The president of Barcelona dedicated a series of praise to the Argentine star, whose continuity in the Catalan institution is doubted.
The serious defeat of Barcelona against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League By 8-2 he made the waters stir too much for the stability of the Blaugrana boat, which already suffered the first consequences.
Among other things, the doubt of the continuity of Lionel messi in the club echoes through all the streets of Catalonia and the new elections, with Bartomeu passing them towards 2021, the same. However, the president of the Culés has no doubts with the Argentine.
In this regard, the manager said: “I spoke with Koeman and the pillar of our project is Messi. He has a contract until 2021, I speak a lot with Leo and more regularly with his father. He is number one in the world. No doubt that in the Koeman’s new project is counting on Messi. “
And he added: “Who is non-transferable? Leo Messi. He knows it. He is the best player in the world. He would also speak of Ter Stegen, De Jong, Lenglet, Dembélé. Griezmann himself.”
On the fall to the Germans, the president commented: “Messi is disappointed and frustrated as we all are. I spoke with Messi’s father, with the agents of some players. We understand how they feel but that’s it, this continues.”
Finally, Bartomeu closed: “It is not an end of the cycle, because a new cycle would be without Messi, and Messi will continue. Messi is creating an era, the Messi era. And within the Messi era there are several cycles and now another begins. “.
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