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FC Barcelona News: 21 April 2017; Barça Appeal Neymar Ban, El Clásico buildup begins

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news

FC Barcelona v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Appeal to CAS for Neymar Jr suspension - FC Barcelona (FC Barcelona)
With the Appeal Committee dismissing FC Barcelona's appeal for the three-match suspension of Neymar Jr, the Club will appeal the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Famous FC Barcelona celebrations at the Santiago Bernabéu - FC Barcelona (FC Barcelona)
Of the last 13 visits to Real Madrid’s ground, Barça have won seven, drawn three and lost just three, and among those victories have come some of the most iconic images of recent times.

Ivan Rakitic pre-El Clásico quotes - FC Barcelona (FC Barcelona)
“We want to win this game. We need to and we are going into it with a lot of confidence. In recent years, the games we have played there have been very good and we want to play the same way again this year.”

Vermaelen set for Barca return | Football Espana
According to reports, the Serie A side have passed up on their option to sign the Belgian defender on a permanent deal following a loan stint which has seen him make only four league starts for the Giallorossi.

Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid training ahead of El Clasico after recovering from calf injury - Mirror Online (mirror)
Former Spurs flier Bale faces a race against time for the clash with fierce rivals Barca at the Bernabeu, but stepped up his recovery by taking a full part in training with his teammates on Thursday.

Neymar ready to overtake Messi and Ronaldo as world's best - Beckham | FourFourTwo (FourFourTwo)
Neymar's scintillating display in Barcelona's epic Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain may prove to be the moment he stepped up to become the world's best player, says David Beckham.