Lionel Messi Wants Manager Valverde not to Play Him in Copa del Rey Next Week
Lionel Messi Wants Manager Valverde not to Play Him in Copa del Rey Next Week. Lionel Messi has been reported asking his manager not to include him on Tuesday’ s Copa del Ray encounter with Real Murcia.
Lionel Messi, has been too engaged since the beginning of the season, he gave his all to Barcelona to get to the top of the league, feature in all the three games of the UEFA Champions League this season and also played for his country Argentina in two recent World Cup Qualifying matches against Bolivia and Ecuador.
A Spanish Website Diario Gol, revealed that Lionel Messi is requesting his coach Valverde, to exclude him from playing Copa del Ray next week Tuesday so he could rest and re-enforce himself for games ahead.
According to Diario Gol, Lionel Messi feels his absence will enable him to recharge his batteries.
The game will also be played in between two big games for Barcelona. First will be the game with Malaga today at 7.45pm and then next week, they will play against Athletic Bilbao.
Well, from the look of things, it will be necessary to look into his request.