The Liga giants bid farewell to a club legend over the summer, and it was “weird” to see Argentina famous for PSG.
Barcelona president Juan Laporta says Lionel Messi could not be retained. Anthony Griezmann returns to Atletico Madrid Camp Nine residents were still talking about the “tragic” events of the scorching summer.
The blogger knew that when it came to Messi’s future, he was being backed in a corner, as Ballon d’Or six times and the winner was ending the last year of his contract.
The latest terms were agreed with the famous Argentine, but the paperwork was never signed. And Laporta – who has overseen a serious price-cutting exercise at Camp Nou – admits the club legend is “strange” looking at Paris Saint-Germain.
What has been said?
Lipporta said. Esport 3. On Macy’s leave and how nothing could change with this course of events. Big earners are moving forward and accepting other pay cuts.What happened is described.
“Objective data is available. Everyone can compare it. We were pressured to sign a CVC loan either. [deal] Or is it not a fair game?
“There was no margin. There was already an agreement. [with Messi] And we shook hands. There were several agreements and La Liga accepted it, but then they said without CVC. We didn’t think things were going to get better and we ended it.
“Messi couldn’t even live with Griezmann. [departure] And with a reduction in captains’ salaries. But it is important that we lower the pay scale so that we can be more ambitious next year.
“I think we were both sad because the situation was not what we wanted. I didn’t talk to Messi after that. I saw his debut with PSG and it was in another team, rivals. It was weird. I didn’t want to see it. Another shirt. “
Is Barcelona’s future bright?
Although Barca has been forced to part ways with Messi and Griezmann, Lipporta believes building blocks are being built that will allow Camp Nou to build a brighter future.
He added: “The shortage. [of the expenditure] Is important, [as] We have gone from 110 to 80 percent.
“I would like to congratulate the executives and the financial department of Barcelona and all those who have worked tirelessly and extraordinarily.
“And we have some heroes. [Gerard] Pack, [Jordi] Alba, [Sergio] Biscuits and we will seal. [the deal with] Sergei Roberto
What they did is commendable [Samuel] Amti and others of the first team. We are in a process that is not easy.
“The first captains set an example, and now we will continue with the others.”