Bartomeu to resign if Messi stays in the club !!!
Recently, The football world shook after the Ace player, Lionel Messi, the captain of Barcelona announced his intention of leaving the club. He had sent a letter to the Club's President, Josep Maria Bartomeu regarding his intentions to leave the club. The officials are now trying their best to keep Messi in the club.
In the meantime, The President of Spanish club Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that he will resign if captain Lionel Messi changes his mind to leave the club. Bartomeu, has indicated to step down if Messi stays at the club.
The star player, Messi on Tuesday, wrote a letter to the club stating that he wanted to leave the club. He wrote a letter to President Bartameu requesting for the agreement to be terminated in accordance with the provisions of his agreement. Messi has already passed the deadline but he still wants to leave the club with one year left on his contract. This has put more pressure on the club's president Bartomeu.
President Bartameu has confirmed to resign if Messi publicly announces his stay at the Catalonia club. The pressure has now shifted to Messi. However, he has not spoken on this matter yet.
Barcelona's sporting director Ramon Planes had earlier said in a press conference that they were ready to form a team with Messi at the center. He additionally said that he was trying to keep Messi at the club.
Messi has been in the mood to leave the club in recent times due to the club's poor performance, the club's decision on fellow players and growing mistrust on Bartomeu.
Barcelona's weakness was exposed after a humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals. Messi have also had differences with the club over the past few years regarding the player's contract.
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