The president of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, has assured that he has “ready nicely” for the potential for Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona.
The Covid-19 pandemic has already broken the league’s backside line, with the Blaugranes alone liable for €1.2 billion (£1.1b/$1.5b) in debt, and the exit of a essential attraction like Messi would seem a worrisome second.
However Tebas believes LaLiga is financially safe sufficient to face up to any hurt.
“[Messi] couldn’t go away Barcelona due to an settlement in his contract, however as I stated about Cristiano [Ronaldo], we are also ready financially for this second.
“Cristiano leaving Actual Madrid was a choice made by the membership. I don’t have the correct to say something, however I all the time favor to have one of the best gamers in La Liga, the identical occurred with Neymar earlier than.
“Cristiano was the last word goalscorer in La Liga and we have been affected by his departure, however monetary the impression was minimal as a result of we ready nicely for this second,” Tebas informed ONsport.