Brazilian's former club demand suspension and fine in contract dispute dating back to his move to Barcelona in 2013.
The former Barcelona and Spain midfielder on his new life in Qatar and a possible future as a coach.
The press have already got Rafa Benitez in their sights, while for Barcelona, the worst may soon be over.
Sid Lowe's Notes from Spain: is Lionel Messi irreplaceable? Barcelona will soon find out.
Sid Lowe looks ahead to the new campaign and wonders whether Barcelona can emulate last season's triumph.
Spanish defender could face tough sanction for outburst.
Bayern coach criticised for decision to stand for election.
Prevented from registering new players, Barcelona have sidestepped the transfer ban by making two signings this summer.
Treble-winning coach earns full marks for debut season.
Barcelona look rejuvenated as a result of the tactical and personnel changes made by coach Luis Enrique. Jonathan Wilson looks at the changes that have transformed the club.