Lionel Messi wants to leave FC Barcelona immediately and has already told the club’s management the shock news, according to reports.
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The Blaugrana captain is more isolated at the club than ever before and wants to leave, Marcelo Bechler – the journalist, who broke the news that Neymar would join Paris Saint-Germain – claims.
The Barcelona-based journalist reports that Messi is dissatisfied with the club’s management and lack of planning.
The 33-year-old, whose contract runs out in 2021, has reportedly even told the clubs leadership already about his decision.
The news come after a few tumultous days at Barcelona following their 8-2 UEFA Champions League elimination by Bayern Munich.
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It is claimed president Josep Maria Bartomeu will sack coach Quique Setien and sporting director Eric Abidal this week before calling for new elections.
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