Saturday December 21 2019
Jordi Alba calls on Barcelona to improve in 2020

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has warned his teammates they must do more in the second half of the season if they want to win titles.

The full back was speaking La Blaugrana ended the calendar year with a comfortable 4-1 win at home to Alaves, following last week's goalless draw in El Clasico.

Ernesto Valverde's side are in a strong position heading into 2020, leading La Liga, and through to the knockout stages of the Champions League, with games in both the Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup to come in January.

Saturday December 7 2019
Barcelona face injury concerns ahead of Real Mallorca clash
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has confirmed Arthur Melo and Ansu Fati will miss the clash with Real Mallorca.
The Catalan giants are likely to be playing catch up to arch rivals Real Madrid, who play earlier on Saturday, if Zinedine Zidane’s side beat Espanyol at home.
The pattern of recent weekend fixtures, has meant that Barcelona have been responding to Real’s results, and the defending champions will be looking to do that at the Camp Nou this weekend.
Wednesday November 6 2019
Barcelona's Jordi Alba suffers injury scare against Slavia Prague

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has handed manager Ernesto Valverde an injury worry following their 0-0 Champions League draw with Slavia Prague.

Alba has endured a stop start season so far in 2019-20, with calf and ankle problems restricting him to just six La Liga appearances so far this season.

Valverde brought him back into the starting line up face the Czech side, but he was withdrawn at half time, and replaced by Sergi Roberto.

Wednesday November 6 2019
Barcelona suffer fresh Jordi Alba injury setback

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba is expected to be unavailable for several weeks after suffering a fresh thigh injury.

The Spain international had to be replaced by Sergi Roberto during Tuesday night’s scoreless draw against Slavia Prague and the Blaugrana have now confirmed the injury.

“Jordi Alba has had a relapse of the left biceps femoris muscle injury. He is injured and his evolution will define his availability,” read a club statement.

Wednesday September 18 2019
Jordi Alba set for FC Barcelona absence through injury

FC Barcelona defender Jordi Alba is set for a spell on the sidelines with a thigh injury.

The Spanish international was forced off after 40 minutes in their Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund after pulling up in the first half.

He has started, and played the full 90 minutes for La Blaugrana in all four of the opening games, but early indications have the 30-year old out for at least two weeks.

Sunday August 25 2019
Antoine Griezmann stars as FC Barcelona put five past Real Betis

Antoine Griezmann scored twice on his home debut for FC Barcelona, in a 5-2 win over Real Betis.

The French international scored a goal in each half as Ernesto Valverde's side cruised by their opponents in front of an expectant home crowd at the Camp Nou this evening.

Summer signing Nabil Fekir shocked the hosts as he put Real Betis in front on 15 minutes, with a powerful finish, following a neat pass from Loren Moron.

Griezmann put FC Barcelona back in the game just before the break, volleying home Sergi Roberto's right wing cross.

Friday July 26 2019
FC Barcelona pursue left back options

FC Barcelona are in the market for a new left back, according to manager Ernesto Valverde.

The defending La Liga champions have been linked with a new defender, to provide competition and cover for first choice left back Jordi Alba in the 2019-20 season, however they are reported to be exploring a number of options.

Thursday May 2 2019
Alba: We will miss 'unique' Messi when he retires

Barcelona full back Jordi Alba joined his team mates and manager Ernesto Valverde in hailing the genius of Lionel Messi, after the Argentina international secured a 3-0 win over Liverpool.

The Catalan side have one foot in the final after Messi's two goals - which brought his Barcelona total to 600 - sealed a comprehensive victory over Jurgen Klopp's side in the Champions League semi final at Camp Nou.

Alba, who assisted the first goal for Luis Suarez, has encouraged the football world to appreciate Messi while he remains at his peak.

Saturday April 20 2019
Alba: We want to win everything

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has said that Barcelona are committed to winning both the Champions League and La Liga by the end of the 2018-19 campaign. 

The Spanish left back scored the winner in La Blaugrana's 2-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday night, and the Catalan side need just six more points to confirm their title defence. 

They face Alaves and Levante in the next six days, meaning they could have the title confirmed before the Champions League semi final with Liverpool, and the 30 year-old is confident for the challenge ahead.

Thursday April 11 2019
Jordi Alba: Barcelona could not take risks at Manchester United

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has hailed his side’s win at Manchester United as ‘a very good result’ and defended his side’s conservatism.

Ernesto Valverde’s side secured a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford thanks to a Luke Shaw own goal in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final which was tense and which had few chances.

“We were very good without creating as many chances as usual,” Alba told reporters, as cited by Marca.

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