Lionel Messi has openly declared that he wants to return to Barcelona when his duration at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) will be over. Messi is 34 years old and he spent almost 21 years playing for the FC Barcelona club. This year in August, Messi has joined PSG.
Messi is not having a good time in PSG after leaving Barcelona. It is being almost three months since he joined PSG. Meanwhile, Messi has said that he wants to return to the former club Barcelona. However, not as a player, he wants to work in the role of a technical secretory in his former club.
Lionel Messi said, “I don’t know if when my contract with PSG ends. [But] What is almost confirmed, and for sure, is that we are going to live in Barcelona again and that our life will be there. It’s what my wife wants and what I want.”
On 5 August 2021, Messi has officially announced that he is leaving Barcelona, and then he signed a two-year contract with PSG on 10 August. He has played 8 matches for the French Giants so far, scoring only 3 goals. Along with this, The Argentine football magician has no goals in the league. PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino is also not allowing him to play for 90 minutes in the fields. In short, Messi is having a bad time here.
On the other hand, PSG has complained about Messi. They said that Messi has spent more time with the Argentine national team rather than with the club. The club’s sporting director Leonardo has said that it is really difficult to explain that what is actually going on. According to his statement, Messi has spent more time for the national team than for the club in the last two months. He played in three matches at the last FIFA window but now he has muscle problems.
Certainly, It is normal to face some difficulties with adjusting to a new club and environment as well. As Messi has played 21 years for Barcelona that’s why it became much more difficult for him.
Why Lionel Messi wants to leave PSG?
Without any argument, everyone will agree that Messi is one of the best players in the world of football. But in recent times, PSG is also complaining about him. Though it is not the main reason behind Messi’s decision. After becoming frustrated with the nosy French media, he has taken this decision. The French media have incited him since he arrived in the country. Much perceptive news has seeped to the press, and then he has strived to repel with the extra vigilance to his private issues. The media has also disclosed Messi’s discussions with real estate representatives.
Messi has also told that his family is having problems to adjusting in Paris. His family spent almost one month in a hotel in the city center. It was also not easy to do it for his sons who had already started to going school. Overall, for all of these reasons now he is so sure that he is leaving Paris and will move to Barcelona to live.
Though it is still unsure that his former club will accept him or not. But, logically, none would want to miss an opportunity to get such a great footballer as a technical secretary. Can Barcelona avoid him? Messi does not know the answer to this question. That’s why he told that he would love to be a technical secretary at some point. He doesn’t know if it will be in Barcelona or not.