FC Barcelona News: 1 May 2012; Alexis Sanchez Picks Up Knock, Tito Vilanova has Team's Full Support


Alexis knock makes him doubt for Wednesday | FC Barcelona
The squad trained this Monday lunchtime after their big win against Rayo, but two big names were missing: Alexis, who picked up a knock on his left leg, and Valdes, who is ill. The Chilean hit man is doubtful for Wednesday’s game, though the Club doctors are keeping him under observation before making a final decision.

International press hail Guardiola | FC Barcelona
The international media has been unanimous in its recognition and appreciation of Josep Guardiola after the manager announced that he will leave FC Barcelona at the end of the season. The announcement was made this Friday during a joint press conference with President Sandro Rosell and football director Andoni Zubizarreta.

Pinto: "Tito has our support" | FC Barcelona
Josep Guardiola’s farewell and Tito Vilanova’s appointment was at the heart of José Manuel Pinto’s press conference this morning and the keeper explained: "I completely understand what Guardiola has done. He takes everything very seriously and that takes a big toll mentally. You can’t compare them, but Tito has the character and strength, as well as our full backing".

Appointing Vilanova is the best option for Barcelona, says Henk ten Cate - Goal.com
"It's a very good decision [to appoint Vilanova]. Tito knows the whole environment and the style of the club. I think it's very important in recent years that he knows the players. I think he was the best option," the Dutchman told COM Radio.

Real eye title celebrations at Cibeles - Yahoo! Eurosport
Success-starved Real Madrid fans will finally be able to stage the traditional title celebrations at the Cibeles fountain in the centre of the Spanish capital on Wednesday if Jose Mourinho's side win at Athletic Bilbao.

Mourinho wants Zidane out of Real Madrid - report - Goal.com
"There are claims that he does nothing, there is not a word from him, no action," Spanish journalist Jose Ramon de la Morena told the radio station. "Mourinho was looking for someone to crack down against bad referees. He needs someone 'worse' than him."

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