Sport Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on after the la Liga match between Levante UD and FC Barcelona at Ciutat de Valencia ended 1-1

The top two teams both missed a chance to break clear

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored PSG's first

PSG 2 Barcelona 2 match report: David Beckham holds hopes French side can deny Barca Champions League semi spot

The French side twice came from behind to remain firmly in the tie

Mark Lackenby has been found guilty of killing his daughter in a rage over a football match, and jailed for 10 years

Father jailed for killing daughter in fury at failed football bet

Judge condemns 'nasty outbreak of temper' which killed five-week-old

Barcelona striker David Villa

David Villa providing welcome selection headache for Spain manager Vincente Del Bosque

Barcelona forward is enjoying a resurgence in form

Culture clash: Former mentors and managers say Luis Suarez is amazed by the attention paid to his antics

Luis Suarez: The most likely transfer destinations for the Liverpool striker

Where might the Uruguayan move to if he leaves Liverpool?

FERNANDO TORRES

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres not selected for Spain

The striker scored in the Europa League last night

Xavi in action against AC Milan

Champions League: Xavi completes CV with historic comeback for Barcelona against AC Milan

The Spanish team overturned a 2-0 deficit at the Nou Camp

Messi made up for a disappointing showing at the San Siro by lighting up the Nou Camp
Lionel Messi pictured in the Copa del Rey defeat to Real Madrid

Four straight Fifa Ballon d'Or awards, 47 goals in 37 matches this season, and two bad games - has Lionel Messi lost it?

Barcelona talisman's subdued performances in recent defeats have led to questions

Stan Kroenke watches Arsenal's defeat to Bayern Munich. Arsene Wenger on the touchline

Stan Kroenke to offer Arsene Wenger full support at Arsenal board meeting

Manager has seen position come under question following recent cup defeats

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger speaks to the media ahead of his side's tie against Bayern Munich

Arsene Wenger vents fury at press conference over 'wrong' new contract story designed to 'harm' Arsenal

Report suggested the Arsenal manager was on the verge of signing a new deal

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres and Michu miss out on Spain

Premier League duo not selected by Vicente del Bosque

Monreal in action for Spain

Arsenal only made £10m move for Nacho Monreal due to Kieran Gibbs injury

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger explains last minute transfer

Walcott's strike saved Arsenal's blushes

Arsenal must start strongly says Lukas Podolski

Gunners came from two goals down to draw with Liverpool

Olivier Giroud continued his fine goal scoring form with a headed effort

Arsene Wenger calls on Arsenal fans to believe in current squad

Arsenal fought back from 2-0 down to draw with Liverpool

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal don't need new players, says Arsene Wenger

Fans have been eager to see the Gunners do business during the January transfer window

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