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FC Barcelona News: 26 January 2016; Preparations for Copa del Rey Continue, Sevilla Game Kickoff Time Announced

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FC Barcelona finalise preparations for Wednesday's Copa del Rey match | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona trained for the second time this week on Tuesday morning at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, their second session to prepare for Wedensday's second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals versus Athletic Club Bilbao. Luis Enrique oversaw the morning session to finish getting ready for the match, which is to be played at Camp Nou. Kick off Wednesday night is set for 9.30pm CET.

FC Barcelona in good shape for two key clashes at Camp Nou this week | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona come into a week in which they have two vital home games at Camp Nou. On Wednesday they have the return leg of their last 16 Copa del Rey tie against Athletic Club, defending their 2-1 advantage picked up after the win last week in San Mamés. Four days later Atlético Madrid come to Barcelona for a league game in which top spot in the table will be at stake.

Barcelona enter delicate phase of atrocious fixture list - ESPN FC
Sport claimed it was worthy of a heart attack; Barcelona manager Luis Enrique called it "atrocious." Whichever way you look at it, Barcelona's run-in during the first two months of 2016 is an ugly one, and while the Catalans may appear to be stable in their league and cup standings at the moment, the ground beneath their feet is deceptively shaky.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona - Athletic Club in the Copa del Rey | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will face the second leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final tie against Athletic Club on Wednesday 27 January at 9.30pm CET at Camp Nou. Luis Enrique’s team have the chance to book a place in the semi-finals of the competition after their 2-1 victory in San Mamés in the first leg.

Andres Iniesta is on top of the world, says his father -
Andres Iniesta's father has affirmed that the Barcelona star is overjoyed with life both on and off the pitch as he settles in to his new role as captain and figurehead of the Catalan giants. The midfielder received special praise from Vicente Del Bosque in an exclusive interview with Goal, as Spain coach opined that the 31-year-old was in "one of the best moments of his life."

FC Barcelona v Sevilla on February 28 at 8.30pm CET | FC Barcelona
The Andalusians have been causing all kinds of problems for the top three in La Liga this season. They beat both Barça and Real Madrid at the Sánchez Pizjuán and last weekend came away from Atlético’s Vicente Calderón with a 0-.0 draw.

Neymar presents his new Nike football boots | FC Barcelona
Neymar awakens passions wherever he goes and the Brazilian star was the main attraction this Monday during the presentation of his new boots ‘Ousadia Alegría’ by Nike. The footwear, designed especially by Carneiro Mosciaro, better known as Bruno Big, unite two concepts which define the Barça number 11.

Gerard Pique not worried about La Liga probe into tweets - ESPN FC
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he has no problems with La Liga authorities investigating controversial tweets he sent making fun of Real Madrid. La Liga's anti-violence committee are reportedly considering whether to punish Pique, 28, for his regular use of Twitter to joke about problems facing his club's big rivals Madrid.

Barcelona and Celta Vigo both standing firm in Nolito talks -
Barcelona no longer seem to be in a rush when it comes to signing players this month. "There are players that have left who have not been replaced," Luis Enrique said at the start of January, suggesting that he felt the squad needed adding to.

Lee Seung-Woo following in the footsteps of Lionel Messi - ESPN FC
After three frustrating years on the sidelines, South Korean wunderkind Lee Seung-Woo returned to action for Barcelona on Jan. 16. Although the 18-year-old is yet to find the opponents' net in the two matches he has played for the Catalans' U-19s since, everyone at La Masia is certain that their promising youngster is destined for greatness at the Camp Nou in the not-too-distant future.

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