"This relationship between Xavi and Messi exists, I believe that is one of the main reasons and guarantees that Messi" said Font.
The upcoming election ofFC Barcelona
's presidential place has turned into a crucial deal.
The next president must make a wise decision to keep the six-time Ballon d'Or winner at the club.
The club is also struggling with financial problems which should be put in the priority for the next president.
has not spoken of any new contracts yet and has promised not to do so until the current campaign is still going on.
“Messi has explained it, he ideally wants to stay here and finish his sports career at Barca.
Font added that
can be the main reason for the 33-year old to stay put:
“Before the summer, when there was the great frustration, he had always said that the most important condition for him is to have a winning and competitive project.
“We have a winning, competitive project, with people like Xavi. This relationship between Xavi and Messi exists, I believe that is one of the main reasons and guarantees that Messi will feel very comfortable with our project and we will have many options to continue.”
He also said that Xavi an Messi have been in contact. He said:
“I don't know what they're talking about, I know they're in contact because they have a relationship, but I don't know to what extent or the details of what they talk about.”
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