Today’s main headlines
Lionel Messi will be out for up-to 8 weeks following a tear to his thigh muscle.
Manchester United are back in the title race following their 1-0 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford yesterday.
Martin O’Neill has labelled Paolo di Canio a managerial charlatan following his brief spell at Sunderland.
Nevan Subotic is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Whilst Bastian Schweinstiger will not feature again in 2013 due to an impending ankle operation.