The president of Barcelona, Laporta spoke once again about the situation of Messi’s departure.
He stressed that they had a preliminary agreement with the Argentine, but La Liga did not accept it in the end.
Laporta also revealed that he had not spoken to Messi since his departure.
“We had a preliminary agreement with Messi for a long time, but in the end La Liga did not accept it. He has not spoken to Messi since he left. We will always be grateful. Messi will always be of Barcelona,” Laporta told OnzeTv.
Barça president Laporta about Messi to @OnzeTv3: “We had a pre-agreement with Leo’s contract for a long time but in the end La Liga did not accept it. I haven’t spoken with Messi since he left. We will have an eternal gratitude. Messi will always be of Barça” ? #FCB @barcacentre
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 6, 2021
Messi is already a footballer of Paris Saint-Germain, as he has played his first official match with the club from the French capital.