The Croatia international was unable to help Los Blancos during what proved a disastrous second half to their 2014-15 campaign
Saturday 06 June 2015
ANALYSIS: The two clubs have put together first-team squads of very different compositions in the transfer market
The Juventus defender says he expects no repeat of the moment the Uruguay international snubbed him during their racial abuse feud
The World Cup winner believes that the Bianconeri can curb the Blaugrana's attacking threat but he still expects the Catalans to prevail
Goal caught up with SuperSport United coach Gordon Igesund at the Nissan Shootout Party, where he analyzed both team's approach to the final in Berlin
Luis Enrique's men are the odds on favourites to secure another European title but Paddy Power are offering new players a choice of huge odds with a money back guarantee
Ahead of the big match in Berlin, Goal takes a look at the route to the final for Europe's two best teams of 2014-15
COLUMN: The Uruguayan has been in sensational form in this season's Champions League but the former England striker expects the Italians to look to get under his skin in Berlin
EXCLUSIVE: Diego Simeone, Javier Zanetti, Marco Van Basten, Rafael Marquez and Neil Lennon help analyse how the Bianconeri can silence the Barcelona superstar in the UCL final
EXCLUSIVE: The ex-Liverpool man, who played against and beat the Italian in the 2005 Champions League final, believes he is even more dangerous now than he was 10 years ago
COMMENT: Barcelona's brilliant forward has evolved in 2014-15, putting his injury problems behind him to lead the Catalans on three fronts. But is this his finest version?
The five-time Liga winner says he has no interest in personal praise, explaining that he is solely motivated by helping others shine
The Argentina international believes the success of his partnership with Luis Suarez and Neymar owes a lot to the relationship they enjoy off the field
The Italy international has acknowledged the Catalans' awesome attacking arsenal but pointed out that the Bianconeri have great players too
The Italy international says that the Biaconeri are a "great team" too and insists that they can cope with the loss of fellow defender Giorgio Chiellini
The Bianconeri boss insists Luis Enrique's star-studded side have their "faults" but admitted that the Old Lady has lost a great player in Giorgio Chiellini
The Brazilian believes the Italy international is one of the greatest goalkeepers in history but is desperate to realise his European Cup "dream"
The club could become the first team two in two trebles if they win Saturday's Champions League final
Friday 05 June 2015
Two-time Champions League winner Marcel Desailly has backed Barcelona to defeat Juventus in Europe's premier club competition showpiece on Saturday.
The defender will miss Saturday's showdown with Barcelona with a calf injury, admitting that it would have been impossible for him to recover in time