Barcelona will discover who they will face in the quarter-finals of the Champions League draw on Friday. All the information, schedule and live streaming is available from UEFA’s website at the link above.
Eric Abidal, Pep Segura and Ramon Planes were at the San Siro on Thursday to scout Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic. The trio are likely to have been impressed, as Jovic scored after five minutes to knock Inter out of the Europa League.
Barcelona could be willing to sell Samuel Umtiti in the summer in order to sign Matthijs de Ligt. Barcelona need to raise funds to sign the Ajax captain, and Umtiti has become vulnerable due to his injuries this season and the emergence of Clement Lenglet.
Daniela Ospina says her former husband James Rodriguez should move to Barcelona. She said: “I would like to see James at Barcelona, as he plays with the ball at his feet and that is the game of Barcelona because they always have the ball at their feet.”
Luis Suarez has revealed that Steven Gerrard talked him out of a move to Arsenal while he was still at Liverpool. The Gunners famously made a bid of £40,000,001 for the striker and he was ready to go. However, Gerrard told him to stay for one more season and then move to “Bayern, Barcelona, Real Madrid or whichever one you want.”
Espanyol youth coach Moisés Hurtado hit out at Luis Suarez after Barcelona’s Champions League win over Lyon. He wrote on Twitter: “There’s L. Suárez... a player who should be banned for life for always trying to fool the referee - and managing to do so, with and without VAR - leaving his side with one foot in the next round... And [still] no defender puts him into row Z!!!”
Manchester United have cooled their interest in Ivan Rakitic due to Paul Pogba’s impressive form this season. The Red Devils had considered the Croatia international, who continues to interest several top European clubs, but he is determined to stay at the Camp Nou.