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Cesc Fabregas urges Lionel Messi to return to Barcelona

Fabregas urges Messi to return to Barcelona
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Cesc Fabregas is urging his former teammate Lionel Messi to return to Barcelona when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires next summer.

Cesc Fabregas has urged his former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi to return to Camp Nou.

Messi left Barcelona last summer to join Paris Saint-Germain, but the Argentine continues to be linked with a return to the La Liga club.

Barcelona club president Joan Laporta recently signalled his intent to re-sign the 34-year-old, however, reports suggest that Messi has become annoyed with Laporta's statements, which could prevent a potential return.

Although there appears to be a strained relationship between Messi and Laporta, former Barcelona player Fabregas is keen for the Argentina international to re-sign with the Catalonian giants.

Speaking to reporters, Fabregas said: "As a Barcelona fan, I hope and I wish that Messi returns to Barcelona. He has one year left of his contract in Paris.

"I would love it if he returned. It is a dream that the club and all the fans have, but I speak to you as a fan of Barcelona."

While Messi is beginning his second season with PSG - which has already yielded a French Super Cup win - Fabregas is preparing for a campaign with Serie B club Como, where he has also become part-owner.

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