Schedule for a week with Liga games versus Atlético and Sporting | FC Barcelona
There’s another intense week in store for the FC Barcelona first team, with two Liga fixtures to contend with after the 5-1 victory at Leganés on Saturday.On Wednesday they are at the Camp Nou to face an Atlético Madrid side that has put a bumpy start to the season behind them and are now looking as dangerous as ever.
23 different starters so far this season | FC Barcelona
With such a busy September which will have seen FC Barcelona play seven games across league and Champions League, Luis Enrique is making full use of his abundant squad. Rafinha was the one who benefited from the rotation system in Saturday’s 5–1 win over Leganés, as the Brazilian midfielder cracked the starting XI for the first time this season and repaid his boss by scoring Barça's final goal of the day with a long-range, left-footed strike that may well have been the goal of the game.
Pep wanted Messi & Neymar | Football Espana
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wanted to raid former club Barcelona for sensational swoops for Lionel Messi and Neymar, claim reports. Mundo Deportivo have reportedly 'verified' information from The Sun newspaper that City held three rounds of talks for Messi and Neymar, with the aim of signing one of them in summer to satisfy new manager Guardiola.
RUMOURS: Arsenal's Hector Bellerin is Barcelona’s top transfer target - Goal.com
Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin is top of Barcelona’s shopping list, according to a report from Sport. The Catalans have been following the 21-year-old for several months and made contact with him before the summer, but with Aleix Vidal struggling to impress in the rearguard, Luis Enrique is ready to make a more decisive move for the defender.