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FC Barcelona News: 15 May 2011; Barcelona Welcome Deportivo to the Camp Nou

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Pep will have to stop celebrations for 90 minutes
Pep will have to stop celebrations for 90 minutes

Champions come home | FCBarcelona
Barça play their last home league game tonight against Deportivo de la Coruña and with the title already won, there’s sure to be another party atmosphere at the ground as the team are officially handed the trophy.

Guardiola focus fixed on final | FCBarcelona
With the threat of a UEFA suspension hanging over Sergio Busquets, Guardiola also made his position clear. "I know Busquets very well and when he says something to me I believe him. We hope that UEFA take their decision calmly, but we are worried - let’s hope he is with us for the final".

Best forward left - why Giuseppe Rossi is the right man for Barcelona | Goal
Rossi can also fill in on the right, is able to play as a lone striker or in a supporting role and has even been used in midfield. And at 24, the man from New Jersey is ready for a big move; a new jersey. He has his best years ahead of him and at a reported fee of €35 million, he represents better business than Ibrahimovic or even €40 million Villa.

Alfredo Di Stefano backs Jose Mourinho to succeed at Real Madrid | Goal
Real Madrid icon Alfredo Di Stefano believes Jose Mourinho should remain as the club's coach despite missing out on the La Liga title this season. The club saw rivals Barcelona announced La Liga champions on Wednesday and have had to settle for winning the Copa del Rey this season.

 

Real close to signing Coentrao from Benfica | SuperSport
Spanish giants Real Madrid are closing on on Benfica left-back Fabio Coentrao, according to sports daily AS on Friday. AS said Real were prepared to pay up to €25 million for the 23-year-old Portuguese international, although Benfica president Luis Felipe Vieira is trying to hold out for 30 million.

I want Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to break 38-goal record, not Barcelona's Lionel Messi - Hugo Sanchez | Goal
Former Real Madrid forward Hugo Sanchez hopes Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Pichichi award over Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has scored 36 goals this season, although Marca argue it's 37 after claiming a free-kick against Real Sociedad, which deflected in off Pepe and was awarded to the defender by the match referee, belongs to the forward.

Valencia's Vicente expects to play against Levante as he bids farewell | Goal
In the build-up to tomorrow's local derby clash with Levante, Valencia winger Vicente Rodriguez has admitted that he will be leaving the club with mixed emotions as his 11-year spell at the Mestalla comes to an end.

De Gea to decide future in June | Eurosport
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper David De Gea will make a decision about his future at the end of June. De Gea has been closely linked with a move to Manchester United in recent months, while Atletico are keen to tie the 20-year-old down to a new contract, with his current one running until 2013.

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