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La Liga Matchday 1 preview: The new season begins with tricky tests for the title challengers  

The 2022/23 LaLiga Santander season is ready for take-off, with a fascinating Matchday 1 to take place across this coming Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid, last season’s top three, will not be able to ease into this new campaign, as they have some tricky tests in this first weekend, meaning the title race is on from the very first minute. Sevilla FC, another of the top teams in the division, also have …

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Qué es Orpheus Media, la empresa que ha activado la cuarta palanca del Barça

El FC Barcelona ya ha activado la cuarta palanca. O lo que es lo mismo, ha vendido el 24,5% de Barça Studios que le quedaba a la empresa Orpheus Media, administrada por Jaume Roures, por un importe de 100 millones de euros. Orpheus Media, fundada el 15 de febrero de 2007, está al margen de Mediapro, según expuso Roures en su día. La sociedad está controlada por March 2012 Investments y ésta, a su vez, por Mediacable Servicios de Producción. …

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Barcelona pull fourth palanca in bid to register summer signings for La Liga opener

Barcelona have pulled the fourth palanca in their bid to register their summer signings in time for their La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano tomorrow evening. They’ve sold 24.5% of Barça Studios for €100m to Jaume Roures’ Orpheus Media. That’s according to Samuel Marsden, who reports that the decision to sell to Orpheus Media came at the last minute amid negotiations with another company. Barcelona will hope that the move will enable them to register their summer signings – Franck …

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El Barça arrancará la temporada fuera ante el Villarreal

BARÇA FEMENINO El equipo de Jonatan Giráldez viajará a tierras de Castellón para medirse al equipo ‘groguet’  Será el 10 o el 11 de septiembre, todavía por determinar Entrenamiento del Barça femenino de preparación de la temporada VICTOR SALGADO / FCB 12/08/2022 12:39 CESTActualizado a 12/08/2022 13:17 CEST Después de que se haya sorteado el calendario de la temporada de Liga tras varias semanas de espera, el FC Barcelona ya conoce el orden en el que se enfrentará a sus …

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William Gallas thinks Chelsea would be making a mistake by signing Frenkie de Jong

Frenkie de Jong has become one of the most discussed names of this January transfer window. The Barcelona midfielder has been linked with moves to Chelsea and Manchester United but William Gallas believes Chelsea moving for him would be a mistake. “De Jong is a great player,” Gallas, formerly of Chelsea, said in comments carried by Mundo Deportivo. “He’s still young but he has a lot of experience in the way he plays. However, I don’t think that Chelsea should …

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Barcelona activate fourth lever, bring in another €100m

Barcelona confirmed on Friday they have activated the infamous fourth ‘economic lever’ ahead of the start of the new La Liga season this weekend. The Catalans have sold off another 24.5% of Barca Studios for a fee of 100 million euros as had been widely expected. Here’s the club’s official statemet: “FC Barcelona announces the sale of 24.5% of Barça Studios to the company Orpheus Media, managed by Mr.Jaume Roures, an audiovisual production company with a long history of producing …

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Barcelona preparing to move for Marcos Alonso once they register their summer signings

Barcelona are working hard to register as many of their summer signings in time for tomorrow’s La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou. Once they achieve this, according to Mundo Deportivo, they’re planning to move for Marcos Alonso. Alonso is Xavi Hernandez’s priority at this point in the market – he sees the Spaniard as the ideal man to offer competition to Jordi Alba at left-back. A deal with the player has already been agreed and so all …

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El Barça activa la cuarta palanca con Orpheus Media, administrada por Jaume Roures

El FC Barcelona ha virado la operación de venta del 24,5% de Barça Studios en cuanto al comprador se refiere y la denominada cuarta palanca se activará finalmente con Orpheus Media, administrada por Jaume Roures, tal y como avanzó RAC1 y confirmó minutos después el propio club en un comunicado. El Barça tenía encarada la venta de este activo al grupo GDA Luma pero las dificultades a la hora de cerrar el acuerdo por culpa de unos impedimentos legales y …

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Barcelona offered the chance to sign Real Betis target Hector Bellerin from Arsenal

Barcelona are keen on strengthening at right-back this summer according to Mundo Deportivo. They’ve failed in their pursuit of Cesar Azpilicueta but have been offered another London-based Spaniard in recent times – Real Betis target Hector Bellerin. The 27-year-old right-back spent last season on loan at the Benito Villamarin and helped Betis to finish fifth in La Liga and qualify for the Europa League as well as lift the Copa del Rey. He’s determined to return to Betis this summer …

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Todos los casos pendientes antes del inicio de LaLiga

El club azulgrana tiene futbolistas por renovar, otros por darles salida, alguno por fichar y por último los que deben adecuar sus contratos Jordi Curyff y Mateu Alemany tiene mucho trabajo por delante en las últimas semanas de mercado Pere Puntí 12/08/2022 11:31 CEST LaLiga arranca este fin de semana pero hasta que no cierre el mercado de verano hay tiempo para ir solucionando carpetas pendientes a la hora de elaborar la que será la plantilla definitiva.  Mateu Alemany, Jordi …

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