BARCELONA NEWS

Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichkov has fired an amazing broadside at Louis Van Gaal by labelling the Manchester United boss “scum”.
Celta Vigo striker Joaquin Larrivey admits his team are very excited at the prospect of facing Barcelona next weekend.
Luis Suarez was the star of the show on his return to Anfield on Sunday to play in a charity match in aid of the Liverpool FC Foundation.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is being investigated by the Spanish tax authorities, according to La Vanguardia.
Barcelona are pondering a move for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente, according to a report in Sport.
Carlos Dunga has expressed his belief that Neymar can one day surpass Pele's goalscoring record for Brazil and lead the country to World Cup glory.
Dani Alves has reportedly made it clear that he would prefer to stay at Barcelona than agree Paris Saint-Germain's pre-contract.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has claimed that he can still win the Ballon d'Or "if I keep winning titles".
Tata Martino has revealed that Lionel Messi's absence during Argentina's 2-0 victory over El Salvador on Saturday was due to 'a swollen foot'.
Dani Alves has admitted to Barcelona's off-field problems earlier in the season but insisted "arguments in the dressing room are inevitable".
Tercera Division side Alcobendas have renamed their stadium in honour of legendary Coach Luis Aragones.
Al Sadd appear to have confirmed the signing of Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez ahead of next season.
Jordi Alba will miss the next 10 days after picking up a hamstring injury during Spain's 1-0 victory over Ukraine in Euro 2016 qualifying on Friday.
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson has reportedly been offered to Barcelona as a potential replacement for Dani Alves.
Luis Enrique has reportedly informed Barcelona's technical commission that he wants Koke to replace Xavi Hernandez next season.
Sergio Busquets has claimed that Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez is the best Spanish player of all time.
Josep Maria Bartomeu has given contrasting statements on the futures of Barcelona duo Xavi Hernandez and Dani Alves.
Josep Maria Bartomeu has slammed critics who suggested he blamed Barcelona's deceased former Coach Tito Vilanova for the Neymar tax case.
Sergio Ramos has refused to comment on the Spanish national anthem possibly being booed during the Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde says he is relishing the prospect of Athletic Bilbao contesting the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
Josep Maria Bartomeu has claimed that Tito Vilanova's request for Neymar to arrive a year earlier was the reason behind the forward's inflated transfer fee.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has slammed FIFA's handling of his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at last year's World Cup, comparing his treatment to that of a hooligan.
Andres Iniesta has expressed his desire to “win titles with Spain again and put them back where they deserve to be”.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is reportedly closing in on a lucrative move to Qatari side Al Sadd this summer.
Barcelona are in the hunt for Inter midfielder Mateo Kovacic and could sign him once their transfer ban is over in January 2016.
New York City striker David Villa admits he has spoken to former Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez over a move to Major League Soccer.
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says he is happy at the prospect of playing the Copa del Rey final at the Camp Nou on May 30.
Barcelona are to launch an appeal against the decision to send current club President Josep Maria Bartomeu and his predecessor Sandro Rosell to trial.
Athletic Bilbao President Josu Urrutia says his club will be “delighted” to take on Barcelona in their own back yard in the final of the Copa del Rey.
Lionel Messi was the centre of attention at Argentina’s training session in the United States on Wednesday.

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