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FC Barcelona News: 25 April 2021; All set for Villarreal visit, Rafa Márquez to coach in Barça academy

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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PREVIEW | Villarreal v Barça - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have seven games left to play in La Liga. On paper, the mission is simple. Win all seven and the championship trophy is secure. The game with leaders Atlético Madrid in a fortnight’s time is obviously a red-letter day, but so are trips like Sunday’s to Villarreal.

Neto and Dembélé back in squad - FC Barcelona
Ousmane Dembélé and Neto have both been given the medical all-clear this Saturday morning and have been included by Ronald Koeman in the squad that will be travelling by coach this afternoon to Villarreal for Sunday’s 4.15pm CEST kick-off in La Liga. They will be staying the night in a hotel.

When and where to watch Villarreal v FC Barcelona - FC Barcelona
Just three days after beating Getafe 5-2, Barça's league campaign continues with a difficult trip to Villarreal. It's an early start (4.15pm local time), and this page will help you make plans for the game.

Leo Messi v Gerard Moreno: Head to head - FC Barcelona
There’s a cracking game on the way at the Estadio de la Cerámica (Sunday at 4.15 pm CEST). FC Barcelona visit seventh-placed Villarreal in an encounter that also brings together two of the most in-form strikers in Europe: Leo Messi and Gerard Moreno.

The lowdown on Villarreal CF - FC Barcelona
Villarreal are the classic example how a team from a small town can mix it with the big boys. The club spent most of its existence in the regional leagues, but made it into the second division in the 1990s and in 1998 won promotion to the top flight for the first time ever.

Barca are not giving up on Ousmane Dembele - SPORT
Barcelona are not giving up on Ousmane Dembele. His future is one of the big preoccupations of the club, with his contract up in the summer of 2022. For now he has not made any movements towards signing a new deal. Barca have put a price on him for clubs to sign him this summer if he does not want to sign on for more years.

Rafa Marquez confirms he will coach in Barca's youth academy - SPORT
Rafa Marquez spoke to TUDN where he confirmed that he has been offered a role coaching in Barca’s youth set up from next season. The Mexican defender was asked about the news from SPORT and he did not deny it.

Koeman: I see myself being here as Barcelona coach next season - SPORT
Ronald Koeman has one year to run on his contract and he is convinced that he will still be in charge of Barcelona next season. Asked if he has been backed by the club to remain as boss after the summer, he said: "The president has always, from the first day, shown his support and confidence in me.”