Newspaper reports indicated that the Argentine flea, Lionel Messi, the Barcelona striker,
is preparing for the new season with the Catalan club,
despite his informing the management of Josep Maria Bartomeu of the desire to leave the Camp Nou.
The Argentine newspaper “tyc” confirmed that Messi will be present in the first team training for Barca next Monday,
the day that all players will attend face to face after the humiliating defeat by Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
On Sunday, August 30, the players are supposed to perform the pcr checks,
and start on the 31st of their first training with the new coach Ronald Koeman,
after the dismissal of Quique Setien in the past days.
Messi will be present in the training sessions of the Dutch coach,
but only the club’s decision to participate in group training, or to participate in training individually, remains.
The reports added that Messi’s environment knows very well how dangerous it is not to return to training,
and at that time he will give Barca the right to legally punish him for violating the rules of his contract even if he decides to leave the team.
Messi’s contract with the Catalan club extends until June 2021,
and he has a penalty clause of 700 million euros, which makes it difficult for him to leave the Camp Nou in light of the economic crisis that the entire team suffers from due to the spread of the Corona virus (Covid-19).
Messi surprised all Barca fans on Tuesday evening by sending him a fax via the “Boro Fax” technology in which he asked the Barcelona administration to implement a clause allowing him to leave the team for free at the end of each season,
but the Catalan club confirmed that the grace period for this item had ended since June 10, complicating the departure of the flea. Argentine.
Messi’s name has been associated with many European clubs, most notably Manchester City and Inter Milan,
but Citizen is the team closest to hijacking the 6-time Golden Ball winner,
especially after reports emerged of contacts between Messi and Pep Guardiola in recent days.