La Liga prospects for 2005/06

August 24, 2005
By Simon Baskett
MADRID, Aug 24 (Reuters)

BARCELONA (1)
Coach: Frank Rijkaard

After ending a barren six-year spell with a convincing victory in last season's title race, Barca decided to make minimal changes to their squad.

Experienced Dutch midfielder Mark van Bommel and talented Spanish winger Santi Ezquerro are the only two recruits, both players arriving at the Nou Camp on free transfers.

With Sweden striker Henrik Larsson, midfielders Thiago Motta and Edmilson, ...

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