Lionel Messi has officially told Barcelona that he wants to leave the club.
Jorge Messi this morning has communicated in a phone call to Barcelona president Bartomeu that his son Leo is leaving, via @FApor_elmundo— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) August 25, 2020
BOOM! (4)— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) August 25, 2020
Barcelona will bring Messi to court, will accept only the 700m€ to activate clause, according to @verobrunati
Respeto y admiración, Leo. Todo mi apoyo, amigo.— Carles Puyol (@Carles5puyol) August 25, 2020
👏👏— Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9) August 25, 2020
The announcement has come after Barca’s 8-2 humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich in Champions League fixture. The club has confirmed that the Argentina great has sent a note expressing his desire to leave.