Soccer – Mercato – Barcelona
Posted on October 15th, 2020 at 10:30 am by La Rédaction
After an eventful summer, Lionel Messi finally decided to end his contract with FC Barcelona. This failed departure drew a lot of reactions from players including Thibaut Courtois.
It could have been the transfer of the summer, see the decade. As FC Barcelona entered a transition phase this summer, to everyone’s surprise, Lionel Messi announced his desire to look elsewhere. It was followed by a series of several weeks, at the end of which La Pulga wanted to close the deal in June 2021 due to the determination of its management. Despite all this, the dialogue seems inevitably broken between the Sixfold Golden Ball and its leaders, and a departure next summer is still relevant, perhaps for Manchester City.
Courtois wants to face “the best”
Inevitably, many players were recruited for the soap opera. Thibaut Courtois, guest on Onda Cero radio on Wednesday night, was no exception. When asked about any possible joy over Messi’s exit, Real Madrid’s last bulwark replied: “It’s his thing but for me La Liga is the best in the world and you want the best to be here.” “A statement that will take on full meaning on October 20th, the date of the first Clasico of the season, where Courtois will try to fend off Lionel Messi’s offensives.