Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: The astonishing admission of Lionel Messi on the great return of Daniel Alves!

Posted on November 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. by AM

Although he is delighted with the return of Daniel Alves to FC Barcelona, ​​Lionel Messi admits to having been surprised by this operation.

Five years after his departure, Daniel Alves made his comeback to FC Barcelona . After the end of his contract in Sao Paulo , the 38-year-old side took advantage of the arrival of Xavi on the Catalan bench to also return to a club where he played between 2008 and 2016. A comeback that surprised counts given the age of the Brazilian international, but also the timing of his arrival since it is not a transfer window. Even Lionel Messi admits he did not expect it.

“His return surprised me, above all because of the timing”

“The truth is that his return surprised me, above all because of the timing. I think it can be a good addition, just like in the case of Xavi it ​​can be important for young people. He will help them grow because he is a winner and he transmits a lot. He will do it with young people, both in matches and in training. Because he will also bring a lot off the field with his daily work, his commitment and the desire he always has to win ”, assures the number 30 of PSG in an interview with MARCA .

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