Jorge Messi, father and representative of the Barcelona forward Lionel messi, is already in the Catalan capital to negotiate with Josep Maria Bartomeu the future of the player, who last week communicated to the club his intention not to wear the Barça shirt again through a burofax. “I don’t know anything boys “was the only thing the father was heard saying at the airport. Shortly after, when he arrived at his office, asked about the continuity of his son, he said:”I see difficult“, has commented in statements to Sports 4. Up to three times Jorge Messi repeated the same word:”Difficult, difficult, difficult …“
Minutes after the arrival of Jorge Messi, the club issued a statement announcing the sale of the new shirts. A direct message statement. The first in the photo, monopolizing the entire image was the Argentine star, escorted by Griezmann and Dembélé, while Piqué, Ter Stegen and De Jong appear behind. What Barça considers as the keys to its reconstruction.
With the statement on the microphone from Messi’s father and representative and with the message on Barcelona’s social networks, it was clear the positions with which both, Josep Maria Bartomeu on behalf of Barça, will face the meeting this afternoon to clarify the future of the Barcelona star. Positions as far apart as from the day the famous burofax was broadcast, a week ago.
Jorge Messi landed at the private flight terminal of El Prat airport early in the morningat 08:45, and he took a taxi that took him to Avenida Diagonal in Barcelona, where the Messi Foundation offices are located. When getting out of the vehicle, he pointed out how difficult he sees his son’s continuity and also that “I did not speak with Guardiola. And he denied having chatted with City.
At that same hour, Bartomeu was dismissing Rakitic in the press room of the Camp Nou. Very close to Messi’s offices.
The ’10’, who is also the current captain of the Barça team, He asked the club last week for the letter of freedom to be able to sign for another team, presumably Manchester City.
Barça, on the other hand, wants him to complete the year that he has left on his contract and he refers to his termination clause (700 million euros) since, according to him, he could only leave free if he communicated it before June 10. Bartomeu intends to propose to the player’s father a contract renewal, until 2022.
The expectation for the meeting was glimpsed at the departure from Argentina, where some televisions broadcast the takeoff of the plane, and also upon arrival at El Prat, where a swarm of cameras awaited Jorge Messi.