3 reasons why Lionel Messi must depart Barcelona immediately

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
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Everything points towards Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona as the club prepares to hit an all-time low, thanks to an incompetent board.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been linked with a departure from his club of two decades since he was part of an 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich. The rumours have taken full force over the recent days with there apparently even being confirmation from the Catalan side that the player has asked to go.

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Messi, who has a year left on his contract is trying to exercise a free clause that’ll let him walk out of the Camp Nou. However, Josep Maria Bartomeu and his directorial committee is adamant and united on the fact that the player’s right has expired in June and he can only leave if his release clause worth 700 million euros is triggered.

Nonetheless, the Argentina international looks more outside of the club than inside, therefore we take a look at the reasons why he must leave.