Barcelona has reportedly upped its offer for the services of Philippe Coutinho. According to multiple reports, Liverpool has rejected a third Barcelona offer for Coutinho, believed to be worth up to $151.5 million. Coutinho put in a transfer request a week ago but Liverpool has remained firm on its desire to keep Coutinho for this season.
Diego Costa has not been shy in the media as of late when it comes to voicing his displeasure with Chelsea. Over the weekend, he claimed to have been treated “like a criminal,” and, in between criticisms of manager Antonio Conte and airings of past grievances, explicitly stated his desire to leave the club. “I must return to Atlético Madrid.
(CNN)The football world has united in paying tribute to the victims of Thursday's Barcelona attacks which killed 14 people and injured at least 100. Lionel Messi, who plays for Barcelona football club and is one of the world's most revered players, sent his condolences to the families and friends of the victims, saying he totally rejected "any act of violence," while Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and other world stars also offered their sympathy. Barcelona and Real Madrid, Spain's biggest football clubs, both held a minute's silence before training on Friday. The attack on Las Ramblas, a predominantly pedestrian zone in the heart of the Catalan capital, was the worst on Spanish soil since the