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FC Barcelona News: 19 February 2019

FC Barcelona News: 19 February 2019

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors PREVIEW: Lyon - FC BarcelonaBarça will go looking for a victory on Tuesday that will hand them the advantage in this Champions League Round of 16 two-legged tie. LYON - BARÇA |...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 16:50:12
Sergio Busquets: ?We?ve been warned and must do our best?

Sergio Busquets: ?We?ve been warned and must do our best?

?It doesn?t matter how well you?ve done during the competition or in previous seasons.? Sergio Busquets has spoken ahead of FC Barcelona?s clash with Olympique Lyonnais, saying they have been ?warned? by previous seasons in the UEFA...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Spanish Supercup to adopt ?Final Four? system, be played abroad

Spanish Supercup to adopt ?Final Four? system, be played abroad

The Spanish FA?s plans still must be approved before the format is officially adopted The Spanish football association?s president, Luis Rubiales, has unveiled plans to adopt a ?Final Four? system to determine the winner of next year?s...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 19:50:15


Barcelona to debut pioneering technology for hospitalized children to experience matches

Barcelona to debut pioneering technology for hospitalized children to experience matches

For the first time, ?Robot Pol? will be deployed for the Barcelona-Lyon game in the Champions League FC Barcelona?s foundation, with the help of Olympique Lyonnais and the Éric Abidal Foundation, will debut a pioneering technology for...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Lyon vs Barça (1st leg): Preview

Lyon vs Barça (1st leg): Preview

The Champions League returns and Barça face a very tough challenge to start the knockout rounds Olympique Lyonnais vs FC Barcelona Competition/Round: 2018-19 Champions League, Round of 16, First Leg Barcelona Outs & Doubts: Arthur,...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Three things Barca need to do against Lyon

Three things Barca need to do against Lyon

A closer look at the last 16 tie After a narrow win against Real Valladolid in the league, Barcelona turn their focus to the Champions League, and the road to Madrid has presented us with a new challenge: conquering the city of Lyon....
barcelona - 2019-02-19 16:50:12
Ferland Mendy is ready for Messi, says Aouar

Ferland Mendy is ready for Messi, says Aouar

The defender has been linked with Barcelona Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar says defender Ferland Mendy is ready for the challenge of taking on Lionel Messi. The midfielder was talking ahead of Tuesday?s Champions League clash between the...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Malcom has scored four goals in four games against Lyon

Malcom has scored four goals in four games against Lyon

Will he be involved in Barcelona?s Champions League match" Last time we saw Malcom, he had scored an equalizer in el clásico, a Copa del Rey draw that ended 1-1 between Barcelona and Real Madrid. He hasn?t featured since. Now, as Barça...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 19:50:15


Valverde talks Barca style, Suarez and Umtiti ahead of Lyon

Valverde talks Barca style, Suarez and Umtiti ahead of Lyon

The boss spoke ahead of the Champions League tie Ernesto Valverde faced the press ahead of Barcelona?s clash with Lyon on Tuesday and spoke on a variety of topics. The Barcelona boss got a little riled about a question on his team?s...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Barça squad named for Lyon 1st leg

Barça squad named for Lyon 1st leg

Ernesto Valverde has taken 21 players with him to France The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana start their journey in the Champions League knockouts with the Round of 16 first leg against Lyon, and Ernesto Valverde has called...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20
Arthur targeting clásico return for Barcelona

Arthur targeting clásico return for Barcelona

The midfielder is hoping to play against Real Madrid in La Liga Arthur, who has been a starter for FC Barcelona recently, is targeting el clásico as his return date from an injury in his left calf, according to Diario AS. The Brazilian is...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 19:50:15
Lyon vs Barça: LIVE BLOG!

Lyon vs Barça: LIVE BLOG!

Follow along as Barça play a huge European game! THE CHAAAAAAAAAAAAMPIOOOOOOOOOOOOOONS... Oh it?s back, baby! The best club tournament in the world, the Champions League, has return for the Round of 16 and Barcelona have a very tough tie...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 16:50:12
Tactical Preview: Lyon - FC Barcelona, UEFA Champions League

Tactical Preview: Lyon - FC Barcelona, UEFA Champions League

Barcelona need to set the tone for their Champions League campaign FC Barcelona prepare to turbocharge their bid to reconquer the UEFA Champions League with a match away to Olympique Lyonnais. It?s obvious, but should be remembered: Barça...
barcelona - 2019-02-19 08:50:20


Dembélé ?has similar qualities to Neymar,? says former coach

Dembélé ?has similar qualities to Neymar,? says former coach

Barcelona need to be patient with him Philippe Montainer, the man who gave young Ousmane Dembélé a shot at Rennes has spoken out about his former player. Montainer asks Barcelona fans to be patient with Dembélé and his growth at the...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 19:50:10
Umtiti?s return gives Valverde defensive dilemma

Umtiti?s return gives Valverde defensive dilemma

The Barcelona boss has plenty of options in defence Barcelona received some good news on Sunday morning with the club confirming that Samuel Umtiti is fit and ready to play for the first time in almost three months. Welcome back to...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 08:50:27
How will Barcelona line up against Lyon"

