Cesc Fabregas Pleads With Lionel Messi to Return to Barcelona One Year After Joining PSG

Cesc Fabregas Pleads With Lionel Messi to Return to Barcelona One Year After Joining PSG

  • World Cup-winning midfielder Cesc Fabregas has implored Lionel Messi to leave Paris Sain-Germain and return to his boyhood club Barcelona
  • Fabregas and Messi have kept a close relationship since sharing the same dressing room at Barcelona over seven years ago
  • Messi left Barcelona last year against his wishes after the club failed to renew his contract due to financial challenges

Cesc Fabregas has come out to plead with his long-time friend Lionel Messi to quit Paris Saint-Germain immediately and return to Barcelona.

Reports of a possible Messi return to Camp Nou were intensified when Barcelona President Joan Laporta said that he will do anything possible to make sure Messi retires at the club.

Lionel Messi, Neymar, Marquinhos, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas
Lionel Messi signed a two-year contract at PSG. Photo by Hiroki Watanabe.
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Last year, Messi quit Barcelona after it became apparent that the club could not afford to renew his contract due to its deep financial constraints. The Argentine international left his club for the last 15 years and quickly sealed a move to PSG.

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Fabregas is now pleading with Messi to leave PSG after just one season as Mirror reports. The midfielder spent three years playing alongside Messi between 2011 and 2014 and have maintained their close relationship since.

As a Barcelona fan, I hope and I wish that Messi returns to Barcelona. He has one year left of his contract in Paris. I would love it if he returned. It is a dream that the club and all the fans have, but I speak to you as a fan of Barcelona.

Fabregas recently joined Serie B side, Como where he is also a part-owner.

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Sports Brief had reported that veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is looking forward to welcoming Cesc Fabregas to Serie B. Fabregas completed a shock transfer to Como after his AS Monaco contract expired.

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The midfielder is bound to come up against Buffon's Parma in the league matches next season. During his presentation, Fabregas explained that he would like to score against Buffon.

The two players have been part of great teams over the years, facing each other in different high-profile matches.

Source: SportsBrief.com