Five FC Barcelona players called up to Spanish national team | FC Barcelona
Vicente del Bosque on Friday announced his 25-man squad for Spain’s upcoming friendlies against Italy and Romania, which includes five players from FC Barcelona. The first game will be against Italy on 24 March in Udinese followed by a trip to Cluj to face Romania on the 27th.
When and where to watch Villarreal v FC Barcelona in La Liga | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona head south to Castellón on Sunday to face the league's number four team, Villarreal. Kick-off is at 4.00p, CET, when the Catalans will look to extend their unbeaten streak to 39 games. It is Barça's last match before a two-week international hiatus, followed by the famed El Clásico versus Real Madrid.
Manu Trigueros: FC Barcelona are the most feared in Europe | FC Barcelona
With Villarreal set to host FC Barcelona on Sunday, one of the Yellow Submarine’s most important players spoke to www.fcbarcelona.cat to discuss his side’s good form and the threat that the league leaders pose among other topics.
Clean sweep for Luis Enrique against Atlético Madrid | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona found out during Friday's draw that their Champions League quarter-final opponents would be Atlético Madrid, a tough opposition no doubt but one that the current manager has an enviable record against. Since Luis Enrique took over as manager, the Catalans have faced the club from the capital on six occasions, resulting in six wins for the Asturian boss over his counterpart Diego Simeone.
Neymar Jr loves facing Atlético Madrid | FC Barcelona
Since opening his FC Barcelona account against Atlético Madrid in 2013, Neymar Jr has become a nightmare for Los Rojiblancos in all competitions. The Brazilian forward has scored six goals against Diego Simeone’s side over the last two and a half seasons, striking at least once in each competition in which the two sides have faced each other.
Barcelona deny problems sealing kit sponsorship deal - ESPN FC
Barcelona vice president Manel Arroyo has denied that a delay in finalising a kit sponsorship deal for next season is a problem for the club. The European champions famously had no shirt sponsor at all until they partnered with UNICEF in 2006, and since the 2011-12 season their jerseys featured first the brand of the Qatar Foundation and then Qatar Airways.
Neymar hit with €45m tax fine | Football Espana
Barcelona forward Neymar has been ordered to pay €45m to the Brazilian treasury for tax fraud. According to newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, a Brazilian court found Neymar guilty of committing tax evasion and tax fraud, but the sentence is not final, so the attacker can appeal the decision.
UEFA.com's weekly wonderkid: Ousmane Dembélé - UEFA.com
Dembélé's small physique is offset by his speed, invention and technique. "He's a proper forward. Thanks to his changes of direction he can easily wrongfoot opponents," says Ludovic Batelli, the attacker's France Under-19 coach. The 18-year-old is very technical with both feet and has a knack of scoring brilliant goals. And so far his side have never lost when he has registered in Ligue 1.