Lionel Messi has been handed a two-match ban after being sent off for the first-ever time in his senior Barcelona career in the Supercopa final.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has said the club are closely monitoring Lionel Messi's transfer movements.
AC Milan and West Ham United have sounded out a move for out-of-favour Barcelona left-back Junior Firpo, sources have told ESPN.
After 753 games of being pushed, punched, kicked and scratched, Lionel Messi finally retaliated on Sunday -- proving that he is human after all.
Lionel Messi could be banned for up to four games after receiving the first red card of his Barca career in the Supercopa defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona squandered a 2-1 lead in injury time and Lionel Messi was sent off, as Barca lost the Supercopa final 3-2 in extra-time to Athletic Club.
Athletic Bilbao shocked Barcelona to win the Spanish Supercopa in extra time in a wild match that saw Lionel Messi sent off for violent conduct.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is hopeful Lionel Messi will be available for Sunday's Spanish Supercopa final against Athletic Bilbao.
The postponement of Barcelona's presidential election has had a knock-on effect on the club's transfer plans, with deals set to be put on hold.
The bracket was set for a Clasico final in the Spanish Super Cup. Riqui Puig ensured Barca made it, but Athletic kept Madrid from joining them.
Barcelona's presidential elections scheduled for Jan. 24 have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Junior Firpo's time at Barca is reportedly over, with Jose Gaya and Alfonso Pedraza lined up as replacements. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Barcelona advanced to Sunday's Supercopa final, edging Real Sociedad in a penalty shootout thanks to some heroics from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.