Connect with us

Sports

Alba backs Lionel Messi’s return to Barcelona, gives reason

Published

on

Barcelona defender, Jordi Alba, has welcomed Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi back to the Catalan club.

Alba admitted that he suffered a lot when Messi, who he described as the best player in the world, left Barcelona for PSG.

This online medium reports that Messi left his boyhood club Barcelona last summer to join PSG on a free transfer after the Spanish LaLiga giants were unable to renew his contract.

However, the seven-time Ballon d’ Or winner has not really impressed since joining PSG and was recently booed by the club’s fans following their elimination from the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid in the last-16 stage.

Advertisement
READ ALSO:   Charles Leclerc lives up to potential as F1 title rivals struggle

Speaking with El Larguero, Alba said it would be great if Messi returned back to Barcelona at the end of the season because his move to PSG cost him a lot and also the Barça fans.

“Messi is the best player I have ever met. It would be great if he came back to Barça,” Alba said.

“I suffered a lot when he left. Yes, I want to play with him again, but here at Barça, not at PSG.”

“Leaving to PSG after a full life at Barcelona cost Messi a lot and also the Barça fans, but it’s football. It is hard to see him in another shirt, but he’s still the best in the world. He’s got a lot of football left and I am sure next year he will be much better and I am not saying this because he is my friend,” he added.

Advertisement

Politics2 hours ago

Ayu: PDP leaders sharing money among themselves like ‘Father Christmas’ – Fani-Kayode

Entertainment4 hours ago

Ed Sheeran ordered to stand trial in the US over claims he copied Marvin Gaye’s hit Let’s Get it On

Sports4 hours ago

Breaking: Lewis Hamilton could be awarded LAST year’s F1 world title with Verstappen and Red Bull involved in cheat storm

Entertainment5 hours ago

#BBNaija: Alleged domestic abuse: Sheggz’s ex-girlfriend reveals ‘painful past’ about their relationship and what she experienced…

Top Stories5 hours ago

N122m Scandal: Ayu Asked To Give Accurate Account Of PDP’s Income

Top Stories9 hours ago

BREAKING: Peter Obi’s ‘Obidients’ Defy Police, Re-enact #EndSars Scenes @Lekki(Video)

Entertainment9 hours ago

Did Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Remi Ruin ‘Anikulapo’ With Unnecessary Nude Scene…Nigerians React?

Education10 hours ago

University of Tokyo Scholarship 2023 in Japan (Fully Funded)

Top Stories12 hours ago

Breaking:Tinubu Gives Aisha Buhari, MKO Abiola’s Daughter, Others Fresh Appointments [Full List]

Top Stories12 hours ago

FACT-CHECK: Did Atiku predict PDP would destroy Nigeria?

Entertainment12 hours ago

#BBNaija: Here are 7 remarkable highlights from ‘Level Up’ season

Opinion12 hours ago

Atiku: Nigeria Shall Rise Again

Entertainment12 hours ago

Israel DMW advises Nigerians following Davido and Chioma’s reconciliation

Opinion12 hours ago

Why Is Bola Tinubu Hiding In London? Farooq Kperogi

News12 hours ago

Ukraine war: Putin will never intimidate us – Biden

Also Read...