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Spanish Papers: Barcelona enjoy a ‘festival’ against Deportivo

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of the Spanish Papers, which look closely at Barcelona’s win over Deportivo and Real Madrid’s Club World Cup victory. Barcelona were already three points clear from Valencia at the top of La Liga, but their victory tonight has doubled their advantage. Pre kick-off, Lionel Messi was awarded the 2016-17 Gold Shoe award. The ball was in the back of the Deportivo net after five mintues through Luis Suarez, but it was disallowed after Paco Alcacer, who had provided the assist was…

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Spanish Papers: Bale is coming back

Good Morning and welcome to our round-up of the Spanish Papers, where Marca are revelling in the return of Gareth Bale. We open with Marca, who are keen to look at the return of Bale after his goal against Al Jazira in the Club World Cup semi-final. Let’s not get to carried away though as this season has proved one thing; and that is that Bale’s consistent fitness has been a problem; therefore a couple of appearances in Abu Dhabi is nothing to get carried away with. Marca also speak…

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Spanish Papers: Barcelona weigh up options in January

Good Morning and Welcome to our brief round up of the Spanish Papers, which look at Real Madrid’s participation in the Club World Cup and Barcelona shortlist of potential signings in January. It is fair to say that Barca had a largely miserable summer transfer window, losing Neymar to Paris Saint Germain and having to replace him at the last minute with Ousmane Dembele. With January fast approaching, however, it seems the Catalan club are looking to bolster their options and remove some dead wood. The likes of Arda Turan,…

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Spanish Papers: PSG v Real Madrid – The BIG ONE

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of Tuesday’s Spanish Papers, which look closely at Real Madrid’s draw with Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona’s pursuit of Yerry Mina. Having progressed through the group stages; Madrid will now face Ligue 1 side PSG, who were famously knocked out by Barcelona last season. The clash will provide a number of headline stories, which include Neymar, formerly of Barca and linked to Madrid – visiting the Santiago Bernabeu. Barcelona face Chelsea in another big clash, whilst Sevilla have been drawn with…

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Spanish Papers: Ronaldo praised; Coutinho admired

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of the Spanish Papers, which heavily praise Cristiano Ronaldo for his goal against Dortmund on Wednesday evening. After a relatively poor run of form in the league, Ronaldo has been setting his usual high heights in the Champions League and his strike against the German side has once again given Marca and AS the right to heap heavy praise on the Portuguese international. The former Spanish paper highlight the upcoming Ballon d’Or with Ronaldo said to be favourite. AS also focus…

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Spanish Papers: Mascherano insists on leaving Barcelona

Good Morning and welcome to our round up of the Spanish Papers for Tuesday, which feature Javier Mascherano’s future at Barcelona. The Argentine defender is said to be leaving the Catalan club in January after dropping to the bench this season. Excellent form from French defender Samuel Umtiti has seen Mascherano’s place alongside Gerard Pique diminish and with his contract due to expiry next summer; the former Liverpool man is looking for a cheap exit in the winter months. Barca, however, are keen to keep him at the club after…

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Spanish Papers: Zidane ready to bolster options in January

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of the Monday morning Spanish papers, which feature Zinedine Zidane and his problems at Real Madrid, an interview with Barcelona striker Luis Suarez and the race to get Javier Mascherano fit. Spanish daily AS start the morning off with focus on Zidane after the 0-0 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening. Both Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo both hit the upright as Zidane’s side failed to get past a resilient Basque defence. Madrid needed three points to put pressure on…

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Spanish Papers: Bale is back for Real Madrid

Gareth Bale features in our round up of the Spanish Papers, whilst Lionel Messi is also centre of attention after his disallowed goal against Valencia. Welsh international Bale is set to return for Madrid in the Copa del Rey against lowly Fuenlabrada on Tuesday evening, returning after 63 days out injured. Bale’s time at Madrid has been successful but multiple injuries have seen playing time become less and less, matched with the form of Isco, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, who have kept the former Tottenham Hotspur winger out of the…

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Spanish Papers: Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape

Good Morning and welcome to our brief round up of Friday’s Spanish Papers, which focus on Robinho, who has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Former Real Madrid and Brazil international Robinho has been hit with a nine-year sentence following an incident in 2013, which it is claimed the 33-year-old and five other Brazilians assaulted an Albanian women. Robinho left AC Milan in 2015, where the incident happened and pleaded not guilty via his lawyer. The sentence has been put on hold until an appeal process is completed. Madrid…

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Spanish Papers: Griezmann finally scores; ter Stegen praised

Good Morning and welcome to our round-up of the morning papers from Spain, which include Antoine Griezmann’s ‘Golazo’ and high praise for Barcelona keeper Marc Andre ter Stegen. Having not scored since September, French international Griezmann was in desperate need of a goal, much like Atletico Madrid’s desperation for a win – seeing as they were on the brink of elimination from the competition. Griezmann’s wonderful scissor kick, matched with Kevin Gameiro’s strike ensured three points for the Madrid side – meaning they must now beat Chelsea on the final…

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