clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

FC Barcelona News: 11 April 2016; Rafinha Out with Adductor Strain, Neymar Contract Leaked

David Ramos/Getty Images

REVEALED: Neymar’s contract at Barcelona leaked -
Brazil international Neymar is the latest player to have details of his Barcelona contract revealed, after Football Leaks published his current Camp Nou deal. The forward moved to the Catalan giants from Santos, signing the five-year deal in early June 2013, with his father named as his representative.

Rafinha out with adductor strain | FC Barcelona
The Brazilian midfielder, who was out nearly seven months after tearing his right ACL last fall, returned to action on Tuesday in FC Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final first leg versus Atlético Madrid. He played 30 minutes, and then started in Saturday's match at Anoeta versus Real Sociedad, playing the first half before being replaced by Andrés Iniesta at the intermission.

Andrés Iniesta: Our objective is still close | FC Barcelona
The Barça captain Andrés Iniesta said that "the first half we did not create as many chances as in the second" and he believes that this is one of the main reasons for the defeat against Real Sociedad. "Coming from behind is always tricky," he added. "We had chances but we did not take them," he revealed.

FC Barcelona's 1-0 defeat at Anoeta by the numbers | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona suffered a fourth straight league defeat at Real Sociedad, despite enjoying the lions’ share of possession as well as host of attempts on goal. Here are the pick of the statistics from Saturday’s 1-0 loss: Barça had eight shots on target from 12 efforts at Anoeta but were unable to beat a stubborn Gerónimo Rulli in the Sociedad goal, who made six saves.

Schedule for a week with crucial matches both in Europe and at home | FC Barcelona
Following the 1-0 defeat at Anoeta on Saturday, FC Barcelona need to pick themselves up quickly as a crucial week commences. First up is the return leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Atlético Madrid, where Luis Enrique’s men hold a 2-1 advantage.

The schedules of La Liga’s title contenders | FC Barcelona
Until very recently, the league title looked certain to be heading in FC Barcelona’s direction as Luis Enrique’s side enjoyed a nine-point advantage over second-placed Atlético Madrid. However, defeat in El Clásico last week and another against Real Sociedad on Saturday has seen Barça’s lead at the top cut to just three points.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes