Frank de Boer was disappointed in Ajax’s first half display on Tuesday evening at the Nou Camp. Barcelona won by a comfortable 3-1 scoreline with De Boer unhappy with his team’s first half performance stating that Ajax gave Barça too much respect. More on Frank De Boer
Ex Valencia and Barcelona star Gaizka Mendieta has nothing but praise for coach Luis Enrique.
He believes the club has found its identity once more and Argentine Messi has been revitalised with his new deeper role within the team. More on Gaizka Mendieta
Messi refused to be subbed by Luis Enrique in 73rd minute of the match against Eibat at the weekend. The Catalans strolled to a 3 nil victory and picked up 3 points but the manager wanted to rest him and bring on Munir. More on Messi’s refusal to come off
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has a master plan to topple Barça in next Saturday’s Clasico crunch. The Italian plans to rest all his best players so they are fresh for the Liverpool match and the awaited derby game a week on Saturday. more on Ancelotti’s devious plan!
A new book on Pep Guardiola’s first season at Bayern Munich reveals his esteem for the Old Trafford club. Spanish journalist Martí Perarnau was given total access to Bayern Munich during season 2013-14. Read more about Guardiola’s new book