When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Leganés | FC Barcelona
The Copa del Rey returns to action for FC Barcelona on Thursday (7pm CET) when they take on Leganés in the last 16. Below is a guide to kick-off times in various major cities around the world, plus the TV channels that hold the rights to show games this season.
The lowdown on Leganés | FC Barcelona
The city of Leganés (population 186,000) lies on the south-western outskirts of Madrid, and to most madrileños is best known for being home to Parquesur, one of the largest shopping centres in Europe. One of its most popular attractions is a street named after heavy metal kings AC/DC, who came to town for its inauguration. They have a road named after German rocksters The Scorpions too.
Carles Perez has passed medical ahead of move to Serie A side Roma | Sport
Carles Perez arrived in Rome on Wednesday ahead of his transfer from Barcelona. The forward will move to Roma on loan with an obligation for the Serie A side to make the move permanent in the summer for 14 million euros. Barça will only have the right to match any future bid made by another club which is accepted by Roma. They had hoped to include a buyback clause.
Barcelona target Tadic after discarding Rodrigo | Marca
Barcelona’s plans to sign a new forward this January have seen their attentions turn away from Valencia’s Rodrigo Moreno and towards Ajax’s Dusan Tadic. Valencia’s refusal to reduce their demands left the Catalan club frustrated, and they’ve now given up on his signing.
Abel Ruiz leaves Barcelona for Braga | Marca
Abel Ruiz has become the latest player to leave Barcelona this winter and he’ll spend the rest of the season on loan at SC Braga.Although the Catalans’ transfer market hasn’t gone totally to plan, with frustration in their attempts to sign Rodrigo Moreno from Valencia, they have been willing to let players leave.