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FC Barcelona News: 20 October 2017; Ernesto Valverde Celebrates Century

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FC Barcelona v Olympiakos Piraeus - UEFA Champions League Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

100 days for Ernesto Valverde | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde has been FC Barcelona coach for 100 days now. 14 weeks ago he took his first training session at the Ciutat Esportiva, on 12 July to be precise, the day pre-season training got under way. 100 days later Barça are top of the Spanish League and top of Group D in the Champions League. Things could not have started better for the new coach.

A goal in 30 passes | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde’s side produced a wonderful example of team work and technique on Wednesday against Olympiacos with Lucas Digne’s goal in the 3-1 win. The passage of play sees no less than 30 touches with all the outfield players involved. 84 seconds of pure Barça that ends with a moment of Leo Messi magic to set up his French team mate.

Messi’s 100 goal game in Europe | FC Barcelona
Messi gave his all to reach his century during the 90 minutes and left countless examples of his genius aside from his 100th goal in Europe. His assist for Lucas Digne’s goal is just one example; catch many more in our Messi video of his game against Olympiacos!

Neymar confirmed wish to leave Barcelona at Messi's wedding, says Xavi | Goal
Neymar broke the news of his desire to leave Barcelona at Lionel Messi's wedding in June, according to former team-mate Xavi. The Brazil international joined Paris Saint-Germain in August for a world-record fee of €222 million after many weeks of speculation over his future.