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FC Barcelona News: 28 November 2023; All set for Champions League crunch match against Porto, Bayern Munich want Ronald Araujo

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

FC Barcelona Training Before The Champions League Match Against FC Porto Photo by Urbanandsport/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Finishing touches to preparations for the visit of Porto - FC Barcelona
Final training session for the Barça squad ahead of their vital fixture against Champions League group H rivals FC Porto. At the Ciutat Esportiva Sergi Roberto trained with the rest of the group in preparation for Tuesday's game at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys.

PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v FC Porto - FC Barcelona
After the setback of dropping two important points at Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Saturday, attention now returns to the Champions League where 1-0 defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk in Hamburg earlier this month meant that Barça still have work to do if they are to be among the sixteen teams competing in the knockout stages of the competition.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Porto - FC Barcelona
The Champions League returns to Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys. Xavi Hernández's side welcome Porto for a game that could see the blaugranes through to the next round, with a win confirming passage as group winners.

Xavi Hernández: 'We want one of those magical nights' - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona face Porto in the Champions League on Tuesday at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys with just one objective in mind: a victory. A win for Xavi Hernández's team would see them through to the last 16 of this seasons' competition with a game to spare in Group H.

João Cancelo approaching Porto 'like a final' - FC Barcelona
Barça defender João Cancelo spoke to the media ahead of Tuesday's Champions League game with Porto, describing it as "very important. We have to win to qualify. But Porto are in good form and shape. We'll need to be aggressive and to attack their weak sports."

Bayern Munich interested in poaching Ronald Araujo - Football España
Barcelona have invested their resources in building a young squad with significant potential going forward, but as their financial position squeezes them, they may have to worry about other major clubs turning the heads of their top players. One being Ronald Araujo.

Ter Stegen to undergo late fitness test ahead of Porto clash - could play with pain-killing injections - Football España
Barcelona are facing a crucial stretch of the season without their most decisive player from last season. Their crunch match against Porto in the Champions League is followed by clashes against two of three sides above them in La Liga. As things stand, Marc-Andre ter Stegen will be missing against the Portuguese giant.

Barcelona President Joan Laporta backs Xavi Hernandez and expresses frustration at penalty decisions - Football España
Barcelona President Joan Laporta has publicly declared his full support of the Blaugrana manager Xavi Hernandez, while also lamenting the fact that his side were denied what he felt were two clear penalties against Rayo Vallecano.

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