Good morning Barcelona fans, and welcome to Monday’s blog, where we’re going to be covering all things Blaugrana.
Matt Jones and the rest of the Sport360 team are in place to bring you the latest news emanating from the Camp Nou today.
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2:37pm – Barcelona train in preparation for Spurs in Champions League
Barcelona are busily preparing for their next game as Ernesto Valverde’s side go in search of a first win in three outings.
The Blaugrana needed an 84th minute Munir El Haddadi goal to rescue a 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, a result which came on the back of a 2-1 defeat at La Liga’s bottom side, Leganes, in midweek, while Barca drew 2-2 with Girona prior to that.
Valverde’s side now face a tricky trip to Tottenham in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Barca desperately in need of victory.
10:17am – Man City said to be plotting move for Kylian Mbappe
Manchester City are said to be plotting a world-record £200million raid for Kylian Mbappe in January.
Pep Guardiola believes the 19-year-old, who has also been linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona, can take the club to Champions League glory.
Read more here.
8:25am – Tactical analysis of Barcelona’s draw with Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona endured a third successive La Liga game without a win on Saturday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao.
The Catalans struggled to get going in the first half but were a different team when chasing the game in the second.
Here, Brendon Netto takes a look at the tactical impact Lionel Messi had on the contest.
8:10am – Lionel Messi slams Barcelona defence
Lionel Messi denied Barcelona might be suffering a case of the jitters after dropping points for the third successive league game.
The reigning champions came into Saturday’s visit of Athletic Bilbao having been held 2-2 at home by Girona last weekend and surprisingly beaten 2-1 by lowly Leganes in midweek.
Read what the Argentine had to say here.
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