Lionel Messi continues to be within the Barcelona gamers’ WhatsApp group chat, regardless of asking to depart the membership this summer season.
This was revealed by his team-mate, Frenkie de Jong.
De Jong says that so far as he’s involved, Messi stays part of the group, even when he has not been part of the beginning of 2020/2021 coaching.
“I hope that Messi continues to be there once I get again, however that isn’t one thing that’s as much as me. He’s nonetheless within the group chat,” he informed Fox Sports activities.
“I’m not anybody to speak about it with him, I’m positive he has many individuals round him doing that today.”
De Jong joined Barcelona final summer season from Ajax for a charge, making 42 whole appearances for the membership in all competitions.
The Dutch midfielder might nonetheless not be lining up together with Messi subsequent season, with the 33-year-old adamant on leaving the membership.