The president of La Liga can not see how, amid monetary struggles brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, big-money strikes may be made this summer season
Barcelona and Actual Madrid have been warned that they’ll require a “magic trick” to get Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland onto their books this summer season, with La Liga president Javier Tebas doubting that big-money offers shall be accomplished.
Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund will, nonetheless, be reluctant sellers and even these with the deepest pockets are struggling to search out the funds required to make such strikes through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
What has been mentioned?
Tebas informed AS when requested if Barca and Actual might land Mbappe and Haaland: “How, with a magic trick?
“Barca have to maneuver out many gamers to herald a star, Madrid are usually not in place to do it both. Aside from the golf equipment owned by nation states, everybody has monetary points.
“We can not say that Mbappe or Haaland will arrive, that [Lionel] Messi will keep… it’s unattainable. The disaster is international.
“We are attempting to make sure that the La Liga model is above the gamers and even the golf equipment.
“I wish to have Messi, [Pep] Guardiola, [Jurgen] Klopp, Haaland, Mbappe, however it isn’t attainable.”
Will Messi nonetheless be in Spain subsequent season?
Whereas struggling to see how two extra international superstars may be added to the ranks in La Liga, Tebas is keen to make sure that one already in Spain stays put.
Questions proceed to be requested of Messi’s future at Barcelona as his contract ticks down towards free agency.
Recent phrases have been mooted although, with the Argentine waiting until the end of the season before making a decision on his future, and Tebas believes the six-time Ballon d’Or winner ought to keep away from tarnishing his legacy by leaving Camp Nou.
He added on the mercurial South American: “If I had been Messi’s advisor I might inform him, ‘keep at Barca’.
“I need Messi to remain. He’s the most effective participant in historical past. In case you are fascinated about his final years of soccer, he ought to proceed to be linked to the Barcelona model.
“He began at Barcelona and I believe he ought to proceed at Barca. If I used to be his advisor, I might inform him he should do every thing attainable to remain at Barca.”