BARCELONA NEWS

Martin Montoya’s agent claims his client’s situation is unchanged despite him playing the full game in Barcelona’s 8-1 win over Huesca.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has given an interview on the thorny political issue of Spain and Catalan independence.
Former Real Madrid defender Christoph Metzelder believes Marco Reus should join Los Blancos and reject overtures from Barcelona.
Jose Mourinho has revealed that he played a part in almost bringing Thierry Henry to Barcelona early in the French striker’s career.
Barcelona B youngster Adama Traore was overjoyed at getting his first goal for the first team in the 8-1 Copa del Rey thrashing of Huesca.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique was quick to praise the attitude of his players following the 8-1 Copa del Rey thrashing of minnows Huesca.
Manchester City and Manchester United are ready to do battle for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic in the January transfer window.
Barcelona have strolled into the next round of the Copa Del Rey with a ruthless win over minnows Huesca.
Martin Montoya is part of the starting line-up for Barcelona in the second leg of the Copa Del Rey tie against minnows Huesca.
Luis Enrique believes his Barcelona team will progress past the last 16 of the Champions League after being drawn against Manchester City.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes Barcelona did not want to draw his team in last 16 of the Champions League.
Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has said that he would like to make his loan deal at West Ham United a permanent arrangement.
Barcelona will have to get past Manchester City if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Dani Alves will miss the second leg of Barcelona's Copa del Rey tie against Huesca on Tuesday with a thigh strain.
Getafe Coach Cosmin Contra rubbished Luis Enrique's claim that Barcelona dominated Saturday's goalless draw. "We had the game's best chance."
Sergio Busquets admits Barcelona are 'a little concerned' about falling four points behind Real Madrid atop La Liga.
Luis Enrique insisted Barcelona deserved to beat Getafe on Saturday. "We didn't give our opponents a single minute."
Andoni Zubizarreta suggested Barcelona were not to blame for their failings against Getafe on Saturday. "We struggled to adapt."
Xavi Hernandez lamented Barcelona's goalless draw with Getafe on Saturday. "It's a step back for us."
Barcelona dropped vital points in the race for La Liga supremacy on Saturday as they fired blanks at Getafe.
Barcelona revert to their tried-and-tested 4-3-3 for their La Liga duel with Getafe this afternoon.
Neymar has been ruled out of Barcelona's encounter with Getafe later on Saturday as a precaution.
Cosmin Contra insisted Getafe were not fazed by their duel with Barcelona on Saturday. "In life you can only be afraid of death."
Luis Enrique has warned Barcelona's rivals that his side will continue to improve as the season moves along.
Luis Enrique has insisted that Martin Montoya and Douglas Pereira are both still firmly part of his plans at Barcelona.
David Luiz admitted Barcelona deserved their 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. "They were better than us."
Laurent Blanc confessed Paris Saint-Germain were taken slightly aback by Barcelona's unusual system during Wednesday's 3-1 defeat.
Laurent Blanc admitted Paris Saint-Germain 'lacked something' during Wednesday's 3-1 defeat to Barcelona.
Marc Bartra hailed Luis Enrique's impact at Barcelona after the 3-1 Champions League win against Paris Saint-Germain.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes he is still adored by the Camp Nou faithful following Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 defeat to Barcelona.

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