Out of Action for 4 Months, David Beckham’s Inter Miami Set to Reunite Disappointed Lionel Messi With His Best Friend

Published 10/08/2023, 9:44 AM EDT

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After having a tremendous start to his Inter Miami career, Lionel Messi is facing a setback due to injury. Miami lost the Open Cup final, as they missed La Pulga in the crucial tie. If that was not enough, Lionel Messi faced disappointment after Inter Miami’s loss against FC Cincinnati in MLS. However, on a lighter note and for the next season, Messi might reunite with a friend and former Barcelona teammate.

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The striker moved to Gremio from Nacional in this summer transfer window. David Beckham’s Inter Miami is planning ahead for the next season as the club will remain out of action for the next 4 months. David Beckham will look to reunite the former Barcelona teammates to bolster his squad.

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Uruguay forward, Luis Suarez is the new name in the list of David Beckham’s next season targets. Luis Suarez has a long history with Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, and Jordi Alba as they played together during their time at Barcelona. The chemistry between Messi, Suarez, and Neymar also known as MSN was highly rated while the trio played for the La Liga giants.

Luis Suarez is reportedly looking to end his contract with Gremio earlier than expected. The Uruguayan forward is set to leave the Brasileiro club at the end of the 2023 season as confirmed by the coach, Renato Gaucho. It is also being reported that Suarez’s time is up with the Uruguay National Team as well.

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The former Barca forward has been in a tremendous run of form since joining Gremio. Suarez has scored 17 goals and provided 12 assists in 41 games for the Brazilian club. Another reason that could see him end his contract early with Gremio is the issues he’s facing with his right knee.

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Meanwhile, the Inter Miami team will try to gather their morale and bring back their lost motivation to compete for the top spot in the next MLS season. After yesterday’s loss against FC Cincinnati, Miami’s season is almost over. Gerardo Martino talked with the media as he answered their questions.

Inter Miami will have to regain their confidence

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Inter Miami will now face Charlotte FC home and away before ending their 2023 MLS season. The players and club will be out of action for 4 months after failing to secure a position in the playoffs. Gerardo Martino, in a press conference, talked to the media as he answered some impending questions.

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Inter Miami faced a challenging setback as Lionel Messi made his much-anticipated return to the squad following weeks of absence. However, Messi’s presence couldn’t sway the tide in Inter Miami’s favor, resulting in a narrow defeat. Manager Tata Martino confirmed that Messi has fully recovered from his injury but conceded that the legendary forward needed time to regain his peak form. Despite coming on as a second-half substitute, Messi couldn’t ignite Inter Miami’s scoring, leading to their 78th-minute defeat by Alvaro Barreal’s goal.

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Inter Miami faces a formidable task ahead – rebuilding their confidence and form to salvage their playoff hopes. With Messi’s return to full strength and potential winter transfer speculations, the team, under Tata Martino’s guidance, must regroup and focus on the challenges ahead.

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Neil Banerjee

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Neil Banerjee is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. With a background in media studies, he possesses a deep appreciation for the intricacies, the strategies and the awe-inspiring nature of the beautiful game, firmly believing that a variety of factors underpin each match. As a devoted Chelsea fan, Neil's passion extends to diving into the stories that surround the club and finding intriguing narratives.
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