Lionel Messi has been largely silent about his future since he confirmed he wanted to leave FC Barcelona last summer. He is thought to have changed his mind, but the club’s announcement on Thursday proved he will not be able to stay. The player will be able to answer some questions about self-cleaning and his departure by saying goodbye to fans during a press conference on Sunday at 12:00 CEST.
FC Barcelona website Confirmed that his former captain will face members of the media in just a few hours. It will be a rare opportunity for fans to hear the details of what happened directly from the horse’s mouth so they could talk.
It was previously thought that Messi had already agreed to an extension, but the club was unable to balance its books in time to register a new deal. The club had asked La Liga Santander to reconsider, but the league was not interested in changing the rules of the Catalan giants at the expense of other clubs.
Those who are watching the market can clearly see that Barcelona’s desire to reduce its low-income transfer fees means that it has not been able to reduce its wage bill to accommodate Messi. Happened
Another interesting claim is that the club asked Messi to accept a 70% pay cut, which is much higher than the previous 50% contract.
Fans are hoping that the six-time Ballon d’Or winner will clarify the issues surrounding his departure, especially now that many members of the club are facing hostility towards club president Juan Laporta. Even Antonio Griezmann, who failed to move back to Atletico Madrid, is on the verge of abusing fans who see him as one of the reasons why Messi has not rejoined the club.
Emotions will certainly rise, and after 21 years as a Barcelona player, it will be interesting to see what Messi says. He was reportedly anxious to stay, but circumstances have given rise to the current situation.
Macy’s wife and children also wanted to live in Barcelona, where they have already made their living. Now, all of them have to be uprooted to move the player to the next level.
It will be impossible for Messi to reveal his plans during the press conference, but most are expecting the French giants to sign for Paris Saint-Germain.
There will be a serious mood in the Young Gamer Trophy which will be played against Juventus after Sunday.