Hello and welcome to today’s live Barcelona blog.
Stay tuned for all the updates ahead of Blaugrana’s trip to Real Valladolid in La Liga this evening (12.15am kick-off UAE time), as well as any transfer news that might materialise during the day.
2:10pm – Valverde unsure if Madrid will be weaker without Ronaldo
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11am – Rafinha, Alcacer left out of squad to face Valladolid
Midfielder Rafinha and striker Paco Alcacer have been left out of the matchday squad for Saturday’s fixture, with both expected to complete moves away from the club in the coming days.
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The Blaugrana coach admitted he is not too focused on the club’s eternal rivals but did compare Ronaldo’s departure to that of Neymar.
Watch Valverde speak ahead of his team’s trip to Valladolid (12.15am UAE time on Sunday) below: