Andres Iniesta made an announcement that surprised everyone: at 39, leaves Japan’s Vissel Kobe, where he thought he would retire, to look for luck elsewhere. Although he has not yet defined his future, he affirmed that Would you like to return to Barcelona? “sometime” of his life, although he still sees that option “far”.
Does Iniesta return to Barcelona? The announcement that surprised everyone
iniesta He said this Thursday that he is leaving what has been his team since he left Barcelona in 2018 due to its loss of prominence in recent monthsand with the aim of continue his career as a footballer in another destinationof which he did not give more details.
The Spanish midfielder did make it clear that, once I hang up the booties, “The next thing will be to be in the Vissel in another area”, as “part of the deal” of his departure from the Kobe team, and in line with the desire that the player had previously expressed to continue being part of the club in the technical or training section of players.
“From then on I like to think a lot about the present, and the present is to keep playing, try to play football for the years I have left, and then we’ll see”he explained at a press conference. And, before a question about a possible return to the Blaugrana, he sentenced: “As I have said many times, I would love to return to Barcelona at some point in my life, but I still think it is a long way off”. Will he get to share a team with Lionel Messi?
“Above all, I hope that Xavi will be a coach for many years, that would be great news for football”added the world champion and double European champion with La Roja, in a generation of footballers in which he coincided with the current Blaugrana coach, just like at Barça.
What does Barcelona need to be able to accelerate fully for Messi
The Catalan club needs release about 250 million euros and, for this, he presented a Economic Plan against La Liga with which he seeks to regularize his situation and conform to the rules of Financial Fair Play.
The approval by the entity that regulates the Spanish tournament was expected several days ago, but it has not yet arrived and that is why there has been no progress. In any case, from the environment of the Argentine crack they warned that the decision about his future will only be made once the current season with PSG endsat the end of June.
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