Leo Messi in a warming with the PSG


Challenge to Messi? Guardiola Expects that Leo play "for the sake of the show"

Published:27/09/2021 - 23:32h

Updated:27/09/2021 - 23:32h

Pep Guardiola spoke in press conference before travelling to Paris to contest the partidazo of the day in the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain

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The reunion between Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi has been the big subject of the press conference of the Catalan technician, previous to the party of this Tuesday by phase of groups of the Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City. After recognising that "years backwards could not imagine to Messi going out of the FC Barcelona", now "all the world already has assimilated it", and that it wants to see it on the field: "I Expect that it play. For the sake of the show".

The one of Santpedor wanted also stand out to the rest of the instrument Frenchman, especially to the captain Marquinhos of the cual declared "a big admirer". Likewise, it recognised that the forward of the Parisian group has the potential to turn into one of the hardest to which there is confronted in all his career, beside two teams that saves in the memory: the Barça of Luis Enrique and the Liverpool of Klopp.

Signing of Messi by the PSG

Guardiola Was questioned on the surprising game of Leo of the Barcelona club: "it Was a bit a surprise for all, but now all the world already has assimilated the signing of Messi by the PSG". "Years backwards could not it imagine, this is like this. But the football is impredecible, these things happen. I am safe that is happy in Paris", added Pep.

"I think that a player like Messi speaks by himself only on the field. Little more I have to add. Had a lot of luck to work with him. What has done in his career is more than exceptional, and expect that tomorrow it can play for the good of the show", exposed the technician of the Manchester City.


"By talent, the forward of the PSG can be of the best to which have confronted me. The two more fearsome teams to which me confronted, the Barça of Luis Enrique and the Liverpool of Klopp, both had incredible attacks. The PSG has talent and trainer to arrive to this level. In the football needs time and many times no give it to us, but the quality is there", explained Pep.

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