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Barcelona defender Pique won't cross Messi

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he'll never cross Lionel Messi.

Messi has been critical of Pique over accusations leveled at the board.

"Messi is our captain and he has his say," Pique explained.

"But I think his words are in line with those of the dressing room.

"I don't think there's an issue with coordination or anything."

Messi also admitted his opinion that he expected Neymar to join Real Madrid had he not arrived at Barcelona, which Pique shared.

"More than fear, it was a possibility," Pique said.

"It's true that we discussed it in the dressing room but in the end it was Neymar's decision.

"In the end he stayed and I hope he does his best. My relationship with Neymar is fantastic."

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