Riot police have engaged in a running battle with protesters outside Barcelona’s airport after Spain’s Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the Catalonia region’s independence and sentenced nine to prison.
Spain head coach Robert Moreno insists Barcelona’s teenage star Ansu Fati could yet force his way into the squad ahead of next summer’s European Championship.
Lionel Messi plans to end his career at Barcelona despite admitting he wanted to quit the club and the country in the wake of his tax bill row with the Spanish government.
Ernesto Valverde questioned both of Barcelona’s red cards that came late on in their 4-0 thrashing of Sevilla at the Nou Camp.
Luis Suarez scored a spectacular overhead kick to inspire nine-man Barcelona to a 4-0 LaLiga victory over Sevilla at the Nou Camp.
Ernesto Valverde has talked up the importance of Barcelona’s game at home to Sevilla in LaLiga on Sunday.
What the papers say Unai Emery has not ruled out cutting Mesut Ozil from Arsenal’s squad in January, according to The Sun. When pressed on whether the German, 30, could leave during the transfer window, the Gunners’ boss said: “He’s our player now.” Ozil is the club’s highest-paid player, earning £350,000 per week – but appears to have failed to gel with Emery in recent times and has not been favoured on the pitch.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde felt his side’s improvement in the final third was the reason behind their comeback win over Inter Milan in the Champions League.
Luis Suarez’s second-half brace ensured Barcelona came from behind to beat Inter Milan 2-1 in the Champions League.
Antoine Griezmann has announced his number one target this season is Champions League glory with Barcelona.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum insists last season’s incredible semi-final comeback against Barcelona has been consigned to the past as Anfield prepares for the return of Champions League football this week.