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FC Barcelona News: 18 October 2019; El Clasico latest, Eibar preparations continue

La Liga want El Clasico to take place on December 4 to protect the TV rights of the other clubs in the top flight. The initial October 26 date has been postponed, but both Barcelona and Real Madrid would prefer to play on December 18.

Barcelona trained at the Ciutat Esportiva CD Alavés on Friday ahead of Saturday’s game against Eibar. The team left Barcelona on Thursday and enjoyed their final work out on Friday morning. The ground is 60km from Ipurua and is where Alaves’ first team usually train.

Take Kubo has been talking about how Lionel Messi remains his hero despite deciding to sign for Real Madrid in the summer amid interest from Barcelona in bringing him back to the Camp Nou.