Barcelona ran out 4-0 winners over Deportivo la Coruna in a night that saw Lionel Messi receive the 2016-17 European Golden Shoe.
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Dembele has not played since rupturing a tendon against Getafe in September, initially ruling him out for four months.
Pique said he could understand that Brazilian wanted to seek new challenges and win the Ballon d'Or.
Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu has been ruled out for the next 10 days with a knee problem.
Gremio's president says Barcelona have not made an offer for midfielder Arthur, who appeared in leaked images wearing their shirt.
Manchester City have claimed the Premier League's longest winning streak -- now they have the record across Europe's top five leagues in their sights.
Mentioning Thomas Vermaelen often elicits jeers and sarcasm but the injury-bitten Barca defender is showing he's more than an emergency option.
Andres Iniesta says he would be annoyed if former teammate Neymar left Paris Saint-Germain for Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid.
Yerry Mina's agent says there has not yet been any contact from Barcelona regarding a January move for the Palmeiras centre-back.
Barcelona's Nelson Semedo says he understood Neymar was going through a difficult moment when the two clashed in preseason.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola is the most "immature" person he has ever worked under.
It's a shame that the Champions League will see some heavyweights knocked out early but the round of 16 draw has plenty of excitement and drama.
Antonio Conte said Chelsea must have a "positive" reaction to drawing Barcelona in the Champions League but warned history will count for nothing.
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