Match time: 20.00 (Spain Local Time)
Bojan Krkic’s contract extended and also added new agreements.According to this contract he will be Barça’s player until June 30,2015.Furthermore his buy-out clause increase to 100€ million.
“I’ve got the chance to continue growing in the club of my life”
“I’m very happy for the peace of mind this will give me and about the chance to continue growing at the club of my life. The really important thing is what happens on the pitch, but the fact that the club has given me such a long contract shows they have confidence in me”.
Challenge: “I hope things get better and I keep moving forwards so that I can show that I belong here and I am a valid option”.
Contract: "I don’t want to leave. I don’t want to go into it too much, I just want to focus on the day to day and do my job. I’ll not play any worse because I’ve not signed a renewal, I’ll be equally professional whether I’ve signed or not."
Barcelona: “This team has no ceiling to its improvement. We’ve been showing on the pitch how we’ve got better. We found it hard to finish games off at the start of the season. Now we are on a great run, though we have to keep our feet on the ground.”
Six Titles: "There’s no harm in dreaming and with this team anything is possible. We are on the right track to being able to compete and nothing is going to distract us. With Barça, nothing is impossible.”
Tuesday’s Cup tie: "It’s a tough tie. There are two games and everything won’t end on Tuesday, there’s still a second game to come and we are just looking to play well”. Reacting to the news that Bilbao’s star striker Fernando Llorente looks set to miss the game, Alves commented: “he’s an important and vital player for them, but Bilbao are much more than just him.”
Ballon d’Or: “Xavi should get it, Iniesta and Messi are still young enough to challenge for it in many more years to come”.
Estadi Cornella-El Prat going to see a great match on Saturday at 8 pm (Spainish time).
Here’s what Pep said about the match;
"Espanyol is not a enemy,they are a great rival, it will be like last year’s match."
"If you’re not good, Arsenal will pass you."
"We’ll see how we can we play only during the match, because now both teams’ fitness are not significant. Arsenal has a good classification, they don’t always win titles but always are in high level. From there I can see that they are playing well and have a definite style."
"Nobody is playing bad in Arsenal. They have great players like Nasri, Cesc and Chamakh.They’re very daring. Last year series was fantastic because there were two teams that play very similar."