BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admits “just when you think you’ve seen everything from Lionel Messi, he surprises you” after his display against Girona.
Philippe Coutinho believes his understanding with his Barcelona teammates is “improving with each game” after Saturday’s 6-1 thrashing of Girona.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were at their brilliant best as Barcelona demolished Girona 6-1 on Saturday, in the first-ever Catalan derby of its kind.
Football Espana brings you LIVE coverage of Saturday's Liga action, starting with Real Madrid-Alaves, followed by Barcelona-Girona!
Barcelona will contest their first-ever Catalan derby against Girona at Camp Nou without Yerry Mina, Paco Alcacer, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes.
Ernesto Valverde believes Barcelona’s Catalan derby against Girona on Saturday marks a moment in the season when “the points count for more”.
Sergi Roberto has extended his contract with Barcelona until June 2022 with a new release clause of €500m included, it has been confirmed.
Benfica wanted to send on-loan defender Douglas back to Barcelona in January but the Catalan giants rejected the move, say reports.
Gremio midfielder Arthur has confirmed his move to Barcelona is on track’ but he has not yet signed a deal with the Catalan giants.
Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Gremio midfielder Arthur in January 2019 for €40m, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois described the Champions League clash against Barcelona as a ‘quiet night’ for him.
Antonio Conte insists Chelsea’s tie with Barcelona ‘is still open’ and has called on his players ‘to do something incredible at the Camp Nou’.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta claims his side were the better team against Barcelona at Stamford Bridge and should have won.
Ivan Rakitic claims Barcelona ‘dominated’ Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League encounter at Stamford Bridge.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has bemoaned not being awarded a penalty in Tuesday night’s draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Ernesto Valverde admits he brought on Aleix Vidal over Ousmane Dembele because Barcelona trailing Chelsea “wasn’t the time to experiment.”
Andres Iniesta claims it will be a ‘different’ game against Chelsea at Camp Nou as Barcelona will have their fans behind them and “know our pitch better.”
Cesc Fabregas has warned Chelsea that only defending at Barcelona would be “a suicide mission” after lamenting their 1-1 draw on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi's first-ever goal against Chelsea earned Barcelona a 1-1 draw on Tuesday and a slender advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie.
The mother of all Champions League derbies returns tonight as Chelsea host Barcelona in the last 16 - and it's LIVE on Football Espana!
Paulinho starts as a No 10 for an otherwise-full strength Barcelona against Chelsea in tonight's Champions League last-16 first leg.
New Barcelona signing Philippe Coutinho’s house was robbed on Tuesday night as his family were out for dinner, say reports in the Spanish press.
Former Barcelona playmaker Rivaldo believes the Catalan giants will progress past a ‘difficult’ Chelsea in the Champions League.
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde has downplayed Lionel Messi’s goalless record against Chelsea as ‘that was in the past’.
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea players they must be ‘prepared to suffer’ in their Champions League clash against Barcelona.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte believes his side must be ‘perfect’ if they are to progress past Barcelona in the Champions League.
Chelsea forward Pedro Rodriguez is anticipating ‘a special game’ as he lines up against former club Barcelona for the first time.
Former Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez has called for optimism from his Chelsea teammates as “Messi is not invincible”.
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas does not believe former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta will be booed at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Eden Hazard has rejected comparisons to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and insisted he ‘must perform on the biggest stage’.
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