Enrique: Arda and Turan Wil Be Involved Against Espanyol

Luis Enrique trainingIn the press con­fer­ence ahead of the Copa del Rey match against Espany­ol, Barca’s head coach clear­ly stat­ed that Arda Turan and Alex­is Vidal will form part of the squad to take on the cross town rival. This match for the two play­ers will be the first one since they signed to FC Barcelona last sum­mer.

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Turan and Vidal to Make Their Debut in Copa del Rey

TuranSince sum­mer after sign­ing, Arda Turan and Alex­is Vidal are now look­ing for­ward to their debut for FC Barcelona. FIFA’s sanc­tion on FC Barcelona which pro­hib­it­ed Bar­ca from sign­ing any play­er, the duo will even­tu­al­ly be able to make their debut as active play­ers for Bar­ca. The debut will most like­ly fall in the Copa del Rey meet­ing with Espany­ol.

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Ticket to France for Rakitic and Turan

TuranThe qual­i­fiers showed to be a tough one for Croa­t­ia and Turkey as they had a nar­row win and qual­i­fi­ca­tion through their group qual­i­fiers of the Euro 2016. Ivan Rakitic of Croa­t­ia and Arda Turan of Turkey who both made their appear­ances in their match helped their team make it through to the tour­na­ment in 2016. Rakitic’s Croa­t­ia beat Mal­ta 1–0, Turan’s Turkey with a con­tro­ver­sial  late goal, beat Ice­land 1–0. Con­tin­ue read­ing

Arda’s Turkey, Rakitic’s Croatia both Stronger in EURO 2016 Qualifiers

RakiticFor the sec­ond night in a row, FC Barcelona play­ers have being involved in help­ing their nation­al team get clos­er to the tick­et of EURO 2016 in France that will take place next sum­mer. On fri­day nights, four Span­ish Bar­ca inter­na­tion­als helped their coun­try to secure their spot in the EURO 2016 with a vic­to­ry of 4–0 against Lux­em­bourg. Con­tin­ue read­ing