Andres Iniesta has told reporters that he does not think it was Javier Mascherano’s intentions to say he could be leaving the club this summer.
The Argentine defender has been a mainstay for Barcelona this season and has arguably been their best defensive option, but hie future at the club remains in doubt with several clubs, including Manchester United and Napoli credited with interest. And, that interest gathered pace when the former Liverpool man spoke after his side’s 0-0 draw with Elche on Sunday, saying: “It’s great what we’ve got coming up this week and over the weekend. For some of us, it may be our last game at the club, so it will be a very nice way to say goodbye. “However, team-mate Andres Iniesta has said that he does not feel Mascherano meant what he said and that his comments have been taken out of context. I never like to talk about the era ending, players come and go, but the club will keep on and keep winning, he told reporters.
The Spanish international also discussed Barcelona’s title deciding clash with Atletico Madrid next week and said: “I take my hat off to Atletico, it is very difficult to fight with Barca and Madrid. But for us this is important to win to La Liga. “
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