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Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year

Many of Barcelona's first-team stars are missing for tonight's final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller's record for goals scored in a calender year.
Many of Barcelona’s first-team stars are rested for tonight’s final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller’s record for goals scored in a calender year.

Benfica visit the Camp Nou tonight desperate to get a result against La Liga giants Barcelona and clinch a spot in the next round of the Champions League at the expense of Group G rivals Celtic. Continue reading Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year

Espanyol name Javier Aguirre as boss

Can Javier Aguirre be the man to turn Espanyol's fortunes around after being appointed as the La Liga club's new manager?
Can Javier Aguirre be the man to turn Espanyol’s fortunes around after being appointed as the La Liga club’s new manager?

Javier Aguirre has been named as the new manager of Espanyol following the departure of former manager Mauricio Pochettino at the beginning of the week. Continue reading Espanyol name Javier Aguirre as boss