Spanish football evening headlines: Barcelona chaos amid multiple club arrests, Ronald Koeman called a “crybaby” as Real Madrid welcome back stars

Spanish football evening headlines for 1 March.

Camp Nou offices raided

The major Barcelona news on Monday saw the arrest of former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu alongside several high-ranking officials as police raided the club’s offices.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu

Read more: ‘Barçagate’: the case that led to the arrest of former Barcelona president Bartomeu

Barcelona have released an official statement in which they highlight how they will cooperate fully with any ongoing investigation whilst also working under the premise of the presumption of innocence for all individuals.

Monchi’s words with Koeman

Sevilla sporting director Monchi called Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman a “crybaby” during the side’s league meeting on Saturday.

Read more: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman called “crybaby” by Sevilla’s Monchi

Monchi, Sevilla

In quotes carried by Marca, Koeman appears to have been questioning officiating decisions preceding an incident that saw the home side’s defender Diego Carlos booked, prior to the exchange taking place.

Madrid welcome back quartet

Recent Real Madrid news has been dominated by the club’s injury crisis but they welcome back four players ahead of their La Liga clash against Real Sociedad on Monday evening.

Real Madrid training

Read more: Real Madrid predicted XI v Real Sociedad: Quartet return to squad

Marcelo, Fede Valverde, Rodrygo Goes and Alvaro Odriozola are all back in the matchday squad, although Diario AS do not believe any of those four players will play from the start on Monday.