Barca president We dont need Messi to win

first_imgBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insists that the squad can win any game with or without Lionel MessiThe Blaugrana will not be able to call on the services of their Argentine superstar for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Inter Milan in Group B or in Sunday’s El Clasico against Real Madrid.This comes in light of Messi sustaining a fractured arm in Barcelona’s 4-2 La Liga win over Sevilla at the weekend.But Bartomeu is adamant that they will be fine regardless of whether a five-time Ballon d’Or winner in leading the frontline.“Messi will be out for however long he needs to be,” Bartomeu told Catalunya Radio.Fati and Suarez shine against Valencia at Camp Nou Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 15, 2019 With a mesmerizing first half from Ansu Fati and a brace from Luis Suarez in the second half, Barcelona demolished Valencia at Camp Nou.Valencia…“Without Leo, we are still competitive, but the important thing is to move forward.“We have to win, of course, and prepare ourselves. The players are conscious of where they are.”Messi has provided 12 goals and six assists in 12 appearances across all competitions for Barcelona this season.Bartomeu also dismissed reports linking Barcelona with a return for former star forward Neymar.last_img read more


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