Lionel Messi’s sensational determination to inform Barcelona he needs to depart has left Manchester Metropolis followers dreaming of an unlikely switch.
The 33-year-old communicated the information to the membership he has performed for his complete profession on Tuesday night, asking the hierarchy to just accept a clause in his contract that might permit him to depart without spending a dime.
Whether or not that will probably be accepted is unclear, and if it isn’t sure but that Messi will depart there isn’t any assure both that the Blues would transfer for him. Their precedence in the summertime switch window stays getting a defensive companion for Aymeric Laporte, whereas Pep Guardiola has acknowledged his hope on quite a few events for Messi to complete his profession on the Nou Camp.
Nevertheless, Metropolis have at all times seen themselves as one of many few golf equipment that might have the ability to tempt the participant if he ever did select to depart Barcelona. That’s sufficient for them to be seen by many as a possible vacation spot ought to Messi’s want be granted, and up to date feedback from chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak concerning the membership’s switch technique have additionally been jumped on by followers desirous to consider that Messi might lastly be on his technique to the Etihad.
This is what followers have been saying
The shock determination comes simply 11 days after Barcelona’s humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich within the Champions League quarter-finals and amid rising frustrations with how the membership is being run at board room degree.