Spanish Paper Talk: ‘Something Big Is Going To Happen’ As Giants Face Off

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No Ronaldo, while Casillas “doesn’t trust” recent Barca and their struggles.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the build-up to the Copa del Rey final between Real Madrid and Barcelona continues with comments from both sides.


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– ‘Something big is going to happen’.

– Return to the past: Barcelona banking everything on the Copa final. Without Gerard Pique, Tata Martino does not know who will start in defence.

– Carlo Ancelotti looks for his first title with Madrid. Gareth Bale, Angel Di Maria and Karim Benzema to make up the attack.

– Isco trained yesterday and could start.

– The Courtois case: The coach is inflexible. Jose Mourinho has it clear; he does not play and renews for three years and continues for two more with Atletico.

– If he plays, he does not renew and he sits two years on the bench.

– Bayern Munich: Criticism gets to the club. Pep: “If the club does not want to, we shake hands and I go”.


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– Copa or cigar.

– Real Madrid and Barcelona play for the title and internal peace.

– Andres Iniesta: “If something does not go right, you wake up and continue”.

– Iker Casillas: “I do not trust in the Barca of recent weeks”.


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– Raise it.

– Barcelona fans head to the final convinced that they will again beat Real Madrid.

– Tata could start with Marc Bartra while Pique, Marcelo and CR7 are confirmed out.

– Iniesta: “We need some happiness”.

– Casillas: “I do not trust in the Barca of recent weeks”.

– Martino: “We will win if we play well, we are transparent”.

– Ancelotti: “Without Cristiano, we run more and we are more together”.

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