Sport Sergio Aguero receives treatment on a hamstring injury during Manchester City's 5-1 win over Tottenham

The Argentina striker came off injured in the 5-1 win over Tottenham

Barcelona's head coach Tito Vilanova (R) talks to his players during a training session

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain v Barcelona match preview

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PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic protests his innocence after being sent off against Valencia

Zlatan Ibrahimovic free to play both legs against former club Barcelona after Uefa halve ban

PSG striker was banned for lashing out in the last round

Xavi in action against AC Milan

Champions League: Xavi completes CV with historic comeback for Barcelona against AC Milan

The Spanish team overturned a 2-0 deficit at the Nou Camp

Jose Mourinho talks with Cristiano Ronaldo

James Lawton: Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho revels in the drama when pushed to the edge

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's blood was surely chilled by what he saw at the Nou Camp

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 28 February 2013

Benitez erupts after Chelsea set up United clash

Lionel Messi pictured in the Copa del Rey defeat to Real Madrid

Four straight Fifa Ballon d'Or awards, 47 goals in 37 matches this season, and two bad games - has Lionel Messi lost it?

Barcelona talisman's subdued performances in recent defeats have led to questions

Barcelona v Real Madrid: Copa del Rey player ratings

How did Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo perform in last night's semi-final

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show

Match Report: Clinical Cristiano Ronaldo outshines Lionel Messi to fire Manchester United warning

Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3 (Real Madrid win 4-2 on aggregate)

Mourinho: '1-1 is not a bad result because everything is open and we can score more than one goal there [at Old Trafford]'

Barcelona v Real Madrid: Copa Del Rey preview

The Spanish giants meet at the Nou Camp in the Copa Del Rey semi-final second leg tonight, with the match all square at 1-1 after the first leg

Jose Mourinho expects Xabi Alonso and Karim Benzema to return for Real Madrid's cup clash against Barcelona

Jose Mourinho expects Xabi Alonso and Karim Benzema to return for Real Madrid's cup clash against Barcelona

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho expects to have Xabi Alonso and Karim Benzema back for his side's Copa Del Rey semi-final second leg clash with Barcelona tomorrow night.

Eric Abidal

Barcelona defender Eric Abidal given 'all-clear' to return to action

Abidal has been recovering after undergoing a liver transplant last April

Jack Wilshere seen competing against Andre Iniesta in 2011

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere urged to join Barcelona by Dani Alves

Dani Alves says says the England midfielder can hit the heights of Xavi and Andre Iniesta

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea celebrates at the end of Wednesday’s match at the Bernabeu

Did Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea come of age against Real Madrid?

United keeper has been hit and miss this season but his coach tells Ian Herbert the club are confident he has a bright future at Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho

Real Madrid have clash against Barcelona moved forward

Re-scheduling will give Jose Mourinho's team more time to prepare for Manchester United

Messi is on target to break his own Spanish league record of 50 goals from last season

Lionel Messi formally signs two-year contract extension with Barcelona

Argentine had already agreed to the new deal

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Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

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