Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly both looking to complete a January deal to bring Barcelona superstar Ivan Rakitic to England.
An own goal from Sebastian Coates sealed a 0-1 victory for an otherwise struggling Barcelona side against a resilient Sporting Lisbon.
Barcelona revived their hopes of claiming the La Liga title this season as they earned a late 3-2 win over Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.
Malaga host Barcelona at the La Rosaleda Stadium on Saturday night in the La Liga
Malaga host Barcelona at the La Rosaleda Stadium on Saturday night in the Spanish La Liga
Before Luis Enrique's post-match press conference announcement became the center of media attention, his side smashed six goals past Sporting Gijon with ease and took a temporary lead at the summit of the La Liga.
FC Barcelona are reportedly primed to offer midfielder Ivan Rakitic a new contract until the end of the 2021 season
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.