• Lionel Messi has given Barcelona no sign he wants to leave – Board

    Lionel Messi has given Barcelona no sign he wants to leave – Board

    Barcelona board spokesman Josep Vives said he has no evidence that Lionel Messi is interested in leaving the club.

    He reiterated his plea for fan support after the Argentine player appealed against a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud imposed by a Catalan court.

    Barcelona over the weekend launched a campaign urging fans to “express their sympathy” after Messi and his father, Jorge, were found guilty by a Barcelona court of three counts of defrauding the tax department.

    Messi’s management company said the […]