The squad for BVB | FC Barcelona
Barça have the possibility to qualify for the Champions League Round of 16 and finish top of the group if they beat Borussia Dortmund at the Camp Nou this Wednesday (9.00pm CET). Ernesto Valverde’s side will receive the Germans led by Reus, Hummels, Götze and Co., and the coach has called up 18 players for the match.
PREVIEW: FC Barcelona v Borussia Dortmund | FC Barcelona
There are more than three points at stake. After the victory against Leganés (1-2), FC Barcelona host Borussia Dortmund on match day five of the 2019/20 Champions League, in a game that is expected to be momentous. If Barça win, they will qualify to the Round of 16 as winner of Group F.
Messi’s 700th Barcelona game is a huge one | Marca
Lionel Messi is set to make his 700th appearance for Barcelona in Wednesday’s huge game against Borussia Dortmund. A victory against the German opposition will mathematically qualify the Blaugrana to the last 16 of the Champions League as group leaders.
The A-Z of Borussia Dortmund v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
26 questions, one for each letter of the alphabet. Test your knowledge of the team’s first game of this season’s Champions League.
Five blaugranes, candidates for the UEFA Team of the Year | FC Barcelona
Five FC Barcelona players are in contention to make the UEFA Team of the Year. They are Marc-André ter Stegen, Jordi Alba, Gerard Piqué, Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi, who appear among the 50 candidates that were made public by UEFA on Tuesday. Both Ter Stegen and Messi were in the Team of the Year last season.
De Jong: Barcelona are not as bad as people think | Marca
Frenkie de Jong has had a promising start to life in Catalonia, but ahead of Barcelona’s meeting with Borussia Dortmund at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night, he has discussed the criticism that has been surrounding the Blaugrana in recent months.
‘We’re first in La Liga’ - Valverde calls for perspective over Barcelona form | Goal
“We won at Leganes at the weekend, last year we lost. Other times we’ve won and not played well. We have to learn from the games where we don’t play well. That’s what this is about, we don’t need to jump off a cliff when we don’t play the way we want to. We’re first in La Liga, first in our Champions League group and we want to keep on this path.”
Juventus are ‘not interested’ in signing Barcelona midfielder Rakitic | ESPN
Juventus are “not interested” in signing Ivan Rakitic in the January transfer window, director Fabio Paratici told ESPN. The Croatia international has long been linked with a move to Juve but, despite having seen his playing time decrease at Barca this season, Paratici ruled out a winter move.
Juventus in for Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo | Football Espana
Juventus are in pole position to land Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo, according to a report in Calciomercato. Todibo only joined the Catalan giants in January this year, ending a long running contractual dispute with previous club Toulouse in Ligue 1 and has recently been linked to German side Bayer Leverkusen.