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 Lionel Messi is set to take a wage cut when he signs a new five-year deal at Barcelona. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona are close to announcing that Lionel Messi has signed a contract to 2026 and are in advanced talks over swapping Antoine Griezmann for Atléti(...)

 Florentino Perez: “We’re doing this to save football. We want to save football for the next 20 years at least so we can survive without worries.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

Florentino Perez painted a dramatic, dark portrait of football’s future and presented himself and the other breakaway clubs as its saviour as he attem(...)

 FC Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned from his position on Tuesday, together with the rest of the board. He also announced before leaving that Barcelona has accepted the invitation to join a proposed European Super League. Photograph: EPA

Josep Maria Bartomeu was on his way out when he casually tossed in a match and closed the door behind him. It was barely 30 seconds in a 30-minute val(...)

 Lionel Messi celebrates with his Barcelona teammates after after the Catalans beat CD Leganes on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Spanish football’s international viewing figures have increased by over 48 per cent since the season returned after being halted for three months due(...)

Albacete Balompie’s Carlos Javier Acuna in action in February. Photograph: Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

After an almighty push by all parties concerned, Spain’s La Liga roars back into action next week after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pan(...)

Atletico Madrid  players train on Tuesday at the  club’s  complex in Majadahonda. Photograph: EPA

Spain’s health ministry is weighing up whether to let fans back into stadiums when the La Liga season restarts later in June after a three-month paus(...)

 Newcastle United’s  St James’ Park. The club is subject to a Saudi-Arabia funded takeover bid. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA

The controversial £300m Saudi Arabia-funded takeover of Newcastle United appears to be in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rule(...)

 Real Betis coach Rubi wearing a face mask while observing players from a balcony during a training session at the Luis del Sol training ground in Seville. Photograph:  Fernando Ruso/Real Betis/AFP via Getty Images

Things are getting serious across the pond. And it’s not just in the UK, but in Germany, Spain and even the United States. Those involved in sport and(...)

 Barcelona’s Argentine forward Lionel Messi wearing a face mask and gloves at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper for a restricted training session. Photograph: Getty Images

Spanish football should return with the Seville derby on 12 June. If all goes to plan La Liga will be completed by the end of July, with games played (...)

La Liga’s three scenarios for a return to competition are  in line with Uefa and Europe’s major leagues, with possible restart dates of  of May 28th, June 6th or June 28th. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP via Getty Images

Spain’s footballers will undergo daily coronavirus tests under a protocol for a return to training La Liga hopes to set in motion from the second week(...)

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