Three from FC Barcelona help Spain to 2-0 win in Albania | FC Barcelona
Three Barça players started the game at the Loro Boriçi Stadium in Shkodër; Gerard Piqué and Sergio Busquets, who played the full ninety as the duo of centre backs, plus Andrés Iniesta, who was on for the first 77 minutes before being replaced by Isco with the win already as good as secure. Sergi Roberto watched the game from the bench while Jordi Alba was out after sustaining an injury against Italy.
Pique forced out by Madrid media and fans - and Spain will miss him greatly - Goal.com
Gerard Pique has had enough. The 29-year-old defender helped Spain to victory over Albania on Sunday night, but was accused afterwards of cutting his sleeves to remove the Spanish flag. It was, as the player himself said, "the straw that broke the camel's back".
Denis Suarez one of the shining lights of Barcelona's troubled start - ESPN FC
Barcelona have had an indifferent start to the season, losing two of their opening seven La Liga fixtures to leave them in fourth place. Here, ESPN FC surveys Barcelona's transfer business so far and a potential target for the January window.
Barcelona's Sergi Roberto and Jasper Cillessen both injury doubts - ESPN FC
Sergi Roberto and Jasper Cillessen are doubts for Barcelona's game against Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday after returning from international duty with injuries. Right-back Roberto missed Spain's 2-0 win in Albania on Sunday after experiencing pain in his adductor in training before the game.
PSG’s top secret €200m deal to sign Neymar next summer - Goal.com
After a long, fruitless quest to bring Cristiano Ronaldo to Paris, leaders of the French club turned their eyes on Neymar last summer. Nasser Al-Khelaifi and Olivier Letang rolled out the red carpet to try to sign the Brazilian this season, offering an astronomical salary (matching Messi's Barcelona deal) as well as several hefty financial clauses to entice the striker.
The ten top stories of the week | FC Barcelona
It may be international week, but there has still been plenty happening in and around FC Barcelona over the last seven days. From Iniesta’s 20-year anniversary at the club, Pedro Rodriguez returning for a visit and Barça Lassa taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder, here are the ten biggest stories of the week.