PSV Eindhoven, led by Mexico breakout star Hirving Lozano, beat Den Haag 7-0 on Saturday. The curling, left-footed strike came in the 31st minute at the Camp Nou, after Barca's Ousmane Dembele was hacked down by PSV defender Nick Viergever.
To add more weight to the rumours, the Manchester United target has also added that Barcelona were keen on signing him this past summer, and were in talks with his agent.
Browns cut Zane Gonzalez and sign new kicker
During the preseason, he connected on all three field goal attempts and both extra point tries. Gonzalez missed one extra point last season as a rookie in Cleveland.
Here's to lots more Messi magic in the Champions League this season. I had a number of posters on my bedroom wall growing up, one of them was a Barcelona poster. He has six goals in seven games already, including two in a 7-0 away win at ADO Den Haag at the weekend.
PSV Eindhoven travels to Spain on Tuesday to face Barcelona at Camp Nou as they open play in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Dutch champions PSV will start the game as underdogs against a Barca side now being captained by Lionel Messi.
Captain Marvel trailer has nods to the comic books
Listen to Newsbeat live at 12:45 and 17:45 every weekday on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra - if you miss us you can listen back here. But the trailer ends on Carol, generating massive amounts of energy and warning, "I'm not what you think I am".
Van Bommel, who was No.2 to Bert van Marwijk with Australia at the World Cup in Russian Federation, wants his Dutch league leaders to stay professional as they begin the Champions League campaign facing the player he called the best in the world.
"If tomorrow we get a good result, I don't care if they fight for Messi's shirt", Van Bommel told a news conference on Monday.
Have you ever watched Lionel Messi line up to take a free kick, and not think that he's definitely going to score?
Trump poised to make major China trade announcement
Trump didn't otherwise elaborate on the announcement, which he described after complaining about the US trade deficit with China. Prospects for the new tariffs have weighed on global stocks , with all three major us stock market indexes lower Monday.