New Barcelona coach, Ronald Koeman, on Monday advised captain, Lionel Messi, how joyful he’s that his star participant will probably be staying on the membership past this summer season.
Messi lastly returned to the membership’s pre-season coaching for the primary time forward of the 2020/21 season on Monday.
The 33-year-old, who now needs to reintegrate himself into the crew following his failed try to depart Barcelona this summer season, was seen driving into the Ciutat Esportiva in Sant Joan Despi at simply after 4:00 pm on Monday night.
In response to Mundo Deportivo, earlier than the coaching session, Koeman took Messi apart for a fast chat, their first for the reason that Barca No. 10 wished to depart Camp Nou.
Koeman advised Messi that he solely needs gamers who’re dedicated to Barcelona, including that he’ll deal with him as a “particular” participant, although he won’t obtain the particular remedy he was afforded underneath earlier managers.
He additionally promised Messi that he would do his greatest to make the Blaugrana considered one of Europe’s most feared groups once more.
Messi educated alongside Philippe Coutinho in Monday’s session, increase their health.
Barcelona will proceed their coaching session on Tuesday forward of their 2020/21 La Liga opener towards Gimnastic on Saturday.