Ernesto Valverde insists he will not rush Lionel Messi back before he is ready as Barcelona face up to the prospect of being without their talisman for another week.
The La Liga champions were unsuccessful in their efforts to re-sign the Brazilian this summer, two years after his world record €222 million move to PSG.
The Champions League group stage returns for 2019/20 next week, as approximately 300* of the 32 teams involved go in with realistic ambitions of lifting the trophy.
Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid (2018/19)Barrenetxea became LaLiga's first 21st-century-born player in 2018/19. He also scored his first goal for hometown club Real Sociedad – against Real Madrid. In a 3-1 win. Talk about setting yourself up for a fall.
Neymar's prospective exit from Paris Saint-Germain became a saga, after the Brazilian expressed his desire to return to Barcelona – the club he left for Paris in a world-record deal two years ago.
David Beckham has contacted Lionel Messi over a huge switch to Inter Miami, according to Catalan radio reports.