Timely two-year contract extension just what Kevin de Bruyne deserves

Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City signs a new contract extension at the club at Manchester City Football Academy on April 07, 2021 in Manchester,...

Less than 12 hours removed from his decisive display to help Manchester City overcome a relentless Borussia Dortmund effort in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final, the news was finally announced: the Premier League leaders had agreed a two-year contract extension with their creator-in-chief to keep him at Eastlands until the summer of 2025. Continue reading

UCL MD6 Previews: Barcelona and Juventus clash, while unbeaten Chelsea host Krasnodar

Pirlo endured a forgettable evening on the sidelines, seeing his Juve side limp to defeat against Barcelona

Read on for two Champions League MD6 match previews ahead of a pivotal Group G clash between Spanish giants Barcelona and Serie A champions Juventus with top spot not yet confirmed, while Frank Lampard’s unbeaten Chelsea side expect to finish with a flourish when entertaining Russian side Krasnodar elsewhere tonight in Group E. Are we in for some surprises? Continue reading

Saturday previews: Barcelona travel to Cadiz, Juventus host Torino in derby clash

Juventus beat Dynamo Kiev and will decide first place in Group G in the last round against Barcelona | Time24 News

Ahead of their eagerly-anticipated UCL clash on MD6 next, La Liga giants Barcelona and Serie A champions Juventus face potentially stiff opposition during their brief return to domestic action on Saturday. Barca travel to sixth-placed Cadiz, after Juventus entertain determined strugglers Torino in the Derby della Mole as they look to close the gap on their title rivals. Continue reading

Juventus 0-2 Barcelona: 5 Talking Points as Dembele, Messi pile early pressure on Pirlo

Barcelona players celebrate after Messi's penalty helped seal all three points against an under-fire Juventus

Goals from Ousmane Dembele and a Lionel Messi penalty helped Barcelona to a morale-boosting 2-0 Champions League group stage win over Serie A champions Juventus. What were five talking points as Ronald Koeman’s men bounced back from their 3-1 El Clasico defeat to record a first victory in Turin, continuing their 100% record to begin this season’s UCL? Continue reading

Barcelona 5-0 Leganes: 5 Hits and Flops as Barca book Copa del Rey last-eight place

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Barcelona booked their place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals after a 5-0 home thrashing against Leganes on Thursday evening. Lionel Messi netted a brace, while there were goals for Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet and Arthur Melo off the substitutes’ bench as Quique Setien’s men cruised to victory without truly breaking sweat at times. Continue reading