Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu is furious about the consistent report in the media linking Barca star man Lionel Messi with a move to the English Premier League, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City mentioned.
The Catalan giants’ president moved to rubbish claims that Messi could be leaving Barcelona anytime soon.
According to the Mirror, the reigning UEFA champion’s league winners spoke through their president Josep Bartomeu who labeled Messi’s Exit from the club as embarrassing.
The Mirror also mentioned that Manchester United have the best chance of luring him away from the Nou Camp.
According to The Sun it was revealed that an informal approach was made to Messi’s camp and one of the top sides in the premiership made contact twice last week for the players services and surprising enough the player seem interested in leaving Spain amidst his tax evasion scandal with the Spanish tax authorities.
Messi is currently out injured and he is also facing the Spanish tax authorities along with his father for evading to pay taxes in Spain. Messi will be looking to return before the first leg of the biggest rivalry in Spanish club football; ‘’THE EL- CLASSICO’’ in November.
With United, Chelsea and Manchester City looking for a player with pace and creativity; Messi has both pace and creativity plus goals and also a high commercial value which will be beneficial to the red devils on the pitch and outside the pitch.