It has been reported that FC Barcelona B defender Marc Bartra has signed a new and improved contract. That has yet to be confirmed on Barça's official website, but Mundo Deportivo reports that the youngster's new contract runs out in 2015 and includes a buyout clause of €30 million.
Barça always victorious against Levante at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Levante will be at the Camp Nou on Saturday at 20.00 and are bulging with confidence after getting back to their winning ways and standing fourth in the league, just five behind FC Barcelona with 26 points. The side coached by Juan Ignacio Martínez are looking to avoid away defeat to Barça for the first time after six failed attempts.
Guardiola: "The most important game is against Levante" | FC Barcelona
Josep Guardiola likes to take each game as it comes and is making no exception this time. "The most important match is always the next one, against Levante." He wants his team "to stay as consistent as possible ... it all comes down to one thing, playing your game and trying to win ... I don't want to waste my time talking about things that don't depend on us," he added.
Barça could get their ninth consecutive league win at the Camp Nou and complete their longest run without conceding a goal at home | FC Barcelona
There are other targets this evening. If Barça win, it would be their ninth in a row in league fixtures at the Camp Nou, and if they manage to prevent their visitors from scoring, then they will beat their longest ever run without conceding a league goal at home, which dates back to the 1986/87 season.
23 shirt numbers for Club World Cup handed out | FC Barcelona
Barça have named the 23-player squad to travel to the Club World Cup, which includes B team players Oier, Cuenca and Dos Santos.
Guardiola denies deliberate yellow claim - Yahoo! Eurosport
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola denied Gerard Pique provoked a fifth yellow card in Tuesday's 4-0 home win over Rayo Vallecano so he would serve a one-match ban against Levante on Saturday and be free to play in next week's 'Clasico' at leaders Real Madrid.
Sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona? Anything is possible at Anzhi Makhachkala, says Samuel Eto'o - Goal.com
Samuel Eto’o believes that Anzhi Makhachkala could launch a sensational bid to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona. The 30-year-old striker made waves in the summer when he decided to leave Serie A giants Inter in order to join the big-spending side and the former Barca striker is now reportedly the world's highest-earning player.
Spain to face Republic of Ireland, Italy and Croatia | FC Barcelona
Spain, with a high probability of having a large Azulgrana representation in the squad, will face Italy, Republic of Ireland and Croatia. Abidal’s France will play against Ukriane, Sweden and England, while Afellay, if he’s fit on time, could play for Holland. The Dutch will play against Denmark, Germany and Portugal.
Maresca ruled out of Real clash | LFP
Málaga midfielder Enzo Maresca is to miss the Real Sociedad clash owing to a slight muscle tear in right soleus muscle. The grade I injury rules him out of the Costa del Sol club's clash with Real Sociedad this weekend but, providing his progress is satisfactory, he should reappear for the following game.
Cani and Nilmar return to action | LFP
Juan Carlos Garrido has recuperated two key players for this weekend's away game against Racing, Cani and Nilmar. The Zaragoza-born midfielder has recovered from his knee sprain while the Brazilian has also overcome the injury he had in the same area.