Ernesto Valverde insists he will not rush Lionel Messi back before he is ready as Barcelona face up to the prospect of being without their talisman for another week.
What the papers say Tottenham could swap Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen for Juventus’s Argentina forward Paulo Dybala during the January transfer window, according to the Daily Express.
What the papers say David Beckham has contacted Lionel Messi over a huge money switch to Inter Miami, reports The Sun.
Chile drew 0-0 with an Argentina side missing Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero in a fractious friendly at the Los Angeles Coliseum which produced 10 yellow cards.
What the papers say Social media activity may give some insight into the thoughts of wantaway Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Metro reports. The France international missed out on a transfer to Real Madrid before the European window closed, but liked a Bernabeu fan’s comment on one of his Instagram posts in which the fan said “Please come to Madrid”. The World Cup winner has appeared in all four of the Red Devils’ matches this season but his social media activity late on Monday drew criticism from United fans.
Premier League stars and England Women dominate the shortlists for The Best FIFA Football Awards.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk will renew his rivalry with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after being shortlisted alongside the two greats in The Best FIFA Football Awards.
Lionel Messi is still not fit to return for Barcelona when they travel to newly-promoted Osasuna on Saturday.
A “passion” for preventing goals, great coaching and Liverpool’s “world-class forwards” are what Virgil Van Dijk believes helped him become the first defender to win UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year award on Thursday.
Barcelona will again be without Lionel Messi as they attempt to get their LaLiga title defence up and running against Real Betis on Sunday.
Lionel Messi could return to action for LaLiga champions Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday after recovering from a leg injury.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has called on Antoine Griezmann to be more involved in games after the Catalan giants were beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao in their LaLiga opener.
Barcelona will be without talisman Lionel Messi for their opening LaLiga match against Athletico Bilbao on Friday.
Lionel Messi has been suspended from playing international football for three months following a rant against officiating at the Copa America.
A mother has said she was “humbled” after her 11-year-old son played football with football superstar Lionel Messi while on holiday in Antigua.
New signing Antoine Griezmann is looking forward to being an important player for Barcelona and is relishing the chance to play alongside Lionel Messi.
The United States won the Women’s World Cup for a fourth time, Johanna Konta reached the last 16 at Wimbledon and Andy Murray and Serena Williams got their eagerly-awaited mixed-doubles pairing off to a flying start. Here, PA takes a look at the pick of the action in pictures.
The South American football confederation said questioning the integrity of the Copa America is “unacceptable” after Lionel Messi alleged Argentina were victims of “corruption” in their 2-1 win over Chile.
Lionel Messi claimed Argentina were treated unfairly at the Copa America and did not collect his bronze medal after being controversially sent off in the 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile.
Lionel Messi was controversially sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win the Copa America third-place play-off in Sao Paulo.
Midfielder Andre Gomes admits moving to Everton freed him from the pressure of playing for Barcelona and he hopes he can now flourish having signed a permanent deal.
Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa America with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazil.
Thiago Silva insists Brazil must forget about their World Cup humiliation ahead of their return to Mineirao.
While I’m not one of life’s great worriers, Leo Messi troubles me.
As if the drama on the pitch wasn’t sufficient, the images around the edge were searing.
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Lionel Messi might have proven himself as one of the best human footballers on the planet, but just how dominant would he be in other animal kingdoms?
France star Kylian Mbappe’s goal in the World Cup final against Croatia was the most tweeted moment of the tournament, according to stats released by Twitter.
Since I moved to Spain I’ve been witness to some properly remarkable events while covering the greatest football the world’s ever seen.
Aberdeen youngster Joe had the trip of a lifetime and found out how to put the shackles on mighty Messi
How do you prepare to defend against the best player in the world? Well one Aberdeen youngster has been finding out.