'Not enjoying himself at PSG', Alves urges Messi to return to Barcelona
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'Not enjoying himself at PSG', Alves urges Messi to return to Barcelona

Dani Alves believes his former teammate Lionel Messi should return to Barcelona as he doesn't look happy at Paris Saint-Germain. 

Messi signed for PSG last summer on a free transfer from Barcelona and hasn't lived up to the expectation with the Ligue 1 champions. The Argentine has netted only two goals for PSG in Ligue and five in the Champions League. 

The former Barcelona captain was booed as PSG were eliminated by Real Madrid also against Bordeaux. Alves who returned to the Catalans for the second spell has questioned Messi's mindset. 

Speaking to ESPN, Alves said, "Messi is not enjoying himself."

"For me, he's out of place. Right now, Leo is out of place there. Leo always said to me: 'Where could I be happier than here?'"

"I'm proof of that. There's nowhere better than here. For whatever reason, Leo isn't here today but I hope he can come back."

Barcelona prepare to take on Real Madrid over the weekend in the El Clasico. 

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