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LAPORTA WANTS TO RECOVER LEO

Messi is coming! Barça is already negotiating Leo's return in 2023

Published:8/08/2022 - 09:37h

Updated:8/08/2022 - 13:32h

A year after his departure from FC Barcelona, ​​Lionel Messi attends to personal matters in Catalonia before returning to training with Paris Saint-Germain. Meanwhile, the rumors about his return to Barça increase

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Lionel Messi has begun of the best way his second season with Paris Saint-Germain. Doublet and assistance, golazo of Chilean included, but what is news now is his possible return to the FC Barcelona in 2023, once culminate agreement with the PSG. After the statements of Joan Laporta admitting his wish to recover to the '10', the Argentinian travelled the Sunday to Catalonia beside his family to attend personal commitments.

Justo a year after his painful exit of the Barça, Leo returned to Catalonia and was consulted by the local press while it signed autographic, but the 'crack' saved silence. In the meantime, the speculations on his future increase and, in this regard, the journalist Miguel Blázquez of Catalonia Ràdio ensures that the managerial culé already works in the return of the ex captain blaugrana for the summer of 2023 like free agent.

Messi has the option to renew until 2024 with Paris, but for the moment there are not novelties on this possibility. To the Argentinian sees it to him very concentrated in recovering his best form after a disappointing first season in the Park of the Princes (11 goals and 14 assistances in 34 parties) in which it finish pitado by the Parisian fans, mainly after the early elimination of the Champions League.

Nevertheless, the player of 35 years has begun the 2022-23 with three so many and a pair of assistances with the ones of Christophe Galtier, a team that luce much more aceitado with the Frenchman in the bench and with a Neymar in full form. For Leo, the priority is to arrive to tope to the World-wide of Catar in November, his last big appointment with Argentina. Afterwards, at the end of the 2022-23 will evaluate the best for his future, which could carry him of turn in the Spotify Camp Nou.

Laporta And his 'debt' with Messi

The mandator culé recognised his wish for seeing to the Argentinian star again in the club, but also admitted that it will not be simple. "I expect and wish that the chapter of Messi in the Barça have not finished. Morally, I am in debt with him", explained Laporta. For the president, the complex financial situation that crossed the club in 2021 made impossible the permanence of the '10', since to retain him had been necessary to mortgage the television rights by half century, something unfeasible for the directive.

By his part, Xavi Hernández also 'wetted' on the possible return of Messi. "Leo has agreement. It is an utopia say that it will come this year. Yes it would like me that his stage in the Barça have not finish", cleared the míster of Terrassa. The true is that, in the breast of the directive, recover to the 'Flea' is a subject that follows giving of what speak. "With the pressure that makes the team now, Leo would put 50 goals", said a director blaugrana to the newspaper 'El País'. The illusion of the fans with the new staff is enormous, but more still is it the possibility to see to Messi again with the mantle culé.

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