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FC Barcelona News: 16 November 2019; Lionel Messi Scores Winner Against Brazil

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Messi scores winner against Brazil | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi scores the only goal of the game in the first half as Argentina beat old foes Brazil, featuring Arthur Melo for 55 minutes, in a friendly in Saudi Arabia. The Barça striker had already missed a penalty before pouncing on a rebound off Liverpool keeper Alisson to net the winner.

Messi: If Scaloni wants, I can play on Monday | Marca
Lionel Messi scored the only game of the game as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in Saudi Arabia, but the Barcelona captain is not ready to cut short his time with the Albiceleste over this international break. Next up for Lionel Scaloni’s Argentina is a clash with Uruguay in Tel Aviv, Israel, a game Messi wants to feature in.

‘Everybody knows Messi is the best’ - Suarez says Barca team-mate proves supremacy ‘every day’ | Goal
Lionel Messi proves he is the best player in the world day after day at Barcelona and “everyone knows” it to be true, says Luis Suarez. Uruguayan striker Suarez last month celebrated the fifth anniversary of his debut for the Camp Nou giants, and since his switch from Liverpool to La Liga he has forged a devastating partnership with Messi.

Messi and Griezmann need more time to build Barca relationship, admits Lenglet | Goal
Antoine Griezmann needs more time to build up a strong relationship with Lionel Messi at Barcelona, according to Clement Lenglet. Griezmann completed a £107 million ($138m) move to Camp Nou from Atletico Madrid in the summer, bringing to an end one of the longest-running transfer sagas of 2019.

Antoine Griezmann’s former advisor pessimistic about his future at Barca | Sport
“There’s surely a cause and effect with his actions and the experience he’s having at Barcelona at this moment. He’s in a new situation, on the wing, and not playing at the top of the team. For that he needs to look for new reference points in his game.”

Luis Suarez admits he’s suffered some difficult moments at Barca | Sport
Trying times: “Football players experience constant pressure, and for that we have to be prepared to perform at our maximum every two, three or four days. When you join Barça you expect to win titles, but there are also difficult moments that help you grow and improve.”

TNT: Luis Suarez could sign for Boca Juniors | Sport
Despite still being an important player for FC Barcelona, Luis Suarez’s age and the arrival of Griezmann, among other factors, wouldn’t make the Uruguayan’s departure that surprising. Suarez himself knows Barca are looking at young forwards in the market as is normal, and he could return to play one day in his country.

Jordi Cruyff: Players are leaving LaLiga Santander because of Spain’s tax laws | Marca
Jordi Cruyff believes that players are leaving Spain because there are more lenient tax laws elsewhere. The Dutchman was speaking about the possibility of Neymar returning to Barcelona and hinted that Spain’s tax laws are a disadvantage at attracting and keeping top players.