SPAIN: According to Barcelona’s Vice-President of Rafael Yuste, is in discussion with Lionel Messi about joining the team once again.
With 672 goals in 778 games, the 35-year-old Argentine attacker leads Barcelona’s all-time scoring list. He left the Nou Camp in 2021 due to financial difficulties.
His two-year deal with Paris St-Germain expires this summer, and it’s believed that he would love to continue playing for the French team.
Yuste said, “Leo and his family are aware of the love I have for them,”
Two years ago, Messi and Barcelona agreed to a new contract with lower salaries, but it was conditional upon the club selling players in accordance with the new financial regulations.
His illustrious tenure at the club, which included four Champions League victories, ten La Liga championships, and six Ballon d’Or awards, came to an end when that did not occur in time.
“I took part in the negotiations, which regrettably did not produce a specific outcome,” Yuste stated.
“Leo’s inability to stay at our club has always been a sore spot for me.
Messi is aware of our gratitude towards him. He should come back, please. Of course, we communicate with them.
Messi, who led Argentina to the World Cup victory in December, has 29 goals in 66 games for PSG.
He recently scored his 800th career strike and 100th goal on the international stage.