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The election of new club president Joan Laporta at Barcelona earlier this month was inevitably going to lead to restructuring of the club’s off-field staff.

Patrick Kluivert to be axed as Barcelona academy director

Earlier on Monday, Catalan radio station RAC1 announced the club’s head of legal Román Gómez Ponti and Albert Soler – head of the professional sports section – are leaving the Camp Nou.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Lionel Messi to sue Spanish newspaper over contract leak

Barcelona icon Lionel Messi has reportedly been left furious after intricate financial details of his contract were leaked by Spanish newspaper El Mundo on Sunday.
Barcelona are enduring their worst run of form in 33 years.

Cash-strapped Barcelona beg banks over debt repayments amid bankrupcy fears

Laliga giants Barcelona have reportedly asked a host of major banks to delay debt repayments so that the club can avoid insolvency, in an alarming development for the club’s supporters, Daily Mail reports.
Lionel Messi equalled Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club but struggling Barcelona still slipped to a 2-2 La Liga draw with Valencia at the Nou Camp.

Barca boss: Leo Messi’s hunger, motivation never in doubt

Lionel Messi's motivation and hunger to succeed at Barcelona have never been in question, according to head coach Ronald Koeman.
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he does not wish to have any more disputes with club captain Lionel Messi.

Dani Alves urges Lionel Messi to remain at Barcelona

Messi threatened to walk out of Barcelona over the summer, but decided to stay with the Blaugurana as he decided not to face a legal battle with the club.

Dani Alves: Barcelona have lost their identity

Former Barcelona star Dani Alves has spoken out about the current situation at Camp Nou, explaining that he believes that “before, Barça had an identity. Now it’s a buying and selling club.”
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called an extraordinary emergency meeting for Monday.

Barcelona board requests to suspend vote of no confidence on president

Barcelona have made a request to the Generalitat de Catalunya to suspend the vote of no confidence on embattled club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, report RAC1 as per Marca.
Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”.

Luis Suarez, Barcelona settle terms on contract release

Luis Suarez and Barcelona have reached an agreement over his contract release.
Barcelona’s Luis Suarez has confirmed the club have admitted defeat in the La Liga title race, with their focus now on the Champions League.

No Juventus switch for Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez will not be joining Juventus this summer, despite having been closely linked with the club for the past month, reports from Spain suggest.
Barcelona are still trying to convince Lionel Messi to stay at the club and expect him to attend training when sessions resume, according to sporting director Ramon Planes.

Lionel Messi abandons Barcelona training

Lionel Messi is expected to send a new burofax to Barcelona confirming he will not be attending pre-season training, as he begins all-out warfare with the club.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Ronald Koeman hopes he can convince Lionel Messi to stay at Barça

Reports on Wednesday suggest Lionel Messi has made up his mind to leave Barcelona, with Manchester City thought to be his most likely next destination.
Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Barcelona confirm Lionel Messi wants to leave

According to the source, the 33-year-old Messi, who joined the club in 2000 and has spent his entire career there, informed the club about his intention by sending a burofax, a service used in Spain to urgently send a document that requires proof to third parties.
Ronald Koeman has a big job and plenty of big decisions ahead of him at Barcelona, and he may have made his first.

Luis Suárez told he isn’t part of Ronald Koeman’s Barcelona plans

Ronald Koeman has a big job and plenty of big decisions ahead of him at Barcelona, and he may have made his first.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Lionel Messi furious as media exposes his meeting with new Barca coach

Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi, is furious over leaks reaching the press of his meeting with coach Ronald Koeman.
Barcelona boss Quique Setien says it was a shame that his side did not defeat Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey quarter-final encounter on Thursday.

Barcelona set to sack coach Quique Setien – report

Top Barcelona officials will hold an emergency board meeting on Monday following the team’s humiliating 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich, a club source told AFP on Sunday with under-fire coach Quique Setien likely to be axed.
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Barcelona hold emergency board meeting after Bayern defeat

Top Barcelona officials are expected to hold an emergency board meeting on Monday following the club’s humiliating 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich, local media reported on Sunday.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called an extraordinary emergency meeting for Monday.

Barcelona president calls extraordinary emergency meeting after Champions League shocker

In this meeting, the club's current situation at all levels will be analysed, the names of possible replacements for Quique Setien will be put on the table, and there's even the option of calling early elections, a possibility that is up for debate but seems unlikely, reports Marca.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Lionel Messi will retire at Barcelona – club president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Lionel Messi will retire at the club and has no fears he will now renew his contract.
Lionel Messi reportedly held heated talks with Barcelona’s assistant manager after the latter’s behaviour during their El Clasico loss to Real Madrid on Sunday night.

Quique Setién: Lionel Messi will end his career at Barcelona

Barcelona coach Quique Setién recently gave an interview to rac1, where he speaks about Lionel Messi, Coutinho, Dembélé, and La Masia. He said that ‘he doesn’t have problems with interviews at all’, but that ‘sometimes his words are misinterpreted’ or ‘taken out of context’.
The regional government of Catalonia has called for the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie between Barcelona and Napoli to be played behind closed doors.

Catalonia call for Barcelona vs Napoli to be held behind closed doors as coronavirus...

The regional government of Catalonia has called for the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie between Barcelona and Napoli to be played behind closed doors.
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.

Luis Suarez: Lionel Messi will stay for life if Barcelona build around him

Lionel Messi will want to stay at Barcelona “for his whole life”, says Luis Suarez, but those at Camp Nou need to show ambition in the transfer market and build around a talismanic figure.
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 edging closer to signing Ousmane Dembélé replacement

Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Ansu Fati are the only first-team attackers available to manager Quique Setién following the January exits of Carles Pérez and Abel Ruíz.

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Ahmed Musa trained with Kano Pillars for the first time since rejoining the club on Monday morning.

Ahmed Musa to make Kano Pillars debut vs Enyimba, opts out of away games

Ahmed Musa will make his debut for Kano Pillars against Enyimba on May 5.

JUSUN, NBA embark on peaceful protest over financial autonomy in Kogi

Members of the Kogi State chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), yesterday, embarked on peaceful protest to press home their demand for the implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary.
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UNIABUJA denies allegation of offering illegal admissions

University of Abuja has denied allegation by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that it engages in illegal admissions.

Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.

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Senator Melaye: Kogi governor can only be ‘town union president’

A former two-time member of the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, has thrown a jibe at his political archrival and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, saying the governor cannot be Nigeria’s president.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN begins registration of more financial institutions on credit management platform

The CBN has started the registration of “Other Financial Institutions’’ (OFIs) on its Credit Risk Management System (CRIMS) to improve credit risk management.
The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, says he stands by the call for a Christian president to emerge in 2023.

CAN rejects anti-religious discrimination bill

The Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) has rejected the Religious Discrimination (Prohibition and Prevention) bill currently before the House of Representatives.

Two killed in blast in Ethiopian capital blamed on hand grenade

Two people died and a third was critically injured in an explosion in Ethiopia’s capital on Sunday, Addis Ababa’s police said.
Hansi Flick gave a vague response on his future at Bayern Munich amid links with the Germany job following their Champions League elimination on Tuesday night.

Hansi Flick vague on Bayern Munich future following Champions League elimination

Hansi Flick gave a vague response on his future at Bayern Munich amid links with the Germany job following their Champions League elimination on Tuesday night.