FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has requested president Joan Laporta to take a look at bringing Lionel Messi again on the finish of the brand new season, in the summertime of 2023.
The coach, who has a wonderful relationship with the Argentine star, is satisfied that Messi’s return may carry quite a bit to the membership each on an financial stage and a sporting one, provided that Xavi considers Messi nonetheless has a few years left in his boots.
Messi’s signing may additionally assist finish the disagreements that got here up on account of his exit from the membership and assist shut the circle of his relationship with Barcelona, which began when he was simply 13 years outdated, nonetheless a toddler. The target can be that he then can grasp his boots up as a Barcelona participant.
Messi left Barcelona in 2021 by the again door after a protracted renewal course of which by no means got here to fruition. His departure left a wound within the membership which ended up affecting them in some ways. The primary was economically, with PSG bringing in and incomes much more cash via sponsorships and contracts in consequence. It left Barcelona and not using a reference level, and not using a world-class star and a model which many corporations wished to affiliate themselves with.
Barcelona suffered from Messi’s absence and the financial institution accounts did too, in consequence. In a sporting sense for the primary time in twenty years the staff ended with completely nothing within the trophy cupboard, ending a interval of dominance. Barça had issues scoring targets, they usually suffered within the Champions League particularly. Xavi gave the staff new life when he arrived which helped them recover from Messi’s departure a bit of.
Even if two years may have handed and Messi can be 36 years outdated Xavi believes that Leo can nonetheless supply quite a bit on the pitch given his expertise and high quality. The coach thinks it’s affordable for Messi to come back again and lead the staff within the close to future.
Then there’s a international facet: Xavi believes that his arrival may assist the membership get again to their pedestal. Barcelona misplaced their standing on the planet after they misplaced Messi, and now they will discover it once more. Messi returning to the tip of his profession can be good news for the membership who would get a prime asset again.
Xavi has requested the president and board concerning the thought of signing Messi when his contract at PSG ebds, so he can end his profession at Barcelona and the membership are taking a look at it. PSG instructed Messi that they need to prolong his contract past 2023 when it’s completed. The French membership are conscious of the advantages from hiring Messi even when his efficiency has not been on the stage they might have hoped for, however Messi has not stated something for now. He desires to see how the season goes and what occurs within the World Cup, which is his massive problem – to attempt to win it with Argentina.