BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Although Barcelona is still smarting from its collapse at Liverpool two weeks ago, the team has another cup final to play in this weekend.
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MADRID (AP) — Step by step, Barcelona is moving closer to the treble.
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Barcelona acquires defender Murillo on loan from Valencia
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has acquired Colombia center back Jeison Murillo on loan from Valencia to help patch up its injury-hit defense.
Murillo, 26, will join the club after passing a medical exam, Barcelona says. The loan, for the remainder of the season, gives Barcelona the option to buy Murillo for 25 million euros (28.6 million dollars).
He has only played three matches for Valencia this season and played for Inter Milan for two years before leaving at the start of last season.
Barcelona’s Vermaelen out for 1 month with leg injury
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says defender Thomas Vermaelen has injured a muscle in his right leg and will be sidelined for a month.
Vermaelen injured his leg during Barcelona's 5-0 win at Levante on Sunday.
That leaves Barcelona with Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet as its only center backs, with Samuel Umtiti also sidelined while recovering from a left-knee injury.
Barcelona hosts Celta Vigo on Saturday in the Spanish league before a two-week winter break.
Gerard Pique juggles business with soccer at Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With his plan to revamp tennis' Davis Cup, Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is laying the groundwork for a life after soccer.
Barcelona, however, needs its budding entrepreneur more now than ever to help stop a slump in the Spanish league.
Messi sets another record in Spain as Barcelona loses points
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi set the record for the most Spanish league appearances by a non-Spanish player on Sunday, but the Argentine's goal couldn't prevent 10-man Barcelona from dropping its first points of the season in a 2-2 draw with Girona.
Messi, the league's all-time leading scorer, overtook former teammate Dani Alves of Brazil by appearing in his 423nd game.
Messi gave Barcelona the lead before Clement Lenglet was given a red card in the first half.