Lionel Messi’s recent statements about his former teammate Neymar were like a bomb. In an interview with Mundo Deportivo, the Argentine striker said that the Brazilian international “is looking forward to returning to FC Barcelona”. Words that quickly reacted to the entourage of the Paris Saint-Germain star.
It’s a never-ending soap opera. Throughout the summer, rumors of Neymar’s return to Camp Nou made headlines in the international press. Although he stayed at Paris Saint-Germain, the Brazilian continues to be the subject of rumors of a departure.
And it’s not Lionel Messi who intends to calm things down on the contrary. The captain of the Catalan club has never hidden it, he wants his friend to return to Barcelona and has done everything for the summer transfer window.
Just yesterday, the “Pulga”, who did not fail to throw flowers to “Ney” and spoke again about the situation of his ex-teammate. “He really wants to come back, he was always sorry after he left. He has done a lot to come back and this is the first step in trying to get there, “he said.
It didn’t take much to react to the entourage of the former Santos star. According to the Team, the Neymar clan said it was “surprised” by Messi’s words. “Messi talks about the past situation, not the current one”, assures a close friend of the attacker, who adds that the 28-year-old player “does not think of a departure”, him who linked his future to that of Paris until in June 2022.