Why Real Madrid are clear favourites over Sevilla (1:07)
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1dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

How Barcelona replaced Valverde with Setien

ESPN takes readers behind the scenes to reveal why Barcelona finally dismissed Ernesto Valverde, and why they put their belief in Quique Setien.

Bojan on Valverde sacking: 'Not enough' to just be competitive (0:52)
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2dAdriana Garcia

Xavi: Barcelona offer came too soon for me

Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he turned down an offer to coach Barcelona as it is "too soon" in his managerial career.

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3dAdriana Garcia

Messi: Ronaldo rivalry will remain forever

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has said his intense rivalry with former Real Madrid counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo will never be forgotten.

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Holiday Hazard: Eden admits to piling on pounds

Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has admitted to letting himself go while on holiday and piling on the pounds after signing for the Spanish giants.

How Setien can get Barca back to their former glory (1:07)
Why Valverde was never the right coach for Barca (1:25)
Who are the favourites to win La Liga? (1:24)
New Barca boss Setien wants to win 'everything' (1:38)
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4dSam Marsden

Camp Moo: Setien goes from cows to Barcelona

Quique Setien said he is struggling to comprehend being handed the top job at Barcelona after spending Monday with the cows in his home village.

Who is Barcelona's reported new manager, Quique Setien? (1:40)
Barcelona sacking Valverde 'a little harsh' (1:09)
Should Valverde leave Barca after the club approached Xavi? (2:05)
Burley: Time for Griezmann to step up in Suarez's absence (1:53)
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7dAdrianna Garcia

Ex-boss sues club over sex video sacking

Malaga have sacked coach Victor Sanchez del Amo four days after suspending him for a sexually explicit video that appeared of him online.

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6dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Sources: Suarez surgery has Barca in need of forward

Barcelona are weighing up signing a striker in January amid fears Luis Suarez could be out for as long as three months, sources have told ESPN.