Ronaldo top goal scorer in Europe

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s opening goal for Real Madrid at Celta Vigo on Wednesday night was his 367th in Europe’s top five leagues. Ronaldo took his tally to 368 with a second-half strike to ensure Los Blancos need just a point from their weekend game at Mal …

No Messi at FIFA ceremony

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Barcelona, have confirmed Lionel Messi will not be attending the Best FIFA Awards ceremony in Switzerland on Monday evening, increasing the expectations Cristiano Ronaldo will claim the Men’s Player prize. Argentine playmaker Messi was on a three-man s …

Celtic 0 – 2 Barcelona

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Celtic were knocked out of Europe as a Lionel Messi double gave Barcelona a 2-0 Champions League win at Parkhead. The Argentinian, who scored a hat-trick in the 7-0 home win over the Hoops in the opening Group C fixture, struck from close range in the …

Messi fit

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Lionel Messi looks set to face Celtic on Wednesday after overcoming a sickness bug. Messi missed Barca’s goalless home draw against Malaga on Saturday through illness but was back in training on Monday. Barca fly out on Tuesday for Glasgow ahead of the …

Messi rejects Barca contract

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Lionel Messi’s Barcelona future could be in doubt after reports from Spanish newspaper Marca say he rejected a new deal at his current club. The Argentinian international was offered an extension on his contract, which currently expires in 2018, and sh …

A Messi return for Pep at the Nou camp

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Lionel Messi delivered a hat-trick of pain to Manchester City and cemented the Spanish giants place at the top of group C with an emphatic 4-0 victory. It was a miserable return to the Nou camp for Pep Guardiola and also for former goalkeeper Claudio B …

Conte: Hazard can be as good as Messi and Ronaldo

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Antonio Conte is confident he can transform the likes of Eden Hazard into world-class performers during his time in charge of Chelsea. Hazard was voted the PFA Player of the Year in 2015 for the dazzling displays that helped Chelsea win the Premier Lea …

Messi finally wins La Liga month award

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Lionel Messi, Barcelona

He may have seven La Liga titles, five Ballon d’Ors and four Champions League titles to his name but Lionel Messi’s trophy haul was missing something … until now. The Barcelona star has been awarded the player of the month award in La Liga for the fi …

Neymar, Messi and Suarez rested

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Lionel Messi, Barcelona

Attacking triumvirate Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are among 11 first-team individuals set to be rested for Barcelona’s second leg Copa del Rey semi-final clash against Valencia. The Blaugrana lead 7-0 from the first leg after an irresistible d …

Aguero’s plea: Come to Manchester Messi!

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Lionel Messi, Barcelona

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero admits he’s tried to convince Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi to join him at the Etihad. Messi, who won a record fifth Ballon d’Or in January, has been linked with a move to the English Premier League but …

Transfer gossip: Messi set for Man City

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Messi to Man City, Ronaldo to PSG, Hazard to Real Madrid? Yes, it must be that time of year again when the transfer rumour mill whirls into action and the big names are linked with big moves. Here are the very latest rumours and gossip. LIONEL MESSI Ba …

Messi: I’d have preferred Suarez

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Lionel Messi, Barcelona

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi says he would have preferred to have had Luis Suarez in the final three of the Ballon d’Or but concedes Cristiano Ronaldo deserved his nomination. Messi was speaking at La Liga’s awards night where he was recognised as th …