PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: The Xavi era kicks-off with a local derby against Espanyol - and every Barcelona fan hoping it will last for several glorious years and not a few disappointing months.
Messi signed a two-year deal with PSG this summer
Xavi thinks Villarreal did not deserve to lose against his team
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday: ENGLAND Liverpool faces a quick turnaround for a Premier League game against Southampton. Jurgen Klopp's team beat Porto 2-0 on Wednesday in
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner's time at his beloved Barcelona came to an end in the summer after financial turmoil meant he could not be offered a new contract.
Camp Nou manager faces tough job when a faster, more robust and physical game can overwhelm technique and possession
FC Barcelona's resources have been stretched to the absolute limit