13-Aug-16

Today’s front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo…

Message from the club

“We won’t sign for the sake of signing”

Madrid face the market with the peace of having “a great squad”

Messi says ‘yes’ to La Albiceleste

The Argentine returns to his national team: “I love my country too much”

Summer football

Carranza

Cadiz 1-1 Atletico

Atleti lose on penalties

Nigeria 4-1 Malaga All-Stars

Hoffenheim 1-1 Athletic

Osasuna 1-1 Eibar

Premier League

The Pep-Mou duel begins

The Premier League kicks off with a morbid duel

Mou-Guardiola

Starts again

The English League has spent €978m, triple that of the Spanish League

Zidane backs the rapid renewal of Pepe

His contract is due to end on June 30, 2017, with 34 years [to his name]

Messi returns to play for Argentina

He backs down on his decision: “I love my country too much”

Atletico fail to reach the Carranza final

They missed three penalties in their penalty shootout against Cadiz

They negotiate for Alcacer

MD Exclusive

Barca negotiate with Valencia for signing of their captain, who is set for the position of fourth attacker

The deal would be worth around €30m but is expected to be difficult, even though the player wants to join

Messi

The Barca star announces he will continue with Argentina as Bauza calls him up

Neymar

Barca striker in cotton wool before facing Colombia

Premier League

Today marks the debut of City under Guardiola, who asks for time

Juve-Espanyol

Los Pericos face the Italian champions

Ligue 1, PSG

Emery debuts with victory over Bastia