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The two famous La Liga foes are unlikely to come to any agreement

Andres Iniesta (left) is tackled by Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta

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Mourinho’s comments that this is the worst Barcelona side in recent memory are exaggerated, but they are not the side of three years ago

Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his team's goal past Manchester City's Joe Hart (left) from the penalty spot

Manchester City 0 Barcelona 2 match report: Lionel Messi and Dani Alves on target after Martin Demichelis red card

City face improbable task to progress at the Nou Camp in three weeks time

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Fernandinho returns to the City starting line-up

Manchester City v Barcelona team news: Fernandinho returns tor City, Lionel Messi starts for Barcelona

Fernandinho has returned to the Manchester City starting XI after nearly three weeks out with a thigh injury to face Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 first-leg at the Etihad Stadium tonight.

Brazil forward Neymar trains before facing Manchester City

Manchester City v Barcelona: 'City are a long way behind Barcelona,' says Neymar

Brazilian forward claims his opponents do not yet have enough European experience

Lionel Messi returned to goalscoring form with two strikes in Barcelona’s 4-1 win on Sunday

Pete Jenson: 'Lionel Messi: The Movie' may be in production but the Barcelona forward's goals against Seville showed it is not time for the credits

A Different League: The Argentina international showed that contrary to reports of his demise he could still play himself

Racing Santander speak to the referee after refusing to contest their Copa del Rey quarter-final due to unpaid wages

Bizarre scenes as Racing Santander refuse to play Copa del Rey quarter-final due to unpaid wages - and then find themselves banned

They lined up on the pitch against Real Sociedad, but then refused to contest the ball

Transfer news: PSG would 'bring in Lionel Messi' if there was no limit to their spending, says president

The French champions have been linked with the Barcelona forward

Premier League dominates international transfer market

English sides paid out over $1bn in 2013

Thierry Henry in training with Arsenal at their London Colney ground

Thierry Henry: With Mesut Ozil, Arsenal can go on and win the Premier League this season

Legendary striker does not fear a slump in the second half of the season

Sandro Rosell announces his resignation from the Barcelona presidency

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell resigns: Neymar court case behind exit

An investigation is taking place into the transfer of the Brazil striker

Neymar’s fee was originally quoted as €57m but a court has heard the true cost to Barça was €100m

Pete Jenson: The Nou Camp may one day have a mausoleum but Barcelona hope Neymar deal does not return to haunt them

A Different League: The Brazilian's fee was originally quoted as €57m but a court has heard the true cost to the Catalan giants was €100m

Lacina Traore looks set to complete a move to Everton, subject to a work permit

Transfer news: Everton on verge of completing deal for Monaco striker Lacina Traore

A work permit for the player has been granted

Real Madrid want to take advantage of Wayne Rooney’s desire to play in the Champions League

Transfer news: Real Madrid ready swoop for Wayne Rooney as Manchester United plan to sell second tier future to players

Club must figure out how to keep their best players if they miss out on next season's Champions League

A view inside Barcelona's stadium the Nou Camp

Ashes to Alves! Barcelona reveal plans to bury 30,000 fans under the Nou Camp

The idea of a mausoleum comes following requests from supporters

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