Lionel Messi has actually exposed he has actually constantly ‘dreamt’ of playing in the United States as speculation continues to install over the Barcelona’s super star future.
The 33-year-old, who has actually scored an amazing 644 objectives in 749 matches for the Catalans, sensationally revealed his desire to leave Camp Nou throughout the summer season– a relocation which was rejected by the board.
Barca chiefs firmly insisted any suitor would need to pay his ₤ 630m release stipulation, a relocation which has actually seen Messi unwillingly choose to see his out the last year of his agreement.
Guy City, amongst a host of other clubs, are thought to be thinking about signing the Argentine forward next summer season.
Nevertheless, Messi has actually made his greatest indicator yet that the MLS is where his future lies.
He informed La Sexta: “I have actually constantly had the imagine playing in another league, in United States. Perhaps it will occur, does not need to be best away. Today I am simply concentrated on these next 6 months.
Messi has actually ended up being associated with Barca for more than a years, assisting them win 4 European Cups, 10 LaLiga titles and many other prizes.
Probably the most effective days of his profession came under Pep Guardiola, who handled Barcelona from 2008-2012.
And Messi has actually exposed he has actually kept in contact with Guardiola amidst speculation they might reunite at the Etihad next summer season.
Messi included: “I do not understand when I last got a message from Pep [Guardiola] however we have actually spoken yes. About how things are, how he’s doing at Manchester City, how things are going here. For me, he’s the very best coach …”
Messi had a public falling out with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu over his management of the club.
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And the Argentina ace believes he would have won any court case had he taken legal action against the club.
“I spent the whole year telling Bartomeu that I wanted to leave Barcelona. But the president always said ‘No’,” he said.
“The burofax was a way to make it official. I thought I had completed a cycle. I needed a change. I wanted to go, Barca cycle was over.
“Leaving for free last summer? I knew that if we went to court, we would have won. Not just one lawyer told me that, many did. But I didn’t want to leave Barca in that way…”