Barcelona interim president Carles Tusquets admitted he would have sold Lionel Messi if he was in charge during the summer.
Messi has struggled for form this season – compared to his usual standards, that is – having remained at Camp Nou despite desiring to quit Catalonia.
He reversed on his decision to leave when it became clear the Argentine would be involved in a huge legal battle with Barca, and resigned to instead departing one year later when his contract expired.
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Currently he is causing a strain on Barcelona right now due to his huge £54million-a-year salary, and Tusquets admitted he would have cashed in on the reigning FIFA Beat Player award winner.
“From an economic point of view, I would have sold Messi in the summer,” said Tusquets.
“It would have been desirable for the money we would have…
Source: Complete Sports