Spain

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The Brazilian has made it clear that the powerful attacker will be sorely missed, while singling out Lionel Messi and Neymar as Barcelona's main dangermen

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COMMENT: Still a formidable force, the Argentine has returned from his hamstring problems a different player to the one hailed as the game's greatest goalscorer in 2012

Monday, September 29, 2014

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The Chelsea boss will risk the Spain international on Tuesday night despite the clash with the Gunners looming on the horizon, while Didier Drogba is out with an ankle injury

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The full-back says he was eager to set a good example following the racism row with the striker and believes Juventus can win the Champions League

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The Barcelona coach feels the Ligue 1 champions are not significantly weakened without star striker and admits the match could be crucial to the eventual group standings

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The former France coach feels his side can get all three points from Tuesday's big encounter and admits he wants his side to emulate the Camp Nou club's philosophy

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After the Swedish striker missed PSG's last two games with a heel injury, the French champions have now confirmed that he will not be fit to line up against his old side

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The prolific attacker has been in sublime form this season and the Argentine expects him to continue to dominate for the foreseeable future

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The Sweden striker will be desperate to face his former club Barcelona but has little time to make a recovery from a heel injury before Tuesday night

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COMMENT: Football’s greatest club competition is becoming increasingly stale – with the group stages a procession and the same elite sides always progressing to the latter stages

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The Swedish striker left Camp Nou acrimoniously over four years ago but his current employers will are desperate for him to recover to play his old side

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The San Mames outfit began their Champions League campaign with a dour draw at home to Shakhtar and have won just one Liga game so far this season

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The French defender believes that his team-mates will find victory against Laurent Blanc's side far easier if the Swede fails to recover from a foot injury

Sunday, September 28, 2014

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The duo combined to score five goals in the 6-0 victory over Granada and the Barcelona sporting director has hailed their contribution to the team

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The Swedish striker has taken a thinly-veiled dig at Pep Guardiola, implying that his tactics cost Barcelona the European Cup in his sole season at Camp Nou

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Nuno's side were chasing their fifth Liga win this season but were held to a draw by the Basque club, despite taking the lead through Carles Gil

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The Barcelona and Argentina star scored his 400th and 401st career goals during his side's 6-0 win over Granada and spoke of his delight at reaching the milestone