A 5-0 VICTORY over Real Betis extended Barcelona's lead over Atletico Madrid to 11 points at the La Liga summit.
The Rojiblancos had given the opportunity to move even further ahead with defeat a 1-1 draw at home to Girona, and the Catalans took full advantage.
However, remarkably, this is
RAFINHA was spotted leaving his medical at Inter Milan's training complex as he closes in on a transfer.
The Barcelona midfielder is set to join the Serie A side on an initial loan deal until the end of the season.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Inter will have the option
BRAZIL legend Ronaldo has revealed he wants to buy a lower league football club in England or Spain.
The two-time World Cup-winner hung up his boots in 2011 after an 18-year career in which he established himself as one of the greatest footballers of all-time.
And now he admits he
NEW transfer rules that would place limits on spending “losses” are set to be imposed by Uefa from this summer.
In a move that appears to have been targeted at mega-rich Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, clubs will be prevented from running a deficit on spending of more than
BARCELONA go 11 points clear at the top of the La Liga with an emphatic 5-0 victory against Real Betis.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic found the net as the Spanish giants continued their unbeaten run.
And all of Barcelona's goals came in the second half after a
THOMAS LEMAR has put his foot down and is said to favour a move to Barcelona rather than Arsenal or Liverpool.
Both Premier League clubs have identified Lemar as their top target.
It is understood they are happy to pay Monaco £90million for the striker, either this month or in
BARCELONA new boy Philippe Coutinho trained with his new team-mates for the first time on Saturday.
The former Liverpool ace has been struggling with a thigh injury since completing his £145m move.
Coutinho, donning a suave Barcelona training kit, was all smiles as his team-mates applauded him at the training
BARCELONA have issued a public statement denying they have agreed a secret deal to sign Antoine Griezmann.
Reports in Spain today have claimed the La Liga leaders have reached agreement with Griezmann over making the switch to the Nou Camp from Atletico Madrid.
Sport claimed the player and his advisers
SERGI ROBERTO has put pen-to-paper on a new four-year contract extension with a massive £440million buy-out clause.
Chelsea and Juventus were among the big teams in Europe keeping an eye on the midfielder's situation.
But any question marks surrounding his future have now been put to bed as he will
GERARD PIQUE has agreed a new contract which keeps him at Barcelona until the summer of 2022.
And if someone wants to sign the Spanish defender, 30, they will have to meet his staggering £440MILLION buyout clause.
An announcement on when a deal will be signed is to be made
ARSENAL star Hector Bellerin is wanted by Juventus in a stunning end-of-season raid.
The 22-year-old has struggled for most of the campaign after being targeted by old club Barcelona last year.
He wanted to quit the Emirates and join the Catalan side, but was told by boss Arsene Wenger he
THERE were ugly scenes at Espanyol on Wednesday night with Barcelona stopper Jasper Cillessen being hit by a missile.
The keeper went down after being struck on the head by an object thrown by a member of the crowd behind his goal.
Cillessen was understandably angry but was able to
LEGENDARY Brazilian forward Ronaldinho has called time on his extraordinary 20-year career at the age of 37.
The 97-cap Brazil superstar was twice voted World Player of the Year during his peak, and has won every trophy worth winning, including the World Cup, Champions League and numerous domestic titles.
BRAZIL legend Ronaldinho has retired.
The former Barcelona forward, 37, has not played a match since leaving Fluminese in 2015.
His brother and agent, Roberto Assis, confirmed: "He's quit football, it's over."
But the party-loving Samba star is looking to celebrate ending his explosive career with a bang.
Assis said: "Let's now
OUSMANE DEMBELE'S injury problems could have cost Borussia Dortmund up to £5million this year.
Barcelona paid a fee of £97m to land the Frenchman, with add-ons potential taking the deal to a total of £138m.
Around half of those come from appearances — with £5m due every time 25 matches
WEST HAM are reportedly plotting a swoop to sign Middlesbrough's lightning-quick winger Adama Traore.
