Andres Iniesta was part of the Barcelona golden age that won quite a number of laurels
He currently plays in Japan for Vissel Kobe
Six members of the Barca board led by Josep Bartomeu resigned their positions recently
The 35-year-old who currently plays as a central midfielder for Japanese club Vissel Kobe has hinted that he and some of his
Barcelona team-mates will return to the Spanish club to run it, SunSport reports.
Iniesta believes the likes of Xavi, Messi and himself will, in the future, take charge of the Catalan club and return it to its golden days.
Crisis rocking Spanish champions the club continued after six members of the board led by Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned their positions.
Two of the club’s four vice-presidents namely Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas as well as directors Silvio Elias, Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia and Maria Texidor have all threw the towels.
These six men are said not to be satisfied with the nature at which president Josep Bartomeu has been running the club without making use of their suggestions.
In the wake of this, Iniesta believes the situation is coming at a wrong time and says it will affect the performance of the team.
He said: “Us players were all there for so many years, experiencing the club as kids then getting into the first team, staying for 10, 12 , 15 years, becoming captains.
“Victor Valdes, Xavi, (Carles) Puyol, then Leo (Messi), Busi (Sergio Busquets), (Gerard) Pique.
“The moment could come when all of those players coincide at the club (again).
” Iniesta made his exit at the Catalan club in 2018 and is currently in the JLeague as the lockdown cripples football activities across the globe.
His latest idea of club legends returning to Camp Nou will be a welcomed development for the fans as the club have recently struggled to bring players through from the youth set up into the first team.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo is not at the level of Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, according to Man United legend David Beckham.
Despite passing on the No.7 shirt at Man United to Ronaldo, Beckham believes Messi is the only player of his class but the Englishman admitted that Ronaldo comes next after the Argentine.
There have been several debates on who the better player is between Messi and Ronaldo as the duo have won 11 Ballon d’Ors between themselves.