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    Since reports of Lionel Messi revealing his desire to leave the club have emerged, his fans seem to be unhappy with the Barcelona board. The 33-year-old Argentine has spent 16 years at the Catalan club.

    Tensions are rising in Barcelona in the wake of Lionel Messi telling the club that he wants to leave. Supporters have been heading to the stadium chanting for Messi to stay and for Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu to resign.

    A group of supporters also managed to force their way into Camp Nou, with security unable to prevent them from entering.

    A video of the aforementioned incident is going viral on social media in which people can be seen barging into the stadium despite a security presence.  The people came been seen chanting for Messi. 

     

    The six-time Ballon d'Or winner dropped a bombshell on the Spanish giants after sending a fax to the club.

    Messi has a contract with the Catalan club until 2021 with a clause to leave the team at the end of the 2019-20 season, which expired on 31 July.

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