Neymar has reportedly put talks over a new Paris Saint-Germain contract on hold as he is growing increasingly confident that close friend Lionel Messi will remain at Barcelona.
Los Blancos claim the top spot in the La Liga table as they wait for Atletico's result.
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The records have kept tumbling for Messi at Barcelona in recent years, with his 663 goals seeing him pass Pele's tally for a single club, bagging 48 hat tricks in that time while winning 33 major honours.
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Lionel Messi's contract expires this summer and his future is up in the air having been linked with a move away ever since his attempts to leave the club last year were unsuccessful.
Messi's future still remains in doubt, although observers say there is possibly cause for optimism among Barca fans as Manchester City's interest in Messi has cooled.
Barcelona's talisman looked set to leave the club when his current deal runs out in the summer, but is now reportedly willing to consider signing a new contract at the Nou Camp.
McTominay was typically combative at Old Trafford and asked for Messi's shirt, which he planned to display with pride. The Barcelona talisman was angry after being struck in the face, however.
Dest joins up with the USMNT on a high after scoring his first goals for Barcelona in a 6-1 win over Real Sociedad
The Brazilian has been in France since he left Barcelona in 2017 in a £198m move, but has been unable to lead the Parisians to a Champions League title in his time at the club.
Lionel Messi stunned Barcelona last summer when he tried to push for an exit after becoming disillusioned with proceedings both on and off the pitch, but the Spaniards held firm.