Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Lionel Messi was not included in Barcelona's matchday squad to face Real Betis on Sunday. I'll be switching to teammate Antoine Griezmann as my La Liga fantasy Tier 1 forward and captain.

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7hMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Messi ruled out vs. Betis after injury setback

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Barcelona's game against Real Betis on Sunday after suffering a setback in his return from a calf injury.

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

James Rodriguez and Isco will make their first starts of the season for Real Madrid against Real Valladolid, with Vinicius Junior on the bench and Luka Modric suspended. Gareth Bale retains his place in the lineup.

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12hJonathan Johnson

Neymar can't play until future sorted - Tuchel

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar will not play for the club again until his future has been resolved, coach Thomas Tuchel has said.

Fantasy La Liga - Griezmann the captain for Week 2 (1:10)
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2dMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Sources: Barca consider Neymar-Dembele swap

Barcelona will return with a third offer for Neymar and are weighing up including Ousmane Dembele as a makeweight.

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2dDermot Corrigan and Rodrigo Faez

Sources: Navas wants Real Madrid exit

Keylor Navas has asked to leave Real Madrid before the summer transfer window shuts, sources have told ESPN FC.

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2dAssociated Press

Real Madrid loan 'Japanese Messi' to Mallorca

Real Madrid have loaned Japanese teenager Takefusa Kubo to Spanish league rival Mallorca for the season, the club announced on Thursday.

Are Barcelona too reliant on Messi? (1:30)
Chris Paul's 'unbelievable' moment meeting Barca players (1:45)
Moreno: I've had enough with Ousmane Dembele (1:40)
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4dJulien Laurens

Sources: PSG rebuff Barca €190m Neymar deal

Paris Saint-Germain have rejected a €190 million offer from Barcelona that would see Neymar return to Nou Camp on a loan, sources have told ESPN.

How Dembele's injury will impact Barcelona's attack (1:47)
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5dSam Marsden

Barca injury woes mount as Dembele out 5 weeks

Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for five weeks with a hamstring strain to leave Barcelona short of forwards ahead of Sunday's game.