Ronald De Boer has offered Jasper Cillessen some advice over his Barcelona future. He said: “I’d like that Jasper played more often. The problem is he’s got another great player in front of him. He needs to play around 25-30 matches a year. He should move to another side because I believe he’s one of the top 10 goalkeepers in the world. He decided to stay at Barça and be the back up, but now he’s got another chance to leave and he should think about it. The decision is his.”
Sevilla beat Girona 2-0 on Sunday to put pressure on leaders Barcelona ahead of their clash against Levante. Goals from Ever Banega and Pablo Sarabia saw Sevilla move level on points with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the top of the table.
Barcelona and Levante lead La Liga when it comes to the amount of time they have been in the lead in matches this season. The champions lead the way on 535 minutes, but Levante are second on 480 minutes.
Ernesto Valverde says Barcelona can get the best out of both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. He said: “They can play together as they have already done this season. I know these are inevitable questions but we know that we have the chance to use both. I’ve always considered [Dembele as one of the most dangerous], but we also have Coutinho and a few more. We want the best from them.”
Barcelona are aware that Everton want to sign midfielder Andre Gomes and awaiting an offer from the Toffees. The midfielder has been doing well in the Premier League and Barcelona are hopeful they could get a reasonable fee next summer.