Messi’s words are causing a stir
La Pulga had strong words when it came to their lifelong club. They are relayed by Sports world, but they also make the front page of Sport, this Thursday. “I’m tired of always being the problem in the club”, he said, after being asked to comment on Antoine Griezmann’s former adviser Eric Olhats, who claimed that Messi was the emperor in Barcelona, and that his attitude towards the French had summer «deplorable“. Which should not improve the atmosphere within the Catalan club …
Italy is in 7th heaven
Squadra Azzurra won (2-0) against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday, but above all it qualified for the final 4 of the League of Nations. Today the news is making the headlines as with the Corriere dello Sport, who directly thanks the transalpine coach: Roberto Mancini. Italy is once again among the best in Europe, 3 years after the shame of his absence at the last World Cup, and it is thanks to him for the newspaper. This also makes the cover of The Gazzetta dello Sport, who saw “Goals and hugs”, for Italy. The latter therefore joins France, Belgium and Spain in the last four of the competition, which will be played in October 2021.
FC Barcelona will bet on its kids
In Spain, Barça is definitely making the headlines this Thursday, but this time it is for its young players. They are the cover of Sports world which explains that with the context of the current crisis, Barça is determined to use its many young shoots. Indeed, if Pedri and Ansu Fati are already well integrated into the first team, other nuggets are already knocking on the door of FC Barcelona. First there is Sergiño Dest, also often used by Ronald Koeman. But there is also his American compatriot Konrad de la Fuente, Ilaix Moriba who plays more in the midfield, and finally Ilias Akhomach, a young Hispano-Moroccan southpaw, who is compared to a certain Lionel Messi, just that.