Messi, the worst is to be feared …

In October 2014, Lionel Messi had already opposed Luis Enrique when the Spanish technician wanted to replace him in order to preserve him for the Champions League.

The images went around the world. And they obviously had a huge impact in Catalonia. For his first match at the Parc des Princes under the colors of PSG, Lionel Messi was indeed replaced by Mauricio Pochettino at the start of the last quarter of an hour, the six-fold Golden Ball not hiding his dissatisfaction when returning to the Parisian bench. A sequence that recalled a scene that pitted the Argentinian against Luis Enrique in the fall of 2014.

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While the Barça led 3-0 against Eibar at the start of the last quarter of an hour, the Spanish technician had indeed wanted to bring out the Catalan n ° 10. And this in order to preserve it in view of the deadlines to come, against Ajax in the Champions League a few days later and then against Real Madrid the following weekend. But when the former midfielder called Lionel Messi to notify him of his exit, he replied with a simple look to make him understand that he did not want to leave the lawn. The Catalan coach then bowed to the will of his player and finally replaced Neymar.

Substituted at the hour of play the following match

This scene had obviously caused a great stir.  » The change was not planned, I heard that we had talked, you said a lot of things, but it is the coach and when he tells me that I have to go out, there is no problem “, Assured the Argentinean a few days later. “Before making any changes, I always ask the players if they have been hit, or if they have a problem. It happened with Leo (Messi), Neymar and Andrés (Iniesta) and then we decide based on what we believe. The facts are interpretable, everyone interprets them as they wish ”, had for his part affirmed Luis Enrique after having kicked in touch after the match. Against Ajax, four days later, the Catalan coach had nonetheless wanted to establish his authority by releasing Lionel Messi shortly after the hour mark, while Barça had two goals in advance …

But according to Jordi Marti, Barça specialist for the Cadena Ser, Luis Enrique then paid for this insolence.  » At Barça, something very big happened, with Luis Enrique who snatched the sheriff’s star from him. Messi was very angry, it produced an earthquake, he told the Barça specialist for the Cadena Ser. And Messi’s reaction is not the worst, there will be that of the father. It’s a story we know. « The affair may have only just begun …

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