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Barcelona Are Improving Massively On Lionel Messi Post Presidential Election, Claims Rivaldo

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Barcelona Ace Rivaldo is of the opinion that the team performance has improved significantly after Joan Laporta took an oath as the President of the club. Barca managed to win seven of their last ten games, drawing two and losing only one all thanks to Lionel Messi’s superb form. The performance graph of the Catalan club increased notably.

FC Barcelona's newly elected President Joan Laporta.

FC Barcelona’s newly elected President Joan Laporta. (Image courtesy: Getty Images)

Lionel Messi, as per rumours, has been increasingly unhappy with the proceedings at the club, however with Joan Laporta’s arrival at the club, the situation is different now.

Leo has always put down hints that he isn’t happy with the club’s management and board. There were rumours that the Argentine might see off Barca to play for French giants PSG or English club Manchester City.

Rivaldo, the Samba legend in an interview with BetFair conveyed, “Barcelona are massively improving in the last few weeks, capitalising on Lionel Messi’s superb form and the election of a new president. Messi looks much more connected and happier since Juan Laporta’s arrival – a president he knows well

Barcelona legend Rivaldo.

FC Barcelona legend Rivaldo. (Image courtesy: Getty Images)

Lionel Messi feels more connected at the club, sees Rivaldo

The Brazilian further asserted on Lionel Messi’s chance to stay at the club, “For that reason, I’m starting to believe more and more that Messi might reach an agreement with the new board and sign a new contract to stay at the club for a few more years.

Lionel Messi in a La Liga match against Real Sociedad. (Image courtesy: Getty Images)

Lionel Messi in a La Liga match against Real Sociedad. (Image courtesy: Getty Images)

Messi, who already had great relationship with newly elected Barca president Juan Laporta has reunited again after a significant amount of time. The management and the fans are of the opinion that this reunion might keep Messi at Barcelona for few more years.

The fans are elated with the improved situation at their favourite club given that their talisman to remain at the club. The clues expect better management from the club and bring in more star players to the side to clinch the much-coveted La Liga this season.

Read More: Lionel Messi Attends Joan Laporta’s Inauguration Ceremony at Camp Nou Wearing Royal Blue Suit.


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