BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona and Real Madrid will both rest a host of star names for Copa Del Rey fixtures tonight as they prepare for Saturday's El Clasico showdown.
Samuel Umtiti has confessed he thought current club Barcelona were 'boring as s**t' under former boss Pep Guardiola, and have since evolved.
Samuel Umtiti has described how Lionel Messi runs around his Barcelona teammates in training sessions like they are just ‘cones’.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has called for any blame on his side's recent poor results to be laid at his door and not that of the players.
Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez has expressed his side’s belief and confidence going into their El Clasico clash with Barcelona on Saturday.
Gerard Pique has admitted rivals Real Madrid are the best team in La Liga, but is confident the Barcelona fans can help his side to victory on Saturday.
Eusebio Sacristan believes Barcelona have changed their style of play recently, shifting towards less control of games with more reliance on their forwards.
Luis Enrique admitted Barcelona’s draw with Real Sociedad was “the worst game of our era” but insisted his side would “fight” in next week’s “decisive” Clasico.
Gerard Pique has warned Barcelona that “we can’t win the League playing like this” after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad.
Barcelona fell six points off the pace in La Liga on Sunday after they laboured to a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad, who had a perfectly-legitimate goal disallowed.
Football Espana brings you LIVE commentary of Barcelona’s clash with Real Sociedad this evening as Luis Enrique looks for a first win at Anoeta!
Neymar starts for Barcelona this evening against Real Sociedad, despite the forward’s involvement in a car accident earlier in the day.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique insists “it just wouldn’t be possible not to notice the absence of the world’s best player”, Lionel Messi.
Neymar was involved in a car accident on Sunday morning, but the Barcelona forward is still expected to play against Real Sociedad.
Lionel Messi has moved to refute claims Barcelona are too dependent on him by stating they are the best all-round team in the world.
Spanish prosecutors have requested a 10-year prison sentence and an €18m fine for allegations of tax fraud by former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o.
Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid's La Liga clash with Barcelona at Camp Nou on 3 December with an ankle injury, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed Celtic’s fans as “exemplary” and Parkhead for “one of the best atmospheres” in Europe, despite the former booing Neymar.
Lionel Messi scored a brace as Barcelona booked their place in the Champions League last 16 as group winners with a 2-0 victory over Celtic on Wednesday.
Join Football Espana this evening for LIVE coverage of this Champions League Wednesday as Barcelona take on Celtic and Atletico Madrid host PSV!
MSN are back for Barcelona against Celtic in the Champions League this evening as Atletico Madrid ring the changes for the visit of PSV.
Spanish prosecutors are demanding a two-year jail term for Neymar for alleged fraud during his Barcelona signing between his 2011 and 2013.
Luis Enrique has praised the atmosphere at Glasgow Celtic’s stadium and insists he is going to tell his players to enjoy the experience.
Villarreal full-back Antonio Rukavina has rejected rumours linking him with a move to champions Barcelona, stating there has been no contact.
Sergio Busquets believes that Barcelona’s style of play has ‘evolved a lot’ over the years, as has his own deep-lying midfield role.
Lionel Messi is expected to return to the Barcelona starting eleven for their Champions League clash with Celtic on Wednesday night.
Luis Enrique graded Barcelona a “B+” after their goalless draw with Malaga on Saturday but insisted “I’m delighted with Paco Alcacer and the team”.
Carlos Kameni put on a world-class performance as nine-man Malaga held Barcelona to a 0-0 draw on Saturday, costing the Catalans top spot in La Liga.
Football Espana brings you LIVE commentary of this La Liga Super Saturday as Barcelona-Malaga precedes Atletico-Real Madrid, the last-ever Calderon Derbi!
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are absent for Barcelona in La Liga this afternoon against a similarly-depleted Malaga.
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