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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says he was ‘embarrassed’ after Barcelona star Lionel Messi ‘took liberties’ in 2011 Champions League final

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Rio Ferdinand has admitted he was ’embarrassed’ after Manchester United were beaten by Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final.The Red Devils lost 3-1, with Lionel Messi scoring, as Pep Guardiola’s side lifted a fourth European Cup at Wembley. Getty Images - Getty Lionel Messi terrorised Manchester United’s backline at Wembley Wayne Rooney had equalised for United after Pedro had given the Spanish giants an early lead, but they were ultimately undone by Messi’s magic. Recounting the game, Ferdinand told Copa90: “Barca gave us an absolute lesson at Wembley, “I was standing there watching them lift the trophy and me, Giggsy [Ryan Giggs] and Scholesy [Paul Scholes] were standing together with our hands over our mouths and I said, ‘I feel embarrassed lads
Mikel Arteta hopes to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal despite interest from ‘big teams’ such as Barcelona

Mikel Arteta hopes to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal despite interest from ‘big teams’ such as Barcelona

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is understandably wanted by some of Europe’s biggest clubs, and Arsenal must do all they can to ‘fulfil’ the forward’s desires if they are to keep hold of him. This is according to Gunners boss Mikel Arteta, who admits the only way Aubameyang will stay in north London is if Arsenal can qualify for the ‘biggest competitions’ and sign the ‘best players’. Aubameyang, the Gabon international, netted twice in Sunday’s 3-2 defeat of Everton to take his goal tally for the season to 19, and his total with the Gunners to a remarkable 60 strikes in only 95 appearances. Getty Images - Getty Aubameyang netted twice against Everton as the Gunners made it three wins on the bounce Kevin Campbell impressed by new Arsenal
Amazon pulls out of Barcelona show over coronavirus fears

Amazon pulls out of Barcelona show over coronavirus fears

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Amazon is the latest technology company to completely pull out of attending this month's Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona because of the coronavirus outbreak.MWC normally attracts more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona with up to 6,000 of them arriving from China, where the outbreak began and has killed 908 people to date. In a statement on Sunday, Amazon said: "Due to the outbreak and continued concerns about the new coronavirus, Amazon will withdraw from exhibiting and participating in Mobile World Congress 2020." ...

Transfer news and gossip LIVE: Man United CONFIRM Fernandes deal, Everton snub £85m Barcelona bid, Arsenal and Tottenham make signings

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer window closes this week and talkSPORT will keep you across all the big news, rumours and gossip right up until Friday’s 11pm deadline. Tune in to the station for the very latest news and expert reaction from former managers, players and top pundits and follow our live rolling blog below… Here are the […] talkSPORT

Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Reaction to Chelsea draw, Arteta on January plans and injuries, Barcelona want Aubameyang THIS MONTH

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll keep you updated with all the latest Arsenal news with the transfer window now open… ‘We left our soul at Highbury’, admits former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Arsenal have been urged not to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa by Giles Grimandi Arteta says Chelsea game is a ‘must-win’ and suggests Arsenal may not […] talkSPORT