Lionel Messi ‘lost and not happy at PSG’ admits Barcelona pal Dani Alves after struggling superstar booed by own fans
LIONEL MESSI isn't happy at Paris Saint-German and doesn't fit into the French club's structure.
That's what Messi's former Barcelona team-mate Dani Alves thinks after watching the Argentine struggle in Paris this season.
The 34-year-old's meagre return of seven goals and 11 assists in 26 games this season has seen him turn from hero to villain in the eyes of PSG's fans.
His plight worsened when the Ligue 1 side's fans booed Messi for failing to prevent the club from getting dumped out of the Champions League by Real Madrid in the last-16 round.
Fuming fans went a step further and plastered PSG's training ground with graffiti demanding Messi leave France.
And Barca veteran Alves, who rejoined the Catalan giants on a free transfer last year, reckons Messi's unhappiness in Paris is behind his drop in form.
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Alves told ESPN, via Marca: "For me he is not enjoying himself.
"Leo is out of place there."
Which is why Alves wants Messi to end his Paris nightmare and return alongside him at Barca.
Speaking before he went back to the Nou Camp where he plays for just ONE EURO a month, Alves said to ESPN: "Hopefully I can come back.