Ansu Fati reveals Messi talks, No. 10 jersey, and PSG agreement

Ansu Fati reveals Messi talks, No. 10 jersey, and PSG agreement

Barcelona forwarder Ansu Fati has disclosed some key points during his interview today

However, Fati suffered a lot of sets back during the 2021/22 season due to an injury crisis but he manage to overcome all

The Spanish attacker has been recalled back to Spain’s national team after the 2021/22 season was over

Although, Fati really have a great season despite not being able to play in all the competition

However, during his interview with French outlet Canal, Fati highlighted a few things including the club legend Leo Messi

He also revealed how he got Leo Messi’s iconic shirt number 10. despite he was not interested at all

Messi made an unexpected move to Paris last summer after he could reach an agreement to renew his contract with Barcelona

The Argentine superstar joined Paris Saint-Germain, penning a two-year deal with the Ligue 1 champions

However, along with an option of an additional twelve months

An icon in Barcelona, Messi’s departure shocked fans across the world and it was no different for Ansu Fati.

“Messi has done a lot for Barcelona. Seeing him in a PSG shirt is not something a Barcelona fan likes to see. However, I know that with a little luck he will do well in PSG,”

Messi’s shock exit left the No. 10 jersey at Barcelona vacant. And the club offered the iconic shirt to Fati, placing immense faith in his abilities and potential. Talking about inheriting the No. 10 shirt at Barça, the La Masia graduate admitted it was a great honor for him, saying:

“When Messi was leaving, the number 17 was prepared for me, but then the club suggested the number 10. The captains accepted it, and it was a great honor for me.”

“Wearing the number 10 is a great honor for me. If you play for Barcelona, then it means that you have to be ready for all situations,” Fati added.

Speaking about PSG’s interest to  sign him before he extended his contract he said

“Interest from PSG? These are things that my agents and my parents care about. As for me, I told them that my main priority was to STAY at Barca. I want to play for Barça ALL my life,” he said.

Fati endured a difficult 2021/22 campaign due to serious injury issues. He ended the season with just 14 appearances under his belt, scoring six goals and setting up one more in the process.

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