The Chelsea boss insists both players were assessed by the Spanish team doctor before they withdrew from the Spain squad prior to Saturday's game with West Brom
Sunday, November 23, 2014
The midfielder wants his team to be ruthless in front of goal while continuing to dominate matches.
The Colombia star has urged his teammates to stay focused with a couple of big games coming up.
The Barcelona head coach paid tribute to his record-breaking superstar.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Argentine thanked everyone who has supported him in a post on his Facebook page.
The Argentine ensured another entry into the history books when he became La Liga's all-time leading goalscorer on Saturday.
The Argentine scored three times to surpass Telmo Zarra, as his side eased to a win at the Camp Nou.
Goal took in the action at Camp Nou, where Lionel Messi's record-breaking hat trick sent the host to victory and to within two points of the top of the table
The Argentine forward surpassed Basque great Telmo Zarra on 251 Primera Division goals, scoring his 251st, 252nd and 253rd at Camp Nou.
Cristiano Ronaldo added another two goals as Madrid won its 14th consecutive game in all competitions.
Carlo Ancelotti's men kept up their stellar recent form with a classy away league victory in the Basque country.
The La Liga champion wasn't at its best but still managed to secure all three points.
The Barcelona president does not expect his player to leave Camp Nou, saying the Argentina star is merely feeling extra pressure.
The Real Madrid manager has narrowed down his options to replace the Croatia international, who has been sidelined by a thigh injury.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Spaniard picked up an injury last month that will keep him out of the crucial European match.
The forward has seen his minutes drop, but his manager says he still trusts in the player.
The French legend can now resume coaching at Real Madrid Castilla.
The Atletico manager says his club can't afford to slip into a bad run of form against Malaga.
The former Manchester United boss sees similarities in his new post and the job at Everton.
The Barcelona boss says he has not spoken to Messi about his statements on his future.