The 46 year old former Spanish international and the head coach of Barcelona believes that the Argentine’s performance for the Barcelona squad accentuate his betterment as a footballer.


The former Barcelona player and the present coach accolade about the little Argentine and he thinks he is a total footballer.

This season the 29 year old Argentine captain has scored 28 goals for them in all competitions and in the last 12 matches he has scored 14 goals for them.


The 46 year old coach believes that this season the Catalan man become more of a goal scoring playmaker than a central attacker, and these things accentuate the special ability that he has.

The Barcelona coach added: "Messi's footballing evolution is beyond a doubt,"

"We've seen years of him as a goalscorer and his evolution is that of a total footballer.


"He has the ability of doing anything in attack and defence. He's the prototype of a player capable of playing with one or two touches, without the ball, with that technical quality. He's a unique player."

Back in 2015 under Luis Enrique the Barcelona team won the treble.

But there were rumors that Luis Enrique will leave the Barcelona squad and he will not renew his contract with them,

But the Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic encourages the coach to extend his contract with them.

The coach voiced: "I don't have anything to say about that. I'm relaxed,"

"I don't normally speak about this but I still see the same desire to be a team that wants to keep making history. I even see it reinforced every season."

This Thursday the Barcelona side will play their match against Real Sociedad in the the second leg of Copa del Rey Quarter-final.