Zinedine Zidane insists his focus rests squarely on Saturday’s LaLiga trip to Mallorca despite the controversy over the postponement over ‘El Clasico’ later this month.
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has warned against heaping expectation back upon Lionel Messi as the Argentinian superstar continues his recovery from an injury-plagued start to the new season.
Barcelona and Real Madrid have both proposed playing the rearranged El Clasico match on December 18.
The first El Clasico clash of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed and will not be played at the Nou Camp on October 26, the Spanish Football Federation has announced.
Lionel Messi was quick to recognise the contribution of his Barcelona team-mates after picking up a record sixth Golden Shoe award on Wednesday afternoon.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric faces several weeks on the sidelines after suffering a leg muscle injury during Croatia’s draw with Wales.
Lionel Messi plans to end his career at Barcelona despite admitting he wanted to quit the club and the country in the wake of his tax bill row with the Spanish government.
Ernesto Valverde questioned both of Barcelona’s red cards that came late on in their 4-0 thrashing of Sevilla at the Nou Camp.
Luis Suarez scored a spectacular overhead kick to inspire nine-man Barcelona to a 4-0 LaLiga victory over Sevilla at the Nou Camp.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal was happy to see Eden Hazard break his goal duck in the 4-2 LaLiga win over Granada.