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FC Barcelona News: 8 August 2021; Messi to say goodbye, Pjanic close to exit

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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Ibai Llanos and Sergio Aguero arrive for Messi’s farewell dinner | Marca

Lionel Messi has held a farewell party at his house with Sergio Aguero, Gerard Pique, and Jordi Alba in attendance along with YouTube star Ibai Llanos.

Leo Messi to give press conference at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona

Lionel Messi will give a press conference on Sunday at the Camp Nou to discuss his departure from Barcelona.

Decision time for Pjanic | Marca

Miralem Pjanic is close to a return to Juventus and a deal could be reached over the weekend for the midfielder. Juve officials are in the city for the Joan Gamper Trophy.

PSG reportedly confirm imminent Messi arrival to players | AS

PSG have reportedly already told their players that Lionel Messi will be joining the club after leaving Barcelona.

Growing belief in Argentina that Messi will go to PSG to play with his ‘friends’ | Marca

There is a growing belief in Argentina that Messi will join PSG where he will play with his friends such as Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes.

Messi does not have any offers on the table | Sport

PSG are yet to make an offer for Messi but are expected to deliver a proposal over the weekend. The Argentine is still said to be “devastated” by developments.

Iniesta: It was a pleasure to play with Messi, nobody has done what he has | Marca

Andres Iniesta has become the latest club legend to pay tribute to Messi. He said, “He’s No.1. I haven’t seen anyone do what he has done year after year.”

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