The La Liga giants are looking to beat their big rivals for a free attack on the Man City star

Barcelona is witnessing a free transfer for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero in his precarious contract position, the report said.

The 32-year-old player is less than six months old since joining Etihad. Because of this, he was free to talk to foreign clubs and make arrangements beforehand.

The newspaper claims that the Spanish giants want to bring Aguero back to Spain after his previous stint at Atletico Madrid.

However, Club Camp Nou will face stiff competition from Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG’s new head Mauricio Pochettino has already set some potential goals for himself. In fact, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is believed to be at the top of his summer wish list.

He also had tendon problems on his return. But recently, he entered a period of self-isolation after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19.

Because of this, he will miss Wednesday’s Premier League match against Brighton.

Manager Pep Guardiola told his pre-match press conference that Aguero would be out for nine or ten days.

Guardiola hopes Aguero to return

Guardiola said last week that he hoped Aguero would return to his best.

“I hope he does, that’s what I want,” he said. “He’s a man who needs training, but now he has a better knee condition.

“In the last 10 or 15 days before isolation, he was perfect.”

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Barça goes live on Twitch with comments about La Liga games and esports.

December 16 – Spanish giants Barcelona launch their official Behemoth Twitch live broadcast today, opening with comments about the LaLiga match against Real Sociedad.

Match coverage includes pre-match, live commentary and post-match follow-up. Barcelona said that “this program will include first-team matches and will be a key feature of the service.” The broadcast has no right to live matches.

Twitch built its sports portfolio, building its base and reputation around video games and sports. A dedicated sports channel / Twitchsports is just getting started. This platform allows 2 million people to connect directly to Twitch every second. An average of 26.5 million people visit this platform every day.

Barcelona also has large digital numbers and leads the world’s football club with 370 million followers on social media and 1.37 billion interactions in the 2019/20 season.

Channel Barca will broadcast a wide variety of entertainment programs including exclusive live broadcasts focusing on the club’s new esports division, which was founded a year ago and participates in eFootball PES, Rocket League and Hearthstone.

Barça said the channel “will use features of the service to create innovative content to encourage fans to participate”.

“FC Barcelona will be working with two current content creators, but also moderating live broadcasts on social networks and integrating new partners who produce content specifically tailored to the Twitch community,” said a press conference.

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Real Madrid play together at the top of the table with Rafael Leo scoring the fastest goal in Serie A.

Real Madrid faced city rivals Atletico Madrid at the top of the standings with a 3-1 win over Eibar, while Milan striker Rafael Leo scored the fastest goal in Serie A history in Italy.

Like rivals Barcelona, ​​Real’s form will be closely watched at the start of the season, but Sunday’s quick start gave them a win that took them to pole position at Atletico on 29 points.

Goals in the first 13 minutes by Karim Benzema and Luka Modric got Zinedine Zidane’s side on the scoresheet and although Kike pulled one out, Lucas Vazquez scored late.

Bryce Mendes scored both goals as Celta Vigo beat Alaves with the same result, while Getafe won 2-0 at Cadiz, Juan Hernandez and Nemanja Maksimovic.

In Serie A, Rafael Leo won a place in the record as Milan remained top of the table with a 2-1 win at Sassuolo.

The Portuguese striker scored just six seconds later, breaking the 19-year-old Serie A record of Paolo Poggi, who scored eight seconds later for Piacenza against Fiorentina.

Alexis Saelemaekers doubled Milan’s lead before the break before Domenico Berardi’s free kick in the 89th minute gave the hosts hope.

Second Inter remain a point behind their city rivals despite a slow 2-1 win over Serie A newcomers Spezia.

Antonio Conte’s men had to wait until the 52nd minute before Ahraf Hakimi came out of the deadlock and Romelu Lukaku’s 71st minute penalty almost ended the win despite stopping Roberto Piccoli.

Atalanta bounced back from Edin Dzeko’s early opener and scored an impressive 4-1 win over Roma with second-half goals from Duvan Zapata, Robin Gossens, Luis Muriel and Josip Ilicic.

Lazio beat Napoli 2-0 on 10 minutes through goals from Ciro Imobile and Luis Alberto in the second half.

Genoa are now winless in 12 Serie A games after losing 2-0 at Benevento, Roberto Insine and a late penalty from Marco Sau which caused the damage.

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Roberto Soriano scored a late 1-1 goal for Bologna in Turin, led through Simone Verdi, while Cagliari and Udinese also scored 1-1.

Paris Saint-Germain remain third in Ligue 1 after a goalless draw with leaders Lille, who had the best chance when Burnel Yilmaz’s powerful shot was well blocked by Presnel Kimpembe.

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LaLiga started its digital business with a value of 450 million euros

December 16 – Spain’s LaLiga offered its digital product to a new company for 450 million euros and is now being promoted to a private equity investor.

