Leo Messi won UEFA's Best Player in Europe Award in Monaco on Thursday. / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

 - Pedro: 'Being at Barça was a dream come true.' The striker bids farewell to the Club and the fans in a press conference attended by his family and his former team mates.

- Dani Alves' injury confirmed. Tests show that the Brazilian suffered a groin strain in the first half of the game in San Mamés. Sergio Busquets' ankle injury, however, is nothing serious.

- Messi's goal against Bayern voted best of 2014/15 Champions League. Users of the UEFA official website hand first prize to the Argentinian for his amazing finish in last season's semi-final first leg.

 - Ter Stegen scoops UEFA Save of the Season award. The German keeper's double intervention against Bayern Munich last season voted the best of the 2014/15 Champions League by users of the official UEFA website.

 - Bayer Leverkusen, AS Roma and BATE Borisov are Barça's group stage opponents in 2015/16 UEFA Champions League. FC Barcelona will begin the defence of their title in Group E following the draw on Thursday in Monaco.

 - Leo Messi UEFA Best Player in Europe. The Argentine receives a total of 49 votes, beating Luis Suárez (3) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2) to the award.

Following Lionel Messi at the UEFA Gala by fcbarcelona

 - FC Barcelona top seeded more than any club since 1999. Since the Champions League group stage was extended to 32 teams, the Catalans have been in pot number one sixteen times.

 - Agreement on transfer of Denis Suárez to Villarreal CF. FC Barcelona maintain the same option to buy the player back at the end of the season.

 - VIDEO: 10 years to day since Messi burst on to the scene. The Argentine rose to prominence in the 2005 Joan Gamper Trophy game following a virtuoso performance against Juventus.

 - FC Barcelona v Málaga: Persistence pays off (1-0). Goal from Thomas Vermaelen enough to give Barça victory in their first home league game of the season on a frustrating evening at Camp Nou.

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