Paul Pogba 'thought Lionel Messi was very small'Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba reveals that his first impressions of Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi were that the Argentine "seemed very small".
Harry Kewell backs Liverpool star Mohamed Salah to win Ballon d'OrHarry Kewell claims that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah could beat Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the next Ballon d'Or.
Real Madrid, Barcelona 'interested in £200m Mohamed Salah move'Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly ready to battle for the signature of £200m-rated Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah this summer.
Marco Verratti: 'Lionel Messi does not get punished by referees'Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti calls on referees to "be more tolerant" and questions why Lionel Messi so often gets away with similar acts of petulance.
Mar 19, 16:33
Tottenham Hotspur 'could make £175m profit on Harry Kane'Research from CIES Football Observatory indicates that the sale of Harry Kane would make Tottenham Hotspur a £175m profit.
Mar 19, 12:20
Javi Gracia: "Unstoppable" Mohamed Salah just like Lionel MessiJavi Gracia describes Mohamed Salah as an "unstoppable" player in the same mould as Lionel Messi, having watched the Egyptian forward take his Watford side apart.
Mar 19, 11:23
Lucas Vazquez backs Cristiano Ronaldo to catch Lionel Messi in Pichichi raceLucas Vazquez expects Cristiano Ronaldo to push Lionel Messi all the way in the Pichichi race, with the Barcelona man currently three goals better off.
Mar 19, 11:08
Lionel Messi desperate to win World Cup with ArgentinaBarcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi hopes to go one better than four years ago by lifting the World Cup in Russia this summer.
Mar 19, 10:56
Unai Nunez: 'Lionel Messi undoubtedly best player in world'Athletic Bilbao's Unai Nunez insists that Lionel Messi is "undoubtedly the best player in the world", having witnessed the Barcelona forward produce another masterclass.
Mar 18, 20:59
Result: Barcelona cruise past Athletic Bilbao to move 11 points clearBarcelona ease to a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao to move 11 points clear at the top of La Liga with only nine games of their season remaining.
Mar 18, 17:08
Live Commentary: Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao - as it happenedRelive Barcelona's 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao as first-half goals from Paco Alcacer and Lionel Messi send Ernesto Valverde's side 11 points clear at the top.
Mar 18, 14:15
Team News: Paco Alcacer handed rare league start for visit of Athletic BilbaoPaco Alcacer takes over from the suspended Luis Suarez for Barcelona's home league match against Athletic Bilbao.
Mar 18, 14:14
Jurgen Klopp: 'Mohamed Salah on the way to earning Lionel Messi comparisons'Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that Mohamed Salah is "on the way" to being named in the same breath as five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.
Mar 17, 22:08
Roy Hodgson: 'Wilfried Zaha is like Lionel Messi'Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson compares Wilfried Zaha to Lionel Messi and believes that the forward can resurrect his side's battle to avoid relegation.
Mar 16, 13:01
Lionel Messi record vs. Athletic BilbaoAhead of Barcelona's home match against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, Sports Mole looks at Lionel Messi's scoring record in this fixture down the years.
Mar 16, 08:00
Chelsea appeal for information after fans allegedly attacked outside Camp NouChelsea appeal for information after claims that local authorities attacked Blues fans outside Camp Nou before their Champions League loss to Barcelona.
Mar 15, 20:16
Paul Lambert: 'Stoke City cannot rely on Xherdan Shaqiri'Boss Paul Lambert says that Stoke City cannot rely solely on the contribution of Xherdan Shaqiri in their attempts to remain in the Premier League.
Mar 15, 18:50
Cesar Azpilicueta: 'Lionel Messi the difference'Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta says that Barcelona's Lionel Messi "made the difference" over the two legs of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Mar 15, 15:47
Roy Keane: 'Eden Hazard must do more'Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane says that Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard is "way behind" the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Mar 15, 12:42
Alvaro Morata makes 'lewd' genital grabChelsea striker Alvaro Morata sparks ire from Barcelona fans for making a gesture towards them with his penis.
