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Tension in France As Latest Image Suggests Lionel Messi Could Be Making Blockbuster Return to Barcelona
- Lionel Messi has ignited talk of a sensational return to Barcelona after flying to the Catalan capital to have dinner with Xavi and his former teammates
- Messi had been given time off by PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino given there is a midweek international break
- The Argentine completed a shock transfer to PSG last summer after he was unable for legal and financial reasons to sign a new contract with Barcelona
Lionel Messi has sparked huge transfer speculation as the Argentine forward was seen dining with Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandes alongside Sergio Busquet and Jordi Alba.
Messi was returning to the Catalan city for the first time since leaving to sign for French giants PSG after Barcelona failed in their attempt to tie him to a new contract.
According to a report via The Mirror, the Argentine was spotted entering a restaurant where Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba were also having dinner, while Barca boss Xavi was also in the Japanese eatery.
Images of Messi meeting with his former Barcelona teammates have now triggered a transfer rumour suggesting the 7-time Ballon D’or winner might just be looking to reunite with the Blaugranes once more.
Lionel Messi struggles in France
Lionel Messi has struggled to replicate his goal-scoring form for PSG since arriving in the summer with the Argentine managing just one league goal for the Parisians.
According to a report via Football Transfers, Messi has admitted publicly that he has struggled to settle in Paris following his move from Barcelona in August.
The superstar has been hit by minor injury setbacks during his time in the France capital and has also recently recovered from Covid in a season that has, to date, been frustrating for the player.
Top 20 Richest Clubs in The World Revealed
Earlier Sportsbrief reported Barcelona have been named the richest club in the world in a list compiled by Wealthy Gorilla.
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The Catalan giants topped the list despite their current financial status which has them in a £1.13billion debt.
Real Madrid are currently the second-richest club in the world, with Man United completing the top three.