The summer arrival has cited his happiness with the Bavarians for his current form and credited his teammate for helping him to settle in Munich.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
The playmaker is bullish about Los Rojiblancos' chances in the Madrid derby and pumped up his teammates with a rousing speech
The Argentine thinks his men are perfectly placed to lift silverware on three fronts this season and expects them to bounce back from last week's defeat to Real Sociedad
The Italian insists that los Blancos will continue to take things one game at a time, while arguing that victory at the Vicente Calderon will not end their rival's title hopes.
Two of La Liga's biggest stars square up for the fourth time this season on Sunday as Atletico hosts Real Madrid in a crucial derby. But which is most likely to come out on top?
Atleti can record first league double over visitors in 63 years against Carlo Ancelotti's men on Sunday but will be up against it with los Blancos brimming with confidence
With Atletico and Real Madrid locking horns, the Blaugrana will hope to take advantage of any slip ups in what seems a fairly straightforward clash.
Friday, February 28, 2014
The Portuguese star could have joined the Blaugrana after then-Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson "offered" him to Barcelona.
He may be one of the best in Germany but the 21-year-old attacker is not quite at the same level as the Barcelona star, according to the Bayern Munich coach.
The Brazil-born attacker's first outing for La Roja will be against Italy at Atletico Madrid's home stadium.
The Brazilian defender insists that the Catalans are not concerned by their rivals' fine form of late.
The Manchester United midfielder misses out along with former Chelsea teammate Fernando Torres while Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa gets his first call up.
The Brazilian wing back has hailed his compatriot's contribution to Barcelona, while he also hopes Paris Saint-Germain can make an impact in the Champions League.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The defender hits out at those "slagging off" the Catalans and insists that the team is perfectly poised to continue its challenge for three trophies this season.
Fiorentina set up a tie with Juventus while fierce rivals Sevilla and Real Betis will also lock horns in the next round following wins on Thursday
The Barcelona midfielder insists the squad is fully behind the Argentine and is confident this weekend's Madrid derby could give Barca the chance to move top of La Liga
The midfielder has a huge amount of respect for the Spain international and the man he will line up against in the Madrid derby
The Bundesliga side suffered a pounding at the hands of the Liga giants, while Galatasaray fought back against Chelsea to take a 1-1 draw from their home leg in the last 16.
The versatile Bayern Munich attacker has been linked with a transfer to the Spanish champion, but he has stated that no formal bid has been made.
The midfielder is not happy with his changed role with the Liga champion, while he is unaware of a potential Carles Puyol exit at the end of the season.