Barcelona presidential candidate Pere Riera says the club is bigger than captain and superstar Lionel Messi.
Riera has announced his decision to succeed Josep Bartomeu following the latter’s resignation.
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“In my opinion, Messi has to stay at Barcelona and not with history,” Riera told Radio MARCA. “It’s not good for anyone.
“In the end, it’s Messi who decides [his future]. I very much doubt that Messi wanted to leave Barcelona [in the summer].
“I wouldn’t pull out all the stops for Messi.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.