Barcelona will face their first Clasico against Real Madrid since 2007 without Lionel Messi after the Catalans’ captain sustained a fractured arm against Sevilla.
Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi has sustained a fractured arm and will be unavailable for next weekend’s El Clasico against Real Madrid.
Real Madrid failed to take advantage of Barcelona suffering a shock defeat at Leganes as both clubs lost LaLiga matches on the same day for the first time since January 2015.
Lionel Messi stands alone as the most decorated player in Barcelona history after Sunday’s Supercopa de Espana triumph.
Manchester United were quiet, while Everton and Fulham stole the show on the Premier League’s transfer deadline day, as both clubs welcomed several eye-catching signings.
Arsenal have appointed former Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery as their new manager to succeed Arsene Wenger at the London club.
Arjen Robben and his Bayern Munich teammates were determined not to become this week’s latest Champions League upset story against Sevilla.
Bayern Munich advanced to the semi-finals of the Champions League after playing to a 0-0 draw against Sevilla in the second leg of their quarter-final clash on Wednesday night.
Bayern Munich and Sevilla will battle for a spot in the Champions League semi-finals when they clash in their second-leg encounter on Wednesday evening, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Sevilla have cheekily reminded Liverpool that a 3-0 lead in the Champions League does not always guarantee success, offering Manchester City a glimmer of hope in their quarter-final tie.