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Former Barcelona player Eric Abidal to be questioned over attack on PSG's Kheira Hamraoui
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Former Barcelona player Eric Abidal to be questioned over attack on PSG's Kheira Hamraoui

Hamraoui was using a telephone SIM card registered in Abidal's name on the night of the attack.

Lionel Messi remains silent after Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu's offer to resign
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Lionel Messi remains silent after Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu's offer to resign

Without directly accusing Bartomeu, Messi has been outspoken against the club’s decisions this season, the team’s first without a title since 2007-08.

Lionel Messi has not told us he will miss training, says Barcelona's sporting director Ramon Planes
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Lionel Messi has not told us he will miss training, says Barcelona's sporting director Ramon Planes

Messi, Planes insisted, in the first official club reaction to the Argentinian's want-away demand, was "important news. But what we think, and we've said it many times, is that we see Messi as a Barca player".

Lionel Messi-Barcelona tiff explained: The legal claims, what is burofax and possible destinations
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Lionel Messi-Barcelona tiff explained: The legal claims, what is burofax and possible destinations

Lionel Messi has officially expressed his desire to leave FC Barcelona having spent 19 years at the club. However, the whole affair is far murkier than it seems.

LaLiga: Questions surround Lionel Messi's future at Camp Nou amid Barcelona chaos
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LaLiga: Questions surround Lionel Messi's future at Camp Nou amid Barcelona chaos

Messi, Barcelona's biggest star for more than a decade has a contract with the club until 2021, but he hasn't been hiding his dissatisfaction with the Catalan giants.

LaLiga: Barcelona officials to hold emergency board meeting after 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich, say reports
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LaLiga: Barcelona officials to hold emergency board meeting after 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich, say reports

Bartomeu on Friday said he would not rule out the elections being moved up following Barcelona's worst-ever defeat in Europe, and the club's first season without silverware since 2007-08.

Premier League: Pep Guardiola quashes talks of Manchester City signing Leo Messi, says he wants to see Argentine finish career at Camp Nou
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Premier League: Pep Guardiola quashes talks of Manchester City signing Leo Messi, says he wants to see Argentine finish career at Camp Nou

Messi has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou at the end of the season after he caused a stir by criticising the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal over who was responsible for the sacking of Ernesto Valverde last month.

LaLiga: Lionel Messi criticises Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal for comments about players' work ethic
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LaLiga: Lionel Messi criticises Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal for comments about players' work ethic

Abidal and Messi played together at Barcelona between 2007 and 2013, with the French defender returning to the club after retirement to become sporting director in June 2018

LaLiga: Barcelona officials fly to France for talks with Paris Saint-Germain over Neymar transfer, say reports
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LaLiga: Barcelona officials fly to France for talks with Paris Saint-Germain over Neymar transfer, say reports

Real Madrid or a return to Barcelona are the most likely destinations for Neymar, won two La Liga titles and the 2015 Champions League in four years with the Catalan side

LaLiga: Prosecutors re-open investigation into Eric Abidal's liver transplant after evidence pointing to trafficked organ surfaces
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LaLiga: Prosecutors re-open investigation into Eric Abidal's liver transplant after evidence pointing to trafficked organ surfaces

The Spanish prosecutor initially reopened investigations into Abidal after Spanish media published tapes of the former Barca president, Sandro Rosell, suggesting that the club had illegally bought a liver for their defender

La Liga: Spanish court rejects reopening probe into former Barcelona star Eric Abidal's liver transplant
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La Liga: Spanish court rejects reopening probe into former Barcelona star Eric Abidal's liver transplant

FC Barcelona, Eric Abidal, Sandro Rosell and Spain's National Transplant Organisation have always denied anything illegal took place.

Eric Abidal's cousin denies receiving payment from Barcelona for donating liver to former France defender
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Eric Abidal's cousin denies receiving payment from Barcelona for donating liver to former France defender

Eric Abidal's cousin has said that he "didn't take a penny" from Barcelona, over allegations the club illegally bought a transplant liver for their former player.

Barcelona deny reports of buying illegal transplant liver for former defender Eric Abidal
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Barcelona deny reports of buying illegal transplant liver for former defender Eric Abidal

"The club are saddened by the lack of rigour in the spreading of such information about such a sensitive issue,"said the Barcelona statement

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in hot water with club over Antoine Griezmann's documentary
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in hot water with club over Antoine Griezmann's documentary

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has spoken to Pique and informed him that his role in making the video had "generated surprise and discomfort within the club and among many of its supporters"

La Liga champions Barcelona appoint ex-player Eric Abidal as sporting director, replaces Robert Fernandez
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La Liga champions Barcelona appoint ex-player Eric Abidal as sporting director, replaces Robert Fernandez

Barcelona have appointed their former defender Eric Abidal as their new sporting director, the Liga champions said on Thursday.

Manchester United, Barcelona to honour terror attack victims before legends' charity match
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Manchester United, Barcelona to honour terror attack victims before legends' charity match

Twenty-two people were killed and 250 injured by a suicide bomber in Manchester in May before attacks in Barcelona earlier this month left 16 dead and over 150 injured.

Watch: Shakira releases song for FIFA world cup  'La La La'
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Watch: Shakira releases song for FIFA world cup 'La La La'

The track, which is featured in FIFA's One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 World Cup Album, also appears in the Colombian pop star's new record, Shakira.

Abidal says Dani Alves offered him part of liver
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Abidal says Dani Alves offered him part of liver

Eric Abidal said on Sunday that former Barcelona teammate Dani Alves had offered him part of his liver when he needed a transplant last year.

Barcelona's defender Abidal to have liver transplant
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Barcelona's defender Abidal to have liver transplant

A cult figure among fans of the Spanish, European and world champions, the 32-year-old defender had surgery to remove a tumour from the organ last March before making a triumphant return to lift the Champions League trophy.