Lionel Messi’s future has been a topic of much discussion among football fans around the world. Especially among Barcelona supporters. With Messi’s contract at Paris Saint-Germain set to expire at the end of the season, there has been speculation that he may return to the Catalan club where he spent most of his career. The transfer News at Barcelona has Messi at the forefront of their minds.
Barcelona Transfer News
Adding to the excitement, rumours circulated that Messi was in Barcelona ahead of the team’s match against Atletico Madrid on Sunday. When asked about the possibility of Messi’s return. FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta was tight-lipped.
“Today it’s time to meet with Atletico,” Laporta said, according to Sport.
Laporta’s comments suggest that the club focuses on the task. But that hasn’t stopped fans from churning the Barcelona transfer mill for Messi’s homecoming news. While Laporta refused to comment further on Messi’s future, his response didn’t do much to dampen the excitement.
The possibility of Messi returning to Barcelona is tantalizing. especially as the club has struggled in recent years. In Messi’s absence, Barcelona has failed to win the La Liga title since the 2018-19 season. However, with Laporta back in charge, the club has started to turn things around.
Barcelona is currently leading the league. They are 11 points ahead of Real Madrid. They look odds on favourite to win the league title.
Of course, having Messi back in the fold would make that task much easier. The Argentine is widely considered the greatest of all time. His talent and leadership could be just what Barcelona need to return to the top of Europe.
While Laporta’s comments suggest that Barcelona is not yet ready to make any announcements about Messi’s return, fans will continue to hold out hope until a final decision is made. With Messi’s contract at PSG set to expire in just a few months, it may not be long before we know where he’ll be playing next season.