In the course of the scenario FC Barcelona and the authorized issues confronted by the previous president of the Barça membership, Josep Bartomeu, the candidates for the presidency of the Catalan membership addressed a heated debate about the way forward for the crew. Amongst many different subjects, Messi starred in one of many “duels.” The area was organized by the Godó Group (Mundo Deportivo, La Vanguardia, RAC1 and 8TV).
The candidates referred to the way forward for the Argentine. Víctor Font, one of many first to intervene, stated that it’s important that the ahead stays within the crew: “He should proceed sure or sure. Three-dimensional Messi. For the sports activities venture, led by Xavi, economically it’s a part of the answer, we’ll give you a life contract ”, commented the additionally businessman.
Laporta directed his intervention to the financial energy and the wishes of Messi: “It could be that we can’t compete on the cash degree, however Messi isn’t ruled by cash. He desires to complete his sports activities profession as excessive as doable. With Messi I’ve a relationship of esteem and respect. I’m positive that if one other candidate wins, he won’t proceed, “he stated. As anticipated, he alluded to his good relationship with the participant.
Lastly, Toni Freixa disagreed a bit together with his rivals: “Now all of us agree that he ought to proceed, however when he despatched the burofax, some stated that he needed to go to the Manchester Metropolis. The sporting concept that we suggest is the one which he likes, he may also proceed with us ”, he clarified. All contemplated the potential for his departure and tried to investigate the scenario from completely different factors of view.
“Messi He was not very glad together with your function as supervisor, “he commented. “Messi will ponder our proposal. There was a second when statements had been leaked that Messi was expendable ”, Laporta responded, phrases that Freixa responded with together with his good relationship with the household:“ It has all the time been wonderful, ”he stated. “If Messi leaves in June, life goes on and we must proceed constructing Barça for the following few years,” one other of Laporta’s sentences.