Today’s Papers: Barcelona announce that Lionel Messi has left the club

Friday’s Spanish football headlines from Marca, Diario AS and Diario Sport – in English!

Barcelona let Messi escape
  • They don't accept La Liga's money
  • And so they lose the best player in their history
  • They blame economic and structural obstacles
  • Laporta will explain all today
  • Barcelona and Madrid rail against La Liga's deal
  • They both consider it to be illegal
"He won't continue"
  • Barcelona announce Messi won't continue and blame La Liga
  • They also criticise Tebas' deal with CVC
  • Lucas Vazquez praises Ancelotti
  • Believes Madrid can compete with Bayern and Chelsea
Drama: Messi goes
  • Barcelona drop an almighty bomb
  • Messi can't stay due to economic and structural constraints
  • Reactions to every element of the news inside the paper