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Víctor Font reveals who can convince Messi to stay at Barça

Published:19/11/2020 - 07:01h

Updated:19/11/2020 - 10:48h

The pre candidate to the presidency of Barcelona, Víctor Font, has said that it is important that Leo Messi remain in the club, offering the proper name of the one who can convince him

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The 'Case Messi' is the strongest weapon of the pre-candidates to the presidency of FC Barcelona. To be able to ensure the continuity of the Argentinian, will be able to add a good quantity of votes. To his 33 years, Messi continues being the most important player of the club and his leader. After the rumors during the summer regarding his exit and the refusal, for now, to renew his agreement (that it ends in June of 2021), the applicants to occupy the charge of the already resigned president, Josep María Bartomeu, look for alternatives to achieve the permanence of the Barcelona captain.

Víctor Font has gone through the microphones of 'The Partidazo' of the chain COPE and has revealed some of the key appearances of his project in case he wins the elections. In all the stages, Leo Messi appears like the protagonist and the Catalan employer knows that, if it achieves the Argentinian remain in the Camp Nou, will be a big 'plus' in his campaign. Therefore, it has said that expects that Messi listens to them and sees our intentions, like this "will know our project and this is what concerns us, that Messi knows that have a competitive project. It is indispensable that continue", puntualizó.

"We think that Messi and Barça has to be a strategic association"

It is not a secret that one of the reasons by which Leo tried to abandon the club during the summer was the bad relationship that had with the Managerial Board, chaired by Bartomeu, but now that they are not, Víctor Font expects that the captain culé was had to listen to his proposals. "Our intention is to speak on the subject with him. The important is that there is light at the end of the tunnel and there are prompt elections", has said. The Catalan employer ensured that "Messi and his people will be able to understand what goes to happen shortly in the function of the one who wins. We think that Messi and Barça have to be a strategic association, goes further of his withdrawal".

More important still, Font has revealed the proper name that can do that Messi considers his decision and finish remaining in the club, like wait and wishes all the barcelonismo. If there is a person that knows to 'The Flea' and that it can convince him to remain, is the leader of the new Barça that poses the employer, Xavi Hernández. "The best to convince Messi is Xavi. It knows it perfectly well. Leo trusts the capacities of Xavi, states me. Will have a very important place in this process. Messi is irreplaceable", sentenced.

Xavi, the key man

Since Víctor Font revealed that it will look for to be the new president of Barcelona, has left clear that wishes that Xavi Hernández occupy the bench blaugrana. The club already tried to carry him off turn to his house during the past season, after the dismissal of Ernesto Valverde but was impossible to achieve. Now, the pre-candidate has said that expects that the ex Barcelona captain returns to the City Condal. "We carry all this time building a project and think that this project supposes to mount a structure. It has arrived the moment of not being resultadista and, in this sense, would have felt that in this structure went in Xavi. It is the best possible person to lead the project", concluded.

Font, in addition to Xavi and Messi, has given more keys to his project, like the imminent arrival of Eric García, the one who has evidence that him "is crazy for coming". According to him, before it escaped the possibility of fichar to De Ligt, but "the new sportive structure will be the one who decides all these subjects". On the other hand, in addition to the signings, has spoken on the presence of Antoine Griezmann in the team and considers that the French "surprises by the talent that has", but that it is evident that went a signing "that did not have to have done by the position that occupies Came to occupy the position that already occupies Messi and the lace was very complicated".

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