The present of Barcelona It places the team in a very different panorama from the elimination of the Champions League in Lisbon in 2020. At that time a scandalous 8-2 against Bayern buried Setién’s team. The drop that overflowed the cup and that caused drastic changes in the team, but above all a Messi who expressed his desire to leave the club. The burofax, the tension over the departure of Suárez and other stars, not to mention the transition with Koeman caused a revolution in the team.
Almost seven months later, Laporta assumed the leadership in a year where Messi he was now free to negotiate his pass and a few months before the final date. Manchester City was in the bid since that letter from the Argentine. However, 2021 put PSG as the great candidate. In the last hours, English and Spanish media say that Guardiola’s team awaits a signal from the forward to fight for him.
«Guardiola is still interested in joining the team for next season, but City will not make any official move until it is known with certainty that Messi wants to leave Barcelona. And at this time, the Argentine has not made this decision. Meanwhile, in Manchester they prepare the offer in case it is necessary to present it, “said Diario Marca in its analysis.
I don’t think I have to explain anything. Messi has already expressed his feelings very well and I have nothing to add. He is a footballer for Barcelona, the club that I love. There is nothing more to talk about, “he said. Pep Guardiola at the beginning of September when Messi’s decision to remain in the team to avoid a legal problem was known. Due to the permanence clause.
Currently, other factors appear in the picture. Messi’s yes can change the course of other forwards -or vice versa- Mbappé, Haaland, Aguero; some of the names that continue to be talked about in the pass market. A tense game of “chess” starring giants of the beautiful game: Real Madrid, Manchester City, PSG and Barcelona, what will happen?