Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata warned his team-mates Lionel Messi would be unstoppable in their Champions League tie against Barcelona.
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva believes it is harder to defend against Barcelona star Lionel Messi than Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Luis Suarez praised team-mate Philippe Coutinho after the club-record signing made his full debut for Barcelona in their win over Alaves.
Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina could make their Barcelona debuts in the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg with Espanyol on Thursday having been named in the squad for the first time.
Philippe Coutinho has trained with Barcelona for the first time since completing a €160-million move from Liverpool.
Barcelona have confirmed a deal is in place for the big-money signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, the Brazil international set to move for a reported fee of £142million.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism and determination set him apart from Lionel Messi and Neymar, according to Real Madrid great Roberto Carlos.
Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane insists it is too early for him to be compared to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but he is eager to get to that level.
Harry Kane called it an ‘honour’ to rival two of the ‘best players ever’ in Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of his goal-scoring exploits over the last year.
Lionel Messi revelled in Barcelona’s El Clasico victory over La Liga titleholders Real Madrid as he shared his joy on social media.