Left to rest for the Copa America, Lionel Messi will not play the last match of FC Barcelona, in Eibar, on Saturday.
Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona, it may already be over. At the end of his contract with his favorite club, the Argentine striker has still not extended and could leave Catalonia this summer. La Pulga were originally scheduled to play their last game at Eibar, red lantern of Liga, Saturday.
Messi left to rest for Copa America
But the Catalan club inform that Messi will not play the last meeting of the Spanish Championship of Barça. Indeed, the Barcelona club has decided to leave its captain to rest for the Copa America with Argentina, which he will play from June 11. “In this way, the Argentine star can take a short break before the Copa, after a season in which he was one of the team’s players to play the most minutes (47 games)”, clarified Barça in his press release.
La Pulga has therefore received permission from its coach, Ronald Koeman, not to train this Friday. The defeat at Camp Nou against Celta Vigo (1-2) could therefore be Messi’s last game under the blaugrana colors.
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