Lionel Messi back for Barcelona pre-season training
Lionel Messi back for Barcelona pre-season training

 Spanish football giant Barcelona's talismanic forward Lionel Messi has cut short his holiday to come back and join the treble winners for their pre-season training.

Neymar's mistakes have hurt Brazil: Dani Alves
Neymar's mistakes have hurt Brazil: Dani Alves

Senior Brazil defender Dani Alves on Monday revealed that he lectured Neymar over his dismissal in last Wednesday’s 0-1 loss to Colombia in Copa America, saying that all of his antics and anger ultimately hurt their country.

Neymar different class, but Dunga focuses on team
Neymar different class, but Dunga focuses on team

Neymar scored the first, made the second and was named `man of the match` in Brazil`s 2-1 Copa America win over Peru on Sunday, but coach Dunga preferred to focus on the team`s performance rather than the number 10`s individual brilliance.

Vicente del Bosque to play versatile Aleix Vidal in attack
Vicente del Bosque to play versatile Aleix Vidal in attack

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has earmarked Aleix Vidal as an attacking player rather than a fullback where he is likely to feature for new club Barcelona.

Lionel Messi helped convince me to stay at Barca, says Dani Alves
Lionel Messi helped convince me to stay at Barca, says Dani Alves

Lionel Messi helped convince Barcelona fullback Dani Alves to stay at the European champions when he was feeling undervalued at the club, the Brazilian defender said on Wednesday.

Dani Alves extends Barca contract by two seasons to 2017
Dani Alves extends Barca contract by two seasons to 2017

Dani Alves put an end to speculation about his future when he signed a two-year extension to his deal with recently-crowned European champions Barcelona on Tuesday.

Barcelona ask Dani Alves for 'quick' response to contract renewal offer
Barcelona ask Dani Alves for 'quick' response to contract renewal offer

Spanish club FC Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre has asked Brazilian left back Dani Alves to make a "quick" decision regarding his future with the team, and to respond to the offer on the renewal of his contract for next season.

Manchester United set to lose out on Dani Alves: Reports
Manchester United set to lose out on Dani Alves: Reports

Premier League giants Manchester United are all set to lose out on the signing of Dani Alves from Barcelona who may join Italian greats AC Milan instead. Alves who won the UEFA Champions League with Barcelona on Saturday, has welcomed a desired move to Milan in the summer.

Barcelona snap up Sevilla wing back Aleix Vidal
Barcelona snap up Sevilla wing back Aleix Vidal

Newly crowned Champions League winners Barcelona have signed right-back/winger Aleix Vidal from Sevilla, the Catalan club announced on Sunday. 

Champions League final: Collection of the craziest haircuts
Champions League final: Collection of the craziest haircuts

Luis Suarez and Neymar scored second half goals to give Barcelona a 3-1 Champions League final victory over Juventus on Saturday and make the Spaniards the first team to twice win the European treble.

Dani Alves focused on trophies with Barca future uncertain
Dani Alves focused on trophies with Barca future uncertain

Barcelona defender Dani Alves will focus on Saturday`s King`s Cup final and the Champions League final a week later before announcing whether he will remain at the club next season, the Brazil international said on Monday.

Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests
Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests

A list of 10 players from Spanish football club FC Barcelona including Argentine striker Lionel Messi and Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez underwent drug tests on Friday conducted by European football's governing body, the UEFA, the club said.

Barcelona keen to show PSG no mercy
Barcelona keen to show PSG no mercy

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has warned his side against complacency when they host a Paris Saint-Germain side bolstered by the return of key personnel through suspension to the Camp Nou on Tuesday.

Luis Suarez winner worth `half the title`
Luis Suarez winner worth `half the title`

Luis Suarez`s sweetly struck winner to down Barcelona`s eternal rivals Real Madrid was hailed as taking the Catalans to the brink of the La Liga title on Monday as they moved four points clear with 10 games to go.

Luis Suarez hails `most important goal`
Luis Suarez hails `most important goal`

Luis Suarez lauded his El Clasico winner as his biggest goal since moving to Barcelona, as the Catalan giants moved four points clear of Real Madrid with a 2-1 win on Sunday.

Barcelona well able to cope with forced absences, coach says
Barcelona well able to cope with forced absences, coach says

Barcelona have enough depth in their squad to cope with the forced absences of midfielder Sergio Busquets and fullbacks Dani Alves and Jordi Alba, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

Barcelona set to move four points clear in Eibar visit
Barcelona set to move four points clear in Eibar visit

FC Barcelona have the chance to move four points clear at the top of the La Liga table and continue to pile pressure on Real Madrid when they face SD Eibar at the Ipurua Stadium here on Saturday.

La Liga: Barcelona slump to stunning home defeat by Malaga
La Liga: Barcelona slump to stunning home defeat by Malaga

Barcelona`s La Liga title hopes were dealt a huge blow as Malaga stunned the Camp Nou with a 1-0 win on Saturday.

Barcelona stars return to training, Dani Alves trains individually
Barcelona stars return to training, Dani Alves trains individually

Following two days of rest, FC Barcelona players returned to training with the notable absence of Brazilian right-back Dani Alves, who trained individually.

Barca can win trophies despite transfer ban, says Andres Iniesta
Barca can win trophies despite transfer ban, says Andres Iniesta

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is confident that despite their transfer ban the team has the depth to win trophies as they start the new year with a trip to face Real Sociedad on Sunday hoping to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid.