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Barcelona crisis continues as board sees dramatic resignations

Sid Lowe dives into Barcelona's reported interest in Neymar in light of players taking wage cuts.
Sid Lowe breaks down La Liga's projected timetable to return to playing matches with May 28 as an early date.

Barcelona's institutional crisis deepened on Thursday as six board members resigned, citing disagreements over how the club is being run by president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

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Among those to step down were two of the club's four vice presidents, Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas. Directors Silvio Elias, Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia and Maria Texidor also handed in their notice.

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Lionel Messi calls Inter Milan rumours, Ronaldinho bail help 'lies'

Gab Marcotti breaks down Lionel Messi's comments towards the Barcelona board following wage cuts for players.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has denied reports linking him with a move to Italian side Inter Milan, branding a story suggesting the contrary a lie.

In a post made on his Instagram account on Thursday, Messi also said that a story suggesting he posted former teammate Ronaldinho's $1.6 million bail this week is made up.

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Barcelona vice president feels betrayed by request to step down

Craig Burley looks back on Barcelona's UCL final win vs. Man United and says he's never seen a better side.
Ale Moreno says Barca's stance on Philippe Coutinho is clear with the 'major loss' they'd take on selling him.
Gab Marcotti breaks down Lionel Messi's comments towards the Barcelona board following wage cuts for players.

Barcelona vice president Emili Rousaud has said he feels betrayed by Josep Maria Bartomeu, who asked him to step down from his position at the club via a telephone call earlier this week.

Sources told ESPN on Wednesday that Bartomeu wants at least four members of his board to resign as huge fractures emerge behind the scenes at Camp Nou.

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The internal sparring started in...

Real Madrid players, coaches, directors agree to pay cut

Sid Lowe responds to comments made by Toni Kroos who said wage cuts are like a "donation in vain."

Real Madrid have announced that their players, coaches and executives have agreed to temporary pay cuts of between 10 and 20 percent due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"The players and coaches of Real Madrid's first team football and basketball squads, led by their captains, together with the principal executives of the club's various departments, have agreed to voluntarily lower their pay for this year between 10 per cent and 20 per cent, based on the circumstances that could affect the end of the...