Barcelona and Juventus are closing in on a deal for Miralem Pjanic and Arthur. The Brazilian is trying to get Juve to up their offer but could give a yes in the next 48 hours.
Ansu Fati’s father, Bori Fati, says his son is very happy at Barcelona and is willing to be patient. He’s also said he does not know anything about an offer from Man Utd.
Josep Minguella has revealed how much Lionel Messi looked up to Juan Roman Riquelme. He said: “Sometimes Leo would come around for a barbecue and I remember one time when Riquelme, Rochemback, Motta and some other players came, and I can still see Messi sitting at the bottom of the table looking at Riquelme as if he were Jesus Christ.”
Sergio Ramos has told Barcelona and Gerard Pique to stop going on about VAR after yet another decision went Los Blancos’ way in their win over Real Mallorca.
Former Barcelona centre-back Jeremy Mathieu is set to hang up his boots at the age of 36 after suffering a serious knee injury in training with Sporting Lisbon.
Antoine Griezmann is on his worst run of form for six years. He has failed to score or assist in his last seven Barcelona games.