The new company – LaLiga Tech – will be responsible for the commercialization and distribution of the league’s digital products, including Mediacoach’s tactical analysis tools, digital business intelligence services, LaLiga stadium capacity management system and the LaLiga SportsTV television platform. , An anti-piracy system and management platform.

At the Icade Business Club, LaLiga President Javier Tebas said: “We will transfer all this digitization to a trading company with assets of 450 million euros. In these years we have invested 200 million euros, but we estimate the resulting value is 450 million euros in costs. . “

Private equity investors can be offered up to 60%.

“We already have it in the market. We have spoken with several well-known mutual funds such as CVC Capital Partners and Bruin Sports Capital to see if we need to bring 60% into the market,” said Tebas.

LaLiga’s overview of private equity opportunities differs from other proposals for sports leagues and associations – including the recent Serie A and Bundesliga fundraising campaigns – which typically provide for participation in audiovisual and commercial rights.

LaLiga believes that the dynamism of the private equity market is the best way to increase the commercial potential of their digital initiatives and advance technology. Even though this is primarily a commercial deal, IP is expected to stay in technology in LaLiga.

The private equity offering includes the LaLigaSportsTV streaming platform. Although the OTT platform does not broadcast or broadcast rights to LaLiga matches, it does generate data on content consumption from its database of about 1 million users.

LaLiga announced it would transfer 110 employees working on its digital projects to a new company. Tebas said they already have agreements with 70 leagues and associations on who will sell digital products and systems.

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If Messi does not agree with a lower salary, he can leave – a candidate for president of Barcelona

Barcelona presidential candidate Emily Rousseau sat down in an interview with Ara, a Catalan newspaper, talking about her project and how she wants to get Barcelona out of the big hole they are facing right now.

He spoke on many other topics including Neymar, the financial situation, Bartomeu and other things. However, what caught the ears and eyes of Barcelona fans the most was his testimony of Lionel Messi and how he tried to convince him to stay.

Do you think Messi will stay?

“We have to sit down with Messi and ask him for a fee. At the moment the salary cannot be maintained. Messi has written the most brilliant page in the history of the club and we have to respect the legend. But the reality is like this. We will make this sacrifice. And if not. there is an agreement in the end, Messi won’t be around. “

This is undoubtedly one of the most courageous statements from one of the presidential candidates, likely as a PR move to raise awareness of his campaign. Rousseau is not among the favorites as Joan Laporta and Victor Font are leading the race and have promised the Socialists and Barcelona supporters that they will do their best to keep Messi at the club.

If there is one thing that has shown this season, it is the team cannot function on the pitch without Messi. There was no one on the pitch to be stimulated and nothing to show the fighting spirit the Argentine had shown. At least not for now. On that basis, one of the top priorities of a presidential candidate is to keep Messi at the club.

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Representatives of the Manchester United star “in conversation with very professional LaLiga players” during the January transfer

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard is likely to leave the club after falling out of favor under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and, according to reports, could follow David Silva to La Liga to join Real Sociedad.

Lingard has been a somewhat forgotten man this season at Old Trafford.

The playmaker, who had a stellar campaign at the 2018 World Cup, has not been able to repeat that high since then.

He fell out of favor after a string of unfortunate off-pitch problems last season, but is slowly returning to the gap at the end of the season.

Lingard had to wait until the last Premier League game to score a first division goal when he scored in their win over Leicester City last day.

Lingard played only two games – both in the League Cup for a total of 97 minutes.

Donnie van de Beek’s arrival that summer depressed him and he only sat on the bench three times.

His recent season was disrupted after coming into contact with someone who was found to be Covid-19 and did not appear in a Premier League team from the third game of the season.

However, he may now be offered a route outside United. He is rumored to have an interest in Spain.

The Daily Mail claims that Lingard’s representatives have contacted representatives of Real Sociedad, who are currently second in the La Liga table, about a possible loan.

Lingard has no contract until the end of the season and is unlikely to sign a new contract at this time.

It was reported that the employee who joined did not wish to lose him for free and would therefore allow him to leave in January.

The Red Devils have the option of extending his contract for 12 months but will only do so with less than a month before he can speak to foreign clubs about free transfers.

Lingard was interested in previous summer transfer windows from England and Europe, but that interest was meaningless.

He is believed to be one of the players United would consider selling as he appeared to be funding a move to Jaden Sancho.

In the end, however, he kept his cool as United failed to raise money to beat Borussia Dortmund for £ 108 million.

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LALIGA SUPPLIES SUPORTERS WITH NEW FANCAM TECH

LaLiga, which hosts the first two divisions of Spanish football, has introduced a new FanCam feature to bring fans closer to the action and enhance everyday experiences.

As part of the FanCam initiative, cameras will be installed at both ends of the LaLiga and Segunda División stadiums. Cameras are clearly marked so players know where to focus and where to look when partying in front of fans.

