Barcelona Applaud Messi’s Decision To Stay

Barcelona hailed Lionel Messi’s decision to remain at the club on Friday. Messi said he had been forced to stay because president Josep Maria Bartomeu would not let him exercise a clause in his contract that allowed him to leave for free. However, Barcelona highlighted Messi’s pledge to give his all for the team by… Continue reading Barcelona Applaud Messi’s Decision To Stay

I Won’t Show-Up For Pre-Season: Messi Drops Another ‘Bombshell’ On Barcelona

Lionel Messi and his legal team have told Barcelona not to expect the Argentine for pre-season medical tests. This is coming after Messi dropped a bombshell on Tuesday by stating his decision to leave the club after 20 years. Messi’s contract is set to expire at the end of the 2020-21 season but his legal… Continue reading I Won’t Show-Up For Pre-Season: Messi Drops Another ‘Bombshell’ On Barcelona

Barcelona Confirm Lionel Messi Wants To Leave

FC Barcelona has confirmed that Lionel Messi has informed the club about his intention to leave, the Associated Press has reported. Reuters has quoted a club source, also saying that Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave. According to the source, the 33-year-old Messi, who joined the club in 2000 and has spent his… Continue reading Barcelona Confirm Lionel Messi Wants To Leave

La Liga: Barcelona Boss Questions Use Of VAR

Barcelona boss Quique Setien believes that officials in La Liga are not using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system correctly. It follows on directly from Real Madrid’s victory at Real Sociedad being marred by controversial officiating decisions surrounding key incidents in the clash. Los Blancos opened the scoring in Anoeta from a penalty decision before… Continue reading La Liga: Barcelona Boss Questions Use Of VAR

Court Orders Neymar To Pay Barcelona €6.79m

Neymar must pay 6.7 million euros ($7.53m) to Barcelona, a court-ordered Friday after the player’s case against his former employer was dismissed. After his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 the Brazilian forward sued Barca for 43 million euros he claimed he was due for various bonuses.