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LaLiga president Tebas happy Barcelona kept hold of Messi

LaLiga president Javier Tebas says he's happy Barcelona kept hold of Lionel Messi this season.

However, he insists the LaLiga is bigger than the Argentine.

Messi submitted a transfer request over the summer before withdrawing it.

"In the crisis period of Messi with Barcelona, we sealed a TV deal with Latin America and they didn't mention it," said Tebas.

"I prefer that he stays but it's not a question of life or death."

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