FC Barcelona start training for Sunday's trip to Balaídos | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona first team were back at work on Friday morning. Luis Enrique had given them the day off on Thursday after returning from Germany with three more Champions League points in the bag. But with the batteries recharged, it’s now time to switch focus back to La Liga and Sunday’s visit to Celta's Balaídos stadium for what will be the third consecutive road trip and the last fixture before club action takes a week off for the next set of internationals.
Luis Enrique, Denis and Rafinha return to Balaídos | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique is also connected to the Galician club as he managed them during the 2013/14 season. Although he was only there for a year the team finished an impressive ninth in La Liga. The mid-table finish was particularly welcome having avoided relegation on the last day of the season the year before. During that season, a current member of the squad spent the campaign on loan at Celta.
Turkish delight: Arda Turan's spectacular start to the season | FC Barcelona
He was only on for the last half hour of the game in Mönchengladbach, and yet still found time to score his fifth goal in nine games and do more than enough to be named UEFA Man of the Match. With Barça trailing when he came on, the goal was the turning point in a game that the Catalans ended up winning to take outright top spot in Champions League Group C.
FC Barcelona v Borussia Mönchengladbach: By the numbers | FC Barcelona
The victory at Borussia-Park makes this the best start to a Champions League group stage for Barça under Luis Enrique with two victories in two matches. Last year, the team began with a one-all draw against Roma and a victory over Leverkusen and the year before their second group game ended in defeat to PSG in Paris after beating APOEL in the opening fixture.
5 keys to the win in Mönchengladbach | FC Barcelona
Patience, hard work in defence and using your substitutes well all played an important part in maintaining Barça's 100% record in Europe.
Without Lionel Messi, it's Arda! Turan proving useful as attacking alternative but Paco Alcacer still struggling for Barcelona - Goal.com
All's well that ends well. That was the case for Barcelona away to Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday night. It was a poor performance on the whole, but all three points were won and that, in the end, is what mattered.
Paco Alcacer tough start at Barcelona continues in Champions League - ESPN FC
Barcelona's second half fightback to beat Borussia Monchengladbach 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday night proved Luis Enrique knows how to find solutions when the going gets tough, but the fact his team were in a sticky situation in the first place says a lot about his handling of Paco Alcacer.
RUMOURS: Barcelona monitoring Carrasco - Goal.com
Barcelona are monitoring the progress of Atletico Madrid forward Yannick Carrasco with a view to making a summer move, according to Sport. The Blaugrana have been impressed by the Belgium international since his arrival in the Spanish capital in 2015 from Monaco.
Neymar sues court for leaks | Football Espana
Neymar is to sue a Brazilian court for leaking information to local media regarding his tax evasion case, it is reported. The Barcelona start filed the complaint in May earlier this year after it had been revealed two months earlier that he had been ordered to pay back just shy of 46 million euros in back-taxes and fines relating to his 2013 move from Santos to the Catalan club.
8th MuscleTech Network at Camp Nou on October 3 and 4 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona is once again hosting the annual MuscleTech Network Workshop, to be held at the Club’s facilities on Monday and Tuesday, 3 and 4 October, and which will feature a large number of prestigious, internationally renowned researchers. The Workshop, now in its eighth year, is organised by FC Barcelona, the Leitat Foundation and Aspetar, and is backed by the FC Barcelona Foundation, among others.