Jamie Carragher and Micah Richards would each like to see Lionel Messi within the Premier League however have questioned how a lot a switch would value Manchester Metropolis.
The Barcelona star has advised the membership he needs to go away on a free switch this summer season . The 33-year-old has a gargantuan launch clause in his contract however is ready to battle to stroll away totally free because of a situation in his deal.
A reunion with Pep Guardiola at Metropolis is on the playing cards, with Paris-Saint Germain and Inter Milan linked.
Though Carragher remodeled 700 appearances for Metropolis’s latest rivals Liverpool, he has insisted he’d like to see Messi within the Premier League.
“I hope so, I do,” Carragher advised Sky Sports activities when requested if he want to see Messi within the Premier League. “I need to see Messi, I would like to see him within the Premier League, I need to watch him, I need to analyse him on Monday Night time Soccer. I need to do all of these issues.
“The one place he can go is Manchester Metropolis. With the historical past he has with the supervisor, the monetary clout that membership have gotten.
“Liverpool will not go anyplace close to that scenario. Financially primary and in addition due to the way in which Liverpool play as effectively, much more energetic than Metropolis.
“Metropolis is a extra technical sport, I feel it might swimsuit Messi extra. The way you get that deal throughout the road with the figures concerned, I am unsure. It is mind-boggling.”
Former Metropolis defender Richards is equally as excited on the prospect of Messi shifting to England however has questioned the funds that might be wanted to finish a transfer.
“As a fan, as a impartial, to have Messi within the Premier League can be incredible,” Richards mentioned. “I would like to see him over right here. It could be nice if Man Metropolis might pull that off, there have been so many studies, you do not know what to hearken to.
“Simply as a fan of soccer, I would like to see him within the Premier League, it might be wonderful.
“Barcelona aren’t going to make it simple and the way a lot is it going to value? For Lionel Messi, you are tons of and tons of of thousands and thousands.
“How a lot will you get from a 33-year-old for 2 years?”