Lionel Messi has advised Barcelona that he needs to go away THIS SUMMER following the membership’s disastrous 8-2 drubbing by the hands of Bayern Munich, reviews declare.
The 33-year-old was powerless to forestall the German champions from working riot in Portugal, because the Catalan membership have been dumped out of the Champions League quarter-finals in gorgeous style.
The 8-2 loss was Barca’s heaviest European defeat within the membership’s historical past, and critical questions are actually being requested of the group and their supervisor Quique Setien, who was reportedly sacked simply hours after the ultimate whistle.
Messi, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner, was pictured heartbroken within the dressing room after the sport, whereas centre-back Gerard Pique admitted that the group had ‘hit all-time low’ and referred to as for widespread ‘adjustments’ at Camp Nou, saying ‘no one is protected’.
And in response to Brazilian journalist Marcelo Bechler, the Argentina worldwide needs to go away the membership this summer season.
The report suggests Messi is dissatisfied with the administration and lack of planning and has already communicated his want to maneuver to the membership’s administration.
Manchester City, who have been additionally knocked out of the Champions League this weekend following a 3-1 defeat to Lyon, have been linked with a transfer for Messi previously.
Following the Bayern defeat, Manchester United icon Rio Ferdinand mentioned the time is true for Messi to maneuver on from the membership that he has spent his whole profession at.
Talking on BT Sport on Friday evening, he requested: “What’s Messi considering going dwelling tonight?
“Does he wish to spend his time left in that shirt, given the performances and the best way the squad is trying in the meanwhile compared to different groups round Europe?
“Has he bought the time to sit down there and wait?
“Soccer is a recreation that comes and goes in a short time in your life, so these subsequent two years the place he’s nonetheless going to have the facility to affect video games the best way he does, is he going to wish to be doing that however not competing for the large titles?”