They were embarrassed by the German club – the eventual winners – during their quarter-final in Lisbon with Messi understandably upset.
But, according to Bayern defender Jerome Boateng, it was easy to see the ‘drama’ between Messi and Barcelona ahead of the game.
The Catalan club were carried to the La Liga title by Real Madrid and there was a lot of frustration with former coach Quique Setien before things unfolded in Portugal.
“You noticed in advance that there was a drama between Messi and Barcelona,” Boateng said image .
He went on to say Messi would be a good choice at his former club Manchester City to find Pep Guardiola.
He added: “Pep and Messi have celebrated great successes together, which is why both sides know their philosophies fit together.”
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“There haven’t been any talks beyond my contract yet, but it’s clear to me that I’ll be happy to continue on the path under Hansi Flick,” he said.
“My family and I feel very much at home in Munich. I’m sure we can still accomplish a lot with this team next year. I want to be part of it again. ”
Pressed on his relationship with Flick, he replied, “He’s absolutely clear on a human level, he’s not cheating on you, but he also demands something for that. He supported me, but also challenged me. “