The Uruguayan side, Luis Suarez, striker of Atletico Madrid, leaders of the Spanish Football League, advised his former Barcelona teammate, Argentine star Lionel Messi, about his future.
Suarez said, during an exclusive interview with Catalan Channel Three yesterday, Thursday, in response to a question about Messi’s future: “If you ask me as a friend of his, I will tell you that I do not see him anywhere but Barcelona, it may not be good for him, but in the end he is the only one who will take it.” the decision”.
He added: “Barcelona is the team that gave everything to Messi. Likewise, Messi did everything he could for the club. He could stay with him for another 3, 4 or 5 years.”
Suarez concluded by talking about the future of his Argentine friend: “From my point of view, Messi should conclude his career in the place where he felt most happy. I cannot imagine Messi outside Barcelona. As a fan of the club and a friend, I would like to tell him not to leave Barcelona.”
Barcelona Suárez spoke about Messi’s future at the club and did not doubt his position: “I can’t imagine Messi outside of Barça. As a club fan and friend, I would tell him not to go away.
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Lionel Messi’s 33-year-old contract with Barcelona expires at the end of this season and has not yet been renewed.
The Spanish “TV3” channel reported that the Barcelona administration may grant Messi a long-term contract with ten years, but with half the current salary, provided that he retires after a few years and becomes the club’s ambassador around the world.
It is noteworthy that Luis Suarez, 34, joined Barcelona in 2014 from Liverpool, and last year joined the Atletico Madrid team.