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FC Barcelona News: 17 April 2016; Suspended Arda Turan Left Out of Match Squad to Face Valencia

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Eighteen-man squad for Valencia encounter | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona welcome Valencia to the Camp Nou on Sunday night (8.30pm CET) as they look to get back to winning ways following back-to-back league defeats. On Sunday morning, Luis Enrique announced his 18-man squad for the match. Turkish international Arda Turan is suspended while Rafinha, Sandro, Vermaelen and Mathieu are injured. Goalkeeper Masip was left out for technical reasons.

Match preview: FC Barcelona v Valencia | FC Barcelona
Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid may still be afloat in European play, but Barça lead both of them in the Spanish First Division and are determined to salvage the season and resurface with the two pieces of hardware still within their grasp — the La Liga trophy and the Copa del Rey.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Valencia CF in La Liga | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona may be out of the Champions League but their league title challenge is very much alive. They are three points clear at the top of table as they welcome Valencia CF to the Camp Nou on Sunday, It’s an 8.30pm kick-off local time, while this page should help you work out when it’s starting in your country or region.

Pako Ayestarán hoping to lead Valencia recovery | FC Barcelona
Pako Ayestarán is the latest man to take on a job that has already been filled this term by Nuno Espírito Santo, Salvador González (caretaker) and Gary Neville. The Basque manager, who was one of Neville’s backroom staff, thus becomes the 45th incumbent of the chief coaching position at the club.

Luis Enrique: 'At difficult times like these, we need the fans more than ever' | FC Barcelona
While admitting that bowing out of the Champions League was a huge blow, Luis Enrique was keen to look on the bright side of things at his Saturday morning press conference before the game with Valencia on Sunday at 8.30pm CET.

Barcelona Comment: Barca need Messi back to his best... and fast -
What has happened to Lionel Messi? The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has gone missing in recent weeks and in that time, Barcelona's treble hopes have evaporated. Now they need him back or risk complete capitulation in the remainder of the season.

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