All the team news as Barcelona prepare to face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, who has long been linked with Manchester United, is reportedly set to move to their rivals Manchester City
The Hard Tackle brings you a roundup of some of the major stories regarding La Liga Champions FC Barcelona.
Barcelona will be without the suspended duo of Neymar and Ivan Rakitic as they host Borussia Monchengladbach in their final group stage fixture of the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester United have reportedly reignited their interest in Barcelona ace Ivan Rakitic, who is yet to sign a new deal with the Catalan giants.
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Real Madrid reportedly made an attempt to secure a transfer for Barcelona playmaker Ivan Rakitic during the summer transfer window.
Manchester United and Chelsea were reportedly rejected by Ivan Rakitic in an attempt to bring the player to the Premier League.
Spain and Croatia will play the final match in Group D on Tuesday to determine who tops the group. Spain is comfortably placed at the table summit with 6 points from a possible 6, while Croatia were left licking their wounds after they lost 2 points to Czech republic despite taking a 2 goal lead in a match marred with fan violence.
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique revealed that he was satisfied with a point after his side squandered a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with Villarreal at El Madrigal