Your Spanish football morning headlines for Tuesday 29 December.
Messi returns to Barcelona
The Argentine superstar is flying back to the Catalan capital on Tuesday, where he will land in the afternoon, in order to get back into training with his teammates.
The attacking star will not participate in tonight’s clash against Eibar and will return to action in 2021.
Solari set for America
Solari – who has been out of permanent employment since being replaced by Zinedine Zidane in March 2019 – is said to be in line to replace Miguel Herrera at the club.
Solari played for Mexican club Atlante between 2009 and 2010.
Isco chooses his next destination
Diario AS say he is keen to be reunited with Julen Lopetegui – who coached him for both Spain and Madrid – at Sevilla.
With first-team appearances in the Spanish capital few and far between, an exit looks increasingly likely.