Barcelona forward Neymar has said he would be delighted if midfielders Lucas Lima and Marco Verratti joined him at the Camp Nou.
Santos star Lima told ESPN Brasil this week that he would move to Barca on a five-year deal in January when his contract with the Brazilian side expires.
However, there has not yet been confirmation from either club and a pre-contract agreement cannot be signed until July 1.
Neymar was unable to confirm the transfer -- despite Lima being represented by N&N Consultancy,...
Manchester United are making progress in their pursuit of Alvaro Morata but have yet to agree a fee with Real Madrid, sources have told ESPN FC.
Manager Jose Mourinho has identified Morata as the striker he wants to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
There is still hope a deal could be secured before United head to the United States for their preseason tour on July 9.
Sources have told ESPN FC that agreeing personal terms should be straightforward because of Morata's willingness to move to Old Trafford.
Prosecutors in Spain say they are happy for Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud to be replaced with a fine, a spokeswoman confirmed on Friday.
They said they are not opposed to the Barcelona star being fined €400 per day -- a total fine of around €255,500 -- for the duration of the sentence, an option also put forward by the player's defence team.
Messi's father, whose sentence was reduced to 15 months upon appeal, could also see the original punishment exchanged for...