Sports Desk – Groups of supporters of the Blaugrana began to gather outside the club’s home in the Catalan capital on Tuesday after news broke that Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona.
Fans of Barcelona are congregating outside the club’s Camp Nou stadium tonight in protest at the planned exit of club captain Lionel Messi.
Sources say that Bartomeu has already offered to resign to keep Messi at the club. Barca fans have started gathering outside the club offices. [BBC]
Sources say that Bartomeu has already offered to resign to keep Messi at the club. Barca fans have started gathering outside the club offices. [BBC] pic.twitter.com/5EUqCb8uof— Transfer News (@TransfersLlVE) August 25, 2020
Barca fans want Josep Maria Bartomeu out instead of Messi. For this, he is protesting outside the club’s Camp Nou Stadium. This is the first time ever, the situation has worsened this much as Messi is on the verge of leaving his only football club where he is deemed as the God of football. In the meantime, another club legend, Carlés Puyol has bid farewell to Messi already.
“Respect and admiration, Leo,” Puyol wrote on twitter. “You have all my support, friend.”
Barcelona fans have gathered outside Camp Nou and are chanting “Bartomeu out!” 😡pic.twitter.com/krYQ1Ctz6f— Goal (@goal) August 25, 2020
After the humiliating loss to Bayern, he seems to have lost all the confidence to end his career at Barca and now he would like to leave the club using his free transfer clause. Having met the new coach Koeman, Messi seems to have made up his mind and will like to move on.
Messi arrived at Barcelona as a teenager in 2001, joining the club’s famed La Masia youth academy. He first-team debut happened in 2003 as a 16-year-old, and since then he led Barcelona to 34 titles. He holds most individual records at the club, scoring 634 goals and making 276 assists in 731 appearances with the club.