Joan Laporta and La Liga chief Javier Tebas will hold a key meeting on Friday in relation to Lionel Messi’s future. Barca are looking for a solution to La Liga’s salary cap.
Ferran Reverter has been appointed as the new CEO of Barcelona and takes over from Oscar Grau. He will report directly to president Joan Laporta.
Reports in France claim there was friction between Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe at Euro 2020. The PSG star is said to be jealous of the Barca attacker’s role in the team.
Lionel Messi has received a cheeky approach from Newell’s Old Boys. The Tweet read, “Hi Leo, are you there? In Argentina it is just now July 1 ... [Nothing ventured nothing gained].”
Barcelona are hoping to finalize exits for Junior Firpo and Miralem Pjanic in the coming days. Firpo is heading to Leeds United, while Pjanic is wanted by clubs in Italy and England.
Xavi has been talking about Lionel Messi’s future and is confident the Argentine will stay at the Camp Nou. He said, “Leo needs Barcelona and Barcelona needs Leo.”
Barcelona shirts bearing Lionel Messi’s name are still available in the club’s shops despite the forward’s contract with the Catalan giants having ended.