Spanish Paper Talk: Camp Nou Make It Clear Lionel Messi Is Their Idol

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Ancelotti calls for calm in Madrid after two losses…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the Barcelona supporters are rewarded with a devastating display from Lionel Messi.


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– ‘Come to Madrid’.

– Crazy about a 16-year-old child! Unusual display from the club to capture the Norwegian. They have treated him like a King. He trained with Cristiano, Zidane showed him Valdebebas, he met Florentino and saw the derby next to Jose Angel Sanchez.

– Carlo: “Everything is under control”. He transmits calm to the club, who indicate that the players are responsible.

– The Camp Nou’s decision: Messi. They chant Leo and are divided about Luis Enrique during a comfortable goal feast in front of just 27,000 spectators.

– Sevilla finish off Caparros.

– Youngsters and more than enough Rojiblancos: Atletico won the derby with six youth team players and an average age of only 25.


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– Mou tempts Messi.

– According to the Daily Star, Chelsea are willing to pay the release clause (€250m) and would offer him a six-year contract.

– Tebas insists on paying tribute this Sunday for him surpassing Zarra.

– “I wouldn’t sign Messi”.

– Casillas spoke on COPE: “If we win the 11th Sergio will lift it”.

– Easy goal feast in the Cup for Barca against Elche.

– Deulofeu and Gameiro lower Caparros’ morale.

– Atletico have not won three consecutive derbies since 1951.

– Messi: Six-year Blues deal.


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– “Messi, Messi”.

– The Camp Nou make it clear that Leo is their idol and the star responds with a devastating display.

– Barca, with a goalscoring trident, seal their passage into the quarter-finals with a ‘five-goal haul’ to counter the crisis.

– Cristiano alarm: the Portuguese picks up a knee problem and shows signs of tiredness.

– This Sunday before the Barca-Atleti match: the LFP will pay tribute to Leo for surpassing Zarra.

– It’s now official: Victor Valdes signs for Manchester United.

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