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Barcelona have confirmed that a thigh injury forced Javier Mascherano to miss Sunday's 4-1 win over Las Palmas in La Liga.
Argentina defender Martin Demichelis announced the end of his 17-year playing career on Monday.
Philippe Coutinho is happy that Barcelona are interested in him but he is focused on helping Liverpool to qualify for the Champions League.
The Argentina Football Association (AFA) has yet to negotiate with Sevilla over the release of their coach Jorge Sampaoli from his contract.
Luis Enrique is confident that Barcelona can still win the La Liga title, despite being level on points with Real Madrid who have a game in hand.
Five things from La Liga, as Real Madrid remain in control of the title race, Barcelona keep up the challenge and Sporting Gijon went down.