MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly set to supply Lionel Messi a future transfer to the MLS to maximise the advantages of bringing him to the membership.
The Times declare Pep Guardiola’s facet are set to launch one other try to signal the Argentine within the new yr.
Manchester Metropolis are plotting a ten-year plan to tempt Lionel Messi into becoming a member ofCredit score: AFP or licensors
And the report provides that the Metropolis Soccer Group (CFG) are prepared to supply Messi the prospect to play for sister membership New York Metropolis FC later in his profession – as they once did with Frank Lampard.
The Barcelona icon may additionally choose any of the other eight teams in the CFG portfolio together with Japanese outfit Yokohama F Marinos and Melbourne Metropolis in Australia.
Moreover, Metropolis are stated to be planning to tempt Messi with an ambassadorial position after he has hung up his boots.
Metropolis missed out on the Barca celebrity in the summertime when he was forced into staying after a bitter legal row.
However with the Argentine’s relationship with Barca nonetheless frosty and the Spanish membership determined for cash, City are contemplating making a transfer within the upcoming switch window.
However Barcelona presidential favorite Victor Font has told City to forget about signing Messi in the new year.
Messi, 33, will likely be out of contract in the summertime and a cut-price deal may tempt the cash-stricken Catalan giants.
However Font says he has already made it clear to City chief government Ferran Soriano that if