Barcelona ace Messi: Real Madrid still need to gel

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi believes Real Madrid may struggle to gel their new team.

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi believes Real Madrid may struggle to gel their new team.

"The rivals for the Champions League are always the same: the English, who are very strong, and Real Madrid, with all its reinforcements - but will need time to blend with new coaches, new players."

On Samuel Eto'o's departure to Inter Milan, Messi added: "A deal that has left me surprised, because Samuel has given so much to Barcelona, with the amount of goals he scored, the titles he has won.

"He was a very important player. But so was Ibrahimovic to Inter, he was an essential player."

 
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