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Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi: La Liga has become more complicated

Lionel Messi believes the gap between Barcelona, Real Madrid and the rest of La Liga has closed considerably over the past decade making the league a lot more complicated.
Ernesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.

Ernesto Valverde’s deal could be terminated at the end of the season

Barcelona could terminate Ernesto Valverde's contract at the end of the season, according to the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Karim Benzema netted a brace for Real Madrid as they edged out Levante 3-2 win at the Santiago Bernabeu in La Liga on Saturday as Eden Hazard made his debut from the bench.

Benzema seals victory for 10-man Real Madrid

Karim Benzema scored and picked up an assist as Real Madrid recorded a comfortable win over Espanyol but were down to 10 men for the final stages after Ferland Mendy was sent off.
Lionel Messi celebrated his sixth Ballon D'Or award with a brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona moved back the top of La Liga with an emphatic 5-2 victory over Real Mallorca on Saturday at Camp Nou.

Ballon d’Or winner nets hat-trick as Barcelona beat Malloroca

Lionel Messi celebrated his sixth Ballon D'Or award with a brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona moved back the top of La Liga with an emphatic 5-2 victory over Real Mallorca on Saturday at Camp Nou. =
Lionel Messi received the Ballon d'Or trophy from 2018 winner Luka Modric on Monday, with the Real Madrid midfielder then congratulating Barcelona's talismanic forward on social media.

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric congratulates Barcelona rival Lionel Messi after sixth Ballon d’Or win

Lionel Messi received the Ballon d'Or trophy from 2018 winner Luka Modric on Monday, with the Real Madrid midfielder then congratulating Barcelona's talismanic forward on social media.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele has suffered from six injuries this year after he limped off during the clash against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Camp Nou.

Ernesto Valverde: Ousmane Dembele a ‘big loss’ for Barcelona

Ousmane Dembele's latest injury lay-off has affected the player and represents a "big loss" for Barcelona, according to head coach Ernesto Valverde.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has spoken on the relationship between Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann’s relationship after the 3-1 win over the 3-1 win over Borrusia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Camp Nou.

Ernesto Valverde opens up on Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann’s relationship

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has spoken on the relationship between Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann’s relationship after the 3-1 win over the 3-1 win over Borrusia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Camp Nou.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele has suffered from six injuries this year after he limped off during the clash against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona star sustains six injuries in a year

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele has suffered from six injuries this year after he limped off during the clash against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League at the Camp Nou.
Barcelona fielded their fabulous four against Leganes on Saturday for the first time this season but it was only after Antoine Griezmann went off that his replacement scored the winner.

Antoine Griezmann struggles symptomatic of a Barcelona lacking creativity

Barcelona fielded their fabulous four against Leganes on Saturday for the first time this season but it was only after Antoine Griezmann went off that his replacement scored the winner.
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Luis Suarez: MLS a ‘nice possibility’

Luis Suarez says the option of departing Barcelona for the MLS remains a "nice possibility", amid uncertainty over the Uruguay international's future at the Nou Camp.
Forgotten Nigerian midfielder Ramon Azeez says he’s happy with his goal for Granada at the Los Carmenes against Barcelona last Saturday.

Ramon Azeez: Barcelona fans threatened me

After scoring the opener and putting in an excellent shift in El Granada‘s fine 2-0 defeat of Ernesto Valverde’s side at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes, in late September, Super Eagles’ midfielder, Ramon Azeez, has revealed that he received mixed reactions from Nigeria for his performance.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted to being worried about the extra workload a new documentary centred on Tottenham will create for his staff.

Mauricio Pochettino nears new job as Europe’s top clubs jostle for Argentine

Poch is in the unusual position of having Europe’s top clubs forming a queue for him, despite losing his job after a poor start to the season.
Jose Mourinho claimed that the Manchester City 'B team' has more chance of winning the Premier League this season than his former clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho emerges second highest paid manager in the world

Jose Mourinho becomes the second-highest-paid manager in the world following his new £15million deal with Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday evening.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has confirmed there was a heated exchange with Lionel Messi during Uruguay’s 2-2 friendly draw with Argentina on Monday amid claims he offered to fight his opponent.

Edinson Cavani confirms Lionel Messi confrontation amid claims Uruguay striker challenged Argentina captain to...

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has confirmed there was a heated exchange with Lionel Messi during Uruguay’s 2-2 friendly draw with Argentina on Monday amid claims he offered to fight his opponent.
TELFORD, ENGLAND - Reinier Jesus Carvalho of Brazil during the U17 International Youth Tournament game between England and Brazil at the New Bucks Head Stadium on October 15, 2018 in Telford, England. (Photo by James Baylis - AMA-Getty Images)

Barcelona enquire after Brazilian striker

Barcelona have enquired after Flamengo forward Reinier Jesus Carvalho with the Brazilian striker reportedly set to cost €20m.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona for the next five years – club president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.
Ernesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.

Ernesto Valverde: Lionel Messi has mastered freekicks to perfection

Ernesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.
Unai Emery has challenged Denis Suarez to finally make an impact as Arsenal bid to climb back into the Premier League’s top four against Newcastle on Monday.

Denis Suarez advises Carles Alena he may need to leave Barcelona

Carles Alena should not settle for a bit-part role at Barcelona and should consider opportunities to pursue his career elsewhere, according to Denis Suarez.

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