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Laporta, firm with regard to the future of Leo: "Messi wants to continue in the Barça"

Published:2/08/2021 - 19:54h

Updated:2/08/2021 - 19:54h

Joan Laporta, president of the FC Barcelona, spoke on the renewal of Lionel Messi during the official presentation of Emerson Royal

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Once again the renewal of Lionel Messi with the FC Barcelona was tackled. Joan Laporta was interrogated during the official presentation of Emerson Royal like new footballer of the Barcelona club this Monday in the afternoon, on the continuity of the Argentinian star in the Catalan entity of face to the next campaign.

"We are doing the possible. Still it is not resolved of the all but progresses well and in the line that all have thought. We will do all the possible inside the possibilities of the club so that Messi continue. Have a lot of possibilities because have to a player that wants to continue in the Barça", commented the president in this regard.

"The subject of Leo progresses as it has to progress. I see that it goes well but have to clear questions that are important for both parts", added the president of the Barcelona club during the act of presentation of Emerson this Monday in the Camp Nou, stage that housed the private event owing to the pandemia.

On the possibility that LaLiga do an exception with regard to the mass salarial to be able to like this renew to the Argentinian star, Laporta said that "the players that are incorporating under the parameters of the Fair Play financial can inscribe all. We ask something of flexibility by part of LaLiga as they have done other leagues of the continent."

"I share and I appreciate the words of Ángel Torres (president of the Getafe). All want to Leo Messi in LaLiga, was of the team that was. It is a player of world-wide reference, the best of the world, and always helps to promote LaLiga in the rest of the world".

A new cycle

During the presentation of Emerson, Laporta also spoke of the new cycle: "we have found Us some important obstacles but have time to make possible it. I am optimistic. it is doing A very competitive team. Will have to do some incorporation more". Likewise, as it informed the newspaper Sport, already there is a total agreement between Messi and the club so that the '10' continue like culé by five seasons more, at least until 2026.

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