Lionel Messi is still desperate to star for Argentina despite his short international retirement, in accordance with coach Edgardo Bauza.
Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza insists star Lionel Messi is "very motivated" to play for the national group following reversing his retirement choice.
Messi, 29, stunningly retired from international duty following his side's Copa America Centenario final loss in June, but announced earlier this month he would continue representing Argentina.
Bauza, who was named Argentina boss at the start out of August, mentioned he had no queries over Messi's need to represent the nation.
"During our discussion, Leo showed me that he was very motivated," he told FM Uno.
"We talked about the Copa America, the Globe Cup. He's fine, and we'll care for him."
The Barcelona star, nevertheless, is battling a hamstring injury ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela.
Argentina are well-placed in qualifying, sitting third inside the table and just two points off top rated spot.
Ahead of his 1st game in charge, Bauza said he wanted his group to create a very good balance.
"It's not bad to believe that finishing second is really a failure. We are Argentina, and this way of considering has led us to win titles," he stated.
"I'll locate what I do with all my teams - balance. Argentina will attack when it has the ball and defend without it.
"It's my style of play and that is what my coaches taught me when I was a player - locating the balance in every single game."
Lionel Messi is under contract until 2018 but Barcelona are keen to supply him fresh terms.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu mentioned talks are currently underway for Lionel Messi to sign a brand new contract.
Messi is beneath contract until 2018 but Barcelona are keen to present him fresh terms, following reports in July that a brand new deal had been agreed.
And based on Bartomeu, it appears only a matter of time before the 29-year-old officially signs a brand new deal.
"Messi has two years of contract but we are going to talk with him to renew for the reason that we want him to continue," Bartomeu told Catalunya Radio.
Messi - battling a hamstring injury as Argentina prepare to face Uruguay and Venezuela in World Cup qualifiers - has produced an impressive commence towards the LaLiga season.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has overcome the disappointment of losing the Copa America Centenario final in June, helping Barcelona to Supercopa de Espana glory.
Messi also has two objectives in as several LaLiga games as reigning Spanish champions Barca share prime spot with Genuine Madrid and Las Palmas.
Bartomeu added: "Messi could be the quantity 1 player within the planet.
"The tax issues faced by his family members is one thing that we don't like mainly because from time to time players will not be accountable for these factors.
"We speak to all players and within the case of Leo, he is a very robust person, with fantastic ambition, and has returned better than ever, demonstrating the wish to continue producing folks pleased in Barcelona. We are able to normally count on him."