Lionel Messi has been warned by La Liga president Javier Tebas that should he leave FC Barcelona for some other club, it will end up damaging the reputation he has built over the years. Messi almost left his boyhood club during the summer transfer window only to make a dramatic U-turn at the last moment. Also Read – El Clasico 2020 Live Streaming Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Preview, When And Where to Watch BAR vs RM Live TV Broadcast, Online Live Streaming, Fantasy Predictions, Timings in India
Messi had handed in a transfer request that led to weeks of back and forth with the Barcelona board with the iconic footballer not appearing for a pre-season mandatory medical test and training sessions. Also Read – UEFA Champions League 2020-21: Will Cristiano Ronaldo Play For Juventus During Clash Against Lionel Messi’s Barcelona?
Messi’s father, who also acts as his agent, flew to the city to hold the crisis talks with the club. Also Read – PSG Star Neymar Snubs Lionel Messi And Barcelona For More Money: Report
With just one year left on his contract, it was reported that Barcelona claimed any potential suitor will have to pay the astronomical release clause in order to sign him. Premier League’s Manchester City were leading the race to secure his services with the likes of Juventus, Paris Sain-Germain, Manchester United also reported to be interested.
Tabas admitted La Liga has been