Comment and Analysis
The Argentine has broken two of the game's greatest marks in less than a week and showed the Catalans that they must build their future around him.
Real Madrid have pulled out of the race to sign Marco Reus. The Borussia Dortmund forward is currently sidelined through injury but is still wanted by Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea.
The Derry City midfielder recently signed a two-year contract extension but could be on his way to Celtic Park should he convince officials in Glasgow.
Roma have opened talks with Tottenham over a move for defender Vlad Chiriches. Spurs are willing to let him leave on a loan move in January, with a view to a permanent deal.