Mon. Sep 28th, 2020
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Lionel Messi coming to the Premier League would be rather intriguing, specifically if he ended up with a staff other than Pep Guardiola’s.

Messi had played for Guardiola from 2008-twelve. (Reuters Photograph)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lionel Messi has informed Barcelona he wishes to depart the club quickly
  • Messi reportedly needs to invest subsequent season at Manchester City soon after moving on from Barcelona
  • In accordance to reviews, Messi spoke with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on the telephone

Lionel Messi has invested his total job at Barcelona, possessing aided them scale unprecedented heights, and established the La Liga side as a single of the elite football clubs in the globe. Even so, with Messi now possessing informed Barcelona of his wish to depart, it appears like Argentine star’s time in Catalunya is approaching an finish.

Messi’s selection has thrown Barcelona into chaos on and off the discipline soon after a disastrous trophyless season that noticed two managers sacked and the club humiliated in the Champions League by Bayern Munich.

In accordance to reviews in the Spanish media, Messi’s contract runs right up until June 2021 and is explained to have a clause in his deal that permitted him to depart on a absolutely free transfer at the finish of the 2019-twenty campaign.

Messi’s selection has place a host of Europe’s elite clubs like Manchester City, PSG, Inter Milan and Manchester United on large alert. Even so, it stays to be viewed how the total Messi transfer saga unfolds and which club indicators the six-time Ballon d’Or winner from Barcelona.

If reviews are to be believed, Messi could be heading in the direction of a reunion with Pep Guardiola if the Argentina stalwart is to opt for the Premier League. It would be the fantasy transfer manufactured genuine. Messi has manufactured get in touch with with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and is open to a move to the Etihad, in accordance to The Athletic.

Notably, Messi rose to prominence and grew to become the world’s very best player beneath Guardiola’s advice when the pair teamed up in Barcelona involving 2008 and 2012.

Manchester City are also prepared to invest large in an work to wrestle back the Premier League title and proceed their quest for a Champions League title.

Messi, who has presently won 6 Ballon d’Or trophies as the very best player in the globe and stays an elite playmaker, could enable Guardiola aim for the eluded Champions League trophy at Etihad.

But, City is not the only club focusing on Messi as their neighbors Manchester United are in a place to indicator wantaway Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, in accordance to Deportes Cuatro. Messi needs to sensationally depart embattled LaLiga giants Barca and United are reportedly a single of the clubs capable of signing the 6-time Ballon d’Or winner.

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