Jordi Alba ruled out of Real Sociedad clash

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash against Real Sociedad. The 24 year old defender pulled a hamstring in Tuesday’s first leg clash against Man City in the last 16 of the Champions League. More on Jordi Alba’s hamstring injury

David Villa given the all clear but will not play yet

Blaugrana striker David Villa has been given the all-clear by medical staff but is not expected to return to first team duties until September. Marc Muniesa has also undergone surgery and will be out for six months.