Barcelona coach Rijkaard plays down Lampard talk

He said: “What Ronaldinho says makes sense, but it is just a remark being made about a good player.

“I don’t want to enter into details because we will have it all over the papers that we are working on Frank Lampard — and that is not true.

“We are working right now with the players we have here. We have to respect other players and the teams they are playing for at the moment.

“It is not my way to talk about other players but we all know Lampard is a great player.”