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(...)

Benfica have announced Ruben Dias will depart for Manchester City. Photograph: EPA

Benfica have announced that they have agreed a deal to sell the centre-back Ruben Dias to Manchester City for €68m plus a potential €3.6m in add-ons. (...)

Jean-Clair Todibo: ‘I am asymptomatic and I feel fine.’ Photograph: Getty

French defender Jean-Clair Todibo has confirmed himself as the Barcelona player to have tested positive for coronavirus. The 20-year-old returned a p(...)

Lionel Messi and  team-mate Samuel Umtiti during Barcelona’s training session at Sant Joan d’Espi sports city near Barcelona on Wednesday. Photograph: Enric Fontcuberta/EPA

Quique Setién scoffed and then started laughing. “No way,” he said. He had been talking for 12 minutes and he was only halfway through, still trying t(...)