Audacity is not the word here in the Football Transfer Tavern after Metro‘s latest claim.
The publication seem to think that Manchester United are planning a shock summer swoop for Lionel Messi. Yes, you read that right, Lionel Messi!
As we know, Barcelona are considering cashing in on their best ever player for the first time and that has of course meant that a fair few clubs have come sniffing for the Argentine superstar.
As our landlord claims over a pint, we can understand that Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain think they have a shot of landing the Argentine, but Manchester United?
The Red Devils are facing an uncertain future and they are not even in the Champions League next term – and we hardly think that Messi would be happy playing in the Europa League!
This seems to be something that is either a highly delusional move by United or indeed paper talk that will never come to pass.
Spanish publication AS seem to think that United and their board want to begin a new era at the club and that will all begin by signing Messi.
Has this rumour quite simply been gargling way too much alcohol? Let us know your thoughts below.
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