Barça’s start to the campaign, in stats | FC Barcelona
A look at some of the most noteworthy stats from the 16 games so far this season in the league, Copa del Rey and Champions League. Click on the colours to see the stats.
Joint training session with Barça B | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona continued this week’s activity with the minimum of first team players at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. On Tuesday, four of them; Paco Alcácer, Denis Suárez, Gerard Deulofeu and Aleix Vidal, trained out on pitch three with Barça B while Luis Suárez did specific work alone.
Second session of the week with Barça B | FC Barcelona
Third session of the week for the first team at the Ciutat Esportiva for first team players Paco Alcácer, Gerard Deulofeu and Aleix Vidal. Training took place on Pitch 3 with Gerard López’s Barça B squad also involved. Both Luis Suárez and his namesake Denis did specific work apart from the rest of their team mates.
Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho would ‘bring a lot’ to Barcelona – Luis Suarez | ESPN
Luis Suarez has told Mundo Deportivo that Philippe Coutinho would make a big impact were he to sign for Barcelona and praised the Liverpool playmaker’s professionalism following a failed summer move to the Camp Nou. Barca had three bids rejected for Coutinho and claimed Liverpool demanded €200 million for the Brazil international on deadline day, a fee they were not prepared to match.
Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele may return for Clasico – specialist | ESPN
Ousmane Dembele could be back in time for Barcelona’s December Clasico against Real Madrid, the specialist who operated on his tendon injury has said. Dembele, Barca’s record signing ruptured a tendon in only his third appearance after joining from Borussia Dortmund for an initial €105 million in August.
Madrid, Barca told Lincoln worth €30m | Football Espana
Flamengo have informed Barcelona and Real Madrid they will have to spend at least €30m to land teenage striker Lincoln, say reports in Spain. The 16-year-old starred at the recent Under-17 World Cup, where he scored three goals and put in a string of impressive displays and has now been promoted to Flamengo’s first-team squad.