Barcelona usually are not prepared to simply accept any Manchester Metropolis gamers in alternate for Lionel Messi this summer time, in line with studies.
Information broke earlier this week that Messi needs to go away the Spanish giants on the again of their humiliating Champions League exit by the hands of Bayern Munich. The Argentine has submitted a switch request and desires to go away the membership on a free switch.
Metropolis are desirous about bringing Messi to the Premier League this summer time however face many obstacles in securing the deal given the sophisticated circumstances surrounding his contract. Messi believes the clause that permits him to go away totally free remains to be legitimate whereas Barcelona argue that clause expired in June.
Varied studies have instructed Metropolis might supply gamers in alternate for Messi, with Eric Garcia and Angelino energetic targets for Barcelona, however Mundo Deportivo recommend the Spanish facet are unwilling to simply accept any swap offers.
The identical report states Barcelona usually are not desirous about providing a worth discount on Messi and are adamant he is not going to go away totally free.
Moreover, membership president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reportedly refused to satisfy with their star ahead and can solely sit down with Messi to debate a brand new contract.
Elsewhere, Metropolis have reportedly had a proposal rejected for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.
The Frenchman has been recurrently linked with a transfer to the Etihad and starred for the Ligue 1 facet throughout their Champions League victory in opposition to the Blues earlier this month.
Caught Offside declare Metropolis have emerged as entrance runners for his signature and made an preliminary £35million bid for the 22-year-old.
Sadly for Pep Guardiola, that reported bid was rejected by Lyon who stay hopeful of securing a payment nearer to £62m for his or her prized asset.
Paris Saint-Germain are additionally believed to in negotiations over a transfer for Aouar.