Bartomeu: Messi remains the best
After releasing Neymar Jr., Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, insisted that no bigger team player than the club they defended. He also said if the departure of Neymar shows the greatness of his club.
“We really do not want him to leave. However, Neymar wants to get out of here and PSG can afford it. I think this shows the greatness of Barca for not afraid to lose players, “said Bartomeu told local media.
54-year-old man was also said if fans support them because of the greatness of the club that was maintained so far, not because the star player. According to him, the arrival and departure of a fair player happens in the world of football. Including what is being experienced by Barcelona.
Currently, Barca is not short of star players. There are still Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in Blaugrana attack line next season.
The price of 222 million euros received by El Barca will be utilized by the Catalonia club to bring in new players, to replace the position that Neymar has left.
Their radar increasingly focused on Philipe Coutinho, Liverpool star who since last month they have been targeted. In fact, the latest news mentions if Barca has raised its bid to 120 million euros on the Reds.
In addition to Coutinho, the club is headquartered in Camp Nou is also exploring the possibility of bringing young star Borussia Dortmund, Ousmane Dembele.