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25 October 2014
Real's pass-masters make El Clasico a whole new ball game, but forgotten man Xavi isn't done yet
explains why Saturday's big battle in La Liga could be the most evenly balanced yet thanks to Los Blancos' ball-loving stars...
21 October 2014
Rakitic takes heart from Barca performance
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic praised his team's performance despite a tense conclusion to the 3-1 UEFA Champions League win over Ajax.
23 September 2014
How Luis Enrique is unlocking Neymar’s true quality – but faces a Suarez-shaped problem
assesses how the Brazilian is thriving in his second season and wonders where on earth Luis Suarez will fit in...
22 September 2014
Barca monitoring Neymar and Rakitic fitness
Barcelona are monitoring the fitness of Neymar and Ivan Rakitic after both picked up knocks in Sunday's 5-0 win at Levante.
22 September 2014
Rakitic concentrating on Barcelona, not rivals
Ivan Rakitic says Barcelona are not concerned by the form of their rivals and believes they are on the track to success under Luis Enrique.
28 August 2014
Barca are constantly improving, says Rakitic
Ivan Rakitic believes Barcelona are making strides as a team following extensive changes in recent months.
22 August 2014
Bin the long balls, Busquets the linchpin: Luis Enrique's big changes at Barcelona
The new boss at Camp Nou has a few tricks up his sleeve to wrench back the La Liga crown, says Spanish-based journalist
19 August 2014
Rakitic keen to get to know new boy Suarez
Ivan Rakitic claimed he is looking forward to getting to know Luis Suarez, after his fellow new Barcelona signing made his debut.
29 July 2014
Rakitic: It's not all about front three at Barca
Ivan Rakitic insists Barcelona's 2014-15 campaign will not hinge solely on the attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.
2 July 2014
Rakitic happy with World Cup role for Croatia
Croatia playmaker Ivan Rakitic insists he was comfortable playing in a deeper role for his country at the FIFA World Cup.