Mar 15, 09:04
Thibaut Courtois: 'I made mistake for first Lionel Messi goal'Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says he "did not expect Lionel Messi to shoot from that angle" for Barcelona's first goal in their Champions League last-16 second leg.
Mar 14, 23:00
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea have no regrets over Barcelona defeat'Antonio Conte insists that he has "no regrets" over Chelsea's Champions League elimination at the hands of Barcelona on Wednesday night.
Mar 14, 22:31
Marcos Alonso: 'Barcelona were the better team against Chelsea'Marcos Alonso acknowledges that Barcelona "were the better team" as they knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage thanks to a 3-0 second-leg win.
Mar 14, 22:14
Result: Lionel Messi dumps Chelsea out of Champions LeagueLionel Messi scores twice - including his 100th Champions League goal - to fire Barcelona into the quarter-finals of the competition at the expense of Chelsea.
Mar 14, 21:37
Live Commentary: Barcelona 3-0 Chelsea (Barcelona win 4-1 on aggregate) - as it happenedRelive Barcelona's 3-0 victory over Chelsea at Camp Nou as Lionel Messi scores twice and creates another to send his side through to the quarter-finals.
Mar 14, 18:45
Team News: Olivier Giroud leads Chelsea line at Camp NouOlivier Giroud will lead the Chelsea line in Wednesday night's Champions League last-16 second leg against Barcelona.
Mar 14, 18:37
Chelsea star Willian: 'We must keep our discipline against Barcelona'Chelsea star Willian says that the team need to keep their "discipline" in order to get past Barcelona and into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mar 14, 12:35
Manchester City chief insists "no chance" of signing Barcelona star Lionel MessiManchester City sporting director Ferran Soriano claims that the club have "no chance" of signing Lionel Messi from Barcelona.
Mar 14, 11:46
How Chelsea could line up against BarcelonaAhead of Chelsea's Champions League trip to Barcelona, Sports Mole looks at how Antonio Conte's side could line up at Camp Nou.
Mar 14, 11:34
Lionel Messi record vs. ChelseaAhead of Barcelona's Champions League last-16 tie against Chelsea, Sports Mole takes a closer look at Lionel Messi's record against the Blues.
Mar 14, 11:15
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. ChelseaSports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from Barcelona and Chelsea ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League tie at Camp Nou.
Mar 14, 10:39
Carles Puyol: 'Eden Hazard not yet on Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo level'Former Barcelona and Spain captain Carles Puyol believes that Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is yet to reach the levels attained by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Mar 13, 22:53
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets: 'Lionel Messi will be extra motivated'Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says that Lionel Messi will be "even more motivated" to score against Chelsea after the birth of his child at the weekend.
Mar 13, 18:09
Preview: Barcelona vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Wednesday's Champions League tie between Barcelona and Chelsea at Camp Nou.
Mar 13, 15:15
Report: Real Madrid to accept Cristiano Ronaldo's contract demandsA report claims that Cristiano Ronaldo will be offered the £35m-a-year wages he is after at Real Madrid as president Florentino Perez has finally bowed to his demands.
Mar 13, 10:41
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas: 'I want to make Lionel Messi uncomfortable'Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says that he wants to make Lionel Messi feel "uncomfortable" when the Blues face Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Mar 12, 18:16
Antoine Griezmann 'searching for properties in Barcelona'Antoine Griezmann is in the process of finding a house in Barcelona ahead of his proposed switch from Atletico Madrid, according to a report.
Mar 12, 15:22
Andres Iniesta 'trains ahead of Chelsea match'Andres Iniesta reportedly completes a training session ahead of Barcelona's Champions League clash with Chelsea on Wednesday night.
Mar 12, 12:58
Result: Barcelona overcome 10-man MalagaBarcelona open up a 11-point lead at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 2-0 win over 10-man Malaga at La Rosaleda.
Mar 10, 21:35
Willian: 'Chelsea can do something special against Barcelona'Chelsea winger Willian backs his side to produce "something special" when they take on Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Mar 10, 21:22
Failed to load data.
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
Failed to load data.
Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel