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Barcelona: All the latest Barcelona flavoured news, views, rumours and other assorted bits and bobs

Mourinho and Beckham are going home, baby

More proof that Arsene Wenger is afraid of tall people

Bow down before the mighty Zlatan

Including rare photos of Little Leo as a wee prodigy

Barcelona dominate European Footballer of the Year award

Can you name this ball-headed Barca star?

Remember when Lineker lit up El Clasico?

Ooh you make my motor run, motor run…

Tabloid claims Wazza is top of Barca’s summer shopping list. Pies calls bullshit

The Chaaaaaaaaaaaaaampions

Russian underdogs stun Catalan giants in Champions League

Can you identify this Barcelona player?

He had the world at his feet and he scuffed his shot

OK, just a friendly - it was the annual Joan Gamper Trophy - but still a great result for City’s morale. Looking at the line-ups/subs [@ Goal], you can see just how seriously Pep Guardiola and Sparky Hughes treated it: FC Barcelona: Pinto, Montoya (Alves 45), Fontas (Henry 63), Puyol (Bartra 31) (Pique 63), Maxwell (Muniesa, 63), […]

This is where you get to pick Barca’s best starting line-up for this season. First up, I’ll reveal my selection (based on Barcelona’s squad at time of writing). No doubt Pep Guardiola will use several different formations this season but this is the default starting team I would go with: My XI (in a 4-1-2-3 […]

“I knew MLS had some Mickey Mouse clubs, but this is ridiculous.” Even without all of their star players and playing away from home, Barcelona were good enough to crush one of MLS’s better teams, namely Seattle Sounders FC. Lionel Messi scored twice in an individual masterclass, as Seattle had no answer to the European […]

David Beckham is still being booed by some Galaxy fans but he went some way to winning back their hearts by scoring a terrific free-kick in a friendly against Barcelona at the weekend. The goal wasn’t enough to prevent a Barca victory though; the European champions won out thanks to goals by Pedro “Pedrito” Rodriguez […]

I still think Inter got a terrific deal in getting Samuel Eto’o plus a stack of cash for Zlatan, but have to admit Ibra looks great in Barca’s kit. A front line of Henry, Zlatan and Messi is scary as hell, and the sort of forward trio you’d only dream about playing in a videogame.

Barcelona’s Samuel Eto’o and Inter’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic are set to trade places, presumably because there is no dressing room in the world that could contain their twin egos.

[Photo: PA] Firstly, let me say that I think Cesc Fabregas is very happy and settled at Arsenal. But that doesn’t mean he’s ruled out moving to Barcelona – his boyhood club – this summer. The two states of mind aren’t mutually exclusive. The Cesc-to-Barca whispers are mounting, and it’s not as if Barcelona president […]

So Nando Torres won’t get David Villa as a playmate. Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has spilled the beans about the future of the Valencia striker. Xavi told Sport: “Talking to him [after the Confederations Cup], I noticed that he was very excited at the prospect of coming to Barcelona. “It is now only a matter […]