How will Barcelona line up against Lyon"

The Spanish champions are in France on Tuesday The Champions League finally returns for Barcelona on Tuesday as they head to Lyon for the first leg of their last 16 tie. The squad have been boosted by the return of Samuel Umtiti from...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 12:49:50
FC Barcelona News: 18 February 2019

FC Barcelona News: 18 February 2019

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors Abidal: \'Every detail will count in the game against Lyon\'The FC Barcelona technical secretary looks ahead to the team\'s Champions League game against Olympique Lyon The...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 16:49:51
Dembele warns Barca that Lyon ?are dangerous all over the pitch?

Dembele warns Barca that Lyon ?are dangerous all over the pitch?

The two teams clash in the Champions League Ousmane Dembele has warned Barcelona of the dangers they face from Lyon ahead of Tuesday?s Champions League last 16 clash. Barca are in Lyon for the first leg and Dembele is under no illusions...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 08:50:27
Lenglet: Barcelona want to soothe Roma ?scar?

Lenglet: Barcelona want to soothe Roma ?scar?

The Champions League defeat still hurts Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet says the club are keen to ?soothe? the scar inflicted by Roma in last season?s Champions League. Lenglet was not even part of the club at the time, he joined from...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 12:49:50
About time Suarez showed up in the Champions League

About time Suarez showed up in the Champions League

Uruguayan has one goal since start of last season in the competition There?s always plenty of debate surrounding who is the best all-round striker in the world, and Luis Suarez often forms part of that conversation. Rightly so, as there?s...
barcelona - 2019-02-18 16:49:51
Messi hits 30 goals for 11th consecutive season

Messi hits 30 goals for 11th consecutive season

More GOAT stats from the Barcelona captain Lionel Messi scored his 30th goal of the season against Real Valladolid on Saturday to ensure he?s now hit the landmark in each of the last 11 seasons, The Barcelona captain netted from the...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 08:49:58
FC Barcelona News: 17 February 2019

FC Barcelona News: 17 February 2019

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors FC Barcelona 1 Valladolid 0: Back in the grooveBarça pick up three vital points in La Liga thanks to a Leo Messi first half penalty Ousmane Dembélé: \'We\'re eager to win the...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 12:49:56
Barca 1-0 Valladolid: Hard Work

Barca 1-0 Valladolid: Hard Work

The champions move seven points clear at the top Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid at the Camp Nou on Saturday. Ernesto Valverde opted to rest a couple of players with one eye on...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 08:49:58
Ernesto Valverde says Barcelona ?weren?t good? against Real Valladolid

Ernesto Valverde says Barcelona ?weren?t good? against Real Valladolid

But he expects them to improve in the Champions League Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admitted his team ?weren?t good? during Saturday?s win over Real Valladolid. The hosts won the game 1-0 thanks to a Lionel Mesi penalty but wasted...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 12:49:56
Pique explains how Barca must improve after Valladolid win

Pique explains how Barca must improve after Valladolid win

The defender says they did not play well at the Camp Nou Gerard Pique said Barcelona know they ?didn?t play well? after beating Real Valladolid 1-0 at the Camp Nou on Saturday. A Lionel Messi penalty was enough to secure the victory that...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 08:49:58
Three talking points from Barca?s win over Valladolid

Three talking points from Barca?s win over Valladolid

The champions won but were far from impressive Pique leads the way on his 300th La Liga appearance Gerard Pique continue his superb form with another excellent performance against Valladolid on his 300th La Liga outing. Writing his...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 12:49:56
Barca?s UCL focus shifts to a determined Lyon

Barca?s UCL focus shifts to a determined Lyon

The fierce French side play Barca next Currently sitting in third place in Ligue 1, Lyon have enjoyed a fairly decent season despite suffering some disappointing losses. They have scored 40 goals and conceded 28 so far in the league, and...
barcelona - 2019-02-17 19:49:35
Barça vs Valladolid: Preview

Barça vs Valladolid: Preview

The leaders return to league action hoping to start a new winning streak and stay six points clear at the top FC Barcelona (1st, 51pts) vs Real Valladolid (15th, 26pts)* *Points and positions at the time of writing on...
barcelona - 2019-02-16 08:50:06
Umtiti says he?s about to make his comeback

Umtiti says he?s about to make his comeback

The defender has been out injured since November Samuel Umtiti has given Barcelona a big boost ahead of some crucial fixtures by confirming he?s almost ready to make his comeback from injury. The centre-back has been out with knee trouble...
barcelona - 2019-02-16 08:50:06
Barça vs Valladolid: LIVE BLOG!

Barça vs Valladolid: LIVE BLOG!

