FC Barcelona wants to repatriate Lionel Messi next season. An idea that would not please the whole of the Catalan group.
Lionel Messi can finally land at the table of Diego Maradona and Pelé. The Argentinian won the World Cup. No more questions about the legitimacy of the Pulga in the debate for the best player in history.
Barça, the return of Messi is complicated
In selection, Lionel Messi decided not to hang up his crampons. He now wants to know the joys of wearing the Argentinian jersey with the status of World Champion.
It’s more complicated in terms of his future at the club. At the end of the contract with Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the current sporting exercise, Lionel Messi has still not decided on the follow-up he wishes to give to his career.
The 35-year-old striker has several options. A contract extension within the Ile-de-France club is on the table. A departure towards MLS and Inter Miami too.
Lionel Messi could also return to FC Barcelona. Joan Laporta, the president of the Spanish formation, has never hidden his desire to bring back the Barcelona legend.
» I would love for him to come back to Barça, I would be delighted. But we can’t generate such expectations “, recently entrusted the boss of the Spanish club.
In addition to financial difficulties, the Catalan management will also have to manage internal concerns in the event of the return of Lionel Messi in the summer of 2023.
Indeed, according to information fromEl Nacional, the Argentinian will not be welcomed with open arms by the whole group. Robert Lewandowski, Marc-André Ter Stegen and Ansu Fati would be against a return from the Pulga.