Barcelona fans have once again chanted Lionel Messi’s name. This was during the team’s latest match against Girona at the Camp Nou stadium. This is the second time in five days that fans have made their desire for the return of Messi to the club clear. The Argentine footballer could potentially return to his boyhood club. After reports suggested that Barcelona has been in touch with his entourage to discuss the possibility of a transfer.
Barcelona’s current manager, Xavi Hernandez, acknowledged the chants from the fans and the anticipation they generate. However, he also emphasized the team’s focus on winning La Liga this season, as they are currently missing the title. Speaking to reporters after the match against Girona. Xavi stated that Messi generates hope among the fans, but the team’s immediate goal is to win the La Liga.
The club’s president, Joan Laporta, has been searching for external sponsorship partners to fund Messi’s potential transfer. However, no official approach has been made yet. Messi is reportedly waiting for a call from the Camp Nou offices before deciding his future. His contract with Paris Saint Germain is set to expire in the summer.
Messi will get the opportunity to add to his goal count for PSG when the Parisians visit Lens in Ligue 1 play. Barcelona’s next match in La Liga will be against Getafe.
Fans of football have been buzzing about the prospect of Lionel Messi returning to Barcelona, and it remains to be seen how this situation will play out in the weeks and months to come.