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From The42 Barcelona snap up promising Dutch defender Van Beijnen and give him €100m release clause Price Tag

Barcelona snap up promising Dutch defender Van Beijnen and give him €100m release clause

The 20-year-old full-back has arrived at Camp Nou on a free transfer from NAC Breda.

From The42 'Who wouldn't want to enjoy players like Neymar?' - Suarez would welcome PSG star's return Rumour Mill

'Who wouldn't want to enjoy players like Neymar?' - Suarez would welcome PSG star's return

The Brazilian is linked with a return to his former club and his old team-mate would like to have the star forward back.

From The42 'I don't think I was even at 50% fitness' - Arsenal's Suarez relives nightmare loan spell Struggles

'I don't think I was even at 50% fitness' - Arsenal's Suarez relives nightmare loan spell

The 25-year-old joined the Gunners in January but made only six substitute appearances under Unai Emery.

From The42 'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona Disappointing

'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona

The Brazil playmaker is under no illusions about his struggles this season, but believes he will show improvement through effort.

From TheJournal.ie Miley Cyrus speaks out after man grabs her 'without consent' at event Barcelona

Miley Cyrus speaks out after man grabs her 'without consent' at event

The incident happened at an event in Spain.

From The42 Barcelona drop traditional stripes look as new kits revealed New Look

Barcelona drop traditional stripes look as new kits revealed

The club has has settled on a checkerboard style for the 2019/2020 season.

From The42 'It's not the right moment' - Koeman shuts down speculation about links to Barcelona job No Dice

'It's not the right moment' - Koeman shuts down speculation about links to Barcelona job

The former Everton boss has been mooted as a potential replacement for the under-fire Ernesto Valverde.

From The42 'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid Settled

'I am a Madridista' - Ramos confirms he's staying put, intends to retire at Real Madrid

The defender was expected to move on from the Bernabeu this summer after 14 years at the club, but has announced he is staying in the Spanish capital.

From The42 Neville certain Man United can 'still attract top-end players' despite falling behind rivals Big Club Mentality

Neville certain Man United can 'still attract top-end players' despite falling behind rivals

The former skipper says the club missed out on top stars even at the height of their success.

From The42 'I still don't know anything' - De Ligt keeping options open amid United and Barca rumours Coy

'I still don't know anything' - De Ligt keeping options open amid United and Barca rumours

In-demand Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt is willing to wait to resolve his future.

From The42 Barcelona gear up for clear-out as president admits players will leave Dead Wood

Barcelona gear up for clear-out as president admits players will leave

Philippe Coutinho and Samuel Umtiti are among the stars rumoured to be close to the exit after a disastrous end to the season.

From The42 Valencia score twice in 13 minutes to stun Barcelona and win Copa del Rey for the first time since 2008 Champions

Valencia score twice in 13 minutes to stun Barcelona and win Copa del Rey for the first time since 2008

Goals from Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo saw Valencia scupper Barca’s hopes of completing a domestic double.

From The42 Van Dijk out to improve on 'nuts' Barca clash in Champions League final Top That

Van Dijk out to improve on 'nuts' Barca clash in Champions League final

Liverpool enjoyed one of Anfield’s greatest European nights against Barcelona, but the defender wants an “even bigger memory” in Madrid.

From The42 Valverde keen to keep Barca focus on Copa final, not his future Cup Glory

Valverde keen to keep Barca focus on Copa final, not his future

Lionel Messi, meanwhile, claimed his sixth European Golden Shoe on Friday night.

From The42 'I still want to be here': Messi to remain at Barcelona despite crushing Liverpool collapse Staying Put

'I still want to be here': Messi to remain at Barcelona despite crushing Liverpool collapse

The Argentine said he will play through the pain of his club’s Champions League defeat last month.

From The42 Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training Race To Be Fit

Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training

The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s last three Premier League matches due to a thigh injury.

From The42 ‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or Favourite

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or

The PSG striker believes his Argentine counterpart is the favourite for the coveted accolade in 2019 after another stunning season.

From The42 Messi scores twice against Eibar to move four clear of Mbappe in Golden Shoe race The Goat This post contains videos

Messi scores twice against Eibar to move four clear of Mbappe in Golden Shoe race

Barcelona’s La Liga campaign came to an end with a 2-2 draw at Eibar, with Lionel Messi scoring twice.

From The42 Hegerberg hat-trick propels Lyon to Champions League four-in-a-row Champions Of Europe

Hegerberg hat-trick propels Lyon to Champions League four-in-a-row

Striker’s 16-minute treble made quick work of Saturday’s final.

