Alves: ‘Messi is not happy at PSG’

18 Mar 2022 | 10:51 | Football

The Brazilian defender expressed his desire to reunite with his former teammate Lionel Messi in Barca’s shirt.

Sharing with ESPN, the Barca defender confirmed: “For me, Messi is not happy at PSG. Leo makes football special and he does it when he is happy outside of life. Messi makes people Around him, he felt the same way.

Messi is living in a place that is not for him. For me, he has to live in the best place, which is Barcelona. Messi always tells me that there is no better place to live than Barcelona. I have experienced and realized there is no better place than here. When Messi left, I texted him like that.”
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 Messi and Alves once created the strongest corridor in the world in Barca colors. Photo: Reuters.

The veteran Brazilian defender also looks forward to the prospect of reuniting with Messi in a Barca shirt. “For whatever reason, Messi is not here and I hope he can come back. I don’t know how likely this is, but if it is possible, let him come back here. Anyone who leaves Barca is welcome. feel regret. Some people can say no, but it’s because they hate to lose. But everyone will regret it, because Barcelona is better than anywhere, “said Alves.

The veteran Brazilian defender recently returned to Barca in the winter transfer window on a free form. Alves played 5 La Liga matches for Barca, scored 1 goal and provided 2 assists and played an important role in coach Xavi’s squad. Alves once played for PSG himself in the period 2017-2019.

Meanwhile, Messi did not have a good time at PSG. El Pulga has just seven goals in all competitions for the French side this season. He did not help PSG go deep in the Champions League when he lost to Real Madrid in the 1/8 round.

In last weekend’s match against Bordeaux in Ligue 1, Messi was booed by the home team’s fans after every touch of the ball. Many sources in Spain said that Messi is in contact to return to Barca next season, but this prospect is not simple.