Clinching league title may not be enough says Leo Messi

Leo Messi has conceded that winning the league title on Saturday may not be enough to save the team’s season and keep Gerardo Martino in a job. Messi was speaking to Europa Press on Tuesday and admitted that it had been a tough season – More on Messi’s interview

Messi silences critics with brace against Sevilla

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino feels that Leo Messi has silenced his critics with his performance against Sevilla on Sunday. Messi was accused just last week of losing his passion for the game by ex Barça assistant coach Angel Cappa. Read the rest of this post here

Transfer news: Bartomeu insists Messi will not be sold, despite PSG rumours

Leo Messi will not be sold according to new Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Despite interest from clubs like big spending Paris Saint Germain, Messi will not be sold and the new president intends to start negotiations with the Argentine over a new improved deal shortly. More on Messi

Messi plays 400th game and lets Tello steal the show

Leo Messi played his 400th game for the Azulgrana’s last night with a great performance that led to Cristian Tello’s hat-trick. Messi was unable to find the net so stood back and helped the young man out with some terrific goal assists to give the Catalans a 1-4 win over Levante in La Copa del Rey. More on Tello’s hat-trick

Barça crushes Getafe with a brace from Messi and Cesc

Barca coach Gerardo Martino remarked that Messi had the look of an assassin before the Getafe match at the Camp Nou He wasn’t far wrong as the little Argentine bagged a brace of goals on his comeback. He came on for Iniesta and within half an hour had two goals to his name. More on Messi’s comeback

Barcelona will move heaven and earth to avoid Messi leaving says Rosell

FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has assured that he “will move heaven and Earth for Messi to stay” at the ‘Azulgrana’ outfit while he remains in charge of the Catalan club. Rosell said that it would be very difficult for Messi to leave the Catalan giants and hinted that negotiation talks are ongoing. he also said that the contract renewal of Andrés Iniesta is close to completion. More on this story

Messi quashes crisis theory against Milan

Leo Messi came up with the perfect answer last night against AC Milan in the Champions League to silence the naysayers by bagging a brace of goals in Barca’s 3-1 victory. Sergio Busquets brought up the rear by netting one just before half time and Pique gave the Italians a consolation goal with an own goal. Read the rest of the report

Barca dilema: one spot for four players

FC Barcelona are facing a real dilema with the new season kicking off for the Catalan giants this evening at the Nou Camp against Levante. The club has four players for one spot up front with top guns Neymar and Messi.

The wingman will be either Alexis, Cesc, Pedro or Tello, and the four are having to go head to head in order to get the coveted spot up front. More on Barca’s dilema