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FC Barcelona News: 16 March 2016; Squad Announced for Arsenal Game, Lionel Messi Approaching Milestone

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v Arsenal | FC Barcelona
The main team news from the home camp is Gerard Pique’s suspension following his yellow card in London. As far as injuries go however, Luis Enrique has no new concerns heading into the second leg. Only youngsters Rafinha and Sandro Ramirez remain sidelined while Masip, Douglas and Adriano failed to make the cut.

Ter Stegen: 'We want to win and we have to win' | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona are not resting on their laurels. Despite holding a 2 to 0 lead over arsenal, Barça know the London-based side will visit Camp Nou and try to turn the tables. The players know this and they want to avoid any surprises. The Barça goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen, who has played every minute in the UEFA Champions League this season, spoke to the media on Tuesday.

FC Barcelona's 18-man squad to host Arsenal | FC Barcelona
Ahead of FC Barcelona's Champions League last-16 second-leg against Arsenal at the Camp Nou on Wednesday (8.45pm CET), Luis Enrique announced his 18-man squad for the match. The Catalans will be without Gerard Piqué due to his late yellow card in London three weeks ago. As far as injury concerns go, Luis Enrique will be unable to call upon Rafinha or Sandro Ramirez while Masip, Douglas and Adriano did not make the cut.

The clock is ticking ahead of FC Barcelona v Arsenal FC | FC Barcelona
Stay up to date throughout the day as we count down to tonight's second leg of the UEFA Champions League last 16 at Camp Nou

Luis Enrique: 'We can't relax' | FC Barcelona
When FC Barcelona face Arsenal in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie at Camp Nou, they'll be aiming for a birth in the tournament's quarter-final round for the nine consecutive season. Not too shabby. The Catalans will be holding a 2–0 aggregate advantage from the first leg when play kicks off on Wednesday night at 8:45 PM Central European Time.

Neymar: Messi and Suarez friendship makes us all better players -
Neymar has explained how Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and himself have become best friends off the pitch as well as a potent strikeforce on it. The Barcelona trio, nicknamed MSN thanks to the initials of their surnames, scored a stunning 122 club goals between them as they won the treble last season - and this season looks set to surpass this number.

Kobe Bryant and Thierry Henry have one thing in common: FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Former FC Barcelona striker Thierry Henry travelled to the United States last month to pay a visit to a number of his friends in the NBA. Among them were Kobe Bryant, a dedicated Barça fan in his own right, in a meeting where the pair exchanged jerseys.

Arsène Wenger: We must attack | FC Barcelona
Arsenal have it all to do in Wednesday’s return leg against FC Barcelona following their 2-0 defeat in London three weeks ago. Gunners boss Arsène Wenger spoke to the media ahead of the clash at Camp Nou (kick off 8.45pm CET) about how his side will approach the game.

Lionel Messi closing in on 500 goals for Barcelona and Argentina | Sky Sports
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is closing in on another remarkable goalscoring milestone. The Argentine's goal in Saturday's 6-0 rout of Getafe was his 497th for club and country, putting him just three short of the 500-mark ahead of Wednesday's Champions League meeting with Arsenal at the Nou Camp.

Ivan Rakitic the unheralded star of Luis Enrique's Barcelona | Sky Sports
When football fans think of Barcelona, images of Lionel Messi slaloming through the defence, Luis Suarez finding the net and Neymar making a mockery of opponents spring to mind. Between them, the trio have scored 106 competitive goals for the Blaugrana this season, emphasising just how ruthless and efficient the striking triumvirate have become.

Five best goals of the week from La Masia | FC Barcelona
It's Tuesday! And that means we have yet another edition of the best goals of the week, as voted on by an expert panel on the Barça TV show, Promeses. This week's winner is Pablo Moreno of the Under-14 team, who has scored 55 goals this season!

Dreams come true for the children of FCBEscola Singapore | FC Barcelona
The dreams of 24 youngsters of FCBEscola Singapore are set to come true as they will travel to Barcelona to participate in the fifth International FCBEscola Tournament which will take place on 21 and 24 March. FCBEscola Singapore will arrive in Barcelona with two teams – Formative and Precompetition – in the tournament which will host 1,211 children from 19 different countries.

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