Barcelona starlet is the club’s heart but his special treatment at Camp Nou comes to an end after the arrival of Ronald Koeman.
Barcelona ace Lionel Messi is the most wanted player in the squad. Though, he was asking to leave the club this summer transfer window despite a year’s contract remained with Barca. But club officials didn’t allow him for his exit as they asked to pay all the release clause of €700m.
Lionel Messi always was given special treatment in the club because of his performance and contribution to the club’s victory. As there is the restriction of harsh tackles on him during the training sessions to avoid the injury.
Another one is that Lionel Messi had been given the special feel in every important thing of the club. Therefore, fans also always love to see him on the pitch while playing for the Catalans side. Before starting the season news of Lionel Messi’s exit make fans gather outside of the stadium for asking the club’s president exit.
This happened because rumor went out that Messi asking for his exit due to a misunderstanding between manager and president. Hence, it shows the fans love Lionel Messi more than any other official of the club.
But the report from the Everything Barca claims that Lionel Messi’s freedom might come to an end after the arrival of Dutch manager Ronald Koeman. This report comes out after the La Liga match against Getafe.
Lionel Messi freedom comes to an end
While the La Liga match against Getafe, Barcelona fails to convert the easy fixture into a huge victory. Which puts all the fans and management into nervousness. So Ronald Koeman also was not happy with team performance including the skipper.
As a result, Barcelona lost the match by 1-0 and also lose their 3 points for fletching ahead in the points table. It was a shocking result for everyone because Barcelona has 72% possession. The most interesting was that they had only one shot on target.
Therefore, when Ronald Koeman asked about Bayern Munich’s defeat including the team’s preparation for European football. Then he said that until and unless you play as a team you can’t win a single game.
Lionel Messi didn’t try to press on the field during the match
Furthermore, the newly appointed manager goes on and said that nowadays Lionel Messi didn’t try to press on opponents’ defense. Hence, this didn’t help them to dominate on the other teams so more number of attacking football didn’t take place.
He also said that Lionel Messi instead of pressing seen mostly as walking on the field. However, he uses energy when needed and this spread a negative attitude between the squad. So as a skipper this type of attitude fails to have the achieve triumph over opponents.
Henceforth, newly appointed manager Ronald Koeman has more expectations from Lionel Messi. As Ronald Koeman wanted to bring the club on the same track as before so he had more expectations from the club’s ace.
Overall, the Barcelona coach focused on rebuilding the squad. Lionel Messi hoping to leave Barcelona after this season and hoping to finish his Catalans career by winning the UCL final this year. Hence, it also looks like his freedom at the club comes to an end.