2019 Season

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2019 Schedule
18-4-5, 1st in Spanish Primera División
The benefits of La Liga's late kickoffs (1:33)
Messi's Barcelona contract 'resolved' until 2021 (1:11)
Barcelona's best Coutinho solution? 'Play him' (1:00)
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8hSam Marsden

Coutinho has desire for Prem return - agent

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho wants to return to the Premier League, his agent has said, but he is unsure if it will be possible this summer.

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11hMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Sources: Messi's Barcelona exit clause expires

The clause allowing Lionel Messi to walk away from Barcelona for free this summer expired over the weekend, sources have confirmed to ESPN.

Lowe: Barca has to let players know they're trying to swap them! (1:38)
Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal is 'impossible' (0:48)
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2dSam Marsden

Tigres goalkeeper has Messi clause in contract

Tigres goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman has a clause in his contract that would allow him to follow Lionel Messi to Newell's Old Boys.

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2dSam Marsden

Setien: Five subs works against Barca game plan

Barcelona manager Quique Setien has said the introduction of five substitutes will work against his side when La Liga resumes in June.

Marcotti: Inter don't exist to cart away Barcelona's rubbish (1:31)
La Liga title race 'leaning towards Real Madrid' (0:40)
On This Day: Barcelona 'put on a show' vs. Man Utd in UCL final (1:20)
Marcotti doubts Barcelona can afford Lautaro Martinez (1:44)
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4dMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Sources: Barca to cut scouting department in half

Barcelona will cut their scouting department in half as part of a major restructuring operation, various club sources have confirmed to ESPN.

Masks on! Barcelona stars cover up for training (1:23)
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Man United rival Liverpool for Werner

ESPN's Insider Notebook has transfer news on Timo Werner and Manchester United. PLUS: The eye-watering cost of signing Philippe Coutinho.

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5dSam Marsden

Messi: Playing in empty stadiums 'strange'

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has said it will be strange to play in empty stadiums with La Liga set to restart on June 11.

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference321st
Goals Scored631st
Goals Conceded316th