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Lionel Messi wants Marcelo Bielsa as new manager for Camp Nou

Lionel Messi wants Marcelo Bielsa as new manager for Camp Nou

La Liga giants Barcelona lost the league title race when they lost to Osasuna, since that Lionel Messi expressed his displeasure towards club management. However president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident Lionel Messi will stay at the Nou Camp this summer.

Messi has recently been linked with a sensational move away from the Nou Camp with reports suggesting he has a tense relationship with many of the Barca hierarchy.

The Argentine has previously stated his desire to spend his whole career at Barcelona, though a return to his homeland is also believed to be of interest.

In the newest of development Lionel Messi has reportedly expressed his interest in having Leeds United’s Marcelo Bielsa as the new manager of Barcelona after a disappointing second-place finish in La Liga last season.

Bielsa led Leeds United back into the Premier League for the 2020/21 campaign with a Championship title win, ending a 16-year-long wait. But the Argentine tactician is yet to sign a new contract at Elland Road.

The 65-year-old’s existing deal with Leeds is due to expire next week, and according to The Sun, Messi has urged Barcelona to bring the former Athletic Bilbao manager back in Spain.

Source: La Liga

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