Lionel Messi wants Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola to return to Barcelona

The FC crew call on Barcelona to bounce back from their UCL thrashing with a strong showing in La Liga against Leganes.

Many believe Madrid will end their four-season drought by claiming a first La Liga crown since 2012, having won the Champions League in two of the past three campaigns.

Dynamo, real name Steven Frayne, was kitted out in a Barca jacket as he took in the session, but it remains to be seen whether his presence does the trick when the club return to league action this weekend.

In other words, Real appear to be in fine shape for the remainder of the season, but if this week has proven anything, it's that nothing is certain in football. As Lenny Kravitz would say, "it ain't over till it's over".

Many expect the coach to leave at the end of the season and a negative reception will only serve to heighten those feelings.

The 46-year-old head coach described the PSG defeat as a "slap in the face" and when asked if it would affect moral within his squad in the coming weeks, he replied: "Definitely".




Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has been given a boost going into the La Liga clash against Leganes on Sunday 17 February at the Camp Nou stadium.

The Turkey worldwide star has been in impressive form for Barcelona this season scoring 13 times and providing seven assists in all competitions.

"It was a fair result The truth is it could have been even more".

"They (Barcelona) are above winning or losing a game, " he said. And in their place, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes and Rafinha were extremely ineffective against a Leganes side that started the day just two points above the drop zone and were without a win since November.

In terms of the match tomorrow, Leganes will be without the suspended Ruben Perez, while Mamadou Kone, David Timor, Roger Ibanez and Ander Serrantes all miss out through injury.

"After the Appeals Committee rejected Barcelona's claim against the two-match suspension of Luis Suarez, the club shall be referring the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport", a statement on the club's official website reads.

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