Messi’s Barcelona, Arsenal’s Invincibles & teams who won league title without losing once

AC Milan 1991-92 First, Arrigo Sacchi created the greatest team in club history. Then, Fabio Capello made them even better. As star striker Marco van Basten said at the end of AC Milan’s undefeated 1991-92 campaign, “perfection doesn’t exist in football, but we came pretty close this season.” Their pursuit of perfection had begun in

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Today is not a farewell, it’s a see you soon – Bartomeu on Iniesta’s Barcelona departure

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the departure of Andres Iniesta should not be considered a “farewell”, suggesting the club icon could return. Iniesta announced on Friday he will complete a career-long association with Barcelona at the end of the season, with a move to Chinese Super League side Chongqing Dangdai Lifan widely mooted although

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Barcelona very happy with Valverde, says Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu dismissed questions over Ernesto Valverde’s future, insisting the LaLiga giants were happy with the coach. Despite leading Barca to the Copa del Rey and almost certainly the LaLiga title, Valverde has reportedly been considering his future. But Bartomeu said the club were delighted with the coach, despite their stunning quarter-final

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‘We are not Barcelona’ – Klopp cautions Liverpool against Roma comeback

The Italian side’s superb comeback against the Spanish outfit in the Champions League quarter-finals means nothing can be taken for granted Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are not assured of a place in the Champions League final despite leading 5-0 against Roma in the first leg of the semi-final before conceding two away goals. A sensational

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Busquets – Atletico clash will be tougher for Barcelona

Sergio Busquets said Atletico Madrid will be a tougher battle as the Barcelona midfielder quickly turned his attention to the top-of-the-table clash following Thursday’s shock draw at Las Palmas. LaLiga leaders Barca dropped points against relegation-threatened Las Palmas, who earned a 1-1 draw after Jonathan Calleri’s penalty cancelled out Lionel Messi’s 21st-minute opener. Las Palmas

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