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WATCH: Angry Barcelona fans force their way into Camp Nou

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Supporters have been calling for Lionel Messi to stay

FBL-ESP-LIGA-BARCELONA-ARG-MESSI-DEMO Photo by PAU BARRENA/AFP via Getty Images

Tensions have been rising in Barcelona in the wake of Lionel Messi telling the club he wants to leave.

Supporters have been making their feelings on the make pretty clear, chanting for Messi to stay and for president Josep Maria Bartomeu to resign.

A group also managed to force their way into the Camp Nou with security unable to prevent then entering.

Reports on Wednesday have suggested that Bartomeu wants to talk to Messi directly to try and convince the captain to change his mind and stay at the Camp Nou.

Sporting director Ramon Planes also talked about Messi during Francisco Trincao’s unveiling and made it clear Barcelona really don’t want their captain to leave.

Messi is being heavily linked with a move to Manchester City currently but is expected at Barcelona on Sunday for PCR testing before starting pre-season on Monday.