Lionel Messi puts a condition to Laporta. I will renew the contract only if you will bring back Neymar.
Lionel Messi wants Neymar back at the Camp Nou at all costs. Neymar could be the key in Messi contract renewal with Barcelona. While PSG and sporting director Leonardo are working to renew the Brazilian striker’s contract, which expires in June 2022, the Catalans’ number 10 is working almost every day to persuade the Brazilian to rejoin the Blaugrana.
From the moment Laporta took over the presidency of Barcelona, Messi’s farewell from the Catalans seems unlikely to happen. His stay could become even more likely in the event of a transfer of Neymar to the “Blaugrana”.
According to French media, Laporta has rejected a several offers from Manchester City. They want Lionel Messi to become part of the project from Guardiola in “The Cityzens”. Manchester City’s contract offer lined up for Lionel Messi in the event that he chooses to leave Barcelona this summer is now valued at around €500 million, according to the latest reports.
Neymar also has shown that he would love to play with Lionel Messi again.
🎙 Neymar on ‘ESPN’:
“I want to play with Messi again. It is what I want most of all. To be back on the pitch with him. Sure, we have to do it next year. “
Neymar has spent most of his professional career in Spain near Barcelona, where he was part of the deadly MSN strike group on the side, Messi and Luis Suarez.
He joined the Catalans from Santos in 2013 and won two La Liga titles, three Copa del Reys, a Spanish Super Cup, a Club World Cup and a Champions League at Camp Nou before joining PSG in 2017 and a record deal worth € 222m completed.
While Barcelona bring home the striker of the French champions, there are a series of obstacles in front and the economic ones remain at the top, as Paris is ready to offer 36 million euros per season to convince the player not to leave.
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