Joan Laporta and Leo Messi in an act in the 2010


Laporta: "I don't even want to think about seeing Messi out of Barça"

Published:7/12/2020 - 10:05h

Updated:7/12/2020 - 10:05h

Joan Laporta spoke in the newspaper 'Sport' about Leo Messi. The candidate made it clear that his intention is to renew the Argentine and explained how he will try to convince FC Barcelona's '10' to stay

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"I am adherent that Messi remain and could argue a lot of reasons for this". Like this of conclusive showed Joan Laporta in an interview in the newspaper 'Sport' when they asked him on the continuity of Leo Messi. The ex president of the FC Barcelona and now precandidato left clear that have the rosarino would keep on being very positive to economic level for the culés, in spite of his wage.

"I prefer to think in what Leo generates, that is a lot of, more than in what it can cost his wage. And I do not speak only to sportive level, that as well it knows consider it the best footballer of the history, is that Leo is much more", said, contradicting to Carles Tusquets, president of the Managing Commission that directs now the club, that ensured that economically speaking the indicated had been to dispense of the '10' the past summer.

Laporta Wanted to explain his way to work with the players like Messi, that have given it everything by the club. "In my opinion, all the players, when they win a lot of titles and generate so much, deserve to be valued. At least like this I tried that it went in my stage like president. And Leo, repeat, is the best player of the world and possibly of the history of the football", affirmed, valuing, besides, why the forward would have to be still in the Barcelona.

"What it is necessary to take into account is that Leo loves the Barça, and has showed it in repeated occasions. It is a man of club and is to taste in the Barça and in the city. Therefore, east is another of the factors that carries us to think that the best is to work so that the relation Messi-Barça continue", commented. Besides, it recognised that the relation that joins to both could help so that the Argentinian decide to remain. "Leo and I have a relation of mutual affection. He knows that whenever I have done him a proposal, this has fulfilled . Leo knows it, has said it to me personally and values it a lot. Messi would have to finish his career in the Barça", declared.

To attain that Messi decide to renew and remain, Laporta knows that it will have to 'sell him' his winning project. "It is necessary to be imaginative. Having clear that Messi does not guide by the money, and ensure them that it does not guide by the money, it is necessary to do a proposal that can convince to Leo that the Barça goes to have an able competitive team to go back to win Champions. This is fundamental, is what more value will have for Leo to the hour to decide his future to final of season. I am convinced", stood out.

Laporta Wants to fulfil what promise him to Messi

Nevertheless, the precandidato admitted that before trying the renewal of the captain culé will have to see how are the accounts of the club and if possible fulfil all what pretends to promise him. "I do not want to neither think the fact to see to Messi out of the club. What himself that need is to have the authority, from the presidency of the Barça, to know at first hand the situation of the club and see that proposed can do him. And the most important, that can fulfil it. From here, I will do all the possible efforts to convince to Leo", aimed, clearing that everything will depend on that Leo expect him. "Of course, it is necessary that Read expect to know who is the new president of the Barça and receive a proposal", concluded.

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