The Manchester City fans who are gathered at the bar in The Transfer Tavern this evening are discussing a transfer story which links them with one of the best players in the world.
The Daily Mail is reporting that the Premier League side a confident that they can lure Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to the Etihad Stadium this summer.
The Premier League side believe that with the appointment of Pep Guardiola as the club’s new manager that it will be far easier to bring the Argentinian superstar to the Premier League.
Messi is renowned as the best player in the world and has picked up numerous World Player Of The Year award’s during his career.
With Messi close friends with Guardiola, City chief executive Ferran Sorriano and Txiki Begiristain it is thought that if the Argentinian feels like a new challenge the foundations are their for a smooth transition.
The Man City fans in The Tavern are not convinced by this news, and feel that Messi would never look to leave Barcelona unless life was made difficult for him.
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