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Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta plots a return to Barcelona, where beauty, magic and grace appear to have evaporated
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Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta plots a return to Barcelona, where beauty, magic and grace appear to have evaporated

From 6,500 miles away, Andrés Iniesta has been contemplating his return. He doesn’t know when it will be, or under what circumstances, but he is sure he wants to go back to FC Barcelona

Coronavirus Outbreak: Barcelona great Andres Iniesta says saving human lives more important than football during COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Barcelona great Andres Iniesta says saving human lives more important than football during COVID-19 crisis

With Spain one of the country’s hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Barcelona great Andres Iniesta says he is finding it tough to watch events unfold in Europe from his new home in Japan.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan defender Gotoku Sakai tests positive for COVID-19, confirms club Vissel Kobe
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan defender Gotoku Sakai tests positive for COVID-19, confirms club Vissel Kobe

Sakai, who has 42 caps for Japan, first reported having a fever on Wednesday and was diagnosed with acute upper respiratory infection in a hospital the following day

AFC Champions League: Andres Iniesta sets up three goals in Vissel Kobe's victory over Johor Darul Tazim
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AFC Champions League: Andres Iniesta sets up three goals in Vissel Kobe's victory over Johor Darul Tazim

Andres Iniesta set up three goals, all scored by Keijiro Ogawa, to lead Vissel Kobe to a 5-1 win over Malaysian champions Johor Darul Tazim on Wednesday in the Asian Champions League.

LaLiga: Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta believes Spanish champions treating coach Ernesto Valverde unfairly
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LaLiga: Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta believes Spanish champions treating coach Ernesto Valverde unfairly

Barca approached Iniesta’s former team mate Xavi Hernandez to replace the under-pressure Valverde who they wanted to sack after defeat by Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final last week, reports in the Spanish media said.

Vissel Kobe's Spanish striker David Villa calls time on glittering career with Emperor's Cup title
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Vissel Kobe's Spanish striker David Villa calls time on glittering career with Emperor's Cup title

Wednesday’s Vissel Kobe win also saw a last appearance for former Barcelona and Atletico Madrid striker David Villa, who will retire at the age of 37

Barcelona preview: LaLiga champions splash the cash but may end up suffering due to cluelessness of upper management
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Barcelona preview: LaLiga champions splash the cash but may end up suffering due to cluelessness of upper management

At first glance, everything might seem hunky-dory as Barcelona are poised to make it three league titles in a row but look deeper and you'll notice a rot setting in.

La Liga: Frenkie de Jong slots seamlessly into Barcelona midfield as he aims to make mark at club
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La Liga: Frenkie de Jong slots seamlessly into Barcelona midfield as he aims to make mark at club

In two pre-season games, Frenkie de Jong, who excelled for Ajax on their run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, has already shown promising signs.

LaLiga: Carles Perez scores brace to power Barcelona to victory over Andres Iniesta's Vissel Kobe in pre-season friendly
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LaLiga: Carles Perez scores brace to power Barcelona to victory over Andres Iniesta's Vissel Kobe in pre-season friendly

As Kobe's Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper were all reunited with their former team Barcelona, it was Perez who stole the limelight with a top-class double

Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta says he will relish the 'honour' of facing former club Barcelona in friendly clash
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Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta says he will relish the 'honour' of facing former club Barcelona in friendly clash

World Cup-winning Iniesta, who lifted 32 major trophies with Barcelona, signed for Kobe last May in a historic J-League deal worth a reported $30 million a year. The 34-year-old was appointed the team's captain in April.

Fernando Torres to retire after Japan reunion with Spanish compatriots Andres Iniesta, David Villa
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Fernando Torres to retire after Japan reunion with Spanish compatriots Andres Iniesta, David Villa

Fernando Torres will retire for good after taking on Andres Iniesta and David Villa in a J-League match on 23 August. His side Sagan Tosu currently sit bottom of the J-League with four wins from 16 matches.

J-League: Andres Iniesta named new captain of Vissel Kobe after Lukas Podolski steps down citing lack of 'honesty'
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J-League: Andres Iniesta named new captain of Vissel Kobe after Lukas Podolski steps down citing lack of 'honesty'

Despite having World Cup winners Iniesta, Podolski and David Villa in their ranks, Kobe sit in 11th place in the 18-team league having lost three of their last four games

David Villa scores first J-League goal as Vissel Kobe beat Fernando Torres' Sagan Tosu
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David Villa scores first J-League goal as Vissel Kobe beat Fernando Torres' Sagan Tosu

Before signing with Vissel Kobe, former Barcelona striker David Villa spent four seasons with New York City FC, scoring 80 goals in 124 MLS appearances

LaLiga mid-season report: Barcelona still title favourites despite managerial hiccups; Alaves and Getafe punch above weight
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LaLiga mid-season report: Barcelona still title favourites despite managerial hiccups; Alaves and Getafe punch above weight

With the 19th round of the 2018/19 season in the books, which means every team has faced each other once, we sat down to draw some conclusions and prepare a half-term report.

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta apologises for posting photo featuring people in blackface on social media
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Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta apologises for posting photo featuring people in blackface on social media

Iniesta's picture on Twitter and Instagram posted on Sunday showed his family and a group of people in costumes, taking part in the Three Kings Day celebration.

Spain football legend Andres Iniesta courts controversy after posing for picture with two friends in 'blackface'
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Spain football legend Andres Iniesta courts controversy after posing for picture with two friends in 'blackface'

Iniesta published the photo on Sunday on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, triggering overwhelmingly negative reactions and calls to take it down.

Spanish striker David Villa to join former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta at J-League club Vissel Kobe
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Spanish striker David Villa to join former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta at J-League club Vissel Kobe

David Villa is the latest high-profile acquisition by Vissel in the western Japanese port city of Kobe. The outfit is owned by Japanese tech billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani.

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos slams Antoine Griezmann over Ballon d'Or claims, says 'ignorance makes you very bold'
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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos slams Antoine Griezmann over Ballon d'Or claims, says 'ignorance makes you very bold'

Sergio Ramos has launched a scathing attack on Antoine Griezmann's attitude after the French forward said he has his eye on the Ballon d'Or this year and is on a par with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

UEFA Nations League: Marco Asensio stars in Spain's 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia
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UEFA Nations League: Marco Asensio stars in Spain's 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia

Spain's identity crisis looks to be well and truly over after Marco Asensio inspired a 6-0 thrashing of World Cup runners-up Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.