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FC Barcelona News: 30 March 2017; Internationals Continue to Return, Arda Turan Out Three Weeks

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[MEDICAL ANNOUNCEMENT] Arda Turan out for three weeks | FC Barcelona
This means that the Turk will miss the next few Barça matches following the international break in which he featured in all 90 minutes of his country’s 2-0 victory over Finland in a World Cup qualifying match but sat out Monday’s friendly with Moldova.

Barça internationals 1x1 | FC Barcelona
With club football about to resume, we take a look back at how the different players got on in this week’s World Cup qualifiers and friendlies.

More internationals return to training | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona squad is slowly taking full form after the return of the Spanish internationals, plus Cillessen, Umtiti and André Gomes all returned to training on Thursday. Luis Enrique oversaw the session at Ciutat Esportiva as preparations for Sunday's game against Granada continue. The workout was also joined by Barça B players Carbonell, Cardona, Nili, Kaptoum and Aleñá.

What it's like to be Neymar | FC Barcelona
The Brazilian striker, now in his fourth season donning the Blaugrana jersey, enjoys a special relationship with Lionel Messi and has been an integral part of the team’s most recent successes — including his lead role as Lord of the Comeback in the final minutes of Barça's historic win over PSG at Camp Nou — all the while his play with the Brazilian national team continues reaching dizzying new heights, inviting all sorts of comparisons with his countryman, the great Pelé.

Neymar move to Man Utd 'impossible', Jose Mourinho says | Sky Sports
The Brazil international last week revealed a love of Premier League football and said "any player would like to work" with Mourinho or Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. But Barcelona tied the forward to a five-year contract in October, and a release clause starting at £181m increases incrementally over the course of his deal.

Neymar keeps pace with Pelé | FC Barcelona
After his goal stellar performance in the 3-0 win over Paraguay that has led Brazil to a place in next year’s World Cup in Russia, Neymar, at the age of just 25, now has a total of 52 goals in just 77 appearances for the national team. One of the greatest of them all, Pelé, reached a total of 52 goals for Brazil also at the age 25 before going on to record a grand total of 95 during his illustrious footballing career.

FC Barcelona, the only club still alive in three Champions League competitions | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona remain the only club on the continent who are still in the three different formats of the Champions League. FC Barcelona Women’s historic passage to the semi-finals of the UEFA Women’s Champions League on Wednesday means they, along with Luis Enrique’s men and the U19s, remain in Europen’s premier competition.

Barca defend Pique, RM ponder legal action | Football Espana
Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has defended controversial comments by Gerard Pique referencing fierce rivals Real Madrid. Marca reports that the 30-year-old’s comment of those in the "Real box seat pull the country's strings" could provoke legal action from the Bernabeu.

FC Barcelona around the world! | FC Barcelona
In July, FC Barcelona will travel just over 6,200km to New Jersey, in the USA, to begin a preseason tour of the country, which will take place in three cities with games against three of European football´s biggest clubs. The excitement surrounding Barça´s first visit to the United States in two years has become a feature of its preparations for a new season, with the Club taking in new countries and making new friends around the world.

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