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"I can speak tonight" - Laporta resolves Messi’s future if elected

Sun 07 March 2021 | 14:36

Based on reports from Mundo Deportivo, Joan Laporta was the first to cast his vote in the Barcelona's presidential election.

Joan Laporta

cast his vote in the morning at Camp Nou, asking the staff and members to make sure there is enough participation by going out.

The main topic of the debates had been revolving around the Argentina international

Lionel Messi

’s future at

Barcelona

. All candidates were emphasizing their aim to keep the legend’s services as his contract is due to expire in the summer. However, among the three candidates, Laporta seems to have the best chance as the 33-year-old joined the first-team in Barcelona under his presidency from 2003 to 2010 and the two have a good relationship.

When the 58-year-old was quizzed about the Argentine star’s future amid the vote casting, he said: “

Why tomorrow? I can speak tonight; the night is long

.”

Barcelona are pulling off a great performance on the pitch and the election is happening amid the club’s rich run of form as they vanquished

Osasuna

last night with a 2-0 result. They are sitting two points adrift of the current

La Liga

leaders

Atletico Madrid

while young players such as Ilaix Moriba, Pedri and Ansu Fati are performing great under the reign of

Ronald Koeman

.


source: SportMob