Lionel Messi’s transfer saga finally came to an end after a few weeks of Intense transfer speculations surrounding the Future of FC Barcelona’s Talisman Lionel Messi who seriously pushed for a move away from Barcelona, there has finally been good news for the Barca faithful to smile about as their Legend won’t be leaving the club at least until after the 2020/2021 season.
While some others are happy and rejoicing about Lionel Messi’s decision to stay, some others would be kicking themselves as they wished he had left and some of those are;
1. MAN CITY
For a moment, the fans of the cityzens had their hopes high as everything pointed that Leo would be coming to Manchester City. They would probably be frowning at Lionel Messi’s decision to stay at Barca.
Brazilian Legend, Pele would have been thinking that his record of most goals for a single club is still intact after the Rumours of Messi leaving Barca Sprung up but as it is now Leo needs just ten goals to shatter Pele’s record of 643 goals for Santos. Messi is currently at 634.
3. REAL MADRID
For once, Madrid as a team might have been enjoying all the crisis happening in Barcelona because Messi leaving without a proper replacement would definitely dent the hopes of Barca’s contention for the League Title and being rival to Barcelona, they must have been lying on the bed of roses thinking their worst nightmare is finally gone but with the return of Leo, this time, Madrid’s hopes of winning the league title may be facing a serious obstacle because any team with a Lionel Messi is definitely not a pushover in the race for the League title.
Another player to feel sorry for is Karim Benzema who might have thought the departure of Messi and Suarez would probably give him a chance to win the Pichichi but he won’t be doing so without a fierce challenge from Leo.
The Barcelona president might have won the Battle in keeping Messi but has definitely lost the War. in one of Lionel Messi’s recent interview, he Totally Blasted the Bartomeu led Management tagging them as a disaster. This is a big slap to the face of the president who is under immense pressure to step down as the president of the Club.
Here you have it! Lionel Messi’s return wouldn’t go down well with many others but definitely Barca fans aren’t bothered as their legend is back for at least one more season.