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Lionel Messi isn’t impressed with leaked media studies that appeared to make him liable for occasions on the membership.
Lionel Messi has been extra vocal in criticism of Barcelona (Reuters Photo)
- Lionel Messi’s present Barcelona deal expires in 2021
- Messi has referred to as off negotiations over renewing contract
- Messi not impressed with Barcelona squad high quality
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has referred to as off negotiations over renewing his contract with the membership and is prepared to depart the Catalans when his present deal expires in 2021, in accordance to a report by Spanish radio station Cadena Ser on Friday.
The report mentioned Messi and his father Jorge had begun discussing renewing his final take care of the membership, which was signed in 2017, however that he now not needs to keep on the Camp Nou.
The report added that Messi is indignant about leaked media studies that appeared to make him appear liable for occasions on the membership, such because the January sacking of coach Ernesto Valverde, and that he’s annoyed in regards to the squad’s lack of high quality.
The Argentine’s representatives and Barcelona didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
Messi, who turned 33 final month, scored his 700th profession purpose on Tuesday towards Atletico Madrid, however the milestone strike led to disappointment as Barca drew the sport 2-2 within the newest blow to their bid to retain the Spanish title.
Messi extra vocal in criticism of Barcelona
Barca path Real Madrid by 4 factors within the title race with 5 video games remaining after Real beat Getafe 1-Zero on Thursday.
Previously recognized for his shy persona off the pitch, Messi has develop into extra vocal in his criticism of the membership within the final 12 months.
In January he hit out at sporting director Eric Abidal, who he mentioned had implied gamers had led to Valverde being sacked.
In a February interview with newspaper Mundo Deportivo, he declared the crew weren’t adequate to win this season’s Champions League.
Then in April he criticised the board for implying gamers weren’t keen to settle for a pay-cut to assist the crew’s monetary difficulties in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.