Comparing Messi’s record under every Barca manager post-Pep

As Quique Setien replaces Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona manager, it’s time for one of the usual big questions – what might this mean for Lionel Messi?

Barca have been as reliant as ever on their star man this season, with big-money summer signing Antoine Griezmann still some way off the form he was showing at his Atletico Madrid peak, but Messi has continued to deliver. Read more

Ranking every Brit to play in Italy since 2000 from worst to best

It’s not too often you see British players leave the Isles to ply their trade abroad, but when they do, Italy is one of the more popular destinations.

Thirteen players have made such a move since the turn of the century, with some proving there’s life outside Great Britain for its players and others enduring such a torrid time it probably made them Brexiteers. Read more

Where are they now? Arsenal’s last 20 January signings

Arsenal fans are intrigued to see how Mikel Arteta strengthens his squad this month – but the Gunners have a mixed record when it comes to signing players in the January transfer window.

Arteta is still getting to grips with the north Londoners’ squad after replacing Unai Emery as manager and has the opportunity to bring in new recruits for the second part of the season. Read more