Spanish football evening headlines for 26 January.
Barca confirm election date
Tonight’s Barcelona news is dominated by the club’s confirmation of a new date for their presidential elections.
The original date of 24 January was postponed due to the rate of infection of the Covid-19 pandemic but the elections have now been rescheduled for 7 March, with postal voting to be used.
Messi learning French
Canal+ France journalist Geoffroy Garétier is quoted as telling the network, in quotes carried by El Mundo Deportivo, that the 33-year-old is learning the language alongside his wife and children.
Emery buys historic club
Read more: Unai Emery set to buy historic Spanish club
Emery’s father Juan and grandfather Antonio were both goalkeepers at the club and a takeover bid is expected to be completed next week, say Diario AS.