Lionel Messi’s future at Barcelona looks bleak at the moment with the six-time Ballon d’Or winner having officially submitted a transfer request. The 33-year-old, who came up through the ranks at La Masia before spending his entire career so far with Barcelona, is on the brink of a move away after their humiliating 2-8 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. The Argentine international has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City, where the Barcelona captain could reunite with former manager Pep Guardiola.
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Latest pieces of information coming from the closest source says that “The key is that Barca is willing to negotiate. Messi has called Pep Guardiola and told him: “Money will not be a hindrance. I want to play for City”, Manchester City.
It is also said that Messi will soon break his silence about club transfer in Spain.
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The News from sources also says that; The City offer for Messi is a two-year contract with the possibility of leaving a year. Final numbers have yet to be agreed. And they hope to be able to negotiate with Barcelona the terms of the transfer that would be in exchange for a player: Gabriel Jesus valued at 100 million.
Even though the News is coming in this manner, Messi fans, along with Barca fans, are waiting for the official confirmation regarding the transfer. The whole Football world is eagerly waiting for the confirmation news.