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FC Barcelona News: 8 October 2016; Jordi Alba Ruled Out Ten Days, Ivan Rakitic Talks Lionel Messi Absence

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Jordi Alba out for ten days | FC Barcelona
Medical tests have confirmed that first-team player Jordi Alba has suffered a left thigh injury that will keep him out for approximately ten days. Alba injured the leg during Thursday night's Italy v Spain World Cup qualifier in Turin. He was replaced by Nacho in the 22nd minute.

Ivan Rakitic: Barcelona without Lionel Messi are not the same - ESPN FC
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said it is "very different" playing without injured talisman Lionel Messi. Messi has missed Barca's last three games including last weekend's 4-3 loss at Celta Vigo, but has started running again this week.

Super-charged Luis Enrique during FC Barcelona training session | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique proves how proactive a coach he is during every Barça training session and match. Since his arrival, the Asturian has been keen to take part and is a dynamic force in the squad. The manager shows us how it's done during training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

25 years of FC Barcelona trophies | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have enjoyed a wealth of success over the last 25 years - from the very first European Cup win in 1991/92 right through to last season’s double there has rarely been a moment where the team has not been celebrating titles. Johan Cruyff’s famous Dream Team of 1992 set the standard for an illustrious quarter of a century which has seen the club go on to win five Champions Leagues and two historic trebles under Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique.

Tite urges maturity from Neymar -
Brazil coach Tite praised Neymar's performance in the 5-0 battering of Bolivia in World Cup qualifying, but urged the star forward to learn from the yellow card he picked up that leaves him suspended for the meeting with Venezuela. The Barcelona star scored one and assisted two others as Brazil put Bolivia to the sword in Rio Grande do Norte.

Judge told to charge forward and Barcelona with fraud -
Prosecutors have asked for charges of fraud and corruption to be brought against Neymar, Barcelona and Santos in relation to the Brazil international's move to Camp Nou. Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu and predecessor Sandro Rosell have also been named in the case, which has been raised by Brazilian investment company DIS.

FC Barcelona to form part of digital football platform Dugout | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and a selection of other leading clubs from Europe and the rest of the world, as well as top footballers, will be involved in a new digital football platform called Dugout. The game’s top stars will also be involved in the project which will be offering exclusive football content to fans to allow them to feel closer to their favourite teams and players.

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