BARCELONA NEWS

Luis Enrique has warned his Barcelona players to avoid showing “smugness” when they face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.
Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba has insisted that failing to win the treble this season would not constitute a failure but admits it would be “a big shame”.
Aymeric Laporte is remaining tight-lipped on speculation that he could leave Athletic Bilbao this summer.
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez believes Barcelona have the best attack in world football ahead of the Champions League final next weekend.
The Uruguayan players’ union wants the international ban on Barcelona forward Luis Suarez lifted as a result of this week’s FIFA arrests.
Eric Abidal is under no doubt that Barcelona should retain Dani Alves, warning the club are ‘lucky to have him.’
Javier Mascherano has credited Barcelona’s flexibility as a major reason for their success this season.
Javier Mascherano ‘wouldn’t trade with Lionel Messi’ and admits it will be ‘strange’ not having Xavi Hernandez at Barcelona.
Javier Mascherano paid tribute to Barcelona’s Copa del Rey opponents by describing Athletic Bilbao as ‘a special club.’
Reports from Italy claim Real Madrid have already made an offer to Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, but it might not be big enough.
Monaco defender Fabinho has been identified as an option to replace Dani Alves at Barcelona.
Iker Casillas has revealed he watched the tributes paid to Xavi Hernandez and Steven Gerrard with a tinge of jealousy but isn’t leaving Real Madrid yet.
Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a loan move for Xavi Hernandez once the Barcelona icon leaves for Al-Sadd.
Dani Alves has accused Barcelona of not valuing him in contract negotiations and launched a scathing attack on the Spanish media.
Mino Raiola is understood to have said that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will join the club who offer the most money.
Barcelona’s Dani Alves has announced that he will not make a decision on his future until after the Champions League final.
Barcelona have reportedly drawn up a list of replacements for Dani Alves as the right-back prepares to announce his exit on Monday.
Gerard Deulofeu has admitted that the past season with Sevilla was “difficult” for him but is hoping to build on his experiences.
Barcelona have unveiled their home kit for next season, complete with horizontal stripes for the first time in their 115-year history.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has admitted that Barcelona are “almost unbeatable” ahead of the Champions League final next month.
Luis Enrique has said Barcelona shouldn’t try to replace Xavi Hernandez as there isn’t another player like him.
Thomas Vermaelen thanked the Barcelona fans for their patience after he finally made his debut for the club.
Andres Iniesta spoke to the Barcelona crowd after the final League game of the season and congratulated the departing Xavi Hernandez.
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu has said discussion about Luis Enrique’s future can wait until after the Champions League final.
Villarreal Coach Marcelino has admitted he hopes Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final to aid his side’s Europa League campaign.
Luis Enrique wants to see Camp Nou full again in two weeks’ time - to celebrate Barcelona winning the Champions League.
Xavi Hernandez has thanked everyone for the time he has spent at Barcelona. ‘I am the happiest man in the world today.’
Deportivo will play La Liga football next season after they came back from behind to draw 2-2 in Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona send-off on Saturday.
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Xavi Hernandez gets a Camp Nou send-off and Thomas Vermaelen is given his Barcelona debut as relegation candidates Deportivo hope to spoil the party.

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