Wednesday, 6 May 2015

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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 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

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As the reigning champions, the hosts are brimming with belief but are suitably wary of an Italian side who have already eliminated the likes of Tottenham and Roma

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The Argentina international has found form in the Bundesliga with Werder Bremen since leaving the English game but has not ruled out a return to the Premier League

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The 17-year-old - who plays in the third tier of Portuguese football - is on Merseyside with his father and is set to join up with the Reds before the start of next season

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The Spaniard, who again played in midfield in the absence of Luka Modric, is unhappy with how he performed in Turin but thinks Los Blancos can turn the tie around

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The Atletico ace took to Twitter to feign shock at Martin Atkinson not sending off Dani Carvajal, given the official had dismissed him for similar offences last month