By Joe Strange for MailOnline
Published: 07:09 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 07:18 BST, 1 September 2020
Lionel Messi is set on leaving Barcelona this summer and will not make a u-turn on his decision no matter what the club offer him, according to presidential candidate Toni Freixa.
The Argentine rocked football last week when he told the club that he wanted to leave, citing a clause in his contract which he believes allows him to depart for free.
And after Messi refused to return to pre-season training on Sunday, Freixa insists there is no way for the club to repair its relationship with their wantaway star.
Lionel Messi will not go back on his decision to leave Barcelona this summer, claims Toni Freixa
Barcelona presidential candidate Freixa expects Messi to make a move to