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FC Barcelona News: 20 November 2018; Philippe Coutinho Back in Training, Sergio Busquets Set for Milestone

Valencia CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Coutinho returns to training with the Barcelona squad | Marca
After suffering an injury prior to the international break, it was unclear whether or not the former Liverpool playmaker would be ready to return for the trip to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, however Tuesday morning saw him train fully with his teammates.

Gil Manzano confirmed as the referee for Atletico vs Barcelona | Marca
Atletico Madrid welcome Barcelona to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday for a top-of-the-table clash and the Spanish FA have announced that Jesus Gil Manzano will be the referee for the fixture, with Jaime Latre in charge of VAR.

Sergio is one appearance away from 500 | FC Barcelona
The Barça midfielder is expected to play in his 500th game at Atlético Madrid this weekend. Let’s take a look at his career stats after more than a decade on the first team.

Is Arthur Melo is shaping up to Barcelona’s new Xavi? | FC Barcelona
Arthur Melo is only three months into his Barcelona career. He’s only made six starts in La Liga and three in the Champions League. Yet the early signs are encouraging. Arthur was signed in the summer after a lengthy pursuit by Barcelona. Handed the No 8 shirt on his arrival, it was hoped that he might help ease the loss of its former incumbent, Andres Iniesta.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez tells Ousmane Dembele to ‘focus solely on footall’ | ESPN
Dembele, 21, was dropped from the Barca squad before the international break after failing to turn up for training. The club later announced that he had a stomach bug but it provided the platform for a slew of stories about his lifestyle away from the pitch.

Barcelona scouting long-term Luis Suarez replacement - sources | ESPN
Barcelona have watched Krzysztof Piatek, Nicolas Pepe and Luka Jovic this season as they begin to think about a long-term replacement for Luis Suarez, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

AC Milan want to sign Arturo Vidal from Barcelona in January | Sport
With various players injured, Gennaro Gattuso is desperate and has asked AC Milan’s board to look for replacements in the winter transfer window. One of the names they have collected is that of Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal.

A day of filming at the Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
Have you ever wondered how videos with FC Barcelona players are filmed? Or how the clips seen on social media come about? If you have, join us for a tour around the various spots at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper that are used to shoot unique content. Don’t miss it!

Barcelona have Onana as an option in case Cillessen departs | Marca
Jasper Cillessen’s career with Barcelona could well be coming to an end, and the Blaugrana have already started to plan to replace him with Andre Onana in their sights should the former Ajax goalkeeper leave.

‘Neymar leaving Barcelona was a terrible sin’ - Seedorf suggests Madrid move or Camp Nou return is required | Goal
Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona was “a terrible sin on his behalf”, says Clarence Seedorf, with it suggested that the Brazilian needs a return to Camp Nou or a switch to Real Madrid.

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