Explained fan of Lionel Messi (35 years old, 13 games and 7 goals in L1 this season), the president of FC Barcelona Joan Laporta regularly has his desire to see the Argentine striker return to Catalonia. But while the new world champion seems close to extending his contract at Paris Saint-Germain, the leader has obviously made up his mind.
« I would love for him to come back to Bara, I would be delighted. But we can’t generate such expectations, conceded the Blaugrana boss to the club’s media. He’s a PSG player, he won the world cup and it made your asses happy because it was a title that was resisting him. He deserves it. But I don’t want to create expectations that are very difficult to achieve at the moment. The levers have been activated to save the club and build a more competitive team. »
« But La Liga has established certain limits. It is possible to carry out an operation, only to improve the finances of the club, not for transfers. (…) We would very much like to repatriate him, but we would have to see, because now it is He’s a PSG player, » Laporta played.