Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol

  • Date of Birth: 13 April 1978
  • Birthplace: La Pobla de Segur, La Pobla de Segur, Spain

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      Barcelona legend Carles Puyol sends emotional message to Lionel Messi as he leaves the club
      in talks with Messi, while Guardiola has said he is not in City’s transfer plans this summer after they just spent £100m on Jack Grealish. ‘
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      Vermaelen nears Barcelona switch

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      Barcelona to make move for Daniel Agger?

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      Barcelona join race to sign Dejan Lovren

      Barcelona have joined the race to sign Southampton defender Dejan Lovren. It is understood that the Camp Nou side are chasing Croatian international defender Lovren as a long term replacement for Carles Puyol, who retired from football last season.

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      Barcelona to bid for Daniel Agger?

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