We hope that the initiative launched last weekend creates a connection between players and fans. FanCam was introduced to LaLiga after being successfully used in sports broadcasts in the United States.

According to LaLiga, 62% of the goals were scored by FanCam last weekend, and that figure is expected to rise to 100% in the coming weeks.

This celebration will be shown not only on live TV matches, but also on social media channels LaLiga. LaLiga will also share the photos with players and clubs to share on its own social media channels.

Melsior Soler, director of LaLiga Audiovisual, said, “FanCam is another step in enhancing and personalizing our audiovisual product. We will give fans a more personal and real view of the players and see them up close and personal as they achieve their goal of celebrating the team. them. “”

Soler added, “We hope the players realize the importance of celebrating their goals in front of the FanCam because it brings them into direct contact with their fans. This is why we firmly believe that using FanCam will increase due to continued use.”

Other news, up to 305 fans will attend the Copa del Rey match between Kardasar and Atletico Madrid later this month.

Tier four Cardassar is located on the Balearic island of Mallorca and the club have detailed plans to welcome fans to the match against giants Atletico LaLiga on 16 December.

Cardassar is offering 150 tickets for children and another 100 tickets will be offered to members in the raffle. In addition, 50 media accreditations will be awarded for high-level institutions.

The game marked the return of fans to Spain’s premier football competition, with fans on the continent still unable to participate in La Liga competition.

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Lionel Messi for exit but spents time at Man City

La Liga president Javier Tebas stressed that the league will go well and will continue to progress. After Lionel Messi leaves in new talks, a move to Manchester City is very important.

Pep Guardiola’s men will sign the Argentine over the summer when Messi tries to move away from Barcelona.

It didn’t work out, but City were still able to sign the 33-year-old for free after eight months.

Wednesday’s newspapers claim City could even try to sign Messi in January.

However, it seems inevitable that Messi and Barcelona are heading for a split.

His departure will leave a huge void at Barcelona given the crazy record he’s been breaking over the years.

However, Messi’s exit will also leave the league without leaving as a whole.

However, Tabas firmly believes – like Cristiano Ronaldo before him – that the Spanish Primera Liga can handle it.

However, he could not withstand a huge blow against Manchester City.

“We prefer Messi to stay in the league. But Ronaldo and Neymar left and we don’t see any difference,” said Tebas. “We are ready.

“It seems that the only club in the Premier League who are talking about signing Messi is Manchester City, who are playing outside the rules.

“I’m not the only one who said that.

“I don’t really worry about them. I often criticize what they do. It’s okay to do it again.

“This city is not affected by Covid, the pandemic or the like because they are financed differently and it is impossible to fight them off.”

However, after Josep Maria Bartomeu leaves, it is possible that the Argentine superstar will still be left behind.

While many supporters welcomed Bartomeu’s death, Tabas said he should not be held responsible for their growing debt.

“Barcelona is not considering bankruptcy,” he added.

“Their debt may be a little higher, but they paid off completely before Covid. But Covid has emerged and is generating a lot of income. They can’t pay off their debt, so their salaries should be reduced.

“This is a major factor for most clubs. It is not because they were not managed well before.”

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Lionel Messi: The Barcelona star has scored 40 shots from open matches goalless

To think that Barcelona and Lionel Messi did not have a normal year is an understatement.

The Spanish giants were completely torn apart in the Champions League Bayern Munich last season and had to endure an ordeal in which their star almost left.

Messi asked for a transfer and wants to leave on a free transfer which he can do if he informs Barcelona at a certain time.

Ultimately, however, he stayed behind at the Camp Nou and in the following months, former club president Josep Bartomeu resigned.

With Ronald Koeman, now manager, they are still struggling. Barca are 12th in the league with just two wins from seven games while Messi is far from the best.

There is no doubt about Argentina’s great quality, but under Coman he struggled.

Messi still scored four goals in the 2020/21 season but compared to some of the accomplishments he has achieved so far in his career that is a number that is somewhat underestimated.

However, if we had told you that all the goals of the 33-year-old this season have come from penalties, only a few would accuse you of accusing him of stripping.

After all, this is a criticism of Bruno Fernandez’s last term after joining Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon.

Of course, there is a huge difference in quality between the two, so it’s pretty unfair to rank it, but you do understand the points we’re trying to get to.

The fact is, Messi is struggling to score goals and rarely when it comes to threats in open matches.

Messi’s last goal came in the Champions League last Wednesday against Dynamo Kyiv, but in the first week of the game he only scored one league goal.

In fact, the £ 90 million veteran found life so tough that he now takes 40 shots from open play without finding the back of the net.

Part of the problem may be where he shot. Everyone knows that Messi loves to cut from the inside, but as his shooting schedule shows, he dominates with attempts at the door or in the middle.

