Former teammate of Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona, Xavi spoke about the future of the Argentine striker, now free of any contract.
Former glory of FC Barcelona, ex-Spanish midfielder Xavi spoke about the future of Lionel Messi. Free of any contract since Thursday, the Argentine can sign where he wants, but his former teammate explained that he should continue with the blaugrana.
Xavi, not contacted by Barça
“I wish him to continue at Barça, I hope it can be announced as soon as possible, he explained to Mundo Deportivo. If I had to bet I would say he will stay at the club, although a lot has been said in football, but I would say he will continue. Leo needs Barca and Barca need Leo. He’s happy in Barcelona, he’s been there his whole life. I think it’s renewed. “
Currently at the head of Al Sadd, Xavi has never hidden that he could become Barça’s coach. “I have already said that no one has contacted me, despite the fact that I have a very good relationship with Joan Laporta and many people on the board, but nothing more (…) With Laporta I have a friendly relationship, we keep in touch and we talk, but not to come to Barça. A good relationship and a good friendship, but nothing more ”.
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