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Barcelona Use Lionel Messi On Advert For The New Kit

Ryan Sidle

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Barcelona Use Lionel Messi On Advert For The New Kit

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Lionel Messi seems to be inching closer and closer to exiting the Nou Camp this summer but Barcelona are still using him in adverts but not other three senior players.

Exactly when and where Messi will be leaving Barca is uncertain but with every passing day it doesn't seem likely that club president Josep Maria Bartomeu or manager Ronald Koeman can do anything to keep their star at the club.

Despite that, the club captain is still being used to advertise the latest kit on Twitter, although there's no Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal or Jordi Alba.

Clearly the fans aren't convinced that they'll ever see Messi in the shirt that he's advertising and it's not had the desired effect to make anyone believe he might be staying.

The 33-year-old's father Jorge is even meeting with Bartomeu on Wednesday about his son's future, which many expect lies with Manchester City.

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Whilst Messi remains on the advert despite questions of his future, his fellow teammates who are missing from the same ad are likely to leave the Catalan giants this summer.

Suarez has been linked with a move to Juventus after being told he wasn't needed anymore, one of the things that is said to have upset the club captain, whilst the Uruguayan's former club Ajax are also interested.

Vidal looks set to follow Suarez to Serie A with Inter looking like favourites to sign the former Bayern Munich midfielder. Alba is also reportedly not wanted by Koeman.

It could be a whole new generation at Barcelona and it's unlikely to be led by Messi, no matter wa

Topics: Manchester City, Football News, Pep Guardiola, Barcelona, Transfer stories, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Lionel Messi, Transfer rumours, Transfer news, Spain, La Liga, Transfer reports

Ryan Sidle
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