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FC Barcelona News: 8 December 2016; Possible UCL Opponents Known, Luis Suarez Set for New Contract

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FC Barcelona's five potential rivals for the last 16 of the Champions League | FC Barcelona
With groups E, F, G, and H finishing tonight the group stage is over and we now know who Barça could be drawn against in the round of 16. FC Barcelona finished top of its group and in the first stage of the knockout rounds Luis Enrique's team could face Paris Saint-Germain, Benfica, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and Porto.

Ten top facts from FC Barcelona's Champions League group stage | FC Barcelona
With five wins and one draw, Barça finished well clear the top of Champions League Group C. Looking back at the last ten years, the tally of 15 points was the same in the 2014/15 group stage when the team went on to win the trophy, and is just one point short of the best total of sixteen in 2011/12.

Barcelona's Luis Suarez on the verge of signing new contract - Bartomeu - ESPN FC
Luis Suarez will extend his Barcelona contract within the next few days, according to club president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Bartomeu also reiterated his belief that Lionel Messi will remain at the Camp Nou, but it is Suarez's new deal that the club have been working on for the last few months.

Shakhtar aware of Barca interest in Srna - Fonseca -
Shakhtar Donetsk head coach Paulo Foseca has acknowledged Barcelona's interest in right-back Darijo Srna but insists that the Ukrainian giants are hopeful of keeping their captain. Former Croatia skipper Srna has been linked with a move to reigning La Liga champions Barca amid doubts over Aleix Vidal's future at Camp Nou.

FC Barcelona invites Chapecoense to the 2017 Joan Gamper Trophy | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona wants to pay tribute to the 71 people who died in the accident and their families, and will therefore make the 2017 Joan Gamper Trophy a great tribute to the world of football through various activities around this match which will become known as the date of this celebration approaches.

Scotiabank, regional partner in America | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Scotiabank of Canada have reached a sponsorship agreement for the next three seasons that was celebrated at three simultaneous events in Mexico City, Lima and Santiago attended by Arno Tabresinger, the director of the New York office; Maria Vallès, the director general of the FC Barcelona Foundation, and former Barça players Luis García, Hugo 'Cholo' Sotil and Gaizka Mendieta.

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