Lionel Messi still wishes to leave Barcelona in the wake of meeting new mentor Ronald Koeman, as indicated by reports in the Spanish media on Friday, as every one of the four games papers committed their intro pages to the Argentine’s unsure future.
Marca — Spain’s greatest selling every day — said the Argentine disclosed to Koeman that he was bound to leave the club than to remain, while AS pronounced on its spread ‘Messi sees himself leaving’.
Barcelona-based day by day Mundo Deportivo said Messi ‘doesn’t see his future plainly’, however focused on that the chief has little any desire for leaving the club quickly because of his 700-million-euro ($827.05 million) discharge statement.
Messi, who joined Barca matured 13, has scored a record 634 objectives for the Catalans in 730 matches and is additionally the club’s most finished player with 33 trophies.
He is 37 games from coordinating Xavi Hernandez as the club’s record-breaking appearances holder.
In any case, the 33-year-old is into the last year of his agreement at the club and questions about his future have developed since a week ago’s memorable 8-2 whipping to Bayern Munich to leave the Champions League, which Barca have neglected to win since 2015.
Game, likewise situated in Barcelona, discussed a ‘first culmination meeting’ between the commander and mentor, including that Messi intruded on his days off so as to meet with Koeman.
The Dutch mentor said in his introduction on Wednesday that he needed Messi to remain, in spite of the fact that he didn’t show as much adoration to the player as a portion of his antecedents.
Koeman said he ‘didn’t have the foggiest idea whether he expected to persuade Messi to remain’ in spite of the fact that he called the Argentine the best part on the planet and said he would be upbeat on the off chance that he decided to stay at Barca.
With his agreement running out next June, the six-time world player of the year is allowed to haggle with different clubs from next January.
However even without an exchange expense, Messi’s monster pay, answered to be the most noteworthy in world football, implies not very many clubs would have the option to manage the cost of him.
An examination by French paper L’Equipe recently said Messi wins 8.2 million euros for every month from Barca, much more than Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Paris St Germain striker Neymar, who win 4.5 million and 3 million individually.