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Barcelona fielded their fabulous four against Leganes on Saturday for the first time this season but it was only after Antoine Griezmann went off that his replacement scored the winner.

Antoine Griezmann struggles symptomatic of a Barcelona lacking creativity

Barcelona fielded their fabulous four against Leganes on Saturday for the first time this season but it was only after Antoine Griezmann went off that his replacement scored the winner.
Gerard Piqué

Gerard Pique plans to see out career at Barcelona in 2022, won’t represent any...

Gerard Pique has reiterated that Barcelona will be the final club of his career, with the defender planning to see out a contract through to 2022.
Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a raucous home crowd to beat Karen Khachanov in straight sets.

Rafael Nadal hails ‘amazing atmosphere’ as Spain beat Russia at Davis Cup

Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a raucous home crowd to beat Karen Khachanov in straight sets.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.

Gerard Pique: Manchester United spell made me the player I am

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.
Gerard Piqué

Gerard Pique reveals why it will be ‘difficult’ for Barcelona to win UEFA Champions...

Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique has insisted that it will be difficult for Ernesto Valverde’s side to win this season’s UEFA Champions League trophy playing at their current level.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Barcelona frustrated by Slavia Prague at Nou Camp

Barcelona failed to score for the first time in 46 home games as they were held to a draw by Slavia Prague.
Shakira

Shakira: Losing my voice was ‘darkest moment’ of my life

Colombian superstar Shakira says temporarily losing her voice two years ago was “the darkest moment” of her life, and which affected her “deeply”.
Lionel Messi has ordered Barcelona directors to ship out Sergio Busquets before the end of the season, according to report.

Barcelona’s fragility casts doubts on Champions League credentials

They may be one of Europe’s most devastating teams at their best but another collapse in La Liga last weekend has shown Barcelona can be a soft touch.
Top (L-R) Barcelona’s French defender Clement Lenglet, Barcelona’s Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic, Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets, Barcelona’s Spanish defender Gerard Pique and bottom (L-R) Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi, Barcelona’s Brazilian midfielder Arthur, Barcelona’s Portuguese defender Nelson Semedo, Barcelona’s Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho, Barcelona’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez and Barcelona’s Spanish defender Jordi Alba pose before the UEFA Champions league first leg quarter-final football match between Manchester United and Barcelona at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 10, 2019. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Gerard Pique: Barcelona’s players offered to change contracts to sign Neymar

Gerard Pique has said Barcelona’s players offered to alter their own contracts to help the club buy Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain last summer.
Gerard Pique is unfazed by Lionel Messi’s new contract as the deal has a clause that allows the Argentine skipper to leave Barcelona at the end of the current season.

Gerard Pique dismisses talk of Messi and Griezmann rift

Gerard Pique insists Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann have a perfectly normal relationship.
Los Blancos captain Sergio Ramos has equaled Lionel Messi’s record of scoring in 16 consecutive seasons in La Liga after the defender scored from the penalty spot against Leganes in the La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening.

Sergio Ramos equals Lionel Messi scoring streak in La Liga

Los Blancos captain Sergio Ramos has equaled Lionel Messi’s record of scoring in 16 consecutive seasons in La Liga after the defender scored from the penalty spot against Leganes in the La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening.
Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ in games help him maintain the same levels of performance he had as a younger player, according to his former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.

Pep Guardiola: Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ help Barcelona star perform like a...

Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ in games help him maintain the same levels of performance he had as a younger player, according to his former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.
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Samuel Umtiti absent from Barcelona’s Slavia Prague Champions League trip

A minor knee injury will prevent Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti from making the trip to the Czech Republic to tackle Slavia Prague in Champions League action on Wednesday.
Ousmane Dembélé

La Liga: Ousmane Dembele to miss Clasico after receiving two-match ban

cc will miss this season’s first Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid after he was banned for two matches by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) on Wednesday.
Xabi Alonso

Former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso, appears in court for tax fraud

Former Liverpool midfielder, Xabi Alonso, appeared in a Madrid court on Wednesday, facing charges of tax fraud to the tune of two million euros, a court spokesman said.
Xavi Hernández

Xavi Hernandez: It’d be no problem to coach Barca

Barcelona legend Xavi says he would be up to the challenge of managing former team-mates like Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets at the club.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Ansu Fati has ‘something special’ – Barca coach

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde described Ansu Fati as "something special" after the teenager starred in a 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Ansu Fati scores on Camp Nou debut as Barcelona thrash Valencia

Barcelona’s 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati yesterday marked his first senior start with a second-minute goal as the La Liga champions cruised past Valencia. The teenager burst onto Frenkie de Jong’s square ball to score the opener with a firm strike at the Nou Camp.

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