FC Barcelona reveal commemorative El Clasico jersey in memory of Johan Cruyff

The La Liga champions are nine-points clear at the top of the table

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Saturday evening will be an emotional one in the Camp Nou. 

FC Barcelona are in action against Real Madrid in the season's second El Clasico, but focus before the game will be on Johan Cruyff. The game is Barcelona's first since Cruyff died last month after a battle with cancer. 

On Friday morning, the club revealed a one-off jersey that will be worn in the game with "Gràcies Johan" on the front. It simply means translates as "Thank you Johan". 

The Dutch legend spent the final years of his living in the Catalan city. He won numerous titles with the club as both a player and manager.

His crowning achievement came in Wembley in 1992 when he led the team to their first European Cup. In a combined 13-year spell as both player and manager, he also won five La Liga and two Copa del Rey titles.

Cruyff is widely acknowledged as the man who transformed the club and their ideologies. Pep Guardiola once famously said; "Cruyff built the cathedral. We only maintained it". 

Barcelona go into the weekend with a nine-point advantage over second-placed Atletico Madrid. Real lie a point further behind.