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Another Champions League season is upon us, with some interesting groups being drawn. But which teams will advance to the knockout stages from their respective groups and which teams will finish third and go on to play in the knockout stages of the Europa League? Here are my predictions…
Group A
Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco & Club Brugge
Europa League winners Atletico have had a rather awkward start to their domestic league season, but will still qualify from this group. They have added some good new signings to bolster their midfield …

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann ended months of speculation after committing his future to the Rojiblancos in a video published on Twitter. Barcelona and Manchester United were previously keen on the French international but made little progress in agreeing a deal this summer which raised suggestions that he might indeed stay at the Wanda Metropolitano.
But after reports that Griezmann had made two different videos, one containing a statement saying he’ll stay at Atleti and one saying the opposite, he’s come under a lot of criticism. The 27-year-old should be preparing …

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is second in Forbes’ top 100 athletes, one place ahead of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and two places above Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar.
Messi has earned approximately $111m, $84m of which is attributed to his salary and bonuses. Ronaldo has made $108m, $61m being his salary and bonuses. Neymar has earned $90m, $71m of which is salary and bonuses. The trio are the only footballers to be named in Forbes’ top-10.
Ronaldo, who has ranked in the top-three highest earners for a sixth straight year, was …

Barcelona are interested in Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann and seem destined to procure his signature before the summer transfer window closes. However, progress has been slim and latest reports have hinted that the French international could be having cold feet.
There’s further reports suggesting both parties could be banned if they’ve been found out to have concluded a contract before his existing deal has six months left. For a transfer that seemed nailed on this summer, what has changed in recent weeks that has put Griezmann’s move to Barcelona in …

Current situation of Barcelona’s defence has gone from bad to worse for now with the rumours linking their long serving right back Dani Alves to Juventus as per Daily Mail.  With the financial situation of the European Giants on the fringes, Valencia’s Portuguese  full-back Joao Cancelo could prove to be a good replacement over the La Masia graduate Hector Bellerin who plays his trade at Arsenal having a price tag of around €40m as per Diario Sport.
Sport said that Joao Cancelo would prove to be a much cheaper alternative for …

Current Brazilian international and FC Barcelona sensational football star Neymar is reportedly considering a move the Manchester United. Reports from Camp Nou suggest that Neymar is sick of living under the shadow of football sensation Lionel Messi.
Twenty-three-year-old Neymar is currently the principal player in the first team after superstar Lionel Messi is out of play due to an injury. He is however concerned that he will have to take a back seat the instant Messi overcomes his injury and returns to the main team.
Speculation has been rife recently with where …

Played by some of the top teams in the world, the UAFA Champions League is seen as the ultimate prize in European club football, and this weekend, FC Barcelona are to clash with Juventus for the 2015 final in Berlin. Although the El Clasico showdown of Barcalona and Real Madrid that everyone was expecting won’t be going ahead, Juventus have shown their worth in the course of this tournament, which is making the outcome a tricky call for the bookies.
After a few wobbles in the early part of the tournament – …

Spanish midfield legend calls his time on his decorated career at FC Barcelona as he is set to join Qatari side Al Sadd. Now 35 years old, Xavi joined Barca aged 11 and has been a regular part of the first team since 1998, winning eight La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey, two club world cups and three Champions League titles. A 4th Champions League title may be on its way on June 6th.
A true great of the modern game, Xavi also played a key role for Spain as …

In the afternoon Kick Off on Saturday Barcelona were in action at Home to Valencia as they looked to maintain a 2 point lead at the top of La Liga and after just 1 Minute Barca were in front when Gerard Pique won the ball in his own half who played it to Sergio Busquests who played it through to Lionel Messi who turned and played in Luis Suarez who poked it in the past Deigo Alves with a first time shot but Valencia responded very well and Rodrigo came …

On Tuesday 3rd Placed Atletico Madrid claimed a solid 2-0 Win against Real Sociedad thanks to Goals on 3 and 10 Minutes with First coming when Koke’s inswinging Corner from the left was headed in to his own net at the near post by Defender Mikel Gonzalez and the Second came from Koke’s 20 Yard Shot was parried there was Antoine Griezmann to tap home the Second and it was generally comfortable from there for Atletico.
Sevilla could have a say on this Season Title Race with Barcelona and Real Madrid to …