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FC Barcelona News: 2 October 2015; Arda Turan Appeal Backed by Spanish Council, Javier Mascherano Gets Court Date

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Can injury-hit Barcelona handle Sevilla in La Liga? - ESPN FC
Given the absences of Andres Iniesta, Rafinha, Thomas Vermaelen, Adriano and quadruple Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi, the Asturian only has 14 outfield first-team players to choose from -- with the vast majority of them scheduled to play their third game in the space of seven days on Saturday.

When and where to watch Sevilla FC v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona take on Sevilla next Saturday 3 September (4.00pm CET) in search of three points to keep the pressure on leaders Villarreal. You can keep track of the game here on the official club website, on our social networks and on Radio Barça. You can also watch the game live on the following TV channels around the world:

Neymar must step up as Messi's heir after toughest week - Goal.com
The Sanchez Pizjuan stadium will be the venue for the end of the most complicated week of Neymar's life. If he can produce his best football in a tricky test against Sevilla, no doubt will remain that Barcelona has found Lionel Messi's heir as team leader and future best player in the world.

How FC Barcelona have fared at Sevilla in La Liga | FC Barcelona
It's time for another week of La Liga football and, once again, time for FC Barcelona to face a tough rival. This Saturday the Catalans head south to Seville where they'll visit Sevilla FC at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium. Kick-off is set for 4.00pm CET.

Arda Turan appeal backed by Spanish Council | FutnSoccer
According to Spanish newspaper AS, the Spanish Sports Council (CSD) has been quoted by Secretary of State for Sport Miguel Cardenal to stand behind Barca’s bid to add the summer signing to their roster early. This newspaper says that the CSD can register players without the consent of FIFA.

Barcelona judge sets Oct 29 court date for Javier Mascherano - ESPN FC
The Superior Court of Justice in Catalonia said that the Argentina international faces counts of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of €1.5 million related to allegedly undeclared earnings on his image rights in 2011-12 via companies set up in the United States and Portugal. Spain's tax law allows a player to sell up to 15 percent of his image rights to a company.