Araujo stops Messi's run with hard tackle - Leo's reaction caught on camera
Lionel Messi faced off against his old friends Luis Suarez and Ronald Araujo as Argentina took on Uruguay at La Bombonera on Friday.At some point of the game, Messi initiated an attack, effortlessly dribbling past Uruguayan defenders as if they weren't there, until Araujo abruptly stopped him with a brutal tackle.
Barca play indoor friendly with B team and 2 more under-radar stories
Barca play indoor friendly with B teamEarlier today, Barcelona's first team played an indoor game with their Barca Athletic counterparts, sources say. The senior players involved in the game include Balde, Pedri, Romeu, Iñaki and Marcos Alonso.
Barca start talks with four players over new long-term contracts – there is a catch
Barcelona have initiated talks with the agents of multiple players whose contracts are set to expire in 2026, claims Marca.The Blaugrana have started initial conversations with the representatives of Ronald Araujo, Gavi, Pedri and Frekie de Jong.
Xavi names Barca's 'best defender' after Alaves comeback
"Individually, Araujo is our best defender," Xavi has told the media after the 2-1 win against Alaves."We saw that there were a lot of individual duels with Samu Omorodion [Alaves' striker] in the central defence area, and we decided to switch the positions of Kounde and Araujo.
Xavi holds crisis meeting at Barca and 2 more big stories you might've missed
Xavi holds crisis meeting at BarcaXavi has held a crisis meeting with his Barcelona squad. Here's what it's all aboutTer Stegen reveals mood in Barca dressing roomTer Stegen has opened up on what the mood in the Barca dressing room looks like right now.
Araujo suffers injury scare in Shakhtar defeat and 2 more big stories you might've missed
Araujo suffers injury scare in Shakhtar defeatRonald Araujo picked up what looked like an injury in Barca's 1-0 defeat at Shakhtar on Tuesday. The defender will undergo scans to determine the seriousness of the injury.
Early injury update on Araujo
Ronald Araujo picked up what looked like a foot injury in the final stages of Barcelona's 1-0 defeat to Shakhtar earlier. According to SPORT, Araujo suffered some serious discomfort in his adductor in the early stage of the game and managed to carry on for the entire 90 minutes.
Suarez set to join Messi in Miami and 2 under-radar Barcelona stories today
Suarez reportedly set to join Messi at Inter MiamiInter Miami are reportedly set to sign Luis Suarez from Gremio.Miami added Lionel Messi earlier this year, and his arrival prompted former Barcelona teammates Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets to join him.
5 times Ter Stegen saved Barcelona against Real Sociedad - captured
Barcelona were not at their best against Real Sociedad on Saturday but still managed to pick up maximum points on the road thanks to Ronald Araujo's late strike. However, the result could have been different if not for Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
12 best pics from Barca's training session – including Pedri
Here are some of the best pics as Barca players are back in action ahead of Saturday's La Liga game against Real Sociedad."Come here, my boy!"Some of our recently-injured players in actionBased on the following pics, Ferran is back to missing sitters!The Joaos!MATS ready to fly high againBalde and Yamal all smiles.
Which CB pairing should start v Sociedad this weekend? Why?
All Barcelona players barring Sergi Robert are expected back from injury for the Sociedad game this weekend. The four centre-backs - Ronald Araujo, Jules Kounde, Inigo Martinez and Andreas Christensen - will be at Xavi's disposal but only two will make the starting XI.
4 players impress, 2 poor: Barcelona players performance tier list for Real Madrid loss
Barcelona had a tough outing in their 2-1 loss to Real Madrid in the El Clasico clash on Saturday (October 28).The Blaugrana dominated most of the game but fell short in the end after the heroics of Jude BellinghamIn reality, a lot of Barcelona players were actually impressive in the loss.
Barcelona's biggest strengths in Real Madrid defeat shown in lineup - four players feature
Barcelona fell to an unfortunate 2-1 loss to Real Madrid in their crucial La Liga game on Saturday (October 28).Despite that, the Blaugrana actually produced an impressive performance and dominated the majority of the game.
'The players are talking about it': Xavi opens up on Barca being denied penalty for Araujo-Tchouameni incident
When asked if he feels that Barcelona deserved a penalty in the first half after Ronald Araujo was tugged down by Aurelien Tchouameni, Xavi said: “The players in the dressing room are talking about a potential penalty.“I don’t know, I did not see it.
Barca XI for El Clasico
Barca XI: Ter Stegen; Martinez, Christensen, Araujo; Balde, Gavi, Gundogan, Cancelo, Fermin; Felix, Ferran.Subs: Pena, Astralaga, Lewandowski, Raphinha, Alonso, Romeu, Yamal, Ferran, Kounde, Fort, Cubarsi, GuiuBarcelona have decided to start the game with FIVE midfielders to try and stop Real Madrid's dominance of the ball.