Messi’s new deal
08.30: Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu claims the one factor lacking from Lionel Messi’s contract extension is an reliable photograph.
“The contract is audited and incorporated within the accounts of the former 12 months,” Bartomeu stated.
“He has the signature of his father, via powers, and likewise of the director of his Foundation.
“Only pictures is missing, which will probably be completed when conceivable. Let’s be quiet.”
Seri blanks Barca
07.00: Jean Michael Seri has claimed he’ll now not go away Nice in January, irrespective of Barcelona’s renewed passion.
“I may not go away Nice sooner than June irrespective of any membership requesting me this wintry weather,” he stated.
”It will take greater than that to switch my thoughts.
“A most sensible footballer cannot have enough money to proceed fascinated by that type of factor.
“It is now over and you want to seem to the longer term and to creating historical past with this membership.”
Barca to pocket £9m
06.00: Barcelona are set to save lots of virtually £9m this season from Ousmane Dembele’s damage, in line with stories.
German newspaper Bild declare the lay-off approach he’ll now not meet his 50-game appearance-related clause, saving the membership €10m (£eight.8m).
Dembele’s complete switch price, together with add-ons, is assumed to stretch to round £138m.
One of the extra clauses is some other £eight.8m fee if Dembele wins the Champions League with Barca within the subsequent 5 years.
Dembele damage blow
05.00:Barcelona be expecting to be with out new signing Ousmane Dembele for round 4 months after he suffered a thigh damage within the 2-1 win over Getafe on Saturday.
“Unfortunately, Dembele is injured at the moment however will go back,” membership president Josep Bartomeu stated.
“Tomorrow he’ll be in Finland to peer a consultant for this kind of damage and when he comes again he’ll give a contribution.
“The physician’s forecast estimates 4 months (out).”