Published: Wed, September 19, 2018
Sports | By Juana Wells

Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV in Champions League

Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV in Champions League

Astro has secured the broadcasting rights for the 2018/19 season of the UEFA Champions League in Malaysia. Van Bommel, knowing that some of his players likely will be star struck, also emphasised that his players need to be "professionals" about it and not ask Messi for his shirt at half-time, like others have done in the past.

"It would be a dream come true to come to this great club".

Barca eventually signed Malcom from Bordeaux, ending any potential interest in Lozano for now, but the Champions League draw has brought him to Camp Nou anyway.

Earlier, had reported how Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi reportedly told the club to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

Barcelona's talisman is one of the best free-kick takers in the world, and he's delivered once again with an absolutely stunning strike against PSV.

Lionel Messi scored a sensational hat-trick as Barcelona kickstarted their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win at home to Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday although they had defender Samuel Umtiti sent off in the second half.

'If tomorrow we get a good result I don't care if they fight for Messi's shirt, ' Van Bommel told a news conference. "I know they will ask him for the shirt, but they shouldn't do it at half-time". He has six goals in seven games already, including two in a 7-0 away win at ADO Den Haag at the weekend.

He added that Barca were more than a one-man show.

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