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FC Barcelona News: 31 October 2016; Arda Turan Back in Match Squad as 20 Travel to Manchester

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Two big away games coming up for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have a challenging week ahead as they first travel to Manchester City in midweek before visiting Sevilla at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. Fresh off the back of their 1-0 win over Granada on Saturday, the team are now looking to refocus their attention to European commitments with a tough test away to Pep Guardiola’s side for Matchday 4 of the Champions League.

Arda receives all-clear and enters squad for Manchester City trip | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona travel to Manchester early on Monday morning and will do so with 17 first team players and three from the B team. The big news is the return of Arda Turan who has recovered from the injury he picked up during the Catalunya Super Cup against Espanyol, and is now ready for selection.

FC Barcelona fly to Manchester | FC Barcelona
The players are on their way to England for Tuesday night’s Champions League encounter with Manchester City. The anecdote was that Barça B player Marlon, who is joining the squad for the trip, left his passport at home and will instead have to catch a later flight! The first team are also sharing a flight with the U19 team, who will also be playing City tomorrow.

Light session before setting off for Manchester | FC Barcelona
There was little time for the FC Barcelona players to take a breather after their 1-0 win over Granada on Saturday, as they were back on the training ground on Sunday morning. Luckily for them, Luis Enrique only oversaw a light training session, including all of the available first team players as well as eight from Barça B: Marlon, Aleñá, Nili, Abeledo, Paik, Borja López, Marc Cardona and Rafa Mujica.

QUIZ: FC Barcelona's previous trips to England | FC Barcelona
Let’s see what you can remember about the team’s previous trips to the birthplace of modern football.

When and where to watch Manchester City v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona travel to England to face Machester City away on Tuesday at 8.45pm CET. The game could be decisive for either side's hopes of progressing from the group stage of the Champions League into the round of 16. Following three victories from three matches the Catalans lead the group with a five point margin over Guardiola's Man City. In the first game between the two at the Camp Nou Luis Enrique's men managed to win convincingly with a final scoreline of 4-0.

The top action from FC Barcelona v Manchester City as it happened on Radio Barça | FC Barcelona
Not long now until Barça face Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium two weeks after they played the same opposition in the Champions League group stage at the Camp Nou. Luis Enrique's side have three victories from three games and come into this fixture leading Group C with a five point margin over Pep Guardiola's team, who are second.

FC Barcelona’s narrow win over Granada, by the numbers | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona had to dig deep to earn three points at lowly Granada on Saturday night, with Rafinha’s acrobatic strike enough to bring home the win. As well as the fine strike from the Brazilian, which was his fifth of the campaign, there were plenty of other facts and figures that caught the eye.

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