Lionel Messi lashes out at Barcelona for selling Luis Suárez


Lionel Messi criticized the go out of teammate and excellent good friend Luis Suárez on Friday, dealing every other blow to the broken courting between the Argentine and Barcelona’s management. Messi posted a photograph of himself with Suárez on Instagram with a message expressing his unhappiness for his good friend’s departure and his anger at how the membership transferred him to Atlético Madrid.

“It is going to be so strange seeing you in another shirt, and even stranger to have to play against you,” Messi wrote.

“You deserved a sending-off fit for what you are: one of the most important players in club history, both for what you did for the group and individually — not the one they gave you. But it is true that at this point nothing surprises me.”

Barcelona made up our minds to overtake its squad after the 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich within the Champions League ultimate month. The 33-year-old Suárez was once instructed through incoming trainer Ronald Koeman that he was once not sought after. The membership, exhausting hit financially through the coronavirus pandemic, additionally had to cut back its expenditures on salaries for its avid gamers. Suárez bid farewell to Barcelona’s lovers in an emotional information convention on Thursday. He leaves Camp Nou because the membership’s 3rd main scorer with 198 targets.

The Uruguayan helped Barcelona win 13 titles since arriving in 2014 from Liverpool, together with 4 Spanish league trophies and the Champions League in 2015. Suárez cast a dynamic scoring duo with Messi over time, and the 2 South Americans was neighbors and speedy pals, along side their households.

“I was accepting the idea (of your departure), but not until I entered the changing room did I realize what it means,” Messi wrote.

“How difficult it is going to be not sharing each day with you, both on and off the field. We will miss you very much. These have been many years of many mates, lunches, dinners … many things I won’t forget from all those days together.”

Barcelona transferred Suárez to Spanish league rival Atlético for 6 million euros ($7 million). Messi had attempted to depart the membership he has been part of for 20 years after the debacle in opposition to Bayern, however Barcelona answered that he will have to end the general yr of his contract.

Suárez additionally took Messi’s aspect within the dispute on Thursday when he stated “I have to accept it if the club decides it is time that I go, just like the club should accept it if a player wants to leave.”

Messi, on the other hand, has already given up in seeking to go away this season. He has vowed to play his toughest for the staff whilst he stays — even supposing he’s much more disgruntled after Suárez’s departure. Messi’s feedback are the newest run-in between him and the membership’s board. Club president Josep Bartomeu has referred to as for elections in March, during which he can’t run once more, however he’s additionally going through a censure referendum that would oust him and his board within the coming weeks.



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