“There is no maniac who did not want to train Messi”
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Lionel Messi has played at FC Barcelona since he was young. The Argentinian won numerous titles with the club. The sporting crisis of the Catalans is fueling rumors of a farewell. The trail leads to Milan.
SLionel Messi is said to have signed a first contract with FC Barcelona on a napkin. The Argentine was just 13 years old at the time. Two decades later, his current working paper is only valid for one year. Breeding ground for numerous speculations about a farewell.
Rumors had already started in April. Massimo Moratti, Inters Honorary President, said at the time: “He is at the end of his contract and I think that efforts will certainly be made to bring him to Milan. It is not forbidden to dream of him. “
After these speculations about Inter Milan’s interest in the 33-year-old superstar, those responsible and the coach of the top Italian club have now vehemently denied any transfer efforts.
“We’re talking about ‘Fantacalcio’ (a virtual manager game), that is absolutely not our goal,” Managing Director Giuseppe Marotta emphasized to Sky during the Milan game in Genoa. “I believe that Messi sees his life and football future in Barcelona. I don’t see the slightest doubt about that. “
Sporting crisis in Barcelona
Recently there had been increasing speculation that the multiple world footballer could leave the Catalans after a sporting crisis and the championship went to arch-rival Real Madrid. The success-spoiled club could experience a season without a title for the first time since the 2007/08 season.
The “Gazzetta dello Sport” even headlined that Messi could soon play in Serie A. One is certain that the offensive artist will switch to Inter Milan for the 2021/22 season.
Father buys property in Milan
Italian media saw another indication of a change to Serie A in Messi’s father and manager Jorge Horacio Messi recently bought a property in Milan.
But Milan coach Antonio Conte also considers the Argentinian to be impossible. “I don’t think there is a maniac in this world who didn’t want to train Messi. But at that moment it is not feasible for Inter, and for many reasons. “
Messi has spent his entire professional career at FC Barcelona. With him, the club won four times the Champions League and ten championship titles. Messi himself has often stressed that he could return to his childhood club Newells Old Boys in Rosario at the end of his career.