PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v Leganés | FC Barcelona
Thursday evening’s Copa del Rey, Round of 16 game is a winner-take-all affair, with everything to be decided at the Camp Nou. It’s the first time the two teams have met in the cup competition, but Leganés have visited the Camp Nou on three previous occasions and lost each time.
Three previous games at home to Leganés | FC Barcelona
This Thursday, Barça and Leganés will be meeting for the first time ever in the Copa del Rey. But the side from the south of Madrid have visited the camp Nou in each of the last three league seasons. So far, it’s been wins all the way for the Catalans.
Setien calls up Rey Manaj for Barcelona first-team training | Marca
Barcelona B striker Rey Manaj participated in the Blaugrana’s first-team training session on Wednesday ahead of their Copa del Rey clash against Leganes. The 22-year-old signed for Barcelona from Albacete just over a week ago and he played his first game for the B team against Egea last Saturday.
Barça-Eibar kick-off time confirmed | FC Barcelona
Barça-Eibar will be played on Saturday, February 22 at 4.00pm CET. The league match will take place three days before Quique Setién’s team visit Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16. The week prior to the Eibar fixture, Barça will also have played at home to Getafe (Saturday, February 15, 4.00pm CET).
Willian: Barcelona preparing £20m bid for Chelsea winger | Sky Sports
Barcelona are preparing a last-minute £20m bid for Chelsea winger Willian. The La Liga side have been long-term admirers of the Brazilian, who will be out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer.
Richarlison: Everton reject Barcelona’s £85m offer | Sky Sports
Everton have turned down an offer of €100m (£85m) from Barcelona for Brazilian striker Richarlison. Everton rejected the offer immediately, unwilling to sell one of their prized assets as they look to strengthen their squad - rather than deplete it.
No Barcelona move for Betis striker Loren Moron | Football Espana
Barcelona will not move to sign Real Betis striker Loren Moron this week, according to ESPN journalist Moisés Llorens. It comes following speculation that the Catalan giants are attempting to add to their depleted forward line ahead of the close of the January transfer window on Friday.
Barcelona pushing to sell Rakitic before transfer window closes | Sport
FC Barcelona have still not ruled out selling Ivan Rakitic before the transfer window closes this winter. The player insists he’s not keen on leaving at the moment but the club are convinced that if the player gets an offer from a big club he would reconsider that stance.