Lionel Messi: Boateng claims the Argentine was at odds with Barcelona chiefs

Lionel Messi: Boateng claims the Argentine was at odds with Barcelona chiefs

- Lionel Messi has told Barcelona chiefs that he wants to leave the Nou Camp

- Jerome Boateng claimed that there was an issue before the Champions League tie

- Messi has been linked with a move to Premier League side Manchester City

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Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has claimed that he noticed there was something wrong between Lionel Messi and Barcelona chiefs before the Champions League clash.

The world are currently of the views that Lionel Messi and Barcelona board had issues as a result of the embarrassing Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich.

But that is not the case according to the latest comment made by Bayern Munich star Jerome Boateng who claimed that there was drama before the game started.

Barcelona suffered their heaviest defeat in history when they lost 8-2 against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinal.

''You noticed in advance that there was drama between Messi and Barcelona,' Boateng told Bild according to the report on Daily Mail.

And since the defeat against Bayern Munich, Lionel Messi has been linked with a move to join Premier League side Manchester City.

Joining Manchester City will give the Argentine the chance to have a reunion with his former boss Pep Guardiola.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi of Barcelona reportedly told his father that he is interested in leaving the Camp Nou this summer and wants to join Premier League side Manchester City.

This latest development will be a big blow for Barcelona fans who have been appealing to the Argentine star for him not to leave the club this summer.

Issues of Lionel Messi telling Barcelona chiefs that he wants to leave actually started after the club's heavy defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

That defeat cost manager Setien his job in which Barcelona chiefs appointed Ronald Koeman as his replacement.

Lionel Messi: Boateng claims the Argentine was at odds with Barcelona chiefs
Lionel Messi: Boateng claims the Argentine was at odds with Barcelona chiefs (photo: Getty)
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Also, Legit.ng reported how Wayne Rooney backed the speculation of Barcelona star Lionel Messi moving to the Premier League during the ongoing summer transfer.

The future of Lionel Messi at Barcelona is the major discussion among football pundits and fans in the world having handed Barcelona chiefs a transfer request.

Since Lionel Messi told Barcelona chiefs that he wants to leave, the club's fans in Spain have been protesting that the Catalans' board under Bartomeu must keep the Argentine.

But it seems that the club are not getting the breakthrough on how they can convince Lionel Messi to change his decision and stay at the Camp Nou.

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