Barcelona uncover ultimate conclusion on Messi proceeding as commander after exchange adventure
Messi requested for an exchange away from the Camp Nou three weeks back, however then played out a sensational U-turn, when the club wouldn’t permit him leave for nothing.
Notwithstanding the disorderly period, the 33-year-old will hold the armband under new director Ronald Koeman this season, with Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto his representatives.
Barcelona posted an image of each of the three players via online media and stated: “For the third back to back season, the four wearers of the armband will be Leo Messi, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué and Sergi Roberto, in a specific order.
“Since the takeoff of Andrés Iniesta in 2018, the Argentine star has been responsible for driving the Barça group.
“The number 10 faces his seventeenth season in the main group and the third as first skipper.”