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Those who had been visualising Lionel Messi in the Sky Blues’ shirts will have to come out of their dreams as there have been signs dropped by the family of the Argentina international that he is likely to go ahead with his Barca career only.


It is understood that Messi’s dad has conveyed to some of his acquaintances in the Spanish media that he has been in touch with the chairman of Barca himself and has already had discussions with him over the various aspects of the new contract.

But, the thing is that he is presently out of the country and there are only so many points that can be discussed through a telephone call. So, it’s just a matter of him arriving back home and having a face to face conversation with the chairman before there is an official announcement of the extension.

Barcelona has nobody, but, its own officials to blame for fuelling different kinds of rumours about Messi because it’s only them who, through their statements, had been hinting that the club couldn’t just give the striker whatever he was going to demand.

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Barcelona defender Carlos Puyol is unlikely to be included in the squad for the World Cup 2014 in a move that could end the international career of the 34-year-old. This was confirmed by Spain’s assistant coach Toni Grande.

Puyol is regarded as one of the greatest players for the Spanish national team in the last few decades. He has been an inspirational part of the team during the success they have had since 2008. World Cup 2014 was largely seen as the final tournament for the defender, but it seems that he has seen the last of a major tournament.

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Pep Guardiola has leapt to the defence of Barca’s right back, Dani Alves after the Brazilian was sent off if Guardiola’s final league match as Barca boss. Alves was sent…

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