BARCELONA NEWS

UEFA’s Best Player in Europe Andrea Iniesta says it is an honour to have been in contention alongside ‘the two giants of football’ Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Andres Iniesta has beaten Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the UEFA award for Best Player in Europe for 2011-12.
Real Madrid head the Group of Death in this year’s Champions League group stage draw, whilst Barcelona face a more favourable passage.
Bojan Krkic has declared at his unveiling as a Milan player that he felt mistreated during his time with Roma.
Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay is set to complete a move to Schalke before the close of the transfer window.
Valencia captain David Albelda has insisted that Barcelona's Supercopa loss will have no effect when the two teams meet on Sunday.
Real Madrid and Barcelona will be seeded in pot one for this afternoon's Champions League group stage draw.
Real Madrid assistant boss Aitor Karanka believes the Spanish champions should have scored more than two goals against Barcelona.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez said his team entered the Supercopa second-leg game at Real Madrid cold after losing Dani Alves.
‘One of the proudest days in my four years at the club’ was how Barcelona boss Tito Vilanova described the 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insisted his team’s Supercopa de Espana win on away goals against Barcelona was one for the fans.
Real Madrid have won the Supercopa de Espana thanks predominantly to a second-leg first-half blitz against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Jose Mourinho can welcome back Pepe to the Real Madrid starting line-up for the Super Cup, whilst Tito Vilanova names the same XI as the first leg.
Milan have confirmed the capture of Bojan Krkic on a one-year loan deal from Serie A rivals Roma.
Arrigo Sacchi has cast an eye on a number of personnel changes in La Liga this year, but it’s looking hardest for Barcelona Coach Tito Vilanova.
Barcelona have confirmed that they will appeal Coach Tito Vilanova’s two-game ban for ‘angrily protesting a decision’ during the weekend.
Osasuna’s Patxi Punal has been handed a four-game suspension by the Competition Committee for his red card picked up against Barcelona.
Real Madrid left back Fabio Coentrao and Barcelona Coach Tito Vilanova have been handed four and two game suspensions respectively.
The Presidents of Real Madrid and Barcelona are united in anger over the decision to play the next five Spanish Supercups in China.
Real Madrid and Barcelona have added motivation for the Super Cup second leg, with the overall EL Clasico head to head a dead heat.
Premier League club Tottenham have made an offer for Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay, according to the Daily Mail.
Barcelona Coach Tito Vilanova has denied his team will play defensively in the Super Cup second leg against Real Madrid tonight.
Real Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho has indicated that Real may make more buys, in his press conference ahead of the Super Cup second leg.
Former Barcelona winger Bojan Krkic has confirmed he is leaving Roma to join Milan.
Luka Modric has finally completed his transfer to Real Madrid and could make his first appearance for his new club on Wednesday against Barcelona.
Valencia midfielder Fernando Gago is a doubt for Los Che’s visit to the Camp Nou next Sunday.
Milan are in talks with Roma to net Malaga target Bojan Krkic on a loan deal for the 2012-13 campaign.
Reports in Italy suggest that Bojan Krkic could be on his way back to Spain this week, with Malaga tracking him.
Barcelona have confirmed that Carles Puyol has fractured his cheekbone, but also that the defender will be back training with the team tomorrow.
Gerard Pique admits that Barcelona’s season could not have begun better, but warns that there is still a fair distance to go.
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