Lionel Messi leaves Elche goalkeeper Edgar Badia shell-shocked after requesting his shirt

Lionel Messi leaves Edgar Badia shell-shocked after Elche keeper asked for his shirt after Barcelona’s 3-0 win… only for the superstar to demand his jersey in return By Luke Augustus for MailOnline Published: 10:37 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 10:54 GMT, 25 February 2021 Most goalkeepers are left stunned by Lionel Messi during a … Read more

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman insists Lionel Messi is making the difference and others must step up

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman hails ‘difference-maker’ Lionel Messi after his brace inspired Elche victory and warns underperforming senior stars that others NEED to start stepping up to help him Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona defeated Elche 3-0 on Wednesday night Ronald Koeman warned his experienced stars this week they need to step up   The … Read more

Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Messi scores brace before Alba seals comfortable win

Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Lionel Messi takes his league tally to 18 goals with second-half brace before Jordi Alba seals win as hosts keep up the pressure on LaLiga leaders Atletico By Reuters Published: 20:49 GMT, 24 February 2021 | Updated: 20:49 GMT, 24 February 2021 Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona overcame an uninspiring first half to beat … Read more

Lucas Digne insists Everton is the ‘BEST place’ to chase European dreams as he extends Toffees deal

Lucas Digne seals new Everton deal extending Toffees stay to 2025… as the Frenchmen insists Goodison is ‘the BEST place’ to chase European dreams Carlo Ancelotti has secured the future of one of his key players at Everton  Lucas Digne has penned a new deal at the club, extending his stay to 2025 The left-back … Read more

Everton keeping tabs on Norwich City starlet Max Aarons

Everton keeping tabs on Norwich City starlet Max Aarons but are still likely to face interest for the £30m rated right-back from Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Barcelona in the summer Max Aarons is under contract at Norwich City until the summer of 2024 The Canaries value the 21-year-old at £30m but are prepared to … Read more

Liverpool nominated for Team of the Year again at 22nd annual Laureus World Sports Awards

Liverpool nominated for Team of the Year again at Laureus World Sports Awards following Premier League triumph as Lewis Hamilton battles it out with Robert Lewandowski and LeBron James for Sportsman gong ahead of virtual ceremony in May Liverpool are nominated for Laureus’ best team award for a second year in a row It comes … Read more

Thomas Tuchel lauds Kylian Mbappe’s ‘shark’ mentality

Thomas Tuchel lauds Kylian Mbappe’s ‘shark’ mentality as he insists the Paris Saint-Germain striker has the potential to be considered the world’s best… but warns his former forward that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo won’t step aside so easily  Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has had his say on Kylian Mbappe’s incredible form The PSG forward … Read more

Sergio Canos reveals Luis Suarez would REFUSE to sit out Liverpool training through injury 

‘This guy loves football!’: Sergio Canos reveals Luis Suarez would REFUSE to sit out Liverpool training through injury as former Anfield starlet praises striker for setting the tone he has tried to follow through his own career Sergi Canos came through the Liverpool academy and trained with the first team He has spoken about playing … Read more

Barcelona: Luis Suarez angry at being told he was too ‘old’ to play on as he wanted ‘more respect’

Luis Suarez reveals anger at Barcelona’s reasoning for forcing him out because he was ‘TOO OLD and could no longer play at a high level’… despite 34-year-old firing himself to top of LaLiga’s scoring charts with Atletico Madrid Luis Suarez has opened up on what he was told by Barcelona before being sold The Uruguayan … Read more

Paris Saint-Germain ‘set to renew interest in Hector Bellerin’ after Arsenal rejected bid

Paris Saint-Germain ‘set to renew interest in Arsenal right back Hector Bellerin having had a bid rejected for the Spaniard last summer’… with the 25-year-old also linked with two Serie A teams and a return to boyhood club Barcelona Paris Saint-Germain saw a €35million bid for Hector Bellerin rejected by Arsenal However, they are set to … Read more

Paris Saint-Germain 0-2 Monaco: Hosts slump to their third home league defeat of the season

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN (4-3-3): Navas; Florenzi, Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Kurzawa; Herrera (Verratti 55), Paredes (Pereira 73), Gueye (Rafinha 55); Kean, Icardi (Draxler 73), Mbappe.  Subs not used: Bakker, Rico, Simons, Kehrer, Diallo.  Goals: None Yellow: Kimpembe, Paredes, Gueye, Mbappe Red: None Manager: Mauricio Pochettino MONACO (3-4-2-1): Lecomte; Disasi, Maripan, Badiashile; Aguilar (Sidibe 80), Tchouameni, Fofana, Henrique; Diop … Read more

Ronald Koeman insists Spanish football is NOT in decline after Barcelona and Sevilla lose in Europe

Ronald Koeman insists Spanish football is NOT in decline after defeats for Barcelona and Sevilla in the Champions League this week – and Nou Camp manager backs his side to bounce back against Cadiz in LaLiga Barcelona and Sevilla were beaten by PSG and Borussia Dortmund this week Real Sociedad were also thrashed 4-0 by … Read more

Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane ‘has reached breaking point with medical team’ after FORTY ONE injuries

Zinedine Zidane ‘has reached breaking point with Real Madrid’s medical team’ after FORTY ONE injuries to 20 players this season as Karim Benzema becomes the latest to be sidelined Injured Karim Benzema became the latest player to be ruled out for Real Madrid  The French striker’s injury was 41st of Madrid’s season, with 20 players … Read more