Andres Iniesta left Barcelona at the end of the 2017/18 season to join J-League side, Vissel Kobe, while club icon Messi went for PSG in the summer transfer. But with their former teammate Xavi Hernandez now the head coach and Alves returning from Brazil, Laporta has not ruled out a reunion.

“I do not rule it out,” Laporta said when asked about the possibility of Messi and Iniesta returning.

“It has happened with Dani, and I want to thank him because he has seen the situation of the club and wants to come to help.”

Alves is the first signing for new head coach, Xavi, and penned a deal until the end of the season, but will not be eligible to play until January.

A new era is currently being ushered in at Camp Nou under Xavi, who replaced Ronald Koeman on the sidelines following the team’s poor start to the season.

“I can’t predict what will happen tomorrow, they’re still playing and contracted to

The 34-year-old, Lionel Messi, admitted that he still holds Barca close to his heart in an interview last month, while also revealing that he would like to return in some capacity when his contract at Parc des Princes expires.

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