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FC Barcelona News: 8 April 2021; Latest on El Clásico, Ousmane Dembélé, Eric García

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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Laporta gets his hands on the Clásico shirt - FC Barcelona
Without a doubt, there is a desire for Saturday's Clásico. On April 10, FC Barcelona visit the Alfredo Di Stéfano stadium to play against Real Madrid, and they will do so wearing a shirt especially made for this match.

When and where to watch El Clásico - FC Barcelona
El Clásico between Barça and Madrid will be played at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium instead of the Santiago Bernabéu (9.00pm CEST). Only two points separate the teams and here's all you need to know to enjoy the game from where you are.

Eighteenth different Clásico venue - FC Barcelona
In times of Covid-19 and with renovation work being done on the Santiago Bernabéu, Real Madrid are playing all of their home fixtures at their training ground, the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium in Valdebebas.

Barcelona and Real Madrid in race for 100th victory in the Clasico - SPORT
Real Madrid-Barcelona on Saturday will be the 246th Clasico and the Blaugrana will have the chance to match the Madrid's record of 97 wins in the fixture's history. The balance tipped in Madrid's favour when they won 3-1 at Camp Nou on Oct. 24, 2020. Barça last led the way in March 2019 when it was 96-95 in their favour.

Barcelona want to extend Ousmane Dembele's contract until 2025 - SPORT
Barcelona's new board are starting to make sporting decisions. The club are progressing with contract renewals for Ilaix Moriba and Oscar Mingueza, but the objective now is to tie down Ousmane Dembele before the season ends.

Barcelona looking to downgrade previously agreed terms with Eric Garcia - Football Espana
Barcelona have already begun work on their squad for next season according to Marca. Mateu Alemany took office as sporting director a few days ago and has begun to make decisions, one of which has been to greenlight the move to sign Eric Garcia when his Manchester City contract expires in the summer.

Gerard Pique in race against time for El Clasico match - Football Espana
A report in Marca outlines how the former Spain international was at the Barcelona training facilities on Wednesday in an attempt to recover his fitness, although it is still believed to be unlikely that he will be available for selection.

Real Madrid key duo hopeful of returning for El Clasico - Football Espana
Right-back Dani Carvajal has returned to first-team training and could be included in the matchday squad this weekend, while Eden Hazard is also getting closer to a return – with Cadena Cope outlining the details.