clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

FC Barcelona News: 7 October 2015; Barça Could Take Arda Turan Case to CAS, Development in Lionel Messi Tax Case

New, comments
Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Barcelona crisis can be fixed by Luis Enrique - ESPN FC
Many coaches and players yearn for it. At smaller, less-successful clubs, it's a chance for a mini-holiday. Players get to muck around, spend time with their families, meet sponsorship commitments (aka make more money), and there's a regular European exodus for four or five days to the beaches of Doha.

Mascherano says playing without Messi is no excuse for Argentina | FC Barcelona
Due to the most recent stoppage of club competitions to make way for a fortnight of international matches, FC Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano is with national team of his home country, Argentina, as they gear up for their first two games on the road to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Work continues at Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona first team trained for second time this week on Wednesday morning. All of the available players that are not away on international duty reported for the session on the Tito Vilanova field. The squad was also joined by reserve keeper Jokin Ezkieta, who signed for the club last summer although he not been allowed to officially register.

Low-key workout minus players on international duty | FC Barcelona
After two days of rest in the wake of FC Barcelona's 2–1 defeat at Sevilla on Saturday, the team returned to training on Tuesday morning at the Joan Gamper Ciutat Esportiva. It was the team's first workout without the eleven players summoned by their respective national teams for World Cup and European qualifiers.

Sergi Roberto in the spotlight | FC Barcelona
The 23 year old is making the most of his opportunities this season. He is repaying Luis Enrique for the confidence that the coach has shown in him with some excellent performances and is sixth on the list of blaugranes who have played most so far this season. In total he has played 597 minutes, behind Mascherano (745’), Sergio Busquets (736’), Rakitic (731’), Luis Suárez (720’) and Neymar (717’).

Barcelona appeal Arda Turan registration with CAS - ESPN FC
Turan signed with the club this summer, but has been unable to play as Barcelona continue to serve a FIFA-imposed transfer ban after being found guilty of multiple breaches of the regulations regarding the signing of foreign youngsters.

Adriano yet to accept Barcelona's renewal offer - Sambafoot.com
According to Mundo Deportivo, Adriano wanted a one year contract extension to which the club have agreed, but with the current salary. Adriano, who's not a regular in the starting XI, feels neglected because he only asked the club what was offered to him by AS Roma; a contract until 2018 with salary increase.

FC Barcelona Technical Secretary Robert Fernández talks all things Barça | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona Technical Secretary Robert Fernández gave a local radio interview on Tuesday where he touched on a host of topics, including the injuries suffered by the team and, especially, by Leo Messi, whose recovery needs to be dealt with calmly. "There's no need to rush anything but rather act naturally," Fernández said.

Where is the next Xavi or Messi - is La Masia production line in decline? - Goal.com
La Masia is at its lowest ebb in recent years. Envied by the world for more than a decade after forming some of the game's greatest footballers, with Lionel Messi at the forefront, Barcelona's fabled academy is no longer producing players for the first-choice XI at Camp Nou.

Going nowhere - Messi, Neymar and Suarez staying as Barcelona take 'breather' in international week - Goal.com
These are trying times for Luis Enrique. The Barcelona boss has seen his side lose twice already in La Liga this term, is unable to play his new signings until January and his squad is ravaged by injury. For once, however, the international break brings some respite.

Lionel Messi cleared of tax fraud but father faces jail and hefty fine | Sky Sports
Spain's public prosecutor has recommended the punishment of a jail sentence and fines totalling more than two million euros for allegedly defrauding the state of 4.2m euros (£3.1m) between 2007 and 2009. The prosecutor reiterated that the Barcelona star should not have to face charges because it was his father who was in charge of his finances in that time, which has been proven by documents published on Tuesday.

First ever league game at Camp Nou: 6 October 1957 | FC Barcelona
Two weeks after the formal opening of the stadium came the first official game at Camp Nou. Expectation was high after the inaugural unofficial match to christen the new ground, now came the first bona fide test in the Club’s new surroundings.

7th Annual MuscleTech Network workshop and 4th ECOSEP congress on 7, 8 and 9 October at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Once again, FC Barcelona’s facilities will be the venue for the seventh annual MuscleTech Network Workshop, which this year will be coinciding with the fourth ECOSEP Congress (European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians), to be held on Wednesday 7, Thursday 8 and Friday 9 October and will be attended by a large number of internationally renowned researchers.

A brilliant effort from the U12 team heads the best goals of the weekend from the youth teams | FC Barcelona
It is quite unusual for a goal from the Barça U12A team to be seen all around the world but it is a strike that is certainly worth it. The youth team player Pablo López comes in from the right hand side, takes on two players and then lays it off to Iker Almena who rounds of the move with a great left foot finish.