Lionel Messi has surprisingly cut his holiday Short in order to hold urgent talks with new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman about his plans to rebuild the club.Messi’s future at the Nou Camp is far from certain after Barcelona were ruthlessly thrashed 8-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League last week, prompting the departure of Koeman’s predecessor Quique Setien and sporting director Eric Abidal. Upon his unveiling as Barcelona manager, Koeman admitted he could have to convince Messi that his future remains with the club where has spent his entire career so far.
The new Barca boss Ronald koeman said he isn’t sure if he could convince Messi [to stay] He is the best player in the world, and you always want to have him in your team,”he said “.’On my part, as a coach, I love working with Messi because he wins games. If he performs, I’ll be happy if he wants to stay, Starting today, I’ll talk to him. We are going to work and talk with several players. In the case of Messi, hopefully he will continue here for more years.
If I say here what I am going to say, it would not be necessary for me to meet with him. I am the coach in order to make decisions.’Once again, he has a year left on his contract. He is the important player you want in your team as a coach, “he said “.
Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic and Jordi Alba are all expected to be moved on by Koeman as he plots a dramatic overhaul after inheriting the ruins of one of the most worse defeats ever experienced in the club’s history.