Robert Lewandowski is against Messi’s Camp Nou return. Three Barcelona players are opposed to Lionel Messi’s return to Camp Nou, including Robert Lewandowski (on the left). Three Barcelona players, including Robert Lewandowski, oppose Lionel Messi’s return to the squad. Three Barcelona players, according to the Spanish publication El Nacional, oppose the Blaugrana bringing Messi back to Camp Nou.
Lewandowski is rumored to want to continue being Barcelona’s biggest star, which won’t happen if Messi comes back. The former star of Bayern Munich believes that if he returned to the team, Messi would take his thunder. Lewandowski has already made it clear to Mateu Alemany and club president Joan Laporta that he opposes Messi’s comeback.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, the goalkeeper for Barcelona, is rumored to not like Messi’s comeback as the two are reportedly not friendly. Considering that Messi’s return to the team would require him to give up the No. 10 jersey, Wonderkid Ansu Fati is also opposed to it.
This season, Fati has already had trouble getting into games, and if Messi comes back, his playing time will be significantly cut. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is reportedly planning to sign a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), making a Camp Nou comeback doubtful, according to El Nacional. Several sources indicate that Messi is eager to sign a new contract with the Ligue 1 winners when his current term with the Parc des Princes expires in the summer.
The 36-year drought for La Albiceleste to win their third World Cup came to an end in Qatar in 2022 under the Argentine’s leadership. The superstar won the Golden Ball for his efforts after scoring seven goals and dishing out three assists in seven games. This season, Messi has been unstoppable for PSG, recording 12 goals and 14 assists in 19 games across all competitions.
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