Joan Laporta provides replace on Lionel Messi return rumours

Joan Laporta has addressed rumors linking Lionel Messi with a shock return to Barcelona and insists he’ll do his greatest to convey the legendary ahead again to the membership.

Messi was pressured to depart Barca final summer season on account of the membership’s devastating monetary issues, with the participant shifting to Paris Saint-Germain.

Speaking to CBS, Laporta was requested concerning the resolution to let the membership’s greatest ever participant go away, and whether or not there may be a chance of re-signing Messi within the close to future.

“I did what I had to do to put the institution over the best player in our history,” he mentioned. “I’ve identified Messi since he was little and I like Leo.

“I really feel in ethical debt to Messi. He is the most effective participant in our historical past and I’ll do my greatest to make sure that he can have the most effective finish to his profession with a Barça shirt on.

“I would like to bring him back. It won’t be easy but I think with the right strategy we could do it. I think Messi has been the most important player in our history. During a long period of success he was the leader. He was the one who made our supporters happy.We will do our best for Messi to finish his career in Barcelona and be applauded by everyone.

“The finish of Leo in Barcelona was not the most effective. It was a tough time. We needed to make a resolution and put the membership over the most effective participant in our historical past. But I feel we now have to work now for Messi to complete his profession .again sporting the Barcelona shirt that’s applauded on each pitch that he performs.

“We will do our best to give him the end he deserves.”

Manager Xavi additionally admitted that he needs to see Messi again on the Camp Nou in the long run.

“It’s an idea the club has, but not for this season,” he insisted. “Obviously I want it hadn’t ended the way in which it did.

“He deserves one last chance to prove that he is the best player in history. Yes, I would like to see him in Barcelona again.”

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