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Alba – Luis Suarez was a gift from Barca to Atletico Madrid
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Alba – Luis Suarez was a gift from Barca to Atletico Madrid

Ahead of the Euro 2020 competition, Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has spoken about the challenges that the Spanish national team camp is currently facing after Sergio Busquets tested positive for coronavirus. He also revealed his thoughts about Barca manager Ronald Koman and spoke about the just-concluded season. He made his thoughts known in a chat during the Cadena SER’s El Larguero program with anecdotes about Lionel Messi and his potential exit from Camp Nou.  The defender also spoke about the decision to allow Luis Suarez to join Atletico Madrid, one which was heavily regretted in the 2020/21 season as he helped fire the Rojiblancos to the title. Reports suggest that Luis Suarez was the subject of a funny transfer decision, as the former board of the club unceremoniously let ...
Enrique – Decision to exclude players is not personal
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Enrique – Decision to exclude players is not personal

Spain boss and former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has insisted that the exclusion of players is not down to personal reasons but sporting reasons. This is coming after Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba was yet again left out by the new Spanish gaffer. Luis Enrique announced the 23-man squad on Thursday ahead of the games against Wales and England, with Jordi Alba excluded. In a chat with reporters, Enrique stated: “I do not discuss players who are not in the squad” “However, anyone not selected is because of sporting reasons, not personal ones and there are only 23 players who I can select – if possible, I could bring in many more who could do a job. READ: Alleged rape – Mayorga issues summons to Cristiano Ronaldo “Paco Alcacer? I know him well, he was fantastic at Valenc...