Champions League news

Cesc: Messi to return versus Bayern

April 18, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Cesc Fabregas says Lionel Messi is working well in training and should be ready to start Barcelona's Champions League semi-final first leg at Bayern Munich next Tuesday.

• Season doesn't depend on UCL

Fabregas started in Messi's false nine role in Barca's quarter-final second leg at home to Paris Saint-Germain, and struggled to have an impact on the game. The Argentine entered from the bench in the second half, despite not being 100% fit, and almost immediately helped ...

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