From The42 'I love him as a person' - Griezmann leaves Atleti with Simeone's blessing All For Grizou

'I love him as a person' - Griezmann leaves Atleti with Simeone's blessing

The French striker is leaving the club he joined in 2014.

From The42 Coutinho's agent refutes claims Griezmann will replace Brazilian at Barcelona Staying Put

Coutinho's agent refutes claims Griezmann will replace Brazilian at Barcelona

The French forward is said to be bound for the Camp Nou as he leaves Atletico Madrid.

From The42 'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure Time To Say Goodbye This post contains videos

'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure

The 28-year-old thanked supporters on Tuesday in a video confirming his departure at the end of this season.

From The42 Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead F1

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

The defending five-time world champion seized the initiative at the start in Barcelona and led from lights to flag.

From The42 Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of European comeback D Day

Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of European comeback

The Reds can secure their first Premier League title on Sunday, but Jurgen Klopp is wary of the impact of their amazing Barcelona victory.

From The42 'It's like The Great Escape with Steve McQueen. They catch him every time he tries to escape. I feel the same' Under Pressure

'It's like The Great Escape with Steve McQueen. They catch him every time he tries to escape. I feel the same'

Ernesto Valverde compared trying to forget Barcelona’s shock defeat to Liverpool to The Great Escape.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi, bus, flight and train: The Irish Liverpool fans willing to go the extra miles for Champions League final

Taxi, bus, flight and train: The Irish Liverpool fans willing to go the extra miles for Champions League final

A travel company has also chartered a flight for the occasion from Dublin to Madrid.

From The42 Embarrassed, a nightmare and the impossible dream: Front page reactions from Barcelona and beyond Red Faced

Embarrassed, a nightmare and the impossible dream: Front page reactions from Barcelona and beyond

The Catalunyan and Madrid press found some rare common ground while the Liverpool Echo held the front page, back page and presumably everything in between.

From TheJournal.ie Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving Dublin

Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving

The driver was spotted in the Dublin area yesterday evening.

From The42 TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night On The Box

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

From The42 Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display Hero

Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display

The Dutch midfielder was not happy with Jurgen Klopp for leaving him out of the starting XI.

From The42 Valverde makes no excuses for Barcelona collapse Reaction

Valverde makes no excuses for Barcelona collapse

The La Liga champions were beaten 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfield.

From The42 Klopp: 'It's impossible. I saw James Milner crying after the game. It means so much to all of us' Stunned

Klopp: 'It's impossible. I saw James Milner crying after the game. It means so much to all of us'

The Reds overturned a three-goal deficit to beat Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield this evening.

From The42 As It Happened: Liverpool v Barcelona, Champions League semi-finals Liveblog

As It Happened: Liverpool v Barcelona, Champions League semi-finals

We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool took on Barcelona in the Champions League.

From The42 Liverpool seek new 'heroes' with Salah absent against Barcelona Preview

Liverpool seek new 'heroes' with Salah absent against Barcelona

The Reds face mission impossible as they look to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit against the Catalan giants this evening.

From The42 Brewster ready for Liverpool chance against Barcelona – Klopp Breaking Through

Brewster ready for Liverpool chance against Barcelona – Klopp

Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster is set to get his chance against Barcelona in the Champions League.

From The42 Huge blow for Liverpool as Salah ruled out of Barcelona clash with concussion No Salah

Huge blow for Liverpool as Salah ruled out of Barcelona clash with concussion

The star forward joins Roberto Firmino who is also unavailable for the Champions League semi-final second leg.

From The42 Firmino ruled out of Barcelona clash, Salah doubtful Blow

Firmino ruled out of Barcelona clash, Salah doubtful

The Brazil international may miss the rest of the season.

From The42 'It's not rocket science' - Ferdinand blasts van Dijk for 'criminal' error before Suarez goal Pointing The Finger

'It's not rocket science' - Ferdinand blasts van Dijk for 'criminal' error before Suarez goal

The ex-Manchester United star believes the recently-crowned PFA Player of the Year should have done more to prevent the score.

From The42 Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success Best Of Enemies

Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri also spoke about Aaron Ramsey’s imminent move from Arsenal.

From The42 'We will never give up': Van Dijk not thinking about possible trophy-less season Not Over Yet

'We will never give up': Van Dijk not thinking about possible trophy-less season

The Merseysiders could finish the season without a trophy, but the Dutch defender said that was not something his team were thinking about.