Barcelona’s presidential candidate Joan Laporta is determined to bring joy to Lionel Messi again. According to Laporta, Messi has been ripped off so far.
The Argentine football superstar is a hot topic of debate ahead of Barcelona’s new presidential election in January. Laporta is one of the candidates looking to take the place that Josep Maria Bartomeu recently left.
The Barcelona presidential election could be one of the factors that will affect Messi’s future. The six-time world player of the year only left the contract until the summer of 2021 and has yet to agree to Barca’s new contract offer.
The cause is believed to be related to the club’s mismanagement under Bartomeu, making Barca struggling to compete in Europe. Lionel Messi even intended to leave the market last summer, even though he eventually survived as he stumbled over a clause in his contract.
Laporta was the president of Barcelona at the beginning of Messi’s career. Should he be elected president of Barcelona, Laporta is poised to provide Messi with a competitive squad.
“Leo wants Barcelona,” said Laporta Radio brand and PLEASE. “I want to make him happy. It’s not just about money, you have to build a competitive team. “
– So far Leo has been cheated and it is a big loss. He’s a winner and he can’t stand it when other teams pick up the Champions League trophy, he continued.
“The last time I spoke to him was in October. I am very grateful to him for everything he has done for Barcelona. I’ve known him since he was 16 and he is an amazing person.
“There is mutual respect and respect. We have to be in [klub] make him an ingenious and credible offer. Leo wants a team to bring back joy. A team like Barcelona needs team spirit in the dressing room. I was president of Barcelona and I don’t want to mess with a team in a difficult situation, ”added Laporta, who discussed the continuation of Messi’s career.
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