Messi took part in the announcement of the sponsorship agreement between FC Barcelona and Rakuten in Tokyo, where he spoke about the objectives of the new season.
Lionel Messi is excited about returning to the training ground with his teammates and to get his new coach to learn.
According to Sport, Messi said the following: “at the start of every season, the goals are clear at Barça. To try to win everything and hopefully we can do that this year. Personally I’m really looking forward to getting back, starting to work and getting to know the new manager and his staff, and enjoying another year at the club.”
He then went on to talk about the new manager, Ernesto Valverde: “We all start from scratch again. With a new manager, we don’t know how he works but we do know he is a great manager because of how he’s done in his previous jobs. He did very well at Valencia and then Bilbao. And I’m looking forward to getting started like I do every year”.