Lionel Messi returned to coaching with Barcelona on Monday, nearly two weeks after he had instructed the membership he wished to go away.
After reluctantly altering his thoughts, Messi was again with the staff to organize for the brand new season. He practiced individually from the remainder of the squad as a result of he nonetheless must bear a second coronavirus check earlier than rejoining them.
Messi stated final week he wasn’t pleased with Barcelona however would relatively keep than get right into a authorized battle with the membership. Messi wished to go away at no cost however the membership stated the contract clause he invoked had already expired, so he has to remain a minimum of till the top of his contract in June 2021.
Messi instructed the membership he wished to go away on Aug. 25 and had not reported for the squad’s required coronavirus testing every week in the past. He additionally had not confirmed up when his teammates resumed coaching final week.
The Spanish league begins this weekend, however Barcelona won’t begin its season till the top of the month with a house recreation towards Villarreal.
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