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FC Barcelona News: 5 May 2016; Team Takes Day Off, Adriano Correia Investigated for Tax Fraud

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Derbies between FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol: Did you know? | FC Barcelona
Barça and Espanyol face each other yet again on Sunday at the Camp Nou at 5.00pm CET. The league title is at stake for the home side, while the visitors are not entirely safe from relegation, and the game also brings all the tension that any local derby does. Here are some of the juiciest factoids going into the game.

Five-a-side training match. Who wins? | FC Barcelona
On one side, Ter Stegen, Rakitic, Vermaelen, Bartra and Alves and, on the other, Masip, Mascherano, Douglas, Adriano and Suárez. Meanwhile, Sergio Busquets stands in the middle to help each side where possible.

Marc-André Ter Stegen confident of double success | FC Barcelona
He’s only 24 but Marc-André Ter Stegen already has an impressive set of medals from his time at FC Barcelona. And in the next few weeks he hopes to add two more. "We’ll see how things happen" he says in an interview with the club media. "But we have a good opportunity to win the league and the cup as well."

Jordi Alba says prospect of domestic double 'incredible' | FC Barcelona
With FC Barcelona's penultimate game of the league season — a must-win derby versus Espanyol at Camp Nou — just four days away, starting full-back Jordi Alba said the team was very confident in their chances to win both La Liga and the Copa del Rey.

Marc Andre ter Stegen must step up as Barcelona goalkeeper - ESPN FC
He has been talking the talk for the past few months, but Marc-Andre ter Stegen is going to be given the chance to walk the walk when Barcelona host Espanyol in a Catalan derby this weekend, a game that could have repercussions at both ends of the table.

FC Barcelona's preseason opponents Leicester City win first ever Premiership | FC Barcelona
Congratulations to Leicester City! Against all the odds, they have won the English Premiership for the first time ever… and Barcelona will be meeting the team that’s got the whole world talking when they play in the International Champions Cup at the Friends Arena, Stockholm in a preseason friendly on August 3 at 8.00pm CET.

Europa League star Denis Suarez making strong case for Barcelona return - ESPN FC
It has been a strangely quiet midweek for Barcelona supporters, long accustomed to their club competing in Champions League semifinals on an almost yearly basis. Yet fans do have one reason to pay attention in the coming days: Denis Suarez.

Barcelona's Adriano investigated for alleged tax fraud - ESPN FC
Defender Adriano has joined the list of Barcelona players to be probed by Spain's prosecutors for alleged tax fraud. Prosecutor Ricardo Sanz-Gadea says in a writ issued on Wednesday that Adriano has defrauded Spain's tax authorities of €646,086 ($742,900).

The best goals of the week from La Masia | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona youngsters never cease to provide a host of top strikes with each passing week, and these last seven days were no exception. Here is another rundown of the best goals throughout the various youth categories within the club, which include some stunning goals.

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