The notion of Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona is one that has intrigued the punters in the Transfer Tavern no end over the last few years, with many dreaming in wide eyed wonderment over the prospect of seeing him touchdown in England.
Clearly, there would have to be a major development to his arrangement with Barcelona, where the genius Argentine is revered rightly as a footballing Messiah.
Well, with recent tax-related issues, it appears just that has happened.
Having been handed a 21-month jail sentence (suspended of course), the Sun claims the 5 time Balon D’or winner feels the Blaugrana could have been more supportive of his cause.
They go on to claim that the player’s farther HAS held talks with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich over the notion of a move to England, something that would rock the landscape of global football.
Now obviously, links with England have often proved pie in the sky for the Argentine, though yesterday’s dramatic developments in court are likely to stoke the flames from dying embers once more.
How many TT pints would it take for you to see Messi making a move to England soon?
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