BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona have paid tribute to former boss Tito Vilanova by naming a training ground in his honour
Carles Puyol has begun his new role with Barcelona as the club’s deputy director of football.
Reports in Spain and Italy say Juventus and Liverpool will fight for Pedro Rodriguez if he is surplus to requirements at Barcelona.
Pedro Rodriguez has vowed to knuckle down and convince Luis Enrique he deserves a place among the Barcelona attack.
Pedro Rodriguez has praised the recent form of Lionel Messi but argued it’s the whole Barcelona team who are performing well.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique could give starts to Gerard Pique and Neymar against APOEL in the Champions League.
Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo hopes to maintain the run of clean sheets with which he has started the season.
Jeremy Mathieu believes the defensive strength shown by Barcelona so far this season is as important as the goals scored.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde has lamented his side’s loss to Barcelona and the uneven playing field on which they’re competing.
Luis Enrique wants Barcelona to find the right balance between attack and defence if they are to regain the title.
Andoni Zubizarreta is pleased with the deep Barcelona squad available to Coach Luis Enrique.
Neymar has labelled Lionel Messi the best in the world after the pair combined in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.
Neymar came off the bench to score twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao in an entertaining contest at Camp Nou.
New Spain international Munir El Haddadi again starts for Barcelona as Athletic Bilbao visit Camp Nou.
Barcelona will be without Dani Alves for the visit of Athletic Bilbao after the Brazil international suffered a knee injury.
Artiz Aduriz has previewed Athletic Bilbao’s trip to Barcelona and says though the Basques go to Camp Nou in good heart, he’s ready for a tough game.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has said his side are third favourites behind Real Madrid and Barcelona in the title race.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique has spoken of his admiration for Athletic Bilbao ahead of their trip to Camp Nou.
Ernesto Valverde believes Athletic Bilbao have to make Barcelona uncomfortable when the sides meet on Saturday.
Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta is expected to offer a new contract to Spain international Jordi Alba.
Barcelona will wear their Senyera shirt when they take on Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon
Fabio Capello believes that Barcelona are one of the few top clubs to have strengthened well this summer.
Barcelona have confirmed Luis Suarez will be available to face Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 25.
Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba says the arrival of new boss Luis Enrique was just what was needed.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat Etxebarria maintains Barcelona hold no fear for he and his teammates when the clubs clash on Saturday.
Vicente del Bosque’s No 2, Toni Grande, says Barcelona’s Munir El Haddadi reminds him of Real Madrid legend Raul.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez turned down the chance to join former boss Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich last summer.
Barcelona’s Dani Alves has emerged as a shock transfer target for Manchester United and Liverpool.
New Real Madrid signing Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has joined the debate as to who is the world’s best footballer.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Oscar de Marcos claims he is ‘confident’ of a good result against Barcelona at the Camp Nou this weekend.

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