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FC Barcelona News: 21 May 2011; Barça to Play Last League Game, Former Greats Speak

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Youngsters will get another chance against Málaga.
Youngsters will get another chance against Málaga.

Eight players to miss Malaga trip | FCBarcelona
Squad for Malaga game: Pinto, Oier, Sergio Busquets, Pedro, Bojan, Maxwell, Afellay, Adriano, Alves, Abidal, Keita, Mascherano, Jeffren, Fontàs, Thiago, Jonathan dos Santos, Bartra and Sergi Roberto.

Iniesta: "People shouldn’t expect me to score in the final" | FCBarcelona
Andrés Iniesta is having his best season ever. His goals and his football have been outstanding. Fans at stadiums around the country have applauded his talent. He couldn’t be feeling more confident going into his third Champions League final, which takes him back to a city that will always bring back fond memories.

Michael Laudrup: Lionel Messi's Barcelona better than my Dream Team | Goal
"Today’s team - and also [Frank] Rijkaard’s team – has more individual quality and that gives you more options. Circulation of the ball is important, but it’s only useful if you can give it to someone who can make the difference." It's not all just about Lionel Messi either as the former Danish player picked his favourites.

Barcelona will easily win the Champions League against Manchester United - Hristo Stoichkov | Goal
"I see an easy game for Barcelona. They are used to playing these battles and they have players like [Lionel] Messi, Xavi, [Andres] Iniesta and company. "Also, it does not matter who the rival is as Barcelona always play in the same way. "The truth is the motivation to win from the players is something that Guardiola has instilled."

Marc Márquez: "I have the Barça colours inside me" | FCBarcelona
It was his good friend Gerard Piqué who invited the 125 cc world champion Marc Márquez to see Barça train. "I have been a Barça fan since I was a kid and I’m delighted to come and see a training session". He said supporting Barcelona "is a family thing …with this team it’s much easier to be a Barça fan, but I have been one all my life.

Dudek to play last match for Real | Eurosport
Goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek will play his last game for Real Madrid at home to Almeria in La Liga on Saturday. The 38-year-old has been the understudy to Spain and Real captain Iker Casillas for the last four years, after leaving Liverpool for the Bernabeu in 2007.

Adebayor seeking long-term Real deal | ESPN
Emmanuel Adebayor is still hoping to turn his loan move to Real Madrid into a permanent switch this summer. Adebayor joined Madrid on a five-month loan from Manchester City in January and has made 21 appearances for Jose Mourinho's side in all competitions, scoring five goals.

Why Hamit Altintop? Real Madrid's new signing brings experience and personality to the Santiago Bernabeu | Goal
For a club more used to landing big-name players with transfer fees to match, the signing of a free transfer fast passing his best years is something of a change of pace. But scratch below the surface and we find much more than an ageing fringe player. Instead we find a talent of sufficient versatility and spirit to count among the key members of Jose Mourinho's 25-man squad.

Manchester United expect to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper David De Gea within two weeks | Goal
Manchester United are confident of signing £17.5 million (€20m) Atletico Madrid goalkeeper David de Gea in the next two weeks. United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has identified De Gea as the perfect long-term replacement for Edwin van der Sar and the Premier League champions have been talking to the Spaniard for several weeks about a move.

Diame tempted by Sevilla | ESPN
Wigan midfielder Mohamed Diame admits he would be hard pushed to turn down a move to Sevilla this summer. Diame, 23, has been linked with a switch to the Spanish side after impressing for the Latics this season, having arrived at the DW Stadium from Rayo Vallecano.

David Trezeguet to join Thierry Henry at New York Red Bulls - report | Goal
RMC reports the 33-year-old former Juventus man will leave Spanish club Hercules following their relegation from la Liga. And the Major League Soccer outfit are apparently interested in his services, with negotiations expected to be sparked once the season is over.

France Euro 2016 host cities announced: Saint-Etienne and Toulouse miss out | Goal
France was last year awarded the rights by Uefa to host the tournament ahead of Italy and Turkey. And the French FA has now confirmed the nine cities and towns that will between them host the 51 matches in the finals.

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