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FC Barcelona News: 19 October 2016; All set for Champions League night, Leo Messi linked with Manchester City

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Match preview: FC Barcelona v Manchester City - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s third Champions League group game sees the Camp Nou welcome back a club icon in Pep Guardiola, but once the customary handshake has taken place between himself and old friend Luis Enrique, the focus will swiftly turn to the pitch where an enthralling game awaits.

Final FC Barcelona training session before Manchester City - FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique had all of his available first team players with him at the Ciutat Esportiva, as well as reserve team keeper Alberto Varo as cover for the injured Jasper Cillessen, as he prepares the visit of old friend Pep Guardiola, who’ll be back at the Camp Nou as a visiting manager for the second time.

Piqué praises Pep; compares coaches, playing styles - FC Barcelona
The questions are there. Everybody is asking them. And on Tuesday at the Ciutat Esportiva, FC Barcelona central defender Gerard Piqué gave his point of view.

Luis Enrique: It’s a great incentive playing against Pep’s Man City - FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique was keen to stress the word “incentive” in his press conference ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Manchester City at Camp Nou in the Champions League. “It’s a great incentive to not only be vying for first place but also against Guardiola’s team. It’s always an incentive to take on teams coached by friends,” he added.

Pep Guardiola eyeing Lionel Messi move as Manchester City boss opens door to sensational Etihad switch - Mirror Online
City know Messi would only leave Barcelona for them, with Guardiola adding added spice to Wednesday night's Champions League tie

Santi Cazorla urges Arsenal to keep 'right-back of the future' Hector Bellerin amidst Man City interest - Mirror Online
Manchester City and Barcelona have been linked with Bellerin but Cazorla insists the Gunners must fight to keep the Spanish youngster at the Emirates.

No Pep Barca return, says dad | Football Espana
Valentini Guardiola, Pep’s father, has ruled out the current Manchester City boss ever returning to his former club.

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