He only shot at the post or at the right of the net on one occasion in La Liga, which is good enough for the goalkeeper and their positioning.

Maybe Messi should change things so easily? For the most part, at this point, the defense knew where to direct their blows.

What is remarkable about this graphic are the many photos Messi has taken that are recognized as “tough odds.”

He is no stranger to scoring goals out of reach or from impossible angles, and in 2020/21 he only made four attempts in the league with ease in trouble. You can see Messi is really trying to impose a problem here when something isn’t necessarily involved.

This may explain the lack of open goals because if you look at the map from last season you can see that most of his goals have been in easier shooting range.

Even though he tried to shoot from distance regularly, the weight of the odds didn’t really come into play.

Interestingly, however, little has changed in the expected goals.

This might explain that the game was a little unlucky. When Messi played Alaves last weekend, a series of good saves prevented him from scoring.

However, as the progressive track shows, it lacks the explosive nature we are used to seeing from it. Is it because of Koman’s tactics? It’s quite possible.

Many reasons can explain Messi’s poor performance. The manager, his age or maybe the fact that his heart is not enough at Barcelona anymore.

With that in mind, it would be surprising if the striker’s dryness lasted longer after open matches. Too good to take this long without realizing it.

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Three answers and three questions about Real Madrid’s win

A glimpse of the key points of this three-point draw in the Champions League.

Real Madrid finally got their first win in the 2020 Champions League on Tuesday night. There’s a lot to talk about, so let’s answer the three questions that were answered and the three new questions that emerged from that 3-2 win.

Three answers

  1. How did Zidane look against Conte Part One?

Zinedine Zidane and Antonio Conte are back. They played together at Juventus for five years and appeared together in 131 matches. This means Conte is in the top 20 of Zidane’s teammates from his playing days. When Zidane started as coach, he even returned to Juventus to spend time on the training ground and learn from Conte. “The relationship is good, although we don’t speak regularly,” Zidane told his pre-match press conference about the state of the relationship at the moment. But these are two football characters with a lot of history and two coaches with many different personalities and even tactics. So it will be interesting to see what their first competitive game as a coach will be like and the truth is that three goals by three goals was a lot of fun.

  1. Is Lucas Vazquez fully recovered?

Lucas Vazquez was skeptical about the game after having run into trouble against Huesca over the weekend, but he recovered enough to form the squad and then start the game. But can he do his best and deal with Ashley Young? Yes, that’s the answer. He may have reacted a little slowly to Inter’s second goal, but otherwise it was another outstanding display from the Spaniard, not from right-back. He’s put so much energy and hard work into this game that you have to wonder if he’s the perfect player to start this game against a team whose main tactical fold is a love of wing play.

  1. Will Sergio Ramos score 100 goals?

He was there for over a week and Ramos didn’t keep us waiting any longer. Real Madrid’s second goal against Inter earned him his 100th place for the club in all competitions and is the 19th player to have scored a goal in a century for a major club. What’s most impressive is that he is the first defender to reach this stage. Fernando Hierro did the same but played in midfield for several seasons. However, Ramos has been a defender, right-back or center-back, in his 15 years at Real Madrid and has added an extra layer to his already extraordinary legacy.

Three questions

  1. What is the situation in the group?

With these three points in the bag, the focus now shifts to the situation of the group as a whole. Borussia Mönchengladbach lead with five points after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. Then Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk each contributed four points and Inter contributed two each. It’s very close and it opens Real Madrid to win the group. The fact that all four teams are good means that they have taken points from each other and that the group can be won by a very small number of points total.

  1. How permanent is the danger?

Hazard must be injured, Zidane admitted in his post-match press conference. He suffered three fouls in an hour and this will follow from 2019/20 when he is fouled 4.1 times in 90 minutes. This is at the root of his major injury problems over the past year, which were mainly injuries and especially the right ankle. How long is this season? Can it stay healthy and survive constant pollution?

  1. Where will this program be played in the future?

Including this match, the last four competitive matches between Real Madrid and Inter have taken place in four different locations. This match takes place at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano. The last two matches took place in the Champions League in 1998/99 and took place at the San Siro in Milan and the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Seville. This is because Real Madrid is banned from playing at the Bernabeu after firing a shot at Borussia Dortmund’s goal. Then that match was previously in 1986 at the Bernabeu in the UEFA Cup. Where is the next meeting? We know they’ll be playing at the next San Siro, but where next? Will the next match be held at the new stadium in Milan? Maybe.

The last four places for this facility

4 November 2020: Real Madrid 3-2 Inter. Di Stefano.
November 25, 1998: Inter 3-1 Real Madrid. San Siro.
16 September 1998 Real Madrid 2-0 Inter. Ramon Sanchez Pisuan.
April 2, 1986 Real Madrid 5-1 Inter. Bernabeu.

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