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Barca teenage sensation Ansu set for Spain call

Barcelona sensation Ansu Fati wants to represent Spain and will do so in next month's Under-17 World Cup provided the paperwork arrives on time, say

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Hazard: Madrid fans care more than Chelsea

Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has said the club's supporters are more invested and fanatical about the team than Chelsea fans.

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RFEF want Barca teen Ansu to represent Spain

The RFEF have confirmed to ESPN FC that they are pursuing the necessary paperwork in order for Barcelona forward Ansu Fati to play for Spain.

Ansu Fati a 'refreshing' addition to Barcelona (0:48)
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Source: Messi trains ahead of UCL opener

Lionel Messi returned to full training ahead of Tuesday's Champions League opener against Dortmund, a source has told ESPN FC.

Moreno: Real Madrid playing with a mindset of fear (2:08)

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Luis Suarez is back, but on the bench, for Barcelona against Valencia on Saturday. Ansu Fati, 16 years old, will make his first start for Barca.

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Eden Hazard is on the bench for Real Madrid against Levante on Saturday. I'm switching to Nabil Fekir as my La Liga fantasy Tier 1 midfielder. Fekir has scored in back-to-back games for Real Betis.

How Eden Hazard's presence impacts Real Madrid (1:13)
Lowe: Messi commenting on Neymar is a big deal (1:28)
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6dAdriana Garcia

'Difficult' for Messi to play Barca's UCL opener

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has all but ruled out Lionel Messi's return from injury for next week's Champions League game at Borussia Dortmund.

Is Jose Mourinho flirting with a Real Madrid return? (1:21)
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6dAdriana Garcia

Valencia sacked me for winning Copa - Marcelino

Marcelino has said he is "absolutely certain" that winning the Copa del Rey last season triggered his sacking as Valencia coach this week.

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Real Madrid must be careful with Hazard - Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he will not rush Eden Hazard into action despite the club's top summer signing ready to play.

Do Messi's Neymar comments show disconnect at Barca? (2:02)