Barcelona believe they have lost ground to Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich in the race to sign Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, sources have told ESPN FC.
Sources close to the negotiations said that the "optimism" which Barca maintained a few weeks ago has decreased due to the renewed interest of some of Europe's biggest clubs and the excessive demands from De Ligt and his agent, Mino Raiola.
Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg struck a first-half hat trick as Lyon thumped Barcelona 4-1 to win the Women's Champions League for the fourth successive season.
Hegerberg's treble came in just 16 minutes after Dzsenifer Marozsan had opened the scoring, as the French champions won the competition for the sixth time in their history. Asisat Oshoala scored a late consolation for Barca.
Champions League success brings up the treble for Lyon, who had already sealed a domestic double heading into Saturday's...