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Trending: Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar hits out at Barcelona board

Monday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending...

BARCELONA: Neymar has slammed Barcelona's directors, telling reporters the club "deserve much better."

- Barcelona maintain that Lionel Messi will sign his contract extension despite Joan Laporta's suggestion he could leave if president Josep Maria Bartomeu is not removed from his position.

- The Mirror reports that Messi's representatives have met with Manchester City and he is seriously considering an exit. More in Transfer Talk.

Andres Iniesta has warned Barcelona that he could walk away when his contract expires at the end of the season.

- WATCH: Gab Marcotti says Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu is under serious pressure.

- Barcelona began their La Liga campaign with a 2-0 win at home to Real Betis.

Sergi Roberto closed the door on a move away from Camp Nou after scoring the second goal in the win over Betis.

REAL MADRIDZinedine Zidane said he was especially happy as his team had enjoyed themselves in winning Sunday evening's La Liga opener 3-0 at Deportivo La Coruna, with the Real Madrid boss playing down any controversy after captain Sergio Ramos was sent off late on.

- Ramos has said jealousy of his side's success is behind recent refereeing decisions going against them, such as his sending off on Sunday.

- Keylor Navas and Nacho drew praise in Rob Train's player ratings.

PSG: Neymar warned the rest of Ligue 1 he thinks he can improve after his impressive home debut in Paris Saint-Germain's 6-2 victory on Sunday, while Toulouse boss Pascal Dupraz has called the quality of his performances with the Parisian club "mind boggling."

Goncalo Guedes is set to join Valencia on loan from Paris Saint-Germain, according to sources close to both clubs.

MONACO: Paris Saint-Germain target Kylian Mbappe was excluded from Monaco training after an altercation with a teammate last week, L'Equipe has reported. 

MAN UNITEDUnited expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign a new contract to stay at Old Trafford as early as this week, sources have told ESPN FC.

- Ibrahimovic showed he is fighting fit in a video released on social media.

- Jose Mourinho has told Marcus Rashford to embrace becoming a Premier League target.

- While Mourinho is pleased with Manchester United's impressive start to the Premier League season, he wants to see how his side react to going behind.

MAN CITYSamir Nasri has signed for Turkey Super Lig club Antalyaspor.

CHELSEA: Antonio Conte revealed that his Chelsea players had been inspired by the prospect of playing at Wembley after Marcos Alonso struck late to beat Tottenham 2-1 in their first Premier League home match at the national stadium.

- WATCH: Tactical analysis of Chelsea's victory over Spurs.

TOTTENHAM: Spurs must reverse the perception of their Wembley curse after losing their first league game there to Chelsea, Mark Ogden writes.

- WATCH: Steve Nicol says Tottenham outplayed Chelsea.

- Tottenham striker Harry Kane has backed proposals to close the transfer window before the start of the season, saying the fact that it runs until Aug. 31 means some players find it hard to concentrate.

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool under-23s manager Neil Critchley says Steven Gerrard has "thrown himself" into management and that the former club captain taking charge of the U18s shows his lack of "ego."

CRYSTAL PALACE: Frank de Boer says Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is "much too expensive."

ARSENALArsene Wenger has cautioned fans not to expect too much from Alexis Sanchez if the Chile forward returns in time for Arsenal's game at Liverpool this weekend.

- Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall have joined Birmingham on season-long loan deals, the Championship club have confirmed.

MLS: Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in the final seconds of stoppage time to see Seattle Sounders past Minnesota United while New York City FC beat New England Revolution. Full round-up here.

JUVENTUS: Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said he is becoming disillusioned with the direction in which football is going.

AC MILANNikola Kalinic will undergo a medical after AC Milan all but confirmed his signing from Fiorentina on Sunday.

SERIE A: Academy product Patrick Cutrone was the standout performer as AC Milan beat Crotone while Inter saw off Fiorentina. Full round-up here.

GERMANY: Conservative website Breitbart has apologised for mistaking retired Germany international Lukas Podolski for a travelling migrant in a recent story.

BUNDESLIGA: The German Football League (DFL) has called the problems that hit Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology in the Bundesliga on Saturday "unacceptable."

- Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller has been ruled out for seven months after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament while celebrating scoring a goal.

BURNLEY: Burnley have announced the signing of Leeds striker Chris Wood on a four-year contract. 

LEICESTERLeicester have condemned the anti-gay chanting that took place against Brighton after confirming some of the club's supporters were removed from the stadium during Saturday's match.

MACCABI TEL AVIV: Steve McClaren has joined Maccabi Tel Aviv's coaching staff as a consultant, the Israeli Premier League club have confirmed. 

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