Barcelona have taken one more step in the signing of Martin Braithwaite. 'Marca' informed that Barca have now told Leganés that they will play the Danish players' 18 million euros release clause. Then. 'Mundo Deportivo' assured that Barca had already paid La Liga the money.
Josip Ilicic, Atalanta's top scorer in Serie A, will be the big attacking threat together with Papu Gomez in the match against Valencia. The Slovenian wants to stand out in the Champions League after practically being given a second life in 2018. That is what he says in an interview with 'Ekipa'.
The Senegalese Kalidou Koulibaly, Napoli's defensive leader, carried out this Wednesday his own gym work during the training session led by the coach Gennario Gattuso. This was six days prior to the first leg of the Champions League last 16 tie with Barcelona.
During a football tennis match in training, Leo Messi surprised everyone with a bicycle kick, the only goal he hasn't scored with Barcelona.
Josep Maria Bartomeu is very clear that he wants to see out his term at Barcelona despite recent events at the club. That said, according to 'AS', he could reconsider his future if there is handkerchief waving against him at the Camp Nou.
FIFA's Arsene Wenger suggested the offside law would benefit from a quick tweak, but IFAB has said any change will be months away.
Enrique Cerezo spoke about the second leg against Liverpool after taking heart from the brilliant win at the Metropolitano against the 'Reds'.
Real Madrid trained on Wednesday without Gareth Bale and Luke Jovic. Both the Welshman and the Serbian were present, but the club sent them home with gastroenteritis so that they didn't infect their teammates.