The Argentine legend had informed the Spanish club of his intention to leave but was told he would have to cover a €700 million buyout clause.
It comes after the club sacked Quique Setién on Monday.
Barcelona players were greeted with booing as they arrived at their hotel in Lisbon following an 8-2 demolition at the hands of Bayern Munich.
Spanish giants FC Barcelona say they have paid €120 million to secure the signing of French striker Antoine Griezmann.
FC Barcelona first mixed tour was supposed to be a beacon of gender equality, however, it triggered social media uproar after it emerged that only the men flew in business class, while the women were left in economy.
F.C. Barcelona has denied that Eric Abidal was bought a liver by Sandro Rosell in 2012
Its el Clasico time in Spain and though Barcelona have won La Liga and are 11 points ahead of their Madrid rivals, there is plenty at stake.
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has announced he will leave the club at the end of the season. The 33-year -old made the announcement at a news conference on Friday.
Kostas Manolas was mobbed by his teammates after he headed home the all-important third goal in the 82nd minute for Romas; to knock favourites Barcelona out of the Champions League.
Barcelona take a huge step towards reaching the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in three years with a 4-1 win over AS Roma
Since Neymar’s departure for Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona more than doubled Messi’s buyout clause to a whopping 700 million euros.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is prepared to quit international football over Catalan referendum issue.
The top-of-the-table club played behind closed doors amid violence in Barcelona and fears of a pitch invasion.
Secession from Spain would likely have far-reaching consequences for Catalonia and not only in political terms.
Borussia Dortmund have signed Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko on a four year deal from Dynamo Kiev for an undisclosed fee.
Ousmane Dembele becomes the second most expensive player ever after signing with FC Barcelona for an initial 105 million Euros
The 2017-18 Champions League draw for the group stage took place in Monaco on Thursday, offering fans some enticing matchups.
Real win 3-1 after goals from Maro Asensio and Cristiano Ronaldo, who was sent off for diving.