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FC Barcelona News: 5 May 2021; La Liga to investigate players lunch, Messi set to sign two-year deal

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

Real Madrid v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Messi, 50 goals from free kicks for FC Barcelona - FC Barcelona
In the 67th minutes of Barça’s 3-2 win in Valencia, Leo Messi placed the ball 23 metres away from Jasper Cillessen’s goal. He took a few steps, never moving his gaze away from the Valencia posts. Deep breath, short run-up and the rest is history. Yet another perfect example from the Argentinian of the art of taking free kicks.

Barça to face Atlético Madrid in blaugrana/senyera shirt - FC Barcelona
For the game against Atlético Madrid this coming Saturday 8 May, FC Barcelona will once again be wearing the special edition of the shirt combining the blaugrana colours with the stripes of the Catalan flag.

Goals galore from Griezmann - FC Barcelona
Antoine Griezmann is still red hot. The Frenchman has scored 19 goals in all competitions this season, and together with his 12 assists, that makes for a role in 31 goals in total. Such spectacular stats are only topped by the inimitable Leo Messi

Shades of the 1992 LaLiga title - FC Barcelona
LaLiga is on course for a spectacular finale to the 2020/21 season. With just four games remaining, four teams have the chance to lift the title, with Barça in third place. The situation has echoes of the 1991/92 season, 29 years ago.

La Liga open investigation into Barcelona players' lunch at Messi's house - SPORT
The Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP) has decided to open an investigation into the lunch attended by Barcelona's players at Lionel Messi's house, as they did regarding situations relating to Sevilla and Sporting Gijon in the past.

ESPN Argentina: Leo Messi will sign new two-year deal with Barcelona - SPORT
According to ESPN Argentina, all paths lead to Lionel Messi staying at Barcelona. The Argentine outlet assures that he is close to renewing his deal with Barça until 2023, so for an additional two years.

The €1.5m payment Barcelona will receive from Paris Saint-Germain - Football Espana
Barcelona are set to receive a payment of €1.5m from French champions Paris Saint-Germain in relation to the Rafinha Alcantara transfer from last year.

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