the committee did not rule in their favor. The club is now considering taking their appeal to the Administrative Court of Sport. If their second recourse is not successful, Sergi Roberto is set to miss…

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Sergi Roberto faces 4 game ban with Barcelona considering appeal

Barcelona are set to be without key versatile player Sergi Roberto for the rest of the 2017/18 season and even the start of 2018/19 after he was handed a four-game suspension following dismissal in El Clasico. Roberto saw red on the stroke of half-time as referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez saw an off the ball altercation with Real Madrid full-back Marcelo. The midfielder was judged to have hit out at the Brazilian, and AS say that the Competition Committee of the RFEF (Spanish Football Association) have decided that Roberto will serve a…

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WC Russia 2018: Who will make the Spain squad? – Sergi Roberto axed in RB role

Following on from our first Who will make the Spain squad feature, we now focus on the right back role which sees Dani Carvajal and Alvaro Odriozola favourites for the trip to Russia this summer. Jule Lopetegui has an abundance of options at right-back, but it now seems heading into the upcoming friendlies with Germany and Argentina – that he is settled on two for the World Cup. Real Madrid’s Carvajal is favourite to start in the tournament, having played well this season for Los Blancos and his experience alongside…

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Sergi Roberto officially pens new deal at Barcelona

Sergi Roberto has penned a new deal at Barcelona, which includes a £350m release clause. The contract includes a buyout clause of 500 million euros. Roberto becomes the second player to sign a new deal in recent days following Gerard Pique who also signed until 2022 and when reporting that to you, we here at La Liga News UK also brought you news of Roberto’s new deal, before it happened. Sergi Roberto is a local boy having grown up in neighbouring Reus and he first played for Gimnastic Tarragona, joining…

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Sergi Roberto signs new contract until 2022

Barcelona utility man Sergi Roberto has penned a new deal with the Catalan club that will see him remain at the Camp Nou until 2022. The contract includes a buyout clause of 500 million euros. Roberto becomes the second player to sign a new deal in recent days following Gerard Pique who also signed until 2022 and when reporting that to you, we here at La Liga News UK also brought you news of Roberto’s new deal, before it happened. Sergi Roberto is a local boy having grown up in…

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Contract talks between Sergi Roberto and Barcelona continue to stall

Whilst Sergi Roberto may be shining on the pitch, talks over a new deal off the field have been progressing slowly with no sign of progress yet again. The Barcelona midfielder has said that the two parties will return to the negotiating table after the winter break as he enjoys a period of relaxation ahead of the second half of the campaign. There are two main sticking points, according to MARCA, which are the player’s salary and a new buy-out clause. Currently, the buy-out clause in Roberto’s contract stands at…

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Sergi Roberto’s future is questioned after Mourinho phone call

Barcelona utility man Sergi Roberto’s future has been questioned after Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho made contact with the Catalan club. Diario Gol report that Mourinho has contacted his former employees over a potential bid for the Spanish international. The Catalan giants are currently preparing new contracts for duo Gerard Pique and Roberto, who has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou in recent times. The new offers are expected to keep both at the club until 2022 as Robert Fernandez casts an eye on the long term as they…

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Sergi Roberto confirms Barcelona contract talks

Sergi Roberto has said his contract talks with Barcelona are on track, amidst talk of a potential move away from the club. The Catalan giants are preparing new contracts for duo Gerard Pique and Roberto, who has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou in recent times. The new offers will keep both at the club until 2022 as Robert Fernandez casts an eye on the long term as they seek to avoid another exit like that of Neymar this summer. That is the case for Sergi Roberto…

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Sergi Roberto wants ‘lifetime’ Barcelona deal

Sergi Roberto is hoping he can gain a ‘lifetime’ deal at Barcelona after negotiations began over a new and improved contract. The Catalan giants are preparing new contracts for duo Gerard Pique and Roberto, who has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou in recent times. The new offers will keep both at the club until 2022 as Robert Fernandez casts an eye on the long term as they seek to avoid another exit like that of Neymar this summer. That is the case for Sergi Roberto in…

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Barcelona suffer double injury blow

Barcelona midfielders Andre Gomes and Sergi Roberto sustained injuries during Tuesday’s 0-0 draw at Olympiakos and are expected to miss over a month. The 25-year old Spaniard, who has featured more regularly this season, most often at right-back is set to miss five weeks after a torn hamstring strain during the draw which saw him hobble off at the interval. Gomes is expected to be sidelined for around three to four weeks with a hamstring injury after coming on against Olympiakos in the final 15 minutes. The Portuguese international has…

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