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Spanish Paper Talk: ‘Lionel Messi Mess’ As New Barcelona Deal Still Far Off

Argentinian’s father reportedly wanted to break off negotiations.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Barcelona and Lionel Messi remain ‘separated by €45m’ in negotiations over a new deal.

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– ‘Messi mess’.

– €45m separate him and Barca. Bartomeu has offered him less money than Rosell.

– The club want to part of his personal marketing rights. Jorge, his father, planned to break negotiations.

– What a night for Betis at the Pizjuan. Leo Baptistao and Salva Sevilla spring a surprise as Los Verdiblancos put a foot in the next round.

– Keylor and Rakitic, priorities for Atletico.

– Interview with Camacho: “Madrid have the best team ever. Ancelotti is doing just great, the last four months have been great”.

– “Madrid is the real favourites for the Clasico and to win La Liga”.

– Arbeloa is not giving up. His injury is more serious than first thought and has put in danger his chances of playing at the World Cup.

 

Image courtesy of AS.com.

– Ancelotti is awarded the Enzo Bearzot award. Ancelotti wins the award for his values.

– “His relationship and paternal approach to his players has allowed him to be close to his players without having to be overly authoritative”.

– Hoeness is going to jail for tax evasion. He has been sentenced to three years and a half for defrauding the tax office up to €28.4m.

– Ultimatum from Chelsea to Courtois. Renew or Abramovich will leave him on the Chelsea bench for two years.

– Betis put on a show. They take the Seville derby thanks to goals from Baptistao and Sevilla.

– Valencia open up to win three-nil.

– Argentina offer Martino the chance to be national team coach after the World Cup.

 

Image courtesy of Mundo Deportivo.

– Cule champions.

– Barca is the King of Europe of this century. Three titles, six semi-finals in a row, 7 years in a row of making it to the quarter finals, 12 times champions of their group.

– Betis put on a show at the Pizjuan. Seville shines green and white after their historic win.

– Happy Alves: He responds to the critics by dancing.

– Lineker: “When I see Messi, I realise how bad I was”.

– Injury to Arbeloa keeps him out for two months.

– Zaragoza: Esnaider sparks the nostalgia.

– Hoeness sentenced to jail for three and a half years.

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