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FC Barcelona News: 30 October 2015; Paul Pogba Rumors Heating Up Again, Barça Renew Chang Sponsorship Deal

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‘Pogba to Barca? Why not?’ | Football Espana
The Frenchman was heavily linked with La Blaugrana last summer, until a failed €80m bid and Josep Maria Bartomeu’s re-appointment as President put the brakes on a move, but the representative believes his client could still end up at Camp Nou, providing the price was right.

When and where to watch Getafe v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique’s side take on Getafe who currently occupy 13th spot in the league table at a ground which traditionally poses problems for the Catalans, as was the case last year where the two teams played out a goalless draw.

By the numbers: FC Barcelona's scoreless draw with Villanovense in the Copa de Rey | FC Barcelona
The duel in Villanueva de la Serena marked the official first team debuts of Wilfrid Kaptoum, who started, and Aitor Cantalapiedra, who played the final 30 minutes. They became the 8th and 9th Barça B players to debut under Luis Enrique.

Barcelona in Ligue 1? Joan Laporta says Catalans could play in French League if they are thrown out of La Liga
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says the Nou Camp outfit could compete in France's top flight if Catalonia were to break away from Spain. Catalonia's newly-elected parliament put forward a resolution to begin a process of secession from Spain this week, with pro-independence parties pledging to create an independent Catalan state within 18 months.

Barcelona to keep Lionel Messi & could sell Neymar - Laporta - ESPN FC
Lionel Messi will remain at Barcelona but the club may be forced to sell Neymar, former Barcelona president Joan Laporta said. Reports in Spain have said that Barcelona's wage-to-revenue/income ratio is too high and they will be forced to increase revenue to make January signings once their FIFA transfer ban is lifted.

Douglas foot injury adds to Barcelona's troubles - ESPN FC
Barcelona have received another injury blow ahead of Saturday's Primera Division match at Getafe with Brazilian right-back Douglas ruled out for two months by a foot injury. Douglas returned to the starting XI in the first leg of Barcelona's Copa del Rey last-32 match at Villanovense after being sidelined for two months with a muscular injury but was hurt during Wednesday's 0-0 result.

Wilfrid Kaptoum a rising star at Barcelona - ESPN FC
Barcelona will struggle to take anything positive from their 0-0 draw with CF Villanovense in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday night. Aside from the lack of goals, the Blaugrana's performance also lacked spirit; too many players simply went through the motions, running down the clock and thinking about the flight back to Catalonia.

Two match ban for Javier Mascherano | FC Barcelona
Javier Mascherano has been handed a two-match suspension in La Liga after being sent off in the 83rd minute of the game with Eibar at the Camp Nou last weekend. That means he will miss the matches at Getafe and at home to Villarreal, but will be able to play in the Clásico against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu on November 21.

Pedro Rodriguez Not Eyeing Barcelona Return | InsideFutbol
Chelsea forward Pedro Rodriguez is not entertaining thoughts of returning to Barcelona.

FC Barcelona and Chang renew sponsorship deal | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Chang announced Wednesday the renewal of their sponsorship agreement for the next three years. This renewal solidifies the beer brand as a Regional Partner of the Club in Thailand, where the company is based, and ten other countries in the Southeast Asia market: Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, the Philippines and East Timor.

Barcelona fans group want ends to pro Catalan flag support - ESPN FC
A Barcelona supporters' group has called on club president Josep Maria Bartomeu to stop supporting the flying of "estelada" pro-Catalan independence flags at the Camp Nou. Barca have been fined a total of €70,000 in recent months by UEFA as the governing body has ruled that the "esteladas" brought into stadiums by fans in last season's Champions League final against Juventus and this term's Group A game against Bayer Leverkusen were unacceptable political symbols.