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The treatment of his great friend  Luis Suarez by the club was the final straw for Lionel Messi. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barça usually get late night kick-off times for La Liga games at the Camp Nou. Players spill out of the stadium around midnight to go home. Lionel Mes(...)

Barcelona’s new Dutch coach Ronald Koeman removes his facemask during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Wednesday. Photograph: Josep Lago /AFP via Getty Images)

“If nothing goes awry, the new manager will be Ronald Koeman, ” Barcelona’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, said, and this time at least nothing did (...)

 Ronald Koeman acknowledges the crowd during a tribute match at the Camp Nou in 2017, he will next return to the stadium as manager. File photograph: Getty Images

Ronald Koeman has described Barcelona as his “dream club” after being appointed their new head coach on a two-year deal. Koeman spent six years at th(...)

Ronald Koeman has admitted he is in talks with Barcelona to take over at the Nou Camp. Photograph: Quique Garcia/EPA

The Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has said Ronald Koeman will be the club’s next manager. The Dutchman arrived in the city on Tuesday, on(...)

Ronald Koeman is set to named the new Barcelona manager. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Barcelona are set to announce Ronald Koeman as their new manager after Quique Setién was sacked on Monday evening, having lasted just six months in th(...)

 Marc Andre Ter Stegen of FC Barcelona: has saved Barça time and again over the last two campaigns, particularly away from the Camp Nou.  Photograph:  Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

“Germany is fortunate to have this pair of goalkeepers, although Neuer is truly world-class and Ter Stegen is still on his way to that level.” The (...)

Barcelona manager Quique Setien talks to his team in a break during their draw with Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou in Catalonia. Photograph: Getty Images

Leo Messi was the first off the pitch, heading down the tunnel alone as Barcelona’s anthem began echoing around a stadium as vacant as the look in the(...)

 Lionel Messi says Barcelona is his home. Photograph: Getty Images

Lionel Messi says he has no intention of leaving Barcelona but has warned that they need to act after a month in which there has been “one problem aft(...)

Lionel Messi and  team-mate Samuel Umtiti during Barcelona’s training session at Sant Joan d’Espi sports city near Barcelona on Wednesday. Photograph: Enric Fontcuberta/EPA

Quique Setién scoffed and then started laughing. “No way,” he said. He had been talking for 12 minutes and he was only halfway through, still trying t(...)

 Quique Setien sits on the bench at the Nou Camp after he was unveiled as new  Barcelona manager. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Quique Setién is embracing a new job that is beyond his “wildest dreams”, having been walking around his home town surrounded by cows just hours befor(...)

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