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FC Barcelona News: 8 March 2019; Preparations Continue for Rayo Vallecano Match

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Preparations continue for Rayo | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde and his team were back at the training ground on Thursday afternoon for what for some was a recovery session following the previous night’s Catalan Super Cup match against Girona, and for other was a continuation of preparations for Saturday’s league game at home to Rayo Vallecano (6.30pm CET).

When and where to watch Barça v Rayo | FC Barcelona
Barça’s next Liga fixture is at home to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday 9 March at 6.30pm CET. What time is that where you are? Well, this page should help you to work that out and also see who has the rights to screen the game in each country (we can’t guarantee that they are actually showing the game as that isn’t up to us to decide, but they usually do!)

Two years since the historic comeback against PSG | FC Barcelona
It’s perhaps the most famous fightback in the history of the Champions League, and it happened two years ago today. On March 8th, 2017, FC Barcelona were faced with the daunting task of overcoming a 4-0 deficit from the first leg of their Champions League Last 16 game against Paris Saint Germain. In front of the fans at the Camp Nou, they did just that, winning 6-1 at the Camp Nou thanks to a dramatic final ten minutes.

Authorities categorise Barcelona’s second leg against Lyon as high risk | Marca
Spain’s anti-violence commission have put Barcelona’s upcoming Champions League match against Lyon into the high risk category. This measure should see extra policing around the game, with authorities keen to avoid any trouble before or after the match.

Barcelona targeting Matthijs De Ligt after already signing team-mate Frenkie de Jong | Sky Sports
After already agreeing a deal to sign his team-mate Frenkie de Jong at the end of the season, Barca president Pep Bartomeu has admitted centre-back De Ligt “is on the table”. De Ligt starred as Ajax knocked Real Madrid out of the Champions League this week and is widely considered one of the most promising players in European football.

The left-back operation: Signings, departures, loans... | Marca
Barcelona will attempt to sign a left-back during the summer, though it will not be easy because the situation is dependent on several factors. The first and most important is to find the replacement for Jordi Alba.

Lille put a price on Barcelona target Nicolas Pepe | Sport
FC Barcelona now know what Lille want for their striker Nicolas Pepe, from the Ivory Coast. Gerard Lopez, the president of the French side, spoke on RMC Sport and said the club would sell for “between 50 and 80 million euros”.