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FC Barcelona News: 13 February 2024; Deco under pressure after style comments, Barça want Xabi Alonso as new manager

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

Bayer 04 Leverkusen v FC Bayern München - Bundesliga Photo by Rene Nijhuis/MB Media/Getty Images

Recovery session after the draw with Granada - FC Barcelona
On Monday the FC Barcelona squad carried out a recovery session following on from the draw with Granada at home in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys with all the first team squad members available for Xavi Hernández.

Lamine Yamal youngest player to score twice in a La Liga match - FC Barcelona
The phenomenon that is Lamine Yamal shows no sign of letting. During a wonderful display in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys against Granada, the teenager scored twice to help salvage a point for Xavi Hernández's team.

The Deco statements that have Barcelona fans calling for his sacking and the fallout - Football España
Barcelona Sporting Director Deco was present as the Blaugrana threw away more points at home to Granada on Sunday night, ending in a thrilling 3-3 draw which once again exposed their inability to defend. However by the end of the night, he was the story.

Barcelona chiefs Deco and Xavi Hernandez have meeting to discuss comments on style - Football España
Barcelona Sporting Director Deco has been doing damage control after comments that the club needed to break with the past and change their model went viral. Including with manager Xavi Hernandez.

Section of Barcelona's board dreaming of Europe's most in-demand manager - Football España
Catalan daily Sport claim that a section of the hierarchy at Barcelona would like to get ahead of the pack and move for Bayer Leverkusen’s Xabi Alonso. The former Real Madrid midfielder is flavour of the month due to his sterling work with Leverkusen, who are unbeaten in the Bundesliga and five points clear of Bayern Munich. His credentials were confirmed by their 3-0 victory over Bayern on Saturday night, as they dominated the Bavarians.

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