7-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is unhappy in the French Capital and is set for a stunning return to Barcelona next season. The Argentine was also booed by some Paris fans. This incident took place during their home game with Bordeaux.
Messi and his Paris Turmoil
Lionel Messi arrived in Paris this summer. Meanwhile, the Parisians were over the moon after securing his services. They began to dream of winning the greatest club football competition, the Champions League. However, their dreams were soon dashed after losing to Real Madrid in the round of 16.
The PSG fans took their frustration out on the club’s high-profile players in the stands. They whistled and booed during their weekend match against Bordeaux.
They went on to whistle Messi and Neymar. Several serious questions have been raised about Messi’s future in Paris, as well as his possibility of returning to Barcelona.
It was also reported that Messi’s father and his representative, Jorge Messi, had discussed the possibility with Barcelona President Joan Laporta for Messi’s Barcelona’s return in the summer.
Hurdles for Messi return to Barcelona
While the Barcelona fans would love to see the greatest player in their history return. However, striking an agreement with the Catalan giants won’t be easy. PSG would not allow Messi to leave the club after Mbappe’s desire to leave Paris. The future of the Frenchman in Paris is also unclear, and this could also pose a problem for Messi’s return to Barcelona.
Having signed a two-year deal with PSG when he arrived, Messi can stay with the club until the 2022/23 campaign. So, Messi’s fate is not in his own hands.
Another question is whether Xavi wants the Argentine back at the club. Even with so many great memories as players, Xavi knows that Messi will turn 35 this summer. Moreover, Barcelona always shows faith in their young academy products, and Messi’s return could threaten their place in the starting lineup.
For Blaugrana supporters, a Messi comeback still remains a dream. However, the events of the last few days have brought it closer to reality.
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