Barcelona have been dealt a serious blow of their efforts to maintain Lionel Messi on the membership past this season.
Barcelona play their all-important Copa Del Rey semi-final second leg in opposition to Sevilla tonight. Copa Del Rey is one title that Barcelona have a practical likelihood of profitable however they might want to mount an unimaginable comeback on the Camp Nou tonight to qualify for the ultimate after dropping the primary leg 2-0.
Without additional ado, let’s check out the highest tales involving Barcelona from 3 March 2021.
Joan Laporta urges followers to vote for him if they need Messi to remain
The Barcelona presidential election will happen on the seventh of March. Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Tony Freixa are the three candidates. Laporta, who was in workplace throughout Barcelona’s dominant spell from 2003-2010 has issued an ultimatum of kinds to followers concerning the way forward for Lionel Messi.
He has urged followers to vote for him as his changing into president is the one state of affairs during which Lionel Messi will select to remain put on the Camp Nou. Joan Laporta instructed RAC1:
“I have a great relationship with Leo and he will consider whatever proposal I make. If I don’t win, I am sure that Leo will not stay at Barcelona.
“Messi will weigh up the supply we make him. I’m satisfied that if the opposite candidates win, Messi is not going to stay at Barcelona. He wasn’t blissful throughout Freixa’s time on the board.”
Real Betis eager about Barcelona teen Oscar Mingueza
Barcelona teen Oscar Mingueza has entered the ultimate months of his present contract. His deal will expire on the thirtieth of June. However, Barcelona have the choice of unilaterally extending his contract by a yr and as such, an extension is prone to occur.
The teen has impressed in his first season with the Barcelona senior aspect. He has been efficient at each centre-back and at right-back. As per Mundo Deportivo, Real Betis are eager about signing Mingueza and already have in contact with Barcelona to sound out the potential of a deal.
Mingueza has garnered the eye of a number of English sides as properly, in line with the report. A choice on his future can be taken as soon as the brand new president is elected.
Lionel Messi searching for homes in Paris
This has been one of many worst ever seasons for Barcelona. There has been far an excessive amount of drama occurring in and across the membership. Amid all of the political turmoil, additionally they should cope with the potential of their star man, Lionel Messi, leaving the membership.
After informing the membership of his want to go away final summer season, Messi needed to keep put as no membership may afford to signal him. However, he’ll change into a free agent in the summertime and Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have been circling for his signature.
According to reviews in Spain through (Express), Lionel Messi has began planning for all times away from Barcelona. It is claimed that he’s searching for homes in Paris. Paris Saint-Germain have a whole lot of acquainted faces so far as Lionel Messi is anxious.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino is his compatriot as are Mauro Icardi, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes. Paris Saint-Germain even have a robust challenge that Messi would like to be part of.