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February 18, 2018 2:57 PM Chelsea vs Barcelona: Conte speaks ahead of clash

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has admitted that his team must produce the ‘perfect game’ to get the better of Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie. The Blues will battle the La Liga league leaders at Stamford Bridge for the opening leg on Tuesday night. Conte, however, insisted Chelsea face a huge challenge against the Catalan club, who stayed 19

February 17, 2018 8:03 PM LaLiga: Barcelona defeat Eibar to go 10 points clear ahead of Chelsea clash

Barcelona on Saturday defeated Eibar 2-0 at the Municipal de Ipurua stadium to go 10 points clear in the LaLiga table. Striker Luis Suarez and defender Joldi Alba got the goals for the Catalan club. Ernesto Valverde side got the lead in the 16th minute as Suarez received a precise pass inside the box from Lionel Messi and he beat the goalkeeper with a neat finish 16

February 17, 2018 2:24 PM Harry Kane’s shirt number at Real Madrid revealed

Philippe Coutinho has reportedly shared Harry Kane’s future Real Madrid shirt number with his new Barcelona team-mates. Diario Gol reports that Kane will move to Spain in the summer and will inherit Luka Modric’s number 10 jersey. The England striker scored more goals in 2017 than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and has been strongly linked with the Madrid 19

February 17, 2018 10:30 AM Champions League: Chelsea vs Barcelona: Pedro speaks ahead of clash

Chelsea winger, Pedro Rodríguez says he is looking forward to Tuesday night Champions League match against Barcelona. The 30-year-old said the game against the Catalan club is a special game to him, because it gives him an opportunity to face his former teammates. Pedro also admits that the Blues will struggle to stop forward, Lionel Messi, although 20

February 15, 2018 11:06 AM Champions League: Its unfair to compare Salah to Messi – Gerrard

Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard, has praised Mohamed Salah following his goal and spectacular performance for Liverpool in their 5-0 win over Porto. The former England midfielder, however, urged Liverpool supporters to avoid comparing the forward to Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi. The Egyptian attacker started alongside Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in the attack 17

February 13, 2018 11:23 AM Chelsea vs Barcelona: Messi can’t be stopped – Morata

Chelsea striker, Alvaro Morata, has warned his teammates that Barcelona star, Lionel Messi will be unstoppable when the two sides meet in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash. Messi has not scored against Chelsea in eight appearances, but Morata believes the Argentine ‘can’t be stopped’ this time. Speaking ahead of the encounter, Morata told Movistar 17

February 12, 2018 8:33 PM Arsenal admit allowing Kane leave was “a mistake”

Arsenal legend, Liam Brady, has admitted the club “made a mistake” in releasing Harry Kane, when he was just nine years old. Kane went on to join the Gunners’ arch-rivals Spurs and is now cosndidered one of the best strikers in the world. He scored the winner as Tottenham won the North London derby at Wembley on Saturday. “He was a bit chubby, he wasn’t 18

February 12, 2018 3:54 PM Messi reveals why he will never be friends with Cristiano Ronaldo

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, has admitted he does not think he will ever be good friends with Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the Real Madrid forward claiming the pair could be pals in the future. The duo have remained rivals throughout their careers, taking turns to win the Ballon d’Or since 2008. Although Messi and Ronaldo have never shown disdain for each other 16

February 12, 2018 6:54 AM Champions League: Guardiola backs De Bruyne to break Messi-Ronaldo duopoly

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has claimed that Kevin De Bruyne can break the duopoly held by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Guardiola believes the Belgian midfielder can win the Ballon d’Or, if he can help City win the Champions League. De Bruyne produced another masterclass in their 5-1 win over Leicester City on Saturday, laying on three 16

February 11, 2018 8:09 PM LaLiga: Barcelona drop points against Getafe

Barcelona failed to extend their lead at the top of the LaLiga table, as they were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday. Lionel Messi and co failed to break down the visitors, as they settled for a drab draw at the Camp Nou. Luis Suarez’s first-half goal was correctly disallowed, after the Uruguay striker strayed offside as he volleyed home Messi’s free-kick 18