Second session of the week at the Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
Wednesday brought another atypical training session, with eleven members of the first team squad away on international duty. The venue was pitch number 2 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, as the available players continued to prepare for the big trip to Real Madrid on Saturday 21 November at 6.15pm CET.
Exclusive interview: Ronaldinho remembers how he set up Messi's first ever goal | FC Barcelona
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, better known as Ronaldinho, continues to keep an eye on events at FC Barcelona. The ex Barça player spoke to the Club media in an extensive interview in which he analysed the current first team in depth and, in this first part, discussed specific members of the 2015/16 squad.
Martino: Neymar is at Messi and Ronaldo's level - Goal.com
Argentina coach Gerardo Martino believes Brazil captain Neymar's current form has him on a par with Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 23-year-old has scored 12 goals in 14 appearances in all competitions for Barca so far this season, helping his side to the top of La Liga despite Messi's absence due to a knee injury since late September.
Barcelona and Real Madrid would struggle at Stoke - Pique - ESPN FC
Gerard Pique does not think Barcelona or Real Madrid would win the Premier League title in their first season if they were to compete in England's top tier. Pique, 28, played in the Premier League with Manchester United, claiming glory in 2008, before returning to Barca the following summer.
FC Barcelona's other tridents | FC Barcelona
This is almost an exercise of football fiction, in which the biggest danger is committing the injustice of missing out some of the greatest players in the history of FC Barcelona. The table below (click to expand), shows the greatest attacking threesomes in team history, seeking a balance between the names, goals and titles in each particular season.
Robert confident of Neymar renewal | Football Espana
Robert Fernandez is confident "the second best player in the world" Neymar will eventually sign a contract extension with Barcelona. The Brazilian’s current deal does not expire until 2018, but La Blaugrana are reportedly intent on tying him down to a longer deal in a bid to fend off reported interest from the likes of Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain.
Nolito to Barcelona from Celta Vigo 'a real possibility' - ESPN FC
Former Barca-B starlet Nolito has been regularly linked with a move to Barca as he has impressed for Celta in La Liga in recent months, especially as youngsters Munir El-Haddadi and Sandro Rodriguez have struggled to shine during Lionel Messi's current injury absence.
FC Barcelona – Girona FC : Into the final of the Copa Catalunya (1-0) | FC Barcelona
Barça are in the final of this season’s Copa Catalaunya. The B team overcame Second Division A side Girona, the tier above Gerard López’s team in the league, at home in the Miniestadi on Wednesday in what is a morale boosting victory for the filial.