In what is a devastating setback to Manchester City’s chances of hiring the 33-year-old, in the wake of an official removal application at the end of last month, Barcelona have made a motion in the drawn-out discussions with Messi’s ambassadors.
It Has Been Verified That Lionel Messi Will Stay at Barcelona For The 2020/21 Period ‘Unwillingly’
Lionel Messi is solitary contracted through to the termination of the season, and however, the club has presented a two-year allowance, he remains appropriate to quit and leave the Liga side following summer for free, somewhat he aims to do except the club can verify they are proficient of openly opposing for the Champions League.
The football player ‘Messi’ said, in an interview with Goal, ‘It was a terrible scene when I conveyed my desire to depart to my wife and children. The entire family started crying, my children did not like to leave behind Barcelona, nor did they want to shift schools.
‘Although I gazed beyond afield, and I would like to participate at the highest level, win titles, compete in the Champions League. You can win or lose it because it is very tough, but you have to fight.’
He added, ‘At least compete for it and let us not fall at a distance in Rome, Liverpool, Lisbon. All that preceded me to believe about that choice that I wanted to carry out.’
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu told Messi that he was allowed to quit at the end of the season, even though that was before the COVID-19 epidemic. As a result, when the termination period appeared in the section on 10 June, Barcelona was still in the midpoint of the season.
The football player added, ‘I felt and stayed convinced that I was open to depart.’
‘But now they stick to the point that I did not say it before 10 June, when it turns out that on 10 June, we were playing for La Liga in the midpoint of this terrible COVID-19 virus.
Messi Intended to Fight the Contract Legally
Tussle the agreement clause lawfully was the only way Messi saw himself being capable to leave the club this summer for free, which demonstrated the crucial element in verifying his stay at the club.
Messi stated, ‘There was an alternative way and it was to go to a court case. But I would never go to law court alongside Barca because it is the club that I love, which provided me everything since I appeared. It is the club of my life; I have made my life here.’
Nevertheless, it implies that new head coach Ronald Koeman will have to discover a way of reintegrating an upset player into the team ahead of time of the new season, while there is also the strange statistic that Barcelona will have to pay €70m to Messi this season in a trustworthiness bonus.
Developing one of the greatest performers in the record of the game as he asserted the Ballon d’Or award a record six times, he landed at Barcelona in 2001 at the age of 14 from boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys, along with aiding the club to 10 La Liga title and four Champions League wins.