Barcelona: This is the day that Barcelona fans feared. F.C. Lionel Messi is set to sever ties with Barcelona that have lasted more than two decades. If the rumors are true, the Argentine superstar has applied for a transfer to Barcelona.
Messi has been offered a transfer following the terms of his contract to leave the club after this August. Barcelona club directors have called an emergency meeting following Messi’s request.
Thirty – three – year – old Messi, who has never played for another club at the senior level, was widely expected to end his career at Barcelona. Messi himself has repeated this many times. However, Messi’s humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals is thought to have changed his mind. Exactly eleven days after Messi’s eight-goal defeat to Bayern Munich, Messi announced his intention to leave the club. It was the most embarrassing defeat in the history of Messi and Barcelona. Barcelona have not won a single trophy this year. Following the defeat, Barcelona replaced Ronald Coemane as coach. Messi will leave the club within a week of taking charge of the former Barcelona star. Common wanted to keep Messi at Barcelona.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving Barcelona. However, rumors are rife that Messi will move to City, where former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is training.
However, there are reports that it is doubtful whether Barcelona will consider Messi’s demand. Some have suggested that Messi’s contract, which stipulates that he will leave the club this season, expired last June. Even so, owning one is still beyond the reach of the average person.
Messi’s problems at Barcelona this season were not just heavy defeats and defeats. Messi was not on good terms with former Sporting director Eric Abidal. Messi did not have a good relationship with Antonio Griezmann, the Frenchman who came to Barcelona from Atletico for the match. It is widely alleged that this is a reflection of Barcelona’s poor performance.
Messi started playing for Barcelona’s youth club in 2001. He played for Team C in 2003 and Team B from 2004 to 2005. He made his team debut in 2004. There was no looking back. 444 goals from 485 games. Meanwhile, six balloons and six European golden shoes. Barcelona have won thirty-three titles, including ten La Liga, four Champions League and six Copa del Rey.