Cillessen, Busquets, Sergi Roberto and Alba return to Barcelona training | Marca
Ernesto Valverde continues to prepare for this Saturday’s clash with Atletico Madrid as Sergio Busquets, Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba and Jasper Cillessen all returned to Barcelona training on Wednesday after the international break.
Iniesta: Dembele is a great player | Marca
Though he’s had a lot of bad press lately, Ousmane Dembele appears to have an ally in former Barcelona midfielder, Andres Iniesta. The Vissel Kobe star leapt to the Frenchman’s defence albeit with a caveat that he needs to bring his A-game.
The 500 Club: Do you know them all? | FC Barcelona
Sergio Busquets is only the seventh player to make it a whole half-grand of appearances for the first team. Can you identify the other six?
‘We have to look for an exit’ - Rafinha’s father says his son must leave Barcelona | Goal
Rafinha’s father and agent Mazinho has said his son needs to leave Barcelona in search of more playing time. After spending the second half of last season on loan at Inter, the forward has struggled to find minutes with Barca in 2018-19, making just six appearances for a total of 259 minutes.
Diario Sport: Barcelona look to Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombèlé | Football Espana
Barcelona are shifting their attention towards Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombèlé as they aim to restructure their squad in 2019, say Diario Sport. The Frenchman has starred for the French giants since joining from Amiens in 2017 with his fine form recognised by his first full international caps for the France national team.
SER: Barcelona cannot sign any players from Liverpool | Sport
The information, revealed by the show ‘Què t’hi jugues’ on Cadena Ser, explains that when the two clubs agreed the €160 million deal for the Brazilian international, Liverpool wanted to include a pact that would prevent Barça signing any of their other players.
Report: Adrien Rabiot says ‘yes’ to Barcelona move | Football Espana
Adrien Rabiot has already said ‘yes’ to a summer move to Barcelona and will not renew with Paris Saint-Germain, claim El Mundo Deportivo. The 23-year-old, who is out of contract in Paris next June, has been linked with a number of top European clubs including Manchester City, Juventus, Milan and Liverpool.
Chile 4 Honduras 1: Sanchez, Vidal shine for La Roja | FOX Sports
Arturo Vidal scored a brace before Alex Lopez pulled a goal back for Honduras, only for Sanchez to convert after having a penalty saved and Nicolas Castillo to net from the spot late on. The win was a much-needed boost for Chile, who suffered a surprise loss to Costa Rica last week.