The midfielder is delighted with Atletico Madrid's dream start to the season and says his side can cope with the loss of key players this summer.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Mario Mandzukic's early strike was enough to guide the hard-working Rojiblancos to the Supercopa title for just the second time in their history against their arch rivals.
The Croatia striker scored after just two minutes, and his goal proved enough to see off Carlo Ancelotti's side at the Vicente Calderon.
With Luis Suarez suspended, a transfer ban looming and the club's style fading, the Catalans find themselves at a crossroads entering the 2014-15 campaign.
Tottenham has reportedly turned its attention to the Argentine, and his manager has confirmed the player is set to leave the club.
The transfer ban handed down to Barca makes it difficult for them to loan the defender back to his Brazilian side for a year, but he is expected to sign for the Spanish side.
The midfielder insists he can still be a crucial part of the team under Luis Enrique and says the target for the season is to win "at least one title."
The two city rivals fight it out for the Supercopa de Espana on Friday night as the Rojiblancos once again look to make light of a huge financial deficit.
The promising midfielder was farmed out on loan to Sevilla earlier this summer and he does not know whether he will return to Camp Nou.
The Brazil international, who has only just recovered from a back problem, will be out of action for an indefinite period of time after sustaining an ankle sprain in training.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Champions League winner is considering a move for the Manchester City striker should a deal for Radamel Falcao fail to materialize, while Valencia is also keen.
The Barcelona defender has stated that he always wanted to stay at the Camp Nou and fight for his place, despite rumors of attempts to offload him
After their late equalizer at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, the Rojiblancos need only a scoreless draw at the Vicente Calderon to claim their first trophy of the season.
The winger has told the club he wants to leave amid ongoing reports linking him with Manchester United.
Spain's top teams have been busy strengthening over the summer and Goal takes a look at how they will compete over the next nine months.
The coach fears Atletico has little chance of pulling off another shock league win in the new season
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
On the day that FIFA confirmed its intention to uphold a transfer ban against the Catalans, the Brazilian club has indicated it is set to sell the Spaniards the right back.
Having just committed himself to the Blancos for a further four years, the Croatia international has expressed his gratitude to the club and its president for their faith in him
The dynamic midfielder has been linked with a move away from Madrid and the former Germany star would welcome him with open arms at the Allianz Arena.
The Champions League holder has revealed that the influential midfielder has signed a new four-year contract.