Font accepts the most ideal approach to keep Lionel Messi at Barcelona will be to lure previous supervisor Guardiola back to the club from Manchester City.
Josep Maria Bartomeu surrendered his administration recently, following quite a while of analysis on Barcelona’s debilitated funds and battles on the pitch.
Bartomeu never recouped from Barcelona’s 8-2 Champions League quarter-final humbling on account of inevitable competition victors Bayern Munich.
In any case, presently Font has guaranteed he realizes how to reestablish the brilliance days at the Catalan giants – beginning with a transition to draw old supervisor Guardiola back to the club.
🗣️ “We need to bring them back”
Barcelona presidential frontrunner Victor Font has “no doubt” Lionel Messi will stay and wants Pep Guardiola to return to the club 🔴🔵
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 29, 2020
“The vast majority of the best experts who think about this style are additional fans and love the club, similar to Pep Guardiola, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Carles Puyol,” Font disclosed to Sky Sports News.
“They are for the most part legends that love Barcelona, however, doesn’t work for Barca today – we have to take them back to guarantee we will have a serious project.
“The main thing Messi needs is to realize he is important for a serious task that tries to win the following Champions League.
“We have presumably that on the off chance that we fundamentally have the pleasure to assume control of FC Barcelona we will have the option to accomplish that (Messi remaining).”
Bayern’s 8-2 pounding of Barcelona in August started Messi’s extended endeavor to leave the club, however, a since quite a while ago mooted get-together with Guardiola at Manchester City never emerged.
Ronald Koeman is doing combating to consistent the boat subsequent to supplanting Quique Setien, however, Bartomeu’s acquiescence leaves an initiative void that Font is resolved to fill.
Guardiola’s present Manchester City contract lapses the following summer.
The 49-year-old guided Barcelona to three victories in LaLiga, two Champions League titles, and two Copa del Rey triumphs in four years at the Nou Camp – also three Spanish Super Cups, two UEFA Super Cups, and two FIFA Club World Cup win.
Guardiola joined City in 2016 and has landed two Premier League titles, just as three League Cup wins and two Community Shield victories.
“Supplanting the best age the universe of football has ever observed, which I accept we have had in the course of the most recent decade, is a major test,” said Font.
“Especially when the opposition is exceptional and numerous clubs are possessed by incredible proprietors.
“FC Barcelona likewise needs huge speculation to revamp the arena and all in a world which has been hit with one of the most noticeably terrible emergencies ever (Covid).
“It is clear we need a strong arrangement to address these difficulties and this is the thing that we have been doing in the course of the most recent couple of years.
“It is our expectation to fabricate a solid and serious task and we are fortunate at Barca that we acquired a style of play that Johan Cruyff ingrained all through the organization.”