Why Messi is giving Barcelona sleepless nights and other top trending stories in football today

From left: Lionel Messi, Bukayo Saka, and Marcus Rashford.

Why Messi is giving Barcelona sleepless nights and other top trending stories in football today

Fabian Simiyu 09:16 - 01.11.2022

Lionel Messi, Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford are among the top trending stories in football today

A lot is happening in the sports world and the following are the stories making headlines in football today.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is keen on signing for Inter Miami over Barcelona when his contract expires at PSG and it has been reported that he is ignoring calls from Barca.

Paris Saint-Germain's Lionel Messi (R) breaks through during the French League 1 football match between Paris-Saint Germain (PSG) and Troyes at Parc de Prines in Paris on October 29, 2022.

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Barcelona wants to re-sign Messi from PSG as they always feel like he never accomplished his mission while at the club. It is now up to Messi to decide with only a few months remaining before his contract runs out at Barcelona.

Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal could be fielded against Chelsea on November 6, 2022, in the English Premier League contrary to reports that he was to be sidelined for more than two games after picking up an injury on October 30, 2022, against Nottingham Forest in the EPL.

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal on October 30, 2022.

Saka has been a key ingredient at Arsenal this season after stepping up to the occasion severally and rumours of his comeback against Chelsea is good news to the Gunners.

Marcus Rashford

Manchester United are ready to offer Marcus Rashford a long-term contract at the club to fend off suitors as he is considered untouchable at the moment.

Marcus Rashford of Manchester United in action on October 30, 2022.

Rashford is on form at the moment and his header over the weekend on October 30, 2022, was the decider between United and West Ham United at Old Trafford.

More developing football stories

Benjamin Pavard has been reported to be unhappy at Bayern Munich at the moment and it is likely that he will look for a new club on January 2022.

Reece James of England and Chelsea has been sent to Dubai to speed up his recovery as he eyes being called up in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the World Cup.

Dele Alli could be on his way out of Besiktas after being labeled as a flop by Senol Gunes who is the Besiktas manager.

Chelsea are considering a swoop for Wolves right-back Nelson Semedo as Graham Potter searches for competition and cover for Reece James.