Alba: “I would like Messi to return, it would be good for him and for Barcelona”


One of its leaders gave an interview to Spanish Media Barcelona, Jordi Albatalking about the possibility of Lionel Messi’s return, about the Negreira case that… torments the “Blaugrana”, Dani Alves and his imprisonment, while he also mentioned his football future.

What the Barcelona footballer said in detail:

On Messi’s departure from Barcelona: “I experienced it very strongly. The day it was announced that he was leaving, I couldn’t believe it. I was confused. It was difficult for me, because we had a wonderful relationship. I couldn’t believe he was leaving the team.

He had called me and told me that he couldn’t stay. I didn’t go into details, only he and the club know what really happened. I don’t know why he couldn’t stay. There are many questions, but I don’t have the answers. We have not discussed this matter before. I would like him to come back, but I don’t know if he will. We haven’t discussed it, because he has a contract with Paris. I would like it to come back. It would be good for both him and the team. But he is happy in Paris. He may have struggled with the adjustment at first, but this year he is much better.”.

For the Negreira case: “I never noticed referees blowing the whistle in our favor. In fact, in 2014 they took the title of champion from us. In a game against Atletico, a Messi goal was disallowed for offside and we lost the league with that tie. It was a cross with the ball going to Messi from a defender. It wasn’t offside, but they disallowed our goal and we lost the league.”

Until the final decision comes out, I don’t know what to say. I don’t like what is happening against Barcelona. It will show with time. I don’t believe games have been redeemed. I, from the field, never noticed us favoring each other. A lot can be written and I have learned not to be influenced”.

About Dani Alves: “We were all shocked by the news of his imprisonment. It’s not a pleasant feeling, after so many years of being in the dressing room together. I put my hand in the fire only for matters that concern me. I haven’t spoken to him, it’s a very sensitive issue”.

On his football future: “I feel good, but I know I don’t have much time left as a footballer. Barcelona is a very demanding team. I have one more year left on my contract, then we’ll see what happens. Fatigue is not only physical, but also psychological. I regret not completing my studies”.

Source: Sport Fm

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