The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Barcelona advanced to the Champions League soccer semifinals for a record sixth straight year after eliminating Paris Saint-Germain on away goals, as Bayern Munich ousted Juventus with a 2-0 win.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is targeting Barcelona striker David Villa in the January signing period as the English Premier League coach tries to improve his team’s attack, the Daily Mail said.
Barcelona has rejected Liverpool’s offer to take striker David Villa on loan, the Daily Mail reported.
European soccer champion Barcelona beat Qatar’s Al-Sadd 4-0 today to reach the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, where it will play Santos of Brazil.
Barcelona eased into the quarterfinals of soccer’s Champions League with a 4-0 win over AC Milan, while Galatasaray beat Schalke 3-2 to advance.
Lionel Messi extended his scoring run to 18 straight Spanish soccer league matches in a 3-1 win against Rayo Vallecano that maintained Barcelona’s 13-point lead over Real Madrid at the top.
"We're happy to be in the semifinals once again."
- David Villa on Apr 10, 2013