Recovery session after big win against AS Roma | FC Barcelona
The whole of the first team was there apart from Sergi Roberto, who has a sprained ankle after a clash with William Vainqueur on Tuesday and whose presence in future games depends on how the injury develops. They were joined for the session by Barça B’s Samper, Cámara, Aitor and Gumbau, as well as Paik of the youth team.
‘Barca don’t play without Iniesta’ | Football Espana
Juan Roman Riquelme has paid tribute to Andres Iniesta, rating the midfielder as the man who makes Barcelona and Spain tick. Riquelme, who represented La Blaugrana between 2002 and 2005 and was a teammate of Iniesta’s, spoke to DXTV about Iniesta.
‘Neymar the world’s most impressive’ | Football Espana
Roberto Carlos agrees Lionel Messi is the best player in the world but argues Neymar’s recent form means he’s the world’s ‘most impressive’ player. Carlos spoke to ESPN Brazil, Sport notes, and commended his compatriot as well as discussing former club Real Madrid in the aftermath of El Clasico.
Barca to renew Sergi | Football Espana
Barcelona are starting the process of renewing Sergi Roberto’s contract in light of his performances this season, it’s reported. Sport cite other sources as saying La Blaugrana want to increase the midfielder’s release clause to €40m from its current level of €30m, as there’s a concern the fee as it is would be affordable to a big European club.
Gerard Deulofeu wants Everton stay despite Barcelona clause - ESPN FC
Gerard Deulofeu has declared that he wants to stay with Everton even if Barcelona try to activate a buyout clause in his contract. The winger left the Spanish champions to move to Goodison Park on a permanent deal in July, a year after completing a successful season-long loan stint with the Toffees.