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'It's a MESS... it's chaos': Barcelona are in turmoil, admits Frenkie de Jong as Lionel Messi's transfer saga rumbles on... but Argentine superstar is STILL in the players' WhatsApp group Lionel Messi is demanding Barcelona let him quit the Nou Camp this summer Frenkie de Jong revealed the situation with Messi has rocked the crisis club  He said it is 'chaos' at Barca with Messi's transfer saga reaching a head this week Despite his future in Spain looking over, the 33-year-old is still in players' chat 

By Jordan Seward For Mailonline

Published: 23:44 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 23:54 BST, 1 September 2020

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Frenkie de Jong has revealed that Barcelona are in turmoil with Lionel Messi's transfer saga set to reach a head this week.

Messi's desire to leave Barcelona after 20 years has developed into one of the most stunning stories of the summer with the Argentine superstar recently handing in an official transfer request and refusing to attend scheduled Covid-19 tests in a bid to push through a move to Manchester City.

Messi's father Jorge will meet with Barcelona's president Josep Bartomeu on Wednesday to demand his son be allowed to leave amid his bitter dispute with the club over a contract clause which he believes means he can move on a free transfer.

Barcelona are in disarray, says Frenkie de Jong, as superstar Lionel Messi looks to jump ship

Barcelona are in disarray, says Frenkie de Jong, as superstar Lionel Messi looks to jump ship

De Jong said it's 'chaos' at Barcelona at the moment with 'strange things happening'

De Jong said it's 'chaos' at Barcelona at the moment with 'strange

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