Wednesday, 6 May 2015

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The Europa League holders' manager has urged his defenders to be on their guard on Thursday night when they face Fiorentina in their semi-final first leg

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The midfielder admits the constant quest for trophies and a relentless run of fixtures means he and his team-mates have to be mentally tough to compete on so many fronts

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The club had been linked with a move for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder, but sporting director Klaus Allofs has made it clear the 24-year-old is "not an option" this summer

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The Brazil international insists that Tuesday's defeat by Juventus does not change anything for the reigning European champions and remains hopeful of reaching the final

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DOSSIER: The Welshman was massively criticised for his display against Juventus, but critics ignore his recent injury setback, unfamiliar role and otherwise strong form this term

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The ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper thinks the Bayern Munich coach awaits an emotional return to Camp Nou on Wednesday and hailed Barcelona's attacking prowess

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The former Tottenham forward has received his fair share of criticism this season but the Brazilian advises not to take things personally as he fights to prove himself

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The Belgian scout rules out an expensive move for the Chelsea forward but reveals that Pep Guardiola's side are closely monitoring Anderlecht youngster Youri Tielemans

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The Switzerland international was overjoyed with his side's win in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final and wants to see more of the same at the Santiago Bernabeu

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The Barca coach was heavily criticised for making constant changes earlier in the season but his policy has left the squad fresh and firing when it matters most

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The Catalan coached his boyhood club to the treble in 2009 but just reaching the final of the Champions League with Bayern Munich this season would be more significant

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The Germans have headed more goals than any other Champions League team – but when their coach was at Barcelona, crossing and heading was 'never in the club's DNA'

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The ex-Spain midfielder believes that Luis Enrique "deserves so much credit" for the job he has done at Camp Nou and predicts their superior fitness will see them to Berlin

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The Catalan coach returns on Wednesday to the club that he graced as both player and boss - and the team whom he shaped into the finest footballing side in the modern era

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The Spain international midfielder acknowledges that he would still have been at Camp Nou if the Catalan coach had not left and then brought him to Bayern Munich

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The Spaniard has won the Europa League twice before and will be confident of victory over a side who have never previously made it this far in continental competition