Live Barcelona Blog: Arturo Vidal casts doubt over Blaugrana future

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The Sport360 Team is in place bringing you the latest Barcelona news on Tuesday.

As ever, get in touch with us throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook.

10:32pm – Messi misses Barcelona stability at Argentina, says former boss

Argentina’s World Cup manager Jorge Sampaoli, who was let go after the side’s Round of 16 exit, says the environment at Barcelona is much better than the one in the national team, allowing Messi to thrive.

8:30pm – Maradona repeats plea to Messi

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Argentina legend Diego Maradona has repeated his plea to Lionel Messi to avoid returning to the national team, saying the set-up is full of traitors.

4pm – Vidal’s Barca future appears uncertain

Midfielder has cast doubt over whether he will stay at Camp Nou.

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2pm – Martinez hails Messi

Wizard: Lionel Messi.

Wizard: Lionel Messi.

Belgium boss Messi has revealed he loves watching Messi play.

10:15am – Messi signs tattoo of him on fan’s back

The video below gives you an insight into what it must be like being Lionel Messi!

Pandemonium greeted the mercurial No10 after Barca’s draw against Valencia at the weekend.

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Arturo Vidal 'not happy' at lack of game time at Barcelona

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The Chile midfielder, 31, moved to the Nou Camp from Bayern Munich on a three-year deal this summer and has started twice in six appearances so far.

He has yet to last a full 90 minutes and admits to being “irritated” by the situation.

But Vidal, who is in Miami for Chile’s friendly against Peru on Friday, said he has talked things through with Barca coach Ernesto Valverde.

He told reporters: “I am not happy but if I have a problem with the coach I will say it to his face.

“How am I going to be happy if I don’t play, and me of all people? I am someone that has always fought, that has been in the best teams in the world, that has won everything and who wants to continue winning at Barcelona.

“I am fine physically and happy. In the past few games I have been a little irritated but that’s how it is, we will keep battling, there are a lot of important games ahead and we will see.”

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Lionel Messi is a 'player you can really enjoy' says Belgium boss Roberto Martinez

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Wizard: Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi has been lauded by Belgium manager Roberto Martinez, with the Spaniard hailing the Barcelona icon as one of the best around to watch.

The former Wigan and Everton boss, who guided the Red Devils to the semi-finals at the World Cup in Russia last summer, believes it is hard to do Messi justice with words – but he himself is a big admirer.

“He (Messi) is a player you can really enjoy,” Martinez told Barcelona.com.

“When he is out on the field, and he’s at a level like the one he showed in England, that’s something everyone can appreciate.”

Messi has been in fine form this season, registering 11 goals in as many games.

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