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FC Barcelona News: 11 October 2015; Ivan Rakitić Scores for Croatia, Arda Turan Shines in Turkey Win

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Rakitic's Croatia, Turan's Turkey both win, stay alive in Euro 2016 qualifying | FC Barcelona
The two were instrumental in keeping their countrymen's hopes alive as qualifying goes down to the wire. At the Stadion Maksimir in Zagreb, Rakitic scored in the 2nd and the 42nd minutes to lead hosts Croatia to a 3–0 victory over Bulgaria in Group H play. Nikola Kalinic added a goal just nine minutes from time. Rakitic played all 90 minutes in the win.

Neymar: 'I want to keep making history in Barcelona' | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona star Neymar recently reached 100 official appearances with FC Barcelona. To celebrate the milestone, he recently sat down to give an exclusive interview to fcbarcelona.com in which he emphasizes, among other things, his feelings since joining the team and his short and long term objectives with the Club.

Neymar - Messi Suarez and I proved Barcelona doubters wrong - ESPN FC
Questions were raised when Barca signed Luis Suarez from Liverpool in 2014, with some expecting the Uruguay international to upset the balance of the team, particularly as he was serving a four-month ban at the time for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at that summer's World Cup.

Training plan for the return of league play | FC Barcelona
Once the break for international matches has fully elapsed, Luis Enrique will once again be able to count on the presence of his international players as FC Barcelona begin to prepare for next Saturday's match versus Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou. Kick off will be at 8.30pm*. Players will be trickling back in from abroad throughout the week as the team continue training at the Joan Gamper Ciutat Esportiva.

The tremendous tricks of Neymar Jr | FC Barcelona
Neymar is a different kind of player — imaginative and polished. Now with 100 Barça appearances under his belt, it's time to take a look at his very best displays of technical brilliance.

Barca eyeing midfield signings? | Football Espana
The Brazilian’s ACL tear, coupled with the departure of Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta’s advancing years and Sergio Busquets and Javier Mascherano’s perceived inability to play as a double pivot means La Blaugrana are also keen on bolstering their central midfield options, having initially focused on adding wingers to their squad, claims Mundo Deportivo.

Barca in centre-back hunt? | Football Espana
Barcelona are reportedly looking to revamp their centre-back options with one of Aymeric Laporte, Marquinhos, Jose Maria Gimenez and John Stones. According to Mundo Deportivo, sporting director Robert Fernandez believes La Blaugrana’s backline needs freshening up with the future in mind.

For Barça B, now's the time to win | FC Barcelona
Barça B are eager to score some goals without giving any up, and they have another chance to do that at the Ciutat Esportiva on Sunday at 5.00pm CET when they host CD Alcoyano, one of this year's favourites in Group 3 of the Spanish Segunda División B.