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FC Barcelona News: 28 October 2016; Players Return to Training, Jeremy Mathieu Out 3 Weeks

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FC Barcelona squad prepare for Granada | FC Barcelona
Barça returned from a day off with a training session on Tito Vilanova field at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. The squad started preparing for their next league fixture against Granada at the Camp Nou. The match will be played on Saturday at 8.45pm CET. On Friday, Luis Enrique's men will have one more chance to train prior to the game.

FC Barcelona's Jérémy Mathieu side-lined for three weeks | FC Barcelona
Test conducted by the Medical Services on Wednesday morning have revealed that FC Barcelona defender Jérémy Mathieu has injured the soleus in his right foot, which means he’s going to be side-lined for an estimated three weeks.The Frenchman took a knock during Tuesday’s night's Catalunya Super Cup match with Espanyol in Tarragona.

The day Messi surpassed César | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi will always have fond memories of facing Granada at the Camp Nou as, four years ago, the star Argentine put three past the Andalusians to become FC Barcelona’s record goalscorer. César, a legendary striker from the 1940s, held the record with 232 goals but in 2011/12, Messi would be the player to finally beat that record in a 5-3 thriller against Granada, who visit Camp Nou on Saturday (8.45pm CET).

Neymar at Barcelona because of Lionel Messi - father - ESPN FC
Neymar joined Barcelona from Santos in the summer of 2013, and almost immediately formed a lethal partnership with the five-time Ballon d'Or winner, helping the Catalan to two La Liga titles, a Champions League and Club World Cup crown thus far.

Barcelona perform best under persecution so prepare for a deluge - ESPN FC
Just like when they celebrated Lionel Messi's injury time winning penalty at Valencia's Mestalla, Barcelona have been attacked from all sides this week. Yet if history is anything to go by, the Blaugrana will come out even stronger, ever more determined to silence their critics, and they will succeed.

Barca report Tebas for comments | Football Espana
Barcelona have reported La Liga chief Javier Tebas and the Spanish RFEF competition committee to the Administrative Court of Sport (TAS). The move follows comments made by Tebas in relation to the actions of Barca players in their win at the Mestalla against Valencia on Saturday and the club confirmed in a statement that they were withdrawing support for him as league president.

The FC Barcelona players get their new Audis | FC Barcelona
The first team members of FC Barcelona received their brand new Audi vehicles for the 2016/17 season on Thursday. During the event held at the Camp Nou, next to the 1899 Auditorium, Luis Enrique’s men took part in several fun games and activities alongside the new models of Barça’s premium partner.

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