Follow along as Barça play a big home game! WELCOME TO CAMP NOU!!! After a full week of rest, recovery and training, Barcelona are back in action and face Real Valladolid in a big La Liga game at the Greatest Stadium on Earth. The leaders...
barcelona - 2019-02-16 16:49:46
Valverde talks Rakitic, Umtiti and Todibo ahead of Valladolid

Valverde talks Rakitic, Umtiti and Todibo ahead of Valladolid

More from the Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has been talking to the press ahead of Saturday?s La Liga clash with Real Valladolid at the Camp Nou. The Barcelona boss discussed his new contract, Ivan Rakitic?s future, Samuel Umtiti?s...
barcelona - 2019-02-16 08:50:06
Real Valladolid boss tells Messi to stay on the sofa

Real Valladolid boss tells Messi to stay on the sofa

The two teams meet at the Camp Nou on Saturday Real Valladolid boss Sergio Gonzalez reckons Lionel Messi should not be risked against his side on Saturday and should take it easy on the sofa instead. Barcelona return to La Liga action at...
barcelona - 2019-02-16 08:50:06
De Ligt wants Barca move, says Onana

De Ligt wants Barca move, says Onana

The defender?s been linked with Barcelona Matthijs de Ligt has long been rumored to be on his way to Barcelona. The Ajax defender?s future has been in the papers as somewhat of a forgone conclusion. While other European teams have gotten...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 08:50:18
How will Barca line up against Real Valladolid"

How will Barca line up against Real Valladolid"

The champions are back in La Liga action Barcelona return to La Liga action on Saturday against Real Valladolid at the Camp Nou after a much-needed week off. The hosts should be fresh after a few days off but may have one eye on Tuesday?s...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 12:50:45
Valverde ?had no doubts? about continuing at Barca

Valverde ?had no doubts? about continuing at Barca

The boss has agreed a contract extension at the Camp Nou Ernesto Valverde says he had ?no doubts? about agreeing to continue at Barcelona after signing a contract extension on Friday. Barcelona have confirmed his deal has been extended to...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 16:50:32
Valverde gives Messi, Umtiti fitness updates

Valverde gives Messi, Umtiti fitness updates

Ernesto Valverde has offered a quick update on the fitness of Samuel Umtiti and Lionel Messi ahead of Saturday?s clash against Real Valladolid. Both players have been in training this week, and Valverde is optimistic they will be back in...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 08:50:18
FC Barcelona News: 15 February 2019

FC Barcelona News: 15 February 2019

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors Agreement to extend Ernesto Valverde\'s contractFC Barcelona and the first team coach have reached an agreement to extend the contract between the two parties for another season...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 12:50:45
OFFICIAL: Barcelona extend Ernesto Valverde?s contract

OFFICIAL: Barcelona extend Ernesto Valverde?s contract

The boss will stay for at least another season Barcelona confirmed on Friday they have agreed to extend Ernesto Valverde?s contract for next season, with the option of one more. The Barcelona boss is due to put pen to paper on Friday...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 12:50:45
Barcelona B?s Jorge Cuenca extends deal until 2021

Barcelona B?s Jorge Cuenca extends deal until 2021

The defender has extended his stay at the club Barcelona B defender Jorge Cuenca has extended his contract with the club until 2021, the club announced on Thursday. The 19-year-old put pen to paper on a new deal that will keep him at the...
barcelona - 2019-02-15 08:50:18
FC Barcelona News: 14 February 2019

FC Barcelona News: 14 February 2019

Return to training | FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona returned to training this Wednesday after a few days rest and to gather strength for their next few matches. Ernesto Valverde?s squad, who exercised on pitch 2 of the Ciutat Esportiva, began...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 12:51:04
Cillessen back training for Barca

Cillessen back training for Barca

The goalkeeper?s been out with a calf problem Jasper Cillessen has taken a positive step in his road to recovery from injury by making a surprise appearance at training on Thursday. The goalkeeper was originally ruled out for six weeks at...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 16:50:14
Bartomeu: Barca have been following De Ligt ?for a while?

Bartomeu: Barca have been following De Ligt ?for a while?

The Ajax captain is in demand Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has been talking about Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt and says the club have been admirers for a while. The centre-back has reportedly attracted attention from a host...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 08:50:06
De Jong says that big clubs more likely to benefit from VAR

De Jong says that big clubs more likely to benefit from VAR

Ajax had a goal controversially ruled out Soon to be Barcelona player Frenkie de Jong spoke up about VAR after his club lost to Real Madrid midweek in the Champions League. De Jong was frustrated about the opening goal by Nicolás...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 19:50:34
Barca have offered Alba a five-year deal, says Bartomeu

Barca have offered Alba a five-year deal, says Bartomeu

The defender wants to stay at the Camp Nou Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that the club have offered Jordi Alba a new five-year deal. The full-back?s contract expires in summer 2020 and he?s been asked about his future...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 12:51:04
Why an away goal in Lyon is a must for Barcelona

Why an away goal in Lyon is a must for Barcelona

The French side will use their pace to exploit weakness The game against Valladolid notwithstanding, Barca enter their most crucial couple of weeks of the campaign. By the time the Blaugranes have left the Santiago Bernabeu for the second...
barcelona - 2019-02-14 12:51:04
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