Victor Wanyama heads Celtic into a 21st-minute lead
Jordi Alba scored a dramatic late winner for Barcelona

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Alex Song fulfilled a childhood dream by clinching a move to Barcelona and now the former Arsenal midfielder wants to build up a trophy collection.

Alex Song will be reunited with Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona

Alex Song transfer to Barcelona cannot be ruled out admits Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

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