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Messi transfer: Barcelona fire law firm for ‘disloyalty’ and ‘conflict of interest’

Messi transfer: Barcelona have informed the Cuatrecasas law firm that the club is cutting ties with the firm on charges of disloyalty and conflict of interest.

The Lionel Messi transfer saga seems to have escalated over the weekend with the club captain failing to arrive for the PCR tests ahead of the team’s return to pre-season training on Monday. The conflict’s impact has now taken another turn with a recent report revealing that Barcelona have fired a law firm for “disloyalty” and “conflict of interest”.

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Barcelona fire law firm for disloyalty, conflict of interest

According to a report by Spanish publication AS, Barcelona have informed the Cuatrecasas law firm that the club is cutting ties with the firm. The report states that Barcelona have blamed the law firm for disloyalty and conflict of interest, citing the fact that the same firm has been helping Messi seek a free transfer away from the Camp Nou.

The law firm in question has allegedly played an important role in guiding Messi in sending a burofax to Barcelona. The burofax that was sent to Barcelona last week revealed Messi’s request to end his relationship with the club. The law firm had been working with Barcelona for a considerable period of time and also represented the club in the Neymar case.

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