11 Oct Lionel Messi news: Barcelona celebrity’s departure entry’fearful’ La Liga president Javier Tebas as door is left open to Neymar & Jose Mourinho
Javier Tebas is very happy to observe a talismanic figure nevertheless on the novels at Barcelona and expects more will join him at the Spanish top-flight
Lionel Messi’s admission he believed leaving Barcelona at 2013″fearful” La Liga president Javier Tebas, but the doorway is presently being left open to the likes of Neymar and Jose Mourinho to rejoin the mercurial Argentine in Spain.
A talismanic presence at Camp Nou has shown he considered making a move someplace after getting trapped in a tax avoidance instance.
Messi finally decided to stay put, together with all the five-time Ballon d’Or winner staying a one-club guy for this stage.
This really is really a relief to La Liga supremo Tebas, who admits losing this kind of iconic presence could have been unthinkable to its Spanish top-flight.
He informed reporters at Cirque du Soleil’s Messi-inspired series:”We’re not afraid [that Messi would leave Spain] since we did not understand what he was thinking.
“With [this week’s] interview, I got scared and [then] I was relieved to find that, just too, he chose to remain. Within this minimal moment, he chose to continue.
“I wish to thank Messi for ongoing in our league. If he believes , he should not have some doubts that we’re going to encourage him call himthat we’ll keep encouraging him.”
Tebas considers Messi was treated when confronted with tax fraud allegations and may sympathise with all the Barcelona celebrity.
He added:”I do not believe there was cruelty, however they had been unjust with him as a bodily man.
“It is apparent that he did not sign or did not read everything. They’d tell him where to register and he’d take action.
“I really don’t read each of the La Liga contracts differently I would be there all day.
“I am convinced that it was an administrative problem and not criminal”
With Messi now joyful and entirely focused on that his football once again, Tebas is expecting to view more iconic characters combine him in La Liga.
Spanish football dropped Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in 2018, bringing to an end his national competition with Messi, but it might be that any number of additional celebrity names retrace their steps in the next several years.
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Neymar was heavily linked with a return to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain, while former Blaugrana and Real Madrid managers Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho haven’t ruled out additional stints in Spain.
“Neymar, Mourinho, Guardiola… there is room for everybody,” Tebas explained.
“[Neymar] reaches PSG and in the time that the signing appeared unrealistic in this marketplace and I believe the industry still is not prepared for this.”