Chelsea Target Lionel Messi Has ‘Increasingly Complicated’ Relationship With Barcelona Manager Luis Enrique

Crisis talks at the Nou Camp imminent…

The relationship between Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and his manager Luis Enrique has become increasingly fraught, according to Spanish paper SPORT.

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Reports of the Argentine’s unhappiness at the club have been growing in recent weeks, with his boss at the centre of the problems. Premier League leaders Chelsea have been rumoured to be wanting to take advantage of this situation with a move for the forward.

The situation seems to have worsened since the Catalan club’s 1-0 loss to David Moyes’ Real Sociedad on the weekend. The 27-year-old started on the bench for the match before being brought on at half time, and the star wants to start more games than he currently does.

SPORT had claimed that the three captains of the club, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, and Sergio Busquets agreed to talk to Messi in order to try and remedy the situation. The meeting will take place on Wednesday.

Barca have moved to deny some of the allegations, but the paper is sticking by the story that the relationship between player and coach is not going well.

Here is the massive spread that the publication had…

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