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FC Barcelona News: 12 April 2021; Training beings for Cup Final, Pedri set for new deal

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A round-up of the latest Barcleona news and rumors

ESP: Real Madrid-FC Barcelona La Liga Santander. Photo by Ruben Albarran / Pressinphoto / Icon Sport

The training plan for cup final week - FC Barcelona
After the defeat in the Clásico against Real Madrid, the focus now turns to the Copa del Rey. Next Saturday at 9.30pm CEST, Barça and Athletic Club will face each other in the final at La Cartuja Stadium in Seville. Here's a look at the training plan for the week

Barça goalkeeper Ter Stegen: The league is not over by this result - SPORT
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has sent a rallying call to supporters after the setback of Saturday's 2-1 Clasico defeat to Real Madrid. First half goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos helped Madrid leapfrog Barça into second place in the table, one point behind Atletico Madrid, who drew at Real Betis on Sunday.

Pique and Alba's conversation about winning (or not) the Copa del Rey - SPORT
Upon heir arrival at the training ground, Deportes Cuatro's cameras picked up a conversation between Jordi Alba and Gerard Pique. Even though the loss to Madrid was still recent, the players were beginning to think about the next challenge, Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Club in Seville.

The dressing room believes the double is possible - SPORT
Nine finals. That’s what’s left for Barcelona if they want to win the double this season. The players still believe it’s possible. The Clasico hurt, a 2-1 defeat, but only their second in four months.

Barcelona to offer Pedri long term contract extension ahead of 2021/22 season - Football Espana
Barcelona will aim to commit rising star Pedri to a new long-term contract this summer as they aim to ward off growing transfer interest in the 18-year-old. The Spanish international has immediately established himself as a key player in Ronald Koeman’s plans this season after completing his delayed move from Las Palmas in 2020.