The Spanish club, FC Barcelona confirmed that their strike players, Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will stay with the club. Speculations were running about these two leaving Barcelona and joining other clubs. However, Barcelona management put these rumors to the ground and ruled out the news of the two leaving the club.
After seeing his performance questioned, Iniesta continued to argue about the transfer talk. According to the reports, he was in talks with the Serie A club, Juventus. However, the club and the player have no interest in moving to Serie A. The Argentine superstar, on the other hand, too will stay at Camp Nou past 2018.
About Messi and Iniesta’s move, Ariedo Braide, The Barca director, said:
“Iniesta to Juventus? No.
“Barca’s players aren’t on the market. Iniesta will stay with us.
Furthermore, he added:
“Talk of Messi leaving? I don’t think so.
“Anything can happen in football, but Messi’s a great professional and Barcelona are in his heart. I don’t think he’ll leave.”
Also, according to the latest reports, The Argenitne signed a new deal with Barcelona till 2021. The paperwork, however, is not yet signed. Rumours suggested that the Argentine giant will move to Manchester City. However, in the long-run, Messi’s future with Barcelona remains unclear.