Present at a press conference this Friday, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola did not escape questions about the future of Lionel Messi.
The situation of Lionel messi at FC Barcelona decidedly a lot of talk … It must be said that the latter put a part in the machine Thursday, on his return to Catalonia: “I’m tired of always being the problem in this club, it’s nonsense” , he thus launched to journalists who asked him for a reaction to the recent criticisms of which he was the subject from the former adviser of Antoine Griezmann, Eric Olhats.
At the end of the contract next June, Messi is visibly finding it increasingly difficult to hide his discomfort. Already ready to welcome the Argentine genius on the side of Manchester city Last summer, Pep Guardiola could return to the charge soon, although he remains convinced that “La Pulga” will end his career at Barça.
“I don’t know what’s going on in his head”
“Lionel Messi is a Barcelona player. If you ask me for my opinion, I have immense gratitude for what Barcelona did for me, what I want is for him to end his career there, ”said the Spanish coach, who recently extend his contract with the Cityzens for two years, until June 2023.
“No, I don’t know what’s going on in his head,” he added. For now, he remains a Barcelona player. The transfer market is only in June… And frankly, that’s not the problem that occupies my mind ”. As a reminder, Lionel Messi will have the opportunity to negotiate with the club of his choice from January 1, 2021.