The Spaniard has shown flashes of brilliance for Boro since his arrival from Aston Villa in August 2016.
However, his tactical nous has often been questioned as the 21-year-old's unpredictability has held him back from becoming
ERIC DIER took full advantage of Tottenham's mid-season break in Barcelona by celebrating his 24th birthday on a night out with his team-mates.
Mauricio Pochettino's men are currently in Spain as they prepare to Southampton on Sunday, as they look to break into the top four.
And Dier seized the
TOTTENHAM stars including Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen have been soaking up some winter sun as they enjoy a training session in Barcelona.
Spurs are currently in the midst of an eight-day break following their 4-0 win over Everton as they prepare to take on Southampton on
YERRY MINA'S move to Barcelona was met with wild celebrations in his hometown.
The Colombia central defender, 23, could hardly contain his joy as he completed his transfer from Palmeiras to the Nou Camp.
But it was nothing compared to the celebrations back in Guachene, where he was born.
TURKISH police used teargas as things got messy with excited Istanbul Basaksehir fans while they waited for new signing Arda Turan to arrive.
The midfielder is set complete his move to the Super Lig side after they agreed a deal with Barcelona.
And Basaksehir fans gathered in huge numbers as
JURGEN KLOPP has hinted he believed Philippe Coutinho was ready to down tools to force through his £145m move to Barcelona.
The Liverpool boss begins life without the brilliant Brazilian against Manchester City tomorrow admitting the club were left with “no other option” but to let him go when
REAL MADRID had been willing to pay Lionel Messi's £222million buy-out clause in 2013, according to reports in Spain.
The Argentine has spent his entire career with Barcelona and is considered the club's greatest player of all-time.
However, El Mundo report Real Madrid have attempted to sign Messi on three
WHEN Philippe Coutinho arrived at Barcelona, he also showed off his rather bizarre taste in jeans.
Unlikely wear for a man who has just become super-rich on the back of a £145million transfer — but footballers tend to follow their own fashions off the field.
Others will become richer than
ANDRES INIESTA says he will not forced into retirement by Philippe Coutinho's arrival at Barcelona.
The £145million signing has been heralded as the long-term successor to Iniesta at the Nou Camp.
But, having signed a 'lifetime deal' at Barca earlier this year, Iniesta insists that Coutinho is merely adding to
PHILIPPE COUTINHO was busy on the training field for the first time since his £145million move to Barcelona.
The Brazilian is set for a 20-day injury lay-off after the medical showed up an issue with the attacking midfielder's thigh.
But he was seen on the training ground as he practised
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are keeping a keen eye on £35million Gremio midfielder Arthur Melo, according to reports.
But Barcelona have missed out on the chance to sign him - after he was pictured wearing one of their shirts.
The Daily Mail report that the Nou Camp club had looked
BARCELONA have completed their second signing of January after snapping up Yerry Mina for £10million.
The Colombian will wear the No24 shirt and follows the £145m deal for Philippe Coutinho made last week.
Barca had planned to sign Mina at the end of the season but have decided to get
UEFA have revealed their Team of the Year for 2017... and there is one major shock.
Neymar, who shattered the world record for a transfer fee when he swapped Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in his £198million move last summer, is NOT in the starting XI.
The Brazilian star is arguably
JAVIER MASCHERANO is set to join Chinese side Hebei Fortune for a reported fee of £7.1million.
The 33-year-old may be moving on from the Camp Nou to make space for Barca's £10m signing - Colombian defender Yerry Mina.
Spanish outlet Diario Sport claim that a deal has been made with
LEO MESSI put on a masterclass in front of Philippe Coutinho by netting twice as Barcelona cruised into the Cop del Rey quarter-finals.
With the last-16 clash poised at 1-1 from the first leg in Vigo, Ernesto Valverde wheeled out all his big guns at the Nou Camp.