Liga - Iniesta plays down Messi-Faus dispute

Andres Iniesta has played down the recent war of words between Lionel Messi and Barcelona vice-president Javier Faus.

Faus was quoted as saying earlier this month that there was no need for the Catalan club to renew Messi's contract, which led to a rebuke from the Argentine.

“Sometimes things are said without thinking or without meaning to cause hurt,” he told La Sexta.

“Messi is a fundamental player. He is for me, and for the club too.”

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