Vilanova insists he's not forcing Afellay out of Barcelona

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova insists he won't be pushing Ibrahim Afellay out of the club.

Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova insists he won't be pushing Ibrahim Afellay out of the club.

Afellay has been linked with Liverpool and Arsenal amid talk of Vilanova informing the Dutchman that he wouldn't be counting on him this season.

"He is a player of a high level and we have him. There are no plans for him to leave the club," insisted Vilanova.

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