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Ter Stegen hopeful that Messi will stay

Thu 19 November 2020 | 10:22

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has expressed his feelings toward Messi. German goalkeeper is hopeful that Messi will stay.

There has been a lot of speculations about the future of

Lionel Messi

since he declared his interest in leaving


in the summer. Despite his interest in leaving, he remained in


for another year but his future is uncertain.

Ter Stegen

is hopeful that the Argentinian will extend his contract and stay in



Manchester City


Pep Guardiola

are reported to be interested in signing Lionel Messi.

"It's always an advantage to have


on the team because he can score goals out of nowhere - that's what makes him so special," the 28-year-old stated in an interview with BarcaTV.

"I hope he continues here and can be happy. You have to give him the opportunity to be above things because he's an extremely important part of our game."

Ter Stegen

also backed


after several mistakes that his teammate made. Pique is currently under the pressure of performing better.

"He has a special personality and is very funny," the goalkeeper said of


. "He understands my humor, which not many people do. We often talk to each other and always try to be the best for each other to give to others."



source: SportMob