Barcelona’s Argentine superstar Lionel Messi will have issues if he proceeds to play for the Spanish football powerhouse this season, a Turkish football expert said Monday.
” I believed that Messi would relinquish football at Barcelona. But an amazing point occurred this summertime: Without Messi’s knowledge, Barcelona agreed with Ronald Koeman for the first team head trainer position.
The crisis between Messi and also the club arose after the board’s purpose that Barcelona desires to end Messi’s hegemony,” Serkan Akcan, a football pundit helping the Turkish sporting activities system Tivibuspor, told Anadolu Agency.
Akcan is likewise a reporter at the Turkish sports daily Fanatik.
” Koeman was not Messi’s choice. Besides, the club made a decision not to continue with their Uruguayan celebrity, Luis Suarez [this summer season] So Messi took a danger to avoid his convenience area,” Akcan stated.
He included that the 33-year-old Barca captain has been an effective football figure that previously had the say in hiring the head trains for Barcelona as well as Argentina’s national football team as well as their teams.
Akcan specified that Messi will certainly be “adversely impacted as long as Barcelona does not accomplish his desires, so I believe he will definitely face issues.”
Messi is a pure Barcelona product, coming from La Masia, FC Barcelona’s youth academy, and has actually been playing for Barcelona’s elderly team because 2005.
The Argentine international racked up 634 goals and made 285 assists in 731 looks for Barcelona.
He is also the star for the Argentine national team, scoring 70 goals in 138 caps.
Messi might secure horns with Koeman this season
The next part of the Barcelona dilemma would be seen between Messi as well as Koeman, Akcan stated.
” If Messi plays for his team, the possible problems between him and Koeman will certainly make headings most likely.”
Also, he claimed if tensions in between them proceed, Messi might not play the match till June 2021, when his bargain at Barcelona will go out.
Dutch football tale Koeman took the helm of Barca till 2022. The 57-year-old– a former Barcelona star– is now a prominent manager who has actually benefited the Dutch national team because 2018.
Male City approach Messi
Pep Guardiola-led Manchester City has actually had an interest in Messi, as well as it was previously declared that he had actually come to a contract with the English club.
“Messi will certainly be 34 following year. Unlike Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi is a super star that plays the game with his pure talent. He will not encounter any trouble if he moves to a team handled by Guardiola,” Akcan said.
Guardiola has actually been coaching Manchester City since 2016. The 49-year-old Spanish nationwide managed Barcelona’s initial team from 2008-2012 to win the UEFA Champions League twice, in 2009 as well as 2011.
Messi have to wait for one season to stroll cost-free as the Argentine forward renewed his handle Barcelona in 2017 as well as his agreement is set to end following year.