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Barcelona sign France defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia

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Barcelona have signed France defender Jeremy Mathieu for a fee of £15.8million from Valencia. The 30-year-old, who can operate at left-back or centre-back, has signed a four-year deal with the option of a further year. There is also a £40million buy-out clause in the Frenchman’s contract. Six foot four inch Mathieu started his career with Sochaux, before joining Toulouse and ...

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Luis Suarez could make Barcelona debut against Real Madrid

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Luis Suarez could make his Barcelona debut against rivals Real Madrid, with the first El Clasico of the season set for the weekend of Sunday, 26 October. Suarez, signed from Liverpool for £75m this summer, is serving a four-month ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup. He was banned on 26 June but the incident took ...

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Luis Suarez completes his transfer to Barcelona from Liverpool

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Uruguay international Luis Suarez has officially completed his transfer to Barcelona from Liverpool. Although the striker arrived in the Catalan city on Tuesday to finalise the deal, he had to be ‘unveiled’ by Barca under the terms of his current ban. The 27-year-old is serving a four-month FIFA suspension from all football-related activity after biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during ...

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You can’t unveil Suarez – FIFA tells Barcelona

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Barcelona will not be able to present Luis Suarez to the press and public when his transfer from Liverpool is complete. Suarez’s impending £75million move can go ahead in the coming days despite his four-month worldwide ban from all football-related activity. But FIFA has confirmed the suspension does prevent the kind of welcoming ceremony Barcelona customarily throw for their marquee ...

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Liverpool agree to sell Suarez to Barcelona

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Liverpool have announced that they have reached a deal with Spanish giants Barcelona over the transfer of Luis Suarez to the Catalan club. In a statement on their official website, the club announced “that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona.” It went on to state that the player had the ...

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Arsenal sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona

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Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for a fee believed to be around £35 million, making him the second most expensive signing in the club’s history. The player signed a long-term contract after he passed a medical at the club on Thursday and becomes manager Arsene Wenger’s first major signing of the summer. He ...

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