Barcelona blow with Philippe Coutinho ruled out for two to three weeks with ruptured hamstring

The Nou Camp side have been without Lionel Messi for two La Liga matches with a broken arm — as well as their Champions League draw away to Inter Milan. And they now face the prospect of having key playmaker Coutinho, 26, out the squad with a hamstring problem. Barcelona's official website confirmed the news, saying: "Tests performed on Thursday morning […]

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Ex-Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho 'not meeting expectations' at Barcelona despite scoring in El Clasico, according to reports in Spain

The former Liverpool star, 26, moved to Spain in January in a massive £142million deal. The astonishing move involved the third-highest fee in football history – behind only Paris Saint-Germain's purchases of Neymar (£198m) and Kylian Mbappe (£162m). Coutinho was meant to be the man to replace the creative spark in the attacking ranks, but so far has registered just […]

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Tour de France: Gilbert reveals injury after breaking knee cap

Hero of the Tour: Gilbert reveals swollen knee after breaking patella in horror crash when he flew head first over wall (but he still rode on for another 60KM to finish stage) Quick-Step Floors rider Philippe Gilbert revealed injury he suffered on Tuesday Belgian Gilbert lost control of his bike on a fast descent and crashed into a wall After […]

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