Barcelona transfer business done, says president Josep Bartomeu
Barcelona transfer business done, says president Josep Bartomeu

Barcelona have completed their business in the latest transfer window and the Spanish and European champions` squad is now "closed", president Josep Bartomeu said on Thursday.

Barcelona get back to work with 2-1 win over LA Galaxy
Barcelona get back to work with 2-1 win over LA Galaxy

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was pleased they got straight back into their stride with Tuesday`s 2-1 friendly win over the Los Angeles Galaxy but saw plenty of room for improvement before the season begins next month.

Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season
Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season

Luis Suarez struggled to get into his stride with new club Barcelona after his ban for biting an opponent expired in October and the Uruguay striker is determined to avoid the same fate when the new season starts next month.

Barca's Luis Enrique bemoans long haul to play ball
Barca's Luis Enrique bemoans long haul to play ball

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique would rather the team did not have to fly off on long-distance tours before the regular season but understands they are important for the club`s marketing strategy.

Josep Maria Bartomeu and Joan Laporta in tight battle for Barcelona FC presidency
Josep Maria Bartomeu and Joan Laporta in tight battle for Barcelona FC presidency

Despite Barcelona`s treble last season, Josep Maria Bartomeu faces a tough challenge to remain as president in Saturday`s elections due to criticism of his leadership and stiff competition from fellow frontrunner Joan Laporta.

I am not Xavi's replacement, says new Barca recruit Arda Turan
I am not Xavi's replacement, says new Barca recruit Arda Turan

Barcelona`s new midfield playmaker Arda Turan has no intention of trying to fill the boots of club legend Xavi following the decorated Spaniard`s departure for Qatar at the end of last season.

Copa America: Struggling for goals, Lionel Messi happy to make assists instead
Copa America: Struggling for goals, Lionel Messi happy to make assists instead

As Lionel Messi has developed during his career he has become an ever-more prolific provider of assists as well as a lethal goalscorer and he gave another wonderful display of creativity at the Copa America on Tuesday.

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta plays Paul Pogba card
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta plays Paul Pogba card

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta said on Tuesday that if he regains the post in the election to be held on July 18, Juventus' French international Paul Pogba will play for the Spanish football giants.

Gianluigi Buffon aims to play until 40
Gianluigi Buffon aims to play until 40

 Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said he is ready to keep playing for another three seasons to acheive some "dreams" even though he will then be past 40.

Carlo Ancelotti mulling AC Milan offer
Carlo Ancelotti mulling AC Milan offer

AC Milan are bidding to lure back Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked this week by Spanish giants Real Madrid, the Italian club`s vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed on Thursday.

PSG interested in borrowing Xavi Hernandez from Al-Sadd
PSG interested in borrowing Xavi Hernandez from Al-Sadd

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) may be interested in borrowing Spanish footballer Xavi Hernandez, who was recently signed by Qatar's Al-Sadd for two seasons after announcing his departure from Barcelona.

Barcelona, Real Madrid would struggle in EPL: Jose Mourinho
Barcelona, Real Madrid would struggle in EPL: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea football club manager Jose Mourinho insists Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid would struggle to win the English Premier League (EPL).

Guus Hiddink laments Arjen Robben loss against Latvia
Guus Hiddink laments Arjen Robben loss against Latvia

The Netherlands will be a much weaker force without an injured Arjen Robben when they play Latvia in a key UEFA 2016 qualifier next month, conceded coach Guus Hiddink.

Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form
Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form

Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal. Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal.

Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form
Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form

Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal. Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal.

Gerard Pique eyes `historic` Madrid final
Gerard Pique eyes `historic` Madrid final

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has welcomed the prospect of facing eternal rivals Real Madrid for the first time in a Champions League final in Berlin early next month.

Barcelona's Luis Suarez set to be rested for key Real Sociedad game
Barcelona's Luis Suarez set to be rested for key Real Sociedad game

FC Barcelona are considering resting striker Luis Suarez for their La Liga match on Saturday.

Gareth Bale must learn to deal with criticism at Real Madrid: Neymar
Gareth Bale must learn to deal with criticism at Real Madrid: Neymar

Under-fire Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been told he must live with the criticism coming his way by Barcelona counterpart Neymar.

I learn a lot from Messi everyday, says Neymar
I learn a lot from Messi everyday, says Neymar

Barcelona striker Neymar has said that "every day" he learns "a lot" from club superstar Lionel Messi, not only quality technical skills, but also from his behaviour on the field.

Champions League: Gerard Pique delighted with Barcelona's win over Bayern Munich
Champions League: Gerard Pique delighted with Barcelona's win over Bayern Munich

Spanish football club FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was delighted with the 3-0 win at home against Bayern Munich which sees his side take a huge strike towards qualifying for the Champions League final.