By Kwame Boakye For Mailonline
Published: 11:23 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 11:23 BST, 1 May 2021
Dani Alves has urged Lionel Messi not to leave Barcelona, with the Brazilian insisting that he would come to regret leaving.
Messi is out of contract this summer and speculation regarding his future continues to gather pace as the season draws to a close.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
However, Barca remain confident that the Argentine star will remain in Catalonia and Alves is convinced that would be best for all parties.
Dani Alves (right) has urged his former team mate Lionel Messi (left) to stay at Barcelona
Messi is out of contract this summer and his future has been the subject of much speculation
The 37-year-old spent eight years at the Nou Camp and doesn't want Messi to experience the same regrets he had upon leaving for Juventus in 2016.
'I have said to Messi several times: he was born to be a Barcelona player and Barcelona were born to be his club,' Alves told the Guardian.