Spanish Paper Talk: Barcelona Secure The Signing Of Ivan Rakitic

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Del Bosque looking to keep a positive outlook as Spain prepare for Chile.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Vicente Del Bosque eyes bounce back game from La Roja while Barcelona continue their shopping spree.


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– ‘I already know the changes’.

– But I will not tell the players before hand, I want a strong group until the start of the match.

– We are not saviours of the land and neither do we disregard the flag.

– Del Bosque sends out an encouraging message.

– The word fear does not exist among us.

– Marca one on one with Cesc, the alternative who most of Spain have faith in to break down Chile.

– Rakitic signs until 2019.

– Crushed by a tank. Muller with a hat-trick leads a Germany side to be feared.

– A harsh red for Pepe. Coentrao injured.


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– Robben flies at 37 kph.

– His sprint in the 5-1 produced the highest speed measured by a footballer.

– Germany show their credentials. They thrash Portugal with good football.

– Muller scored three and Pepe was sent off.

– Rakitic is already a Barca player. He costs €18m plus add-ons and signs for five years.


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– Rakitic is a Cule.

– Barca will pay €18m plus add-ons and will loan Denis Suarez.

– The second reinforcement passed his medical in Brazil with his new shirt.

– The battle of the number 9. Higuain flirts with Barca whilst Kun and Reus look more unlikely.

– Germany brush Portugal aside. Pepe sent off, no sign of CR7 and a Muller hat-trick.

– Neymar against Rafa Marquez.

– Pedro, a sure goal.

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