Xavi Hernandez has confirmed Lionel Messi can return to the club he left this season, MySportDab reports.
Barcelona has been doing well since Xavi Hernandez took over as manager following Ronald Koeman.
Lionel Messi is currently playing with Paris Saint Germain where he signed a two years contract.
The Argentine left the club after they were unable to register a new contract for him during the summer window.
He was left with no choice but to secure a move elsewhere which led to Paris Saint Germain signing him as a free agent.
Since the move, he has been struggling with form and he couldn’t score goals the way he used to with Barcelona.
New manager Xavi Hernandez is interested in bringing back the player as he has given him an open door move.
Lionel Messi still has one year left on his two years contract which was signed early this season.
With the way things are going, is only a matter of time before the player makes a move back to Barcelona.
Nothing has been confirmed yet if he will be looking to make a return as he is also willing to see out his Paris Saint Germain contract.
According to Transfer News Live, they confirmed Xavi Hernandez has told Messi he can return to Barcelona.
Here Is What Was Said:
Barcelona manager Xavi has said Lionel Messi is welcome back at the Camp Nou anytime.
“However the Argentine intends to see out his 2-year deal at PSG. (Source: @marca).
It is not sure if Barcelona will be able to offer him the kind of contract Paris Saint Germain is paying him.
This could mean Lionel Messi will have to settle for a pay cut if there are any chances of him making a return to Spain anytime soon when his PSG contract run out.