In a recent meeting between Barcelona president Joan Laporta and Jorge Messi, the father and representative of football superstar Lionel Messi, positive discussions regarding Messi’s potential return to the club took place. Following the meeting, Jorge Messi expressed his son’s desire to return to Barcelona, stating, “Leo wants to return to Barcelona, and I’d love to see him back at Barça.”
The possibility of Messi rejoining Barcelona has been a topic of much speculation since his departure from the club in August 2021. While Messi ultimately signed with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after leaving Barcelona, his father’s comments indicate that a reunion between the Argentine icon and his former club is a viable option.
Although details of any potential deal have not been disclosed, the openness expressed by Jorge Messi suggests that negotiations are underway. Barcelona’s president, Laporta, has been vocal about his desire to bring Messi back to the club, and these latest comments from Messi’s father only serve to fuel the hopes of fans and stakeholders.
Lionel Messi spent the majority of his professional career at Barcelona, where he achieved numerous accolades and became the club’s all-time leading scorer. His return would undoubtedly be met with great excitement and anticipation from Barcelona supporters, who still hold him in high regard.
As discussions continue to unfold, football enthusiasts eagerly await further updates on Messi’s potential homecoming to Barcelona. The prospect of witnessing Messi donning the iconic Blaugrana jersey once again is a tantalizing one for fans worldwide, and it remains to be seen how this story will unfold in the coming weeks.
🚨 Jorge Messi after meeting Barcelona president Laporta: “Leo wants to return to Barcelona and I’d love to see him back to Barça”.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 5, 2023