Lionel Messi still undecided over Barcelona future, drops MLS hint


Lionel Messi has but to make up his thoughts if he’ll terminate his two-decade-long relationship with Barcelona on the finish of this season, hinting that he may find yourself seeing out his taking part in days in Major League Soccer.

The Argentine’s future has been a sizzling subject ever since he tried to go away Barcelona in August. He needed to put these plans on maintain until the top of the 2020-2021 season because the membership insisted on imposing the 700-million euro exit clause ought to one other membership wish to snap him up.

But with the Catalans languishing in fifth place in La Liga and a whole lot of upheaval occurring throughout the membership, Messi described Barcelona’s plight as “really bad”.

From January Messi shall be free to barter his subsequent transfer as he’ll enter the ultimate six months of his contract.

“I don’t know what I’m going to do yet, I’m going to wait until the season ends,” Messi mentioned in an interview with Spanish tv channel La Sexta broadcast on Sunday.

“I’d like to expertise dwelling within the United States, taking part in in that league, and dwelling that life however I don’t know whether or not it’ll occur.

“Right now the most important thing is to focus on the team and finish the season well, to focus on trying to win trophies and not get distracted by other things.”

The Argentine didn’t disguise his pessimism concerning the membership, who’ve made their worst begin to a season in 33 years and are in a deep monetary disaster because of the impression of the coronavirus pandemic.

“It’s a difficult moment for the club, for everyone, but those inside the club know that it’s in a really bad situation, things are very bad and it’s going to be difficult to return the club to where it used to be,” he added.


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