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FC Barcelona News: 17 October 2015; 18 named in squad for Rayo Vallecano, FIFA start Neymar investigation

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Squad announced to face Rayo Vallecano | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona coaching staff have announced the squad that will take on Rayo Vallecano later today at the Camp Nou.

Match Preview: FC Barcelona v Rayo Vallecano | FC Barcelona
The league is back with the visit of Rayo Vallecano to Camp Nou for a game which kicks off at 8.30pm CET on Saturday. The international break for World Cup 2018 and Euro2016 qualifiers is now behind us as Luis Enrique’s team look to keep pace at the top of the table against a visiting side who are in need of points after an inconsistent start to the campaign.

Luis Enrique sizes up Saturday's encounter with Rayo Vallecano | FC Barcelona
Following FC Barcelona's last training session ahead of Saturday's visit by Rayo Vallecano, blaugrana head coach Luis Enrique told the press in his weekly press conference that the game "will be very tough, as always."

FIFA launch Neymar probe | Football Espana
FIFA has announced that it has opened an investigation into Neymar’s 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona.

Enrique laughs off Neymar ban | Football Espana
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has laughed off reports that Santos are demanding Neymar be banned for six months by FIFA. “Why don’t they make it six years?”

Why Alen Halilovic could be the key man in Barcelona's future | FourFourTwo
Being monikered the “next” anything is a burden in itself, but when you're tipped to be the second coming of Lionel Messi, it takes things to a whole different level. That pressure-filled tag is exactly what Alen Halilovic is having to deal with at present, with the Croatian teenager continually likened to the Argentine superstar.

Everton star Gerard Deulofeo there is life beyond Barcelona - ESPN FC
Gerard Deulofeu says he left Barcelona for Everton because he did not want to sit on the bench for the rest of his career. Deulofeu, 21, signed for Everton this summer having initially spent the first half of the 2013-14 campaign on loan at Goodison Park from Barca.

Neymar father confirms Manchester United summer offer - ESPN FC
Last season's Champions League top scorer has been embroiled in a number of entanglements surrounding his big-money move from Santos to the Blaugrana in the summer of 2013.