FC Barcelona Transfer News: We need the best players to win UCL & Griezmann is one of them, says Messi

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Barcelona are being reported to having shown a strong interest in acquiring the French professional and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann. And with even Griezmann facing questions regarding his stay at Atletico, switching from one La Liga team to the other will have consequences, advantageous for Barcelona, according to Lionel Messi. Messi spoke about roping in Griezmann and said that to win the UEFA Champions League, only the best players are needed, and Antoine Griezmann is “very good”, stirring up FC Barcelona latest transfer news.

Read: 5 players Barcelona MUST sign this summer transfer window.

Speaking to the newspaper, Sport, Lionel Messi spoke about how important it has been for the 30-year-old to win UEFA Championship League titles for his team Barcelona, and for Real Madrid to lose, he said, “I want to win. What other teams do does not interest me. As a Barcelona player, and when one is not in the competition, I never want the top rival to win. But first I watch that we win.”

As one of the crucial figures in the Barcelona team and a captain, Lionel Messi spoke about the signings that he thinks should be discussed upon to have a successful upcoming season, and said,

“I’m not the one to say who to bring. For this is the people who take care of this. Last year was a great year. We lost only three games. I repeat, it was strange how we arrived and it was weird to lose that match in Rome.”

Winning UCL titles requires the best players and Antoine Griezmann is one of them: Messi

Landing on the front pages of FC Barcelona transfer news, Messi’s statements came on Sunday when he said that while he wasn’t clear if getting Griezmann was a priority or not, he knew that to win UCL titles, Barca would need the best players, and the Atletico striker was very good. He said,

“I do not know if it is a priority. Yes, I agree that to win the Champions League again we have to have the best players. And Griezmann is one of them. If the club can bring it, well, happy. I do not know if it is the priority. It already depends on the technical secretariat and the technician. I’m just saying that to win the Champions you have to have the best. And he is very good!”

Speaking about Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane’s departure from the club after Los Blancos won their third straight UCL title on May, defeating Liverpool in the final, Messi said, “I was surprised and a lot. I did not expect it. I guess nobody did. He will have his reasons. It is also good to know when to leave.”

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