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Iniesta – Mourinho made the Clasico unbearable

Former Barca midfielder Andreas Iniesta has claimed that Jose Mourinho created in an unfriendly atmosphere between Barcelona and Real Madrid players when he was in charge at the Bernabeu. Mourinho is currently the boss at Manchester United and it can be recalled that the Clasico was very fierce and characterized by some nasty incidents during his time as Madrid coach. Mourinho managed Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013 and Iniesta has insisted that the atmosphere between the two sides was very toxic during that period. Speaking during a chat with La Sexta, Iniesta said: “You don’t have to be for Barcelona or Real Madrid to know that the situation was unpleasant. “And the key component in that story was Mourinho. Whoever doesn’t want to see that, is radical. READ: Top 10 shortest ...
Mixed emotions as Iniesta announces Barcelona exit
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Mixed emotions as Iniesta announces Barcelona exit

Andres Iniesta has announced that he will part ways with Barcelona at the end of the season and this sparked up an emotional response as the club legend struggled to hold back his tears. Iniesta officially confirmed his departure from Barcelona on Friday, thus bringing an end to a very successful career at Camp Nou, although he found it difficult to disclose the news. READ: Mourinho – I didn’t sell Salah from Chelsea Having faced the reality that his footballing career at Barcelona would be over by the end of the season, Iniesta's voice trembles as his eyes welled up. His reaction in the course of the announcement triggered a strong emotional response from others at the conference. There are speculations that the Spaniard could be set for a switch to the Chinese Super League al...
Iniesta – It would annoy me a bit if Neymar joins Madrid
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Iniesta – It would annoy me a bit if Neymar joins Madrid

  Andreas Iniesta has revealed that he would be annoyed if former Barcelona star man Neymar leaves PSG to join La Liga rivals Real Madrid. Reports suggested that Madrid president Florentino Perez attempted to acquire Neymar's signature before he joined Barcelona in 2013, and also opined that Neymar would stand a decent chance of winning the Ballon D'Or if he made a move to the Santiago Bernabeu. READ: Modric criticizes VAR goal line technology after CWC fixture Luis Suarez had recently said that Neymar had huge admiration for Barcelona and would not move to Real Madrid, although Iniesta was quick to point out that there was a possibility as he had seen strange things happen in the past. When asked if he could see Real Madrid side parading Neymar in the future when Ronal...