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Guardiola talks of changes at Barca

DESPITE winning three trophies last season, Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is trying to offload striker Samuel Eto'o because he feels the Spanish champions need a change.

Eto'o helped the team win the league title, Copa del Rey and Champions League last season, but Barcelona is trying to work out a swap with Inter Milan to send both the Cameroon striker and midfielder Alksander Hleb to Italy for striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. "Without him we wouldn't have achieved all we did last year," Guardiola said. "It's not about football or personal motives or his behavior. It's simply a question of feeling. I think we need to change things. I could be mistaken, but I'll take responsibility for it. It's my decision."


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