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Barcelona Head Coach Opens Up About Messi’s Summer Transfer
The Future of Messi
Barcelona head coach, Javi Hernandez, has spoken about the club’s stance on signing Lionel Messi during the upcoming summer transfer window. With rumors swirling about the future of the Argentine star, Paris Saint-Germain is considering an extension of his contract at Princes Park or leaving the French national team. Messi’s contract with PSG expires at the end of the current season on June 30.
Sergio Busquets’ Farewell Party
The Spotify Camp Nou stadium, the stronghold of the Catalan club, will witness the farewell party of Barcelona captain, Sergio Busquets. After announcing his decision to leave Blaugran Castle, Busquets will play his last match for Barca at the end of the current season. The midfielder’s contract expires on June 30, 2023.
Praise for Xavi’s Team
Xavi spoke during the ceremony, praising his team: “My brother Oscar is not my assistant because he comes from a family, but because he is wonderful. He is a great coach who can be the first coach like Sergi Allegri. Everyone who works with me is wonderful and very professional.”
Praise for President Juan Laporta
Regarding Juan Laporta, president of the Catalan club, Javi Hernandez said: “He brings charisma, positivity, and leadership. I know he suffered this season, but in the end, everything turned out very well.”
Enemies in the Environment
Javi Hernandez also touched upon the negative influences surrounding the club, stating: “There are people in the environment who want to lose us, who prefer their interests, people who are friends with former coaches or former presidents who leave us for the sake of their friendship.”
Xavi’s Thoughts on Messi’s Return
Xavi expressed his desire to see Lionel Messi return to Barcelona, saying: “As for me, I want Messi to be in the team. The fans chanted his name in every game we play. I like this feeling, but, as I said, it depends only on him.”