The months pass and even though Barcelona is still alive in all three competitions, everyone is thinking about what will happen once the season ends with the decision of Lionel Messi, who will have the pass in his possession for the first time in his career and after a year full of tensions. In the middle, the Catalan club will have elections with three candidates in the race, among which joan Laporta stands out. Who knew how to be a club representative at the beginning of the Pep Guardiola era is the great contender for the armchair left by Josep María Bartomeu amid several scandals.
Joan Laporta is the main candidate for president of Barcelona. Photo: Reuters
The former president referred to Leo’s future and is convinced that he could manage the continuity of the Argentine and for this purpose the plans are gradually being put together. The sporting project and competition are key for Messi, who has already assessed the interests of Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City as psoible clubs. Before this, Daily Mail, a renowned English newspaper, revealed that one of the seduction actions handled by Joan Laporta is to go for Sergio Aguero. The City striker ends his bond in June and, like his personal friend, will evaluate options to see whether or not he continues under Pep Guardiola.At 32, the «Kun» does not live a good time regarding several injuries that left him off the court and gradually gains confidence , although it is no longer a priority for the coach. However, his departure could only be a political move to boost the election, which will take place on Sunday, March 7.