Germany and Real Madrid midfielder, Toni Kroos, says Lionel Messi’s departure from the Camp Nou lords FC Barcelona ‘will be bad ‘ not only for the club, but also for Laliga.
It’s almost a certainty that Messi will finally leave the club he joined as 13 year old this summer despite the club claiming an entitlement of €700m release clause which the player and his reps have disputed.
Messi father who is also his manager has been negotiating with Manchester City for a possible switch to the Pep Guardiola’s side amid the disagreement over the superstar’s claimed free agent status.
Kross, a key player of Real Madrid – the archrivals of Barcelona in Spanish football was asked to comment about the impending departure of the Argentine from Spain during a post-match news conference as the midfield got set to line up for Germany in an UEFA Nations League clash against Spain on Thursday at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart.
“Messi is a player who is interesting for all clubs in the world. It’s bad for LaLiga and especially for Barcelona,” Kroos told reporters.
Hé added: “For me, as a Real Madrid player, it’s of course something different.”
“But even if Messi left, it wouldn’t
automatically mean that we at Real Madrid would win everything.”
Messi, a six-time Ballon d’Or winner, has played 731 matches for Barcelona, scoring 634 goals plus 285 assists. The major titles the 33 year old won as a Barca player include 10 Laliga titles, six Copa del Rey, four Champions League titles, three UEFA Super Cup titles and three FIFA Club World Cup titles,Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com 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 The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.