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FC Barcelona News: 10 May 2011; Bojan and Maxwell Recovered, Messi Drops to Second in Golden Shoe Standings

Bojan recovered a couple weeks earlier than expected.
Bojan recovered a couple weeks earlier than expected.

Bojan and Maxwell declared fit | FCBarcelona
Bojan Krkic, who has been training normally for the last few days, was given medical clearance today after damaging cruciate ligaments in his left knee in the Almeria match at the Camp Nou on April 9. Since then, he has been receiving treatment.

Barca draw Dream Team comparisons | Eurosport
With Barcelona poised to clinch a third straight Liga title and through to the final of the Champions League, comparisons with Johan Cruyff's "Dream Team" of the early 1990s are inevitable. The Dutchman's side, which included current coach Pep Guardiola in midfield, won four domestic league titles in a row between 1991 and 1994.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo leapfrogs Barcelona's Lionel Messi in European Golden Shoe standings | Goal
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has gone top of the European Golden Shoe standings following his prolific performance against Sevilla at the weekend. The Portugal international scored four goals and has now netted an impressive 33 Primera Division strikes this season.

Fergie: We must stop Barca trio | ESPN
"What we have to do is find a solution to the Xavi-Messi-Iniesta problem. Everyone is searching for that because they are outstanding footballers. We have our share too. In the final last time we started off really well, then gave away a bad goal. After that Barcelona kept the ball very well, as they always do."

Valdes: Clasico spite won't harm Spain | ESPN
Spanish fans and media have expressed their concerns that relationships between those players have been irreparably damaged by recent events and that the reigning European and World champions could be adversely affected.

Pele: Hernandez can be next Messi | ESPN
Brazil legend Pele has been impressed by the impact made by Manchester United's Javier Hernandez this season and thinks the Mexican can be 'the next Lionel Messi'. Pele has watched on as the 22-year-old has taken the Premier League by storm with 13 goals in 26 Premier League appearances for the club since his arrival in the summer.

Nuri Sahin: I did not move to Real Madrid for the money | Goal
New Real Madrid signing Nuri Sahin has said that money was not an issue when deciding to join the Spanish giants as he explained why he left German champions Borussia Dortmund. The 22-year-old announced his decision to part company with BVB on Monday morning. Madrid later confirmed they had reached an agreement via their official website.

Giovani's Spurs frustration | Sky Sports
The Mexican playmaker had high hopes of finally establishing himself as a Tottenham regular at the start of the season after performing well at the World Cup last summer. However, after playing a prominent role in pre-season, he quickly fell down the pecking order again at White Hart Lane.

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