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FC Barcelona News: 10 November 2018; Ousmane Dembele Left Out of Match Squad, Lionel Messi, Samuel Umtiti Return

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Ousmane Dembélé is left OUT of Barça’s squad for the match against Betis | Sport
Ernesto Valverde hasn’t taken pity on Ousmane Dembele and his stomach issues. The French winger, who has missed various training sessions due to an illness, has been left out of Barcelona’s squad for the match against Real Betis tomorrow.

Luis Suárez named Player Of The Month for October | FC Barcelona
A rich run of form for Luis Suárez has been recognised by LaLiga, who have awarded the Uruguayan hitman the Player Of The Month prize for October. Suárez had an excellent month that involved standout performances in several huge games. He scored a hat trick in the biggest fixture of them all -El Clásico against Real Madrid- and also found the net in a 4-2 triumph against Sevilla.

Barça and Betis: Possession kings | FC Barcelona
Sunday brings a game between two teams that share the idea of what good football is all about. Barça and Betis, and what is the same, Ernesto Valverde and Quique Setién, the respective managers, like their teams to take the initiative – and that means possession. And we have the stats to prove it.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona vs Real Betis | FC Barcelona
We also list the regional broadcasters that hold the rights to show the match. We can’t guarantee that they are actually will show the game, unfortunately that’s not up to us, but most of them usually do! Check the broadcasters’ websites and the local press to be sure.

Low reveals Barça keeper Ter Stegen has a shoulder issue | Sport
Marc-Andre ter Stegen has not been called up by Germany coach Joachim Low for games against Russia and Holland on Nov. 15 and Nov. 19. It’s an absence which came as a surprise, but Low has explained that the Barcelona goalkeeper has a shoulder problem which he will seek tretament on during the international break.

30 years since Valverde’s Barça debut | FC Barcelona
It’s 30 years since Ernesto Valverde made his debut for FC Barcelona as a player. The current first team coach first pulled on the Blaugrana shirt in official competition on 8 November 1988, in the second leg of a European Cup Winners Cup tie in Poznan, Poland.

The number 14, Cruyff... and Valverde | FC Barcelona
The number 14 had a special importance to FC Barcelona superstar Johan Cruyff. The Dutch superstar shone wearing various shirts, and using numbers ranging from 1 to 11. At the Camp Nou, he wore the number 9, due to the regulations stating that the starting lineup should use the first eleven numbers. However, Cruyff had another favourite figure that he would use whenever possible.

Juventus set to pip Manchester City and Barcelona to Dutch sensation | WhoScored
Juventus are looking set to beat Manchester City and Barcelona in the race to sign Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt, according to Calciomercato. The teenage centre-back has emerged as only of the most sought after defenders in Europe on the back of a series of mature displays for the Eredivisie giants.

FootballLeaks: Neymar actually cost PSG 252 million euros | Sport
PSG paid Barcelona €222m to buyout Neymar’s existing contract as well as two sets of commissions. One of which went to Pini Zahavi, a person key in making this deal happen, and the other went to player’s representatives. Both were for the value of €10.7m.

10 Barça stars that were also at Boca Juniors or River Plate | FC Barcelona
A historic Copa Libertadores Final brings together the famous Buenos Aires rivals. To celebrate the momentous occasion, we’re remembering our own players that also appeared for the Argentinian giants