Ernesto Valverde would have liked to keep Neymar at Barcelona but has urged his side to forget about the Brazilian in the wake of his record-breaking exit. You take a giant step when you have a player of this level to play against the other teams.
Neymar's performance in that tournament may provide the best reason for the transfer. Have your say in the comments section below. Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga, has said he believes the deal would breach FFP. "Yes, it's good news". I was never motivated by money. "I don't have to choose between the countries". El Matador also laid on Pastore's strike to make it 2-0.
In addition to the 13 league goals last season, the Rio de Janeiro native had seven assists.
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Philippe Coutinho has been left out of Liverpool's squad for Saturday's friendly against Athletic Bilbao because of a back injury. Mourinho did make them defensively solid, as the team kept the joint most clean sheets in the league with 17.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte eyes winning start to EPL season
Mustafi, though, is likely to miss out, with Rob Holding, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal expected to start in a back-three. It's finally here, English football is back this weekend with it's traditional "curtain raiser" - the FA Community Shield .
Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House
Considering the allegations against Priebus, it's unsurprising that such a strict figure has been drafted to replace him. In short order, Priebus was pushed aside and replaced by Kelly, whose arrival led in turn to Scaramucci's departure.
North Korea rules out nuclear talks, says USA will 'pay dearly'
Chinese state media said North Korea had to be punished for its missile tests , but criticized the US for its "arrogance" Monday. The head of american diplomacy stressed that Washington would consider talks only if Pyongyang suspended its ballistic program.
Scaramucci 'working on being the best person I can be'
The New York Times reported that the decision to remove Scaramucci as communications director came at Kelly's request. Klein said Trump liked Scaramucci at first because of his "blatant attacks and kind of macho attitude".
Philippines seeks Asean consensus on N. Korea response
Estimates say that North Korea exports about $3bn worth of goods each year - and the sanctions could eliminate $1bn of that trade. United Kingdom ambassador Matthew Rycroft said: "North Korea bears full responsibility for the measures we have enacted today".
Brock Lesnar responds to the UFC 214 Callout from Jon Jones
What it would do for our sport would be tremendous. "I guess if he wins both fights, there is no rivalry so I don't know". It didn't appear to Jones' night. "Would I fight Jon Jones? ". "I made it back man, such a beautiful moment", Jones said.
GOP donor sues party for fraud over Obamacare repeal
Perry Bacon from 538 breaks down the uncertainty about Obamacare and the future of health care. "We're eager to work with Gov. The Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina and a stock market crash, which generated a huge backlash against President George W.