Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admits the club are facing penalties for mismanagement in the past. But everyone had to keep their heads up and move on without Lionel Messi.
Barcelona confirmed their split from Messi last week. For financial reasons, the new contract cannot be renewed. While the Argentine striker announced his farewell to the team at Camp Nou on Sunday. Before the Joan Gamper Trophy game
“The administration in the past few years has not been the best. and that gives us punishment.”
“When a player like Messi leaves, it is normal for everyone to have a difficult time. But we must move forward. We cannot change this situation. You have to play well and win. Work harder than ever before.”
“Other players can play instead in that position and can play a role as a team leader But we won’t have Leo anymore, we have to go forward and have hope,” Pique said.