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FC Barcelona News: 22 November 2016; Lionel Messi Back in Match Squad, Barca Complete Nestlé Deal

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Messi and Suárez back in FC Barcelona squad for Glasgow | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has announced the names of the twenty players that are flying to Scotland for the Champions League game against Celtic on Wednesday at 8.45pm CET, and they are as follows Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Masip, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio, Denis, Arda Turan, Luis Suárez, Messi, Neymar Jr, Rafinha, Mascherano, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal and Marlon (33).

FC Barcelona journey north to Glasgow | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona are travelling to Glasgow this Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash away to Celtic, where they’ll be looking to secure passage to the last sixteen of the competition. The two sides faced off at Camp Nou in Champions League Matchday 1 back on 13 September, when Barça beat their Scottish guests, 7–0. (Highlights, Match Report)

FC Barcelona's Neymar Jr and Leo Messi, up for the 2016 Puskas Award | FC Barcelona
Neymar Jr and Leo Messi have been nominated for the Puskas Award 2016, which is given by FIFA to the player who scored the best goal between 30 September 2015 and 30 September 2016. The two players share the nomination with Mario Gaspar, Saúl Ñiguez, Simon Skrabb, Marlone, Hlompho Kekana, Hal Robson-Kanu, Faiz Subri and Daniuska Rodríguez.

FC Barcelona players 'just can't get enough' of Celtic Park | FC Barcelona
Barça are back at Celtic Park on Wednesday night (8.45pm) for the sixth time in just twelve years. And it’s a game the players have been looking forward to ever since the draw was made. They know that the atmosphere inside the 60,411 venue, dubbed ‘Paradise’ by the home supporters, is one of the most powerful in Europe.

Leo Messi, Andrés Iniesta, Neymar Jr, Luis Suárez and Gerard Piqué, nominated for Team of the Year 2016 | FC Barcelona
Voting is open to chose UEFA's Team of the Year 2016. FC Barcelona fans can now show their support for the five Barça players who have have been nominated. These players are Leo Messi, Neymar Jr, Luis Suárez, Andrés Iniesta and Gerard Piqué, and they make up five of the 40 candidates for this all-star team.

Sergio Busquets: 400 appearances and looking forward to plenty more | FC Barcelona
Sergio Busquets is no longer the unknown youngster who raised so many eyebrows with his passing skills when he first appeared at the Camp Nou. Eight years and three months since his Barça debut, he is now one of the most consolidated members of the first team squad – ranked among the best in the world in his position.

Lionel Messi is more likely to stay at Barcelona than leave for Man City | ESPN
The first thing to make clear is that Lionel Messi, plus his father and representative Jorge and the Barcelona board, have known for several years about Manchester City's wish to buy the world's greatest footballer. As long ago as 2008, Barcelona set up a system of communication with "Team Messi,".

Justin Bieber visits FC Barcelona training session | FC Barcelona
There was a very special guest indeed at the last FC Barcelona training session before flying out to Glasgow for the Champions League game with Celtic. And it was none other than Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber, who is performing at the Palau Sant Jordi on Tuesday night in one of the final shows of the European leg of his Purpose World Tour.

Former FC Barcelona striker Hansi Krankl in visit to Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Hansi Krankl played for FC Barcelona from 1978 until 1980 and is fondly remembered as an outstanding striker, scoring 64 goals in 88 matches in a Barça shirt. The Austrian is also remembered for scoring one of the goals in the blaugranes’ 4-3 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf in the 1979 European Cup Winners’ Cup Final.

Win a trip to see El Clásico at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Barça fans worldwide have until 27 November to enter to win a trip to attend FC Barcelona’s upcoming match versus Real Madrid at Camp Nou.The coming El Clásico is set to kick off on 3 December at 4.15pm CET.Enter the contest now, here:

Nestlé Milo becomes a new global sponsor of FC Barcelona for the next four years | FC Barcelona
This Monday, FC Barcelona and Nestlé Milo officially announced their new sponsorship deal, which is the first such agreement that Nestlé has ever made with a sports club, whereby Barça and the multinational, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, are joining forces to promote the importance of education, nutrition and sport.

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