Barça's president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, was interviewed by the Italian paper La Gazzetta dello Sport, where he talked about Messi, about the locker room, about the intention of Barça to mitigate the FIFA ban and the rival in Champions League, PSG. Furthermore, he had some words for El Clásico of this Sunday, although he thinks is not decisive.
Selling Messi? "Impossible, whoever says it he does it to unbalance. Messi has grown here, and therefore he will retire in Barça. I think it is his objective"
Relationship Messi - Luis Enrique
"The situation was very exagerated, in any case, they are moments between player and coach. It's normal, this happens in any working environment. A good team grows on the relationship conflict-solution"
"Important match, but not decisive. There are a lot of fixtures left after Barça-Madrid"
"Complicated team, they are growing and playing very well. It will be tough"
FIFA's ban, 2015-2016 squad
"The idea is to sign players and leave them on their current team until January"