Barcelona no longer are worried about Real Madrid, says fullback Daniel Alves. Saturday's victory has Barca 12 points clear of their great rivals and Alves insists: "Real Madrid no longer is the benchmark.
Alves almost signed for Real in the summer and added: "I came close to Real, but it wasn't clear what they wanted. As soon as I spoke with Barca, I knew what I wanted to do.
"Where else can you enjoy your football like this?"