Barcelona midfielder Song primed for Real Madrid clash

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is ready for the El Clasico against Real Madrid.

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is ready for the El Clasico against Real Madrid.

In little over a week, and if selected, Song will face Cristiano Ronaldo when Barca meet Real Madrid on October 7.

Tito Vilanova's side will be without Carles Puyol, out with a knee injury, while Gerard Pique has a sprained ankle.

Such a prospect does not in any way concern Song.

"Clearly, with Puyol and Pique we are stronger but I am ready and I've played against Cristiano in the Premier League.

"I have not just started playing today. I've played over 200 games at Arsenal and I have nothing to be worried about.

"I am not just thinking about stopping Cristiano. What is important is to play and do the job. That is why I have come."

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