Monday, April 21, 2014

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The Portugal star and Sergio Ramos were fit enough to practice as normal with the rest of the squad, but the €100 million man is suffering with an illness

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Three of the tournament's best-ever bosses have the chance to win their third trophy this season and eclipse the record of the great Sir Alex Ferguson

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The winger has called on the Blaugrana faithful to back the midfielder and under-fire goalkeper Jose Pinto, and feels Lionel Messi is forced to carry the weight of expectation

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The Germany international says the flexibility in the side this season is helping his style of play, while David Alaba feels more confident under the Spaniard

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The midfielder admits it will be a special occasion to see the former Atletico Madrid striker back at the Vicente Calderon but is determined to ensure there is no happy return

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The midfielder fully expects the Chelsea boss to “crank up” the pressure ahead of their meeting, while he believes his countryman and Diego Simeone are on “the same level”

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The Portuguese coach is still seething after last weekend's loss to Sunderland and now his Blues must take on a side with great momentum after an eighth successive win in La Liga

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The Argentine, who took over as Blaugrana boss last summer, says he will accept the blame if such a successful club "stops winning" on his watch

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The Catalans needed a monumental effort to come from a goal down and claim all three points after what was a difficult week for the club and may just have found their next coach

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The Argentine admits the Catalans only have a small chance of winning the Primera Division but he says they must play with the same spirit they showed in beating Athletic Bilbao

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Goal took in the action at Camp Nou, where a two minute second half turnaround led the Catalans to a narrow win over the Basques, and maintained their title hopes

Sunday, April 20, 2014

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The Blaugrana were heading for their fourth successive defeat in all competitions when Aduriz opened the scoring but Pedro equalised before the Argentine took centre stage again

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The Portugal star has praised his team-mate for his consistency this term and claims his enjoyment of the game is what keeps him motivated

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Atleti have waited a long time to regain their place amongst the continent's elite, but the scars of their 1974 European Cup semi-final are still felt by Celtic

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The 29-year-old missed Wednesday's Copa del Rey final victory over Barcelona with a knee injury but is on course to make a swift recovery