Ivan Kelava admits Granada haven't trained well ahead of Barcelona clash

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Granada goalkeeper Ivan Kelava has admitted that his side haven't trained well this week ahead of their La Liga showdown against Barcelona. 

Speaking to, Kelava, 28, has insisted, however, that his teammates have told him that they have to deliver the required performance against the Catalans. 

Barca, of course, will secure the La Liga title with a victory over Granada on Saturday, so fans of Real Madrid will be desperate to see Granada produce the goods against Luis Enrique's side. 


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However, after Granada maintained their status in La Liga last weekend, it's not entirely surprising that they haven't prepared for the clash in the same manner as they previously would have done. 

Kelava, though, has suggested that Real should offer his side a bonus if they manage to stop Barca securing the victory. 


He stated: "Given the celebrations (for avoiding relegation last weekend) we haven’t trained well this week, but my teammates have told me it’s standard for an incentive to be given to players at other clubs.

"So maybe Real Madrid will offer us a bonus for stopping Barcelona."

Will Barca get over the line?

After a difficult period at the start of April, Barcelona responded at the required time and will now surely overcome Granada. Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and co. have been outstanding in recent weeks and will expect to get the job done this weekend. 

Incredibly, Enrique's side have scored 21 goals without reply in their last four games and that trend may well continue against Granada. After winning the title last season, there's every chance that the club will retain it this term. 

Zinedine Zidane's side certainly deserve credit for their late title charge, but Barca probably just about deserve to claim the prestigious honour once again.

They may well have been disappointed with their Champions League run - they were eliminated in the quarter-final of the competition by rivals Atletico Madrid - but their domestic campaign has once again been a fine one. They could end it with a league and cup double. 

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