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Instead, it’s just another log on the growing dumpster fire that is Barcelona’s season thus far. Having lost “200%-staying” Neymar to PSG — they may have received more than a million Euros for each of those percentage points, but that’s scant consolation — they have now put in two terrible performances against Real Madrid in the two-legged Spanish Super Cup, losing 5-1 on aggregate, and then tried to appease the unrest by spending €40m on Spurs-reject Paulinho as they flounder with other, better transfer pursuits. Lionel “Mes que un player” Messi has yet to sign the contract extension that was announced with much fanfare last month and while the club’s leadership assure that Messi will sign, the fact remains that he hasn’t. Managed to squeeze this in well before the transfer deadline.