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FC Barcelona News: 6 April 2019; 18 Named in Match Squad as Barcelona Take on Atletico Madrid

Club Atletico de Madrid v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

PREVIEW: FC Barcelona v Atlético Madrid | FC Barcelona
It’s the game of the season as far as La Liga is concerned, as first plays second in a titanic tussle at the Camp Nou. Barça will go 11 points clear should they win, but Atléti will get to within five points of the Blaugrana if they’re able to depart Catalonia as the victors.

The squad to face Atlético Madrid | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde has named his squad for the top-of-the-table clash with Atlético Madrid this Saturday at 8.45pm CET. It reads as follows: Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, Jordi Alba, Prince, S. Roberto, Aleñá and Umtiti.

Here is Atlético Madrid’s squad list for the match against Barça | Sport
The biggest surprise is the inclusion of both Diego Costa and Alvaro Morata who were doubts for the game. Diego Costa has been suffering from discomfort since the match against Alaves las week whereas Morata picked up a sprained ankle. Both have been given the green light to play this evening.

Bartomeu on life with Messi... and after Messi | FC Barcelona
“We would like Leo Messi to renew his contract, that’s the idea. He is young, you can see that, and he still has two years on his deal. He’s always improving, always innovating. I believe he still has many years in front of him and in the coming months we will sit down with him so that he has many more years at Barcelona.”

Neymar regrets Barcelona exit more than anybody - Adriano | Goal
Neymar regrets his decision to leave Barcelona, says former Camp Nou team-mate and fellow Brazilian Adriano. Back in the summer of 2017, a global superstar decided the time was right to take on a new challenge.

Rafinha kick-starts charity work on Children’s Day | Marca
Despite being on the sidelines through injury, Rafinha has kickstarted a charity project which centres around Children’s Day on April 15. The Brazilian midfielder is calling for a collection of toys to deliver to underprivileged and unwell children.

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