Lionel Messi cut off his vacation to meet Koeman today

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Barcelona new coach Ronald Koeman began his work immediately after his official presentation to the media on Wednesday, as he will hold meetings with a number of team stars, beginning with a meeting with Lionel Messi today to put points above the letters regarding his future with the Blaugrana.

And the Spanish newspaper MARCA reported that Messi decided to cut short his vacation with his family in order to meet the new coach.

She also said what happens during this meeting could have a big impact on the 33-year-old’s future.

And press reports confirmed that the president of the Catalan club, Josep Maria Bartomeu, was the one who requested an urgent meeting between Coman and Messi in order to decide on the future of the Argentine star, because the future of the team is linked to Messi’s decision.

Koeman had made it clear yesterday – during his first press conference – that Messi is an integral part of his “Camp Nou” project, but the Dutch coach also said that he does not want people who will not abide by his instructions.

The newspaper also reported that Koeman wants to conduct further interviews with Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto.

Source : Marca