THE BULGARIAN DEFENDED LEO MESSI
Stoichkov: "Messi did not force Barça to sign a contract of that caliber"
Published:15/02/2021 - 00:12h
Updated:15/02/2021 - 12:28h
Hristo Stoichkov spoke about Leo Messi and the Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain. The Bulgarian made it clear that the Argentine's salary, much discussed since it was revealed, is the responsibility of the club
The FC Barcelona confronts to Paris Saint-Germain this Tuesday in the Camp Nou and therefore it is the moment that the experts analyse the eliminatory and give his opinion on the party. One of which has done it has been Hristo Stoichkov, ex player of the Barça, that spoke for 'Bein Sports France' and left expensive that the group barcelonista arrives in a big moment to the gone of the eighth of this Champions League.
"The goleada in front of the Alavés is important of face to recover this winning spirit of the Barcelona", said the ex culé, referring to the 'manita' (5-1) with which the Catalans undid of the Alavés this Saturday. The ones of Ronald Koeman knew to suffer when the vitorianos put 2-1 and in the last 20 minutes sentenced the crash and golearon with Leo Messi and Francisco Trincao like stars.
This triumph contrasted with the adjusted 2-1 with which the PSG won to the Nice this day of Tie 1. The ones of Mauritius Pochettino arrive with a lot of doubts to the League of Champions and against the ones of the Riviera French were very near of 'puncture'. At the end they won by his elder hit, but against the Barça will find to a team that arrives in promotion and with many win to give a hit on of the table
Besides, Stoichkov spoke of the trainer barcelonista, to the one who knows very well of the years that happened together in the Camp Nou. Both coincided in the 'Dream Team' and the Bulgarian recognised that it thinks that is an ideal technician for the Barcelona. "I know him well and I trust he. Have a technical body that has played to the football and in the Barcelona this is very important. The youngsters have to learn of him", aimed.
It is necessary to stand out that the preparador Dutch has known to give him his touch to the Barça and his arrival has been key for the improvement of the culés. The one of Zaandam has bet by a lot of youngsters, like Pedri, Ansu Fati before his injury, Francisco Trincao, Sergiño Dest, Ronald Araújo or Óscar Mingueza, and has achieved that the group barcelonista go back to be competitive, something that did not go during all the past campaign.
Stoichkov Defended to Leo Messi
Finally, the ex forward referred to Leo Messi and to his famous agreement. The newspaper 'The World' revealed that the rosarino wins some 70 million net euros annual and many have criticised to the '10' thus, although Hristo defended to the Argentinian and ensured that it expects that it remain the season that comes. "Messi has not forced to anybody never to sign an agreement of east calibrate. The next president of the Barça has to propose him something concrete to Leo", concluded.