Former Barcelona forward Luis Suarez [should not be confused with Uruguayan Luis Suarez] have said that Lionel Messi’s era at Barcelona is nearing an end.
After issues with Barca’s manager, the Argentine superstar is rumored to have fallen out with club president Josep Bartomeu and doesn’t eye to eye with head coach Luis Enrique. His statement have boosted the move of Lionel Messi to new club despite have more than three years left on his contract as his contract will end in June 2018.
The 27 year old has fallen out with club president Josep Bartomeu and also endures a troublesome relationship with head coach Luis Enrique, leading to speculation about his future at the Camp Nou side.
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Suarez said “I think Messi is still happy at Barcelona because the club has helped him a lot. They have been very supportive ever since he was a kid. But he might start to have doubts if a stratospheric offer were to come in. And you have to be careful when a player starts to gets doubts. It could be that Messi’s era at Barcelona is nearing an end.”
“Barcelona did not perform as we have come to expect from them last season and people might start having doubts if another season like that happens. Things have been said that would never have been said before. It’s still early, though, and you have to give all this some time.”
Know about former Barcelona’s Luis Suarez
Suarez played for Barca from 1955 to 1961. He played 122 games as a center midfielder and scored 61 goals. With Barcelona, he won La Liga twice, Copa Del Rey twice and two times Fairs Cup also. He won Ballon d’Or [European Footballer of the year] in 1960. Thereafter he moved to Internazionale in 1961.