In the run-up to the
2023 Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores
draw , which brings together the majority of South American football leaders, the presence of Newell's boss,
, did not go unnoticed and the journalists took the opportunity to consult him on a subject that excites the Argentine fan, Messi's return to football, Argentine.
It is public knowledge that Leprosy is Lionel's heart team, therefore, every time there is talk of a possible return of him to the institution, the fans in Rosario already visualize him with the shirt again.
Faced with this situation, Ignacio Astore referred to the possibilities of repatriating the Argentine star: "Surely our people do (dream of having Messi)... He is a player, call himself Messi or another player, he is a player who has contract, he is a player that surely time will tell ”, the boss started with doubts.
Regarding going to look for Leo in the middle of the year, precisely on June 30, when his contract with PSG ends, the leader said the following in an interview with TyC Sports: "I don't give myself that space, it's a question that honestly has no answer.
If I give you an answer I would be lying to you.
It doesn't depend on us, nor on the player, it depends on the things in life that happen or not."
"It is a dream and sometimes they are only dreams", closed Astore.
The reunion of Messi and Maxi Rodríguez
While spending his last days in the country, the best player in the world received a visit from Maxi Rodríguez, who gave him a Newell's shirt.
The meeting was made public by the club that wrote: "From the #Newells school to the world. Pure leper pride! What an ambassador, Maxi Rodríguez", on social networks.
This gesture was celebrated by the leper fans, who are still excited about Messi's return.