Real Madrid are reportedly preparing a stunning summer swoop for highly-rated Barcelona wonderkid Carles Alena.
Goals from Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez helped Barcelona sweep aside Valencia at the Nou Camp and helped them keep the pressure on league leaders Real Madrid
Luis Enrique has been handed a huge boost and more options, with the return of some key players to first team training.
Luis Enrique takes his Barcelona side away to face Real Betis without Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets with doubts over Sergi Roberto's fitness.
Luis Enrique will be without the key midfield duo of Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta as Barcelona host Real Sociedad in the second leg of the Copa del Rey tie.
The Hard Tackle brings you a roundup of some of the major stories regarding La Liga Champions FC Barcelona.
Barcelona welcome cross town rivals RCD Espanyol for the Catalan derby in the final La Liga fixture of the year in the hopes that they will be able to register their first Liga win at the Nou Camp since October.
The Champions continued their cursed run at the Anoeta and were dominated by Real Sociedad who held them to a 1-1 draw
Luis Enrique is likely to welcome Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez back into the lineup as they travel to face Celtic in the Champions League.
TheHardTackle summarizes all the latest developments pertaining to Barcelona at one place, as the Blaugranas prepare for their clash against Malaga at the weekend.