Mbappe can score fifty goals in a season like Ronaldo and Messi, says Griezmann

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Griezmann hyped about fellow Frenchman Kylian Mbappe's potential.

Antoine Griezmann has backed France teammate Kylian Mbappe to become a 50-goal per season striker and match the output of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The duo scored four goals apiece to lead France’s World Cup-winning campaign this summer, and Mbappe set the tournament alight with his displays.

He became the first teenager to score in a World Cup final since Pele in 1958, and was the breakout star thanks to his electric pace and goal-scoring prowess.

Griezmann believes that a shift from playing on the wing, where Mbappe began his career, to playing more centrally, as he began doing for France this summer, will help the youngster unlock his potential even further.

“As he will be less glued to the line and more in position to score, with the experience he has, he can score 50 goals per season,” Griezmann said of the Paris Saint-Germain star.

Mbappe is currently Ligue 1‘s joint-top scorer with four goals, tied with teammate Neymar for the best mark in the  league.

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Live Barcelona Blog: Watch what Luis Enrique had to say about Spain squad's 'attitude'

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Welcome to today’s Barcelona blog. Niall and the rest of the Sport360 team will be with you throughout the day with the latest news, rumours and insights from the Camp Nou.

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22:30 – Enrique blown away by Spain approach

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Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has hailed his current Spain squad as possessing “the best behaviour and best attitude” he has seen as a coach.

See his answer here.

21:30 – Barca face Berardi battle

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Barcelona’s hijacking of Roma’s summer swoop for Brazilian forward Malcom has reportedly forced them to move quickly and head off interest in Italy’s Domenico Berardi.

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13:00 – Messi-less Argentina beat Guatemala

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Argentina’s new-look side played with “great intensity” in their convincing 3-0 win over Guatemala on Friday night.

The Argentina national team’s Twitter page used the hashtag #NewChallenge to refer to the game and it was a very different line-up to the one which played in the World Cup with Lionel Messi among those not making the trip Stateside.

Messi has scored four goals in Barcelona’s opening three games, including a brace in the 8-2 win over Huesca last weekend.

10:00 – Alba wants to finish career at Barcelona

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has revealed that he hopes to end his career at the Camp Nou.

The Spanish left-back has been with the Blaugrana since 2012, when he joined from Valencia.

The 29-year-old, who has two years remaining on his current contract, has gone on to make over 150 appearances for the Catalan giants and intends to hang up his boots at his current club.

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Watch what former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique had to say about attitude of Spain squad

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Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has hailed his current Spain squad as possessing “the best behaviour and best attitude” he has seen as a coach.

Enrique, 48, became the latest La Roja tactician in the wake of World Cup 2018. His previous posting had been a trophy-laden spell at Barca from 2014-17.

The ex-Spain midfielder has been blown away by the approach of his latest charges ahead of Saturday’s clash with England.

See him talk about them below.

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