BARCELONA – Lionel Messi “is focused on winning the Cup and continuing to fight for the League” with no other priority right now than to finish the season with the best feelings while the new Barcelona board awaits the result of the audit to know in detail the economic situation of the club and present him with a renewal proposal that has not yet been finalized for the Argentine forward.
Two and a half months to finish his contract he remains “calm”, sources close to the Barça captain resolved to ESPN Digital, stating that there have not yet been contacts with Barça to discuss his continuity despite the public proclamations of Joan Laporta, who Already during the electoral campaign he confirmed his “indisputable” intention to extend his tenure at the club and that as official president he has been especially close and affectionate with the footballer … But without going any further.
Oblivious to speculations that continue to place him in the orbit of clubs such as Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City, which remain awaiting his decision, Messi is not “at all” uneasy about the situation, agreeing that his Permanence at Barça will be more focused on sports, the making of a winning project, than on a solely economic aspect.
ROAD TO RECORD
Today, however, his only ambition is to break the drought of titles that he is going through with Barcelona and that has lasted for about two years, since on April 27, 2019 he won his last league and it was cut on May 25 with the defeat in the Copa del Rey final against Valencia led by Marcelino, now Athletic’s coach.
Messi can conquer in Seville, where he has lost with Barça the last two finals he has played, his title number 37 that would equal him in second place in the historical ranking of footballers to his former teammates Andres Iniesta and Maxwell, remaining behind only Dani Alves, the undisputed number one today with 42 trophies.
Leo adds with Barcelona 10 Leagues, 8 Spanish Super Cups, 6 King’s Cups, 4 Champions League, 3 European Super Cups and 3 Club World Cups, as well as an Olympic gold medal and a U-20 World Cup with the Argentine team .