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FC Barcelona News: 17 May 2016; Players Return to Training, Barca to Face Sevilla in Supercopa

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Training schedule for Copa del Rey final week | FC Barcelona
After the jubilation of winning the league title on Saturday, followed by a victory parade on Sunday, FC Barcelona are back to work this week with more silverware on the line. Luis Enrique’s side face Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final meaning there will be fair amount of training in the week that lies ahead.

FC Barcelona and Sevilla to face off in both Copa del Rey final and Spanish Super Cup | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Sevilla are set to do battle for the Copa del Rey this Sunday, and regardless of who wins in the final, the two will also meet in the summer’s Spanish Super Cup. The two-legged tie which will take place in August at the Sánchez Pizjuán and Camp Nou will be Barça’s first official games of the 2016/17 season.

Barcelona's 2015-16 title owes much to the "golden generation" of 2008-09 - ESPN FC
Another year and another Blaugrana league title; for all that FC Barcelona's 2015-16 win could be remembered for Luis Suarez's 40 vital goals, Neymar's invention or Claudio Bravo's consistency, the solid foundations upon which this success was built upon remain very familiar.

Pique MOCKS Ronaldo during Barcelona's La Liga bus parade -
Gerard Pique just cannot resist taking a pop at Real Madrid, even during Barcelona's La Liga title celebrations. The defender has a history of mocking Real, jumping on Twitter to post an infamous emoji-filled tweet once Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. were removed from the Copa del Rey this season for fielding an ineligible player.

Suarez the new leader of Barcelona's 'MSN' strike force - Eurosport
His goal-scoring outshone that of his partners: Messi hit three goals in the five games, while Neymar had two goals, one of them from the penalty spot. The Brazilian had the chance to have the final say in the win at Granada when he got through on goal but he selflessly teed up Suarez for a hat-trick.

Luis Suarez and Barcelona shine in La Liga but fall short in Champions League - ESPN FC
What's better than going to your biggest rival and putting four goals past them in their own back yard? Well, Gerard Pique would say there's an obvious answer to that question: scoring five goals.

Ten magic moments from La Liga 2015/2016 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona are the 2015/16 league champions. They have won the title for the 24th time, and the sixth time in eight years sparking off dramatic scenes in Granada, where the final game was played, back home in Barcelona and all around the world where millions of fans celebrated in unison.

Barcelona's Neymar admits 'this hasn't been my best season' despite title - ESPN FC
Barcelona forward Neymar has said that despite the club winning the 2015-16 La Liga title, this has not been his best season. The Catalan club were crowned La Liga champions for the 24th time after a Luis Suarez hat trick saw them to a 3-0 win at Granada on Saturday.

Barcelona need to add youth to ageing squad, says Terry Gibson | Sky Sports
"It's an advantage to play a consistent team, which he's been able to do in the last few weeks because of not being in the Champions League. But next season if you looked at those two games against Arsenal, those two games against Atletico Madrid, that's when he could have done with some extra players.

Godin: Barca winning La Liga hurts less than Real -
Atletico Madrid star Diego Godin admitted that he was happy to see Real Madrid's La Liga challenge come up short on the final day, as he raised the stakes ahead of the derby Champions League final clash. Both Barcelona and Madrid won on the last day of the league season on Saturday, a combination of results that left the Catalans one point clear as they lifted their sixth title in eight years.

Relive the 2006 Champions League final using #Paris2006 | FC Barcelona
Ten years have passed since that famous night in Paris where FC Barcelona defeated Arsenal 2-1 to claim the club's second ever Champions League. To relive it, you can use the hashtag ‘#Paris2006’ to post anything that reminds you of that special day and everything that came with it.

Where are the heroes of Paris today? | FC Barcelona
Click on the images to find out what the players, who on that glorious night of 17 May 2006 sealed FC Barcelona’s second ever Champions League title at the Parc des Princes, are up to today.

Behind the scenes: FC Barcelona's La Liga celebrations | FC Barcelona
From the champagne popping open in the Nuevo Los Cármenes changing rooms to the jubilant scenes in the streets of Barcelona, the club’s cameras captured all of the emotion of an epic 24 hours. Barça needed a win in Granada to seal the title, something which three Luis Suarez goals guaranteed in emphatic fashion.

Barca make Lemos offer? | Football Espana
Barcelona have reportedly made an offer to sign Las Palmas’ young defender Mauricio Lemos. According to Canarias7, Barca have bid an initial €4m for the 20-year-old, which could increase to €12m through variables, despite him only just making his loan spell from Rubin Kazan permanent.

Bruce Springsteen brings signature cool to Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Around 9.30pm CET, about a half hour after the scheduled start time, The Boss popped out onto the stage. The crowd — which had been bubbling with anticipation while the final concertgoers made their way into the stadium and found their places — immediately erupted.

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