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

Barca president Sandro Rosell resigns

FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has resigned we can confirm. News this morning suggested that Rosell would resign today and we have news in from Spain that this has been the case. A special board meeting has been called for later on today. Josep Maria Bartomeu will now take over Rosell’s role as president. Sandro Rosell resigns

Bartomeu: “Cesc will only go if he wants to”

Speaking at a meeting on Sunday of the XXI Meeting of the Penyes of Maresme, Barca’s sports vice president Josep Maria Bartomeu assured friends and family of Cesc Fabregás that he will only leave the club if he wants to. The sports director said that the club has no intention of putting Fabregas on the market either. Read more about Bartomeu’s comments on Cesc Fabregás