Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has admitted he is without doubt one of the few who don’t need to see Lionel Messi within the Premier League.
After Messi communicated his want to go away Barcelona this summer season, the eyes of the footballing world are on the Argentine nice’s subsequent vacation spot.
Manchester Metropolis are regarded as main the race to safe the 33-year-old’s signature ought to he comply with via on his resolution to go away the Camp Nou.
Metropolis managing to carry Messi to the Premier League would clearly characterize an enormous coup however Robertson says he doesn’t need it to occur.
Talking while on worldwide responsibility with Scotland, Robertson says the expertise of enjoying in opposition to Messi at Barca was troublesome sufficient and he has no intentions of encouraging a rival membership to signal the six-time Ballon d’Or winner.
“I hope it doesn’t occur, in fact,” the left-back stated.
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“From a totally egocentric viewpoint, I hope it doesn’t occur and hopefully he stays at Barca.
“However he’s certainly one of if not the best participant to ever play the sport so for him to go to certainly one of your nearest rivals isn’t a very good signal.
“He’s a incredible participant and I’ve received little question that he would carry the very same high quality if he got here to the Premier League, similar ardour and every thing he brings at Barca.
“Liverpool have dominated out that we’re going to signal him so I don’t need him anyplace close to the Premier League and hopefully it stays that means.
“Clearly you’ll be able to see the uncertainty at Barca and hopefully they get it resolved.”
Robertson added: “If he involves the Premier League we’ll take care of it.
“It’ll be nice for the lads to play in opposition to him as a result of I’ve performed in opposition to him twice and it’s the toughest video games I’ve ever performed.
“It’s essential to keep on watch in opposition to him always and he can pop up out of nowhere.
“He’s a incredible participant and doubtless the very best to ever play our recreation however hopefully he stays in Spain for me.”