Lionel Messi scored his 41st career hat-trick during Barcelona's 4-0 win over Manchester City on Wednesday to move one shy of Cristiano Ronaldo's current record number of trebles.
Manchester City are believed to be willing to pay Lionel Messi £750,000 a week if he ever quits Barcelona.
Gerard Pique has been ruled out for three weeks and will miss Barcelona's Champions League return clash at Manchester City.
Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba will miss Barcelona's Champions League game against Manchester City on 1 November through injury.
Manchester City's second choice goalkeeper Willy Caballero admitted he could have got into the same mess as Claudio Bravo in their Champions League thrashing at Barcelona.