Lionel Messi has hit out at Barcelona within the wake of team-mate Luis Suarez’s departure for Atletico Madrid.
The Uruguay worldwide has this week sealed a transfer to Diego Simeone’s facet after being informed he was not in new supervisor Ronald Koeman’s plans for the longer term.
Messi has taken to social media to pay tribute to his good friend and team-mate but in addition blasted the Catalan giants for the best way he feels Suarez has been handled.
“I used to be getting the concept however at present I went into the locker room and fell the true chip. How onerous will probably be to not preserve sharing the daily with you, each on and off the pitch. We’re going to overlook them a lot. It was a few years, many mattes, meals, dinners…Many issues we are going to always remember, day-after-day collectively.
“It’s going to be unusual seeing you carrying one other shirt and rather more dealing with you. You deserved to depart like what you might be: some of the necessary gamers in membership historical past, attaining necessary issues each as a gaggle and individually. And to not get kicked out like they did. However the fact is that at this level I’m now not stunned.
“I want you all the perfect on this new problem. I really like you a lot. See you quickly, mate.”
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Suarez Not Stunned By Barcelona Exit
Barcelona waved goodbye to Suarez on Thursday in a particular farewell ceremony for the striker who departs after 198 targets and 283 appearances for the Catalan giants. The Uruguay worldwide was clearly emotional as he spoke about his six profitable years on the membership.
#ICYMI FULL HIGHLIGHTS | All the perfect moments from @LuisSuarez9’s Barça farewell. #9raciasLuis pic.twitter.com/OB8QjMoZHI
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 25, 2020
Suarez additionally mentioned his relationship with Messi and the way shut the duo have turn out to be throughout their time collectively on the Camp Nou.
“I’ve already confronted Leo with the nationwide workforce so this won’t change our relationship. Everybody is aware of in regards to the relationship now we have. When one arrives at Barcelona they are saying cautious with Leo, being a ahead, and in the long run after a few years Leo has bought on rather well with a ahead. We’re acutely aware of attempting to be all the time on the degree we should be at Barca and I can go away happy with what now we have finished.”
The 33-year-old now heads for a contemporary problem at Atletico Madrid. Suarez is because of signal a two-year cope with Diego Simeone’s facet who’re anticipated to battle Actual Madrid and Barcelona for the league title.
Messi’s Barcelona Frustration Continues
Messi’s newest outburst exhibits his continued frustration with the membership. The Argentine made his emotions clear final season when he spoke out in opposition to former sporting director Eric Abidal and likewise issued a strongly-worded assertion when confirming the gamers would take pay-cuts as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Argentine worldwide was then denied a switch over the summer time after informing the membership he wished to depart. He subsequently spoke about his need to depart in an interview with Purpose’s Ruben Uria and accused president Josep Maria Bartomeu of going again on his phrase.
Messi’s newest missive comes simply days earlier than Barcelona are as a result of begin their 2020-21 league marketing campaign. Koeman’s facet play their first sport of the season on Sunday in opposition to Villarreal on the Camp Nou.
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