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FC Barcelona News: 13 August 2016; Barcelona Make Paco Alcacer Push, Training for Spanish Super Cup Completed

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Final training session before Sevilla trip | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona held their final training session before their trip to Andalusia to take on Sevilla in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday (10.00pm CET). Luis Enrique oversaw the session which contained all available first team players as well as Barça B goalkeeper José Suárez, who filled in for the injured Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

On form Leo Messi looking to add to 25 goals against Sevilla | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi meets Sevilla once again in the Spanish Super Cup. And if past records are anything to go by, the Andalusians should be worried. The Argentinian has scored a massive 25 goals against them over the years (20 in La Liga, three in the Spanish Super Cup and two in the European Super Cup).

When and where to watch Sevilla FC v FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona take on Sevilla in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night. It’s a 10.00pm start Central European Time, and if you are not sure what time that would be where you are, then this guide should help you to sort things out. And if you are on holiday abroad, you should be able to find a channel that’s showing the game when you are.

The photoshoot for the new season | FC Barcelona
Thursday saw the traditional photo session of the first team players for the new season that lies ahead. FC Barcelona's players stood in front of the cameras in various poses with new kit which will be worn for the first time in an official match on Sunday against Sevilla.

Lionel Messi will continue playing for Argentina weeks after retirement decision | Sky Sports
Messi said in June that he would not play for Argentina again after the team lost to Chile in the final of the Copa America. But he said in a statement on Friday that he wished to continue playing for his country as he preferred "to help from within".

Barcelona use Munir & Samper to tempt Valencia into Alcacer sale -
Barcelona are determined to bring Valencia hitman Paco Alcacer to Camp Nou, and could release both Munir El Haddadi and Sergi Samper to convince Los Che to bring down their valuation of the Spain international. After a long, fruitless summer searching for a suitable rotation option behind Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar the Liga champions finally appear to have found their man.

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