Special game, but Barcelona are  strongest, says Bayern  manager Pep Guardiola. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Pep Guardiola faces an emotional return to Barcelona after his current club, Bayern Munich, were drawn to face them in the semi-final of the Champion(...)

Barcelona forward Neymar  scores his second goal during the Champions League quarter-final second leg against  Paris Saint-Germain at the Nou  Camp. Photo: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Barcelona 2 PSG 0 (Barcelona win 5-1 on agg)Barcelona are in the semi-final of the Champions League for the sixth time in seven years. For Paris Saint(...)

Neymar gave Barcelona the lead in their 3-1 win away at PSG in the Champions League quarter-finals. Photograph: Reuters

Paris Saint-Germain 1 Barcelona 3Barcelona’s claim on this competition can feel irresistible on nights such as this. The Catalans prospered here where(...)

Neymar and Lionel Messi arrive at Barcelona training ahead of their Champions League quarter-final in Paris. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

It was Laurent Blanc who brought up the need for “a minor miracle“ on the eve of Paris Saint-Germain’s quarter-final, referring specifically to Thiag(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez  shoots to score a goal against Almeria during their Spanish first division soccer match at Nou Camp  in Barcelona. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

La Liga round-up: Luis Suarez struck twice to help fire La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 4-0 home victory over struggling Almeria on Wednesday that main(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suárez celebrates scoring the winner against Real Madrid. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique described Luis Suárez as the man his side were missing after his superb strike secured a 2-1 clásico victory over Real (...)

Manchester City’s Joe Hart saves from Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Lionel Messi called Joe Hart’s performance “phenomenal” after the Manchester City goalkeeper prevented defeat becoming humiliation against Barcelona o(...)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis faces his old club Stoke City on the back of last weekend’s FA Cup defeat to Aston Villa. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated)Arsenal (3) v West Ham (10) - Live on SetantaArsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces up to a month out with a hamstring in(...)

 Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard will return for the club against Swansea on Monday night. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is back in contention for Monday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Swansea.The veteran midfielder, who is leaving for(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates a goal against Rayo Vallecano at  the Camp Nou. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

Barcelona will do everything they can to keep Lionel Messi at Camp Nou but accept they may not be able to match an offer from a bigger-spending club s(...)