Lowe pours cold water on Real Madrid VAR controversies (1:02)
Messi playing as the No. 10 leaves Barcelona 'vulnerable' (1:11)
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9hSam Marsden

No proof of 'Barcagate' smear campaign - audit

An external audit has ruled that Barcelona did not commission a third party company to run smear campaigns in what became known as "Barcagate."

Marcotti: Barcelona need to listen to Messi (1:58)
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1dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Barca chief hints that VAR favours Real Madrid

"There have been many games when VAR has favoured the same [team] -- and many teams have been disadvantaged as a result," said Josep Maria Bartomeu.

VAR 'once again' misused in Real Madrid's win over Bilbao (2:29)
Should Messi's role for Barcelona change for Griezmann? (1:37)
Real Madrid are 'the complete opposite' of Barcelona (1:20)
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3dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Messi, dressing room not a distraction - Setien

Lionel Messi has reportedly cast doubt on his future but Barcelona boss Quique Setien has said that - and the dressing room - is not a distraction.

'Ugly and boring' Atleti will not change under Simeone (1:02)
Griezmann's situation at Barca 'more difficult' than Messi's (1:09)
Lowe: Messi using his 'leverage' for change at Barcelona (1:58)
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4dMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Ex-Barca chief: Messi too smart to be club pawn

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell told ESPN Lionel Messi is "too intelligent" to be used in next summer's elections at the Catalan club.

Is Lionel Messi set to leave Barcelona in 2021? (2:13)
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Report: Upset Messi looking to leave Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract and is ready to leave the club, according to a Cadena Ser report.