With Aleix Vidal's future lying away from Barcelona, the Catalan club have been linked with a range of right-backs. The latest is Shakhtar Donetsk's Darijo Srna. Here are five reasons why the former Croatian international may be the most sensible addition to Luis Enrique's squad in January.
Srna's contract expires next summer but Shakhtar owner Rinat Akhmetov suggested he could leave for free when Barca's interest first arose in September.
"If Darijo makes...
Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday as Paul Pogba limped off injured.
United, who are winless in their last nine European away games and have lost eight of them, looked out of sorts as Moussa Sow's second-minute overhead kick and a Jeremain Lens free kick provided the Turkish side with three points.
Jose Mourinho's side made the worst possible start to the game, falling behind in spectacular fashion...
Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half to seal the points for the below-par hosts.
United struggled to create clear-cut chances against their well-organised Ukrainian opponents, until Jose Mourinho brought on Wayne Rooney, who within moments was involved in the move that brought the 69th-minute breakthrough.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah found space on the right and pulled the ball back towards Rooney,...
West Ham suffered more jitters against Astra Giurgiu as they were held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Europa League playoff on Thursday.
The Hammers, bidding to reach the group stages for the first time, looked set to take a 1-0 lead back to the London Stadium next week thanks to Mark Noble's penalty on the stroke of half-time.
However, Romanian champions Astra, who beat Slaven Bilic's side in last season's qualifiers, stunned the visitors again when sub Denis Alibec hit a late equaliser.