The format of the Copa del Rey will change from the 2019-20 onwards with fewer matches, it has been reported in Spain.
Carles Puyol believes it is time Barcelona ‘deprioritised’ the Copa del Rey for the Champions League but insists they remain ‘better’ than Real Madrid.
Barcelona celebrated their domestic double as they paraded their La Liga and Copa del Rey trophies through the city on Monday.
Ernesto Valverde revelled in Barcelona’s ‘extraordinary’ domestic double but warned ‘the most complicated thing is to not tire of winning’.
Lionel Messi has confessed that Barcelona ‘regret’ not being able to mark Andres Iniesta’s final season at the club with a treble.
Sergio Busquets admits Barcelona’s domestic double ‘tastes heavenly’, even if the Champions League was a ‘disappointment’.
Sevilla President Jose Castro has warned that the club will ‘take action’ after their 5-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Copa del Rey Final.
Steven N’Zonzi has apologised to Sevilla fans for partying after his side’s 5-0 defeat to Barcelona but reminded them players ‘have lives too’.
Andres Iniesta has vowed to make a statement on his future ‘next week’ after giving Barcelona a ‘10’ for winning the Copa del Rey.
Barcelona patron Josep Maria Bartomeu felt ‘the best team in the world’ won the Copa del Rey and suggested Andres Iniesta could yet stay at the club.
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