Captain of Barcelona, Lionel Messi, said the stoppage due to COVID-19 could help the club fix some of its pitch issues.
In an interview with a Spanish network, Sport, Messi reported this.
“This stoppage may end up helping us, but let’s see if we can resume the competitions we ‘re in first again.
Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has said that the stoppage in play due to COVID-19, may help the club address some of its issues on the pitch. “He stated this in an interview with a Spanish outlet, Sport.
“Maybe this stoppage will end up benefiting us, but let’s see if the competitions we’re in can get started again first.
“Then we will be able to see the level we are at and how far we can go once we get started again,” he said.
Barcelona remains on top of LaLiga, two points ahead of rivals Real Madrid.
Despite being league leaders, Barca faced a dip in the form prior to the shutdown, with Messi criticizing his team-mates after a 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid on March 1.
LaLiga is working on restarting on June 12.