Barcelona have confirmed that they will begin contract talks with Lionel Messi in an effort to keep the player at the Nou Camp for the rest of his career.
Ex-Barca president Alfons Godall has less positive news to consider however; with Jose Mourinho considering legal proceedings after a tweet labeled ‘the special one’ a ‘psychopath’. He is also suing Marca Editor-in-Chief Roberto Paloma.
Liverpool starlet Jonjo Shelvey is hoping to feature against Manchester United at the weekend, after coming off the bench to inspire the Reds’ comeback against Young Boys in the Europa League. Spurs were held to a 0-0 draw against Lazio in the same competition.
Nemanja Vidic admits the pressure will be on Manchester United’s players as much as the fans to show respect at Anfield this weekend in the wake of the Hillsborough report.
Petr Cech believes Brazilian playmaker Oscar can become a Chelsea legend after his Champions League display against Juventus.
Gareth Barry has warned his Manchester City teammate that performances must improve ahead of Arsenal’s visit to the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League.
And finally, Lukas Podolski has revealed he will consider getting an Arsenal tattoo – if his spell at the club goes well.