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No Messi until January? Barcelona face brick wall in registering new deal

Barcelona have hit a brick wall in their attempt to register Lionel Messi's new contract -- ESPN's Insider Notebook has the latest.

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The biggest clubs across Europe have decisions to make about some of their star players who have two years left on their contracts.

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Jack Grealish is nearing a move as the Aston Villa star has agreed to personal terms with Manchester City. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Tottenham forward Son Heung-Min has signed a new four-year deal. He's known as the nicest man in football -- here's why.

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Jesse 2.0: How Man United's Lingard revitalised his career at West Ham

Jesse Lingard burst into form at West Ham with the help of his brother, Louie Scott, and UEFA coach Alexandros Alexiadis, this is how they did it.

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