Ronald Koeman is the new frontrunner to be Barcelona coach. The club feel he can help calm a fragile situation, while Mauricio Pochettino would “add more petrol to the fire.”
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed that Quique Setien is on his way out of the club. An official announcement is expected on Monday.
Lionel Messi is contemplating his future after Friday’s humiliating defeat to Bayern. The captain is waiting to see how the board responds and is not ruling anything out yet.
Barcelona say Lionel Messi has not informed them he wants to leave now following a report the Argentina international is ready to quit the Camp Nou.
Arsenal have offered to take Philippe Coutinho on loan with an option to buy in 2021. However, Barca either want a straight sale or a loan with a mandatory purchase option.
Eric Abidal suspects he may follow Quique Setien out of the exit door at Barcelona ahead of Monday’s crucial board meeting at the club.
Monchi has once again talked about the possibility of Ivan Rakitic returning to Sevilla and explained how it’s “complicated economically” and unlikely to happen.