Final countdown in La Liga | FC Barcelona
There are just three games left in La Liga, and things are as tight as ever at the top. Atlético Madrid still lead the way with 88 points, with Barça four behind on 84, and Real Madrid third with 82. However, Real have a game in hand on the top two, away to Valladolid next Wednesday.
Martino clinging onto the hope | FC Barcelona
In his press conference before the game with Getafe at the Camp Nou, Barça manager Gerardo Martino has spoken about the difficulty of the challenge ahead. "It’s a clash of different needs" he said. One team wants to escape relegation and the other wants to keep its hopes of winning the title alive … It’s a very complex situation because our opponent is on a knife-edge."
Exclusive: Henry on the 6-2 win at the Bernabéu | FC Barcelona
In an exclusive interview with FC Barcelona, former FC Barcelona star Thierry Henry has described his memories of the 6-2 win at the Santiago Bernabéu five years ago. The Frenchman scored twice that night, and here he also speaks about his memories of playing at FCB and winning so many major titles, as well as expressing his sorrow about the death of Tito Vilanova.
Cuadrado agrees Barca terms? | Football Espana
Juan Cuadrado has agreed personal terms with Barcelona, according to reports in the Spanish Press. Mundo Deportivo lead with the revelation that the Fiorentina winger has opted to join the Blaugrana, and has accepted terms with the club. The Colombia international’s price-tag could soar after this summer’s World Cup, so the Catalan giants are keen to complete any move soon.
Report: Man City to offer €200m for Messi | Football Espana
Manchester City are willing to pay €200m for Lionel Messi, it has been claimed in Spain this afternoon. Catalan daily Sport have revealed that the Premier League side are desperate to land the former Ballon d’Or winner, and are happy to double the world record for a player to get him.
Coentrao set for Madrid extension | Football Espana
Fabio Coentrao will be offered a new Real Madrid contract, according to reports in the Spanish Press. El Confidencial claim that Los Blancos have been suitably impressed by the Portugal international’s performances in recent weeks, and will attempt to keep the defender by offering him an extension.
Bilbao claim Champions League spot | ESPNFC.com
Athletic Bilbao convincingly booked their place in next season's Champions League courtesy of a 3-0 win at Rayo Vallecano on Friday night. Mikel San Jose, Oscar De Marcos and Ander Herrera were on target as fourth-placed Athletic moved nine points clear of nearest challengers Sevilla, who have just three games left to play and an inferior head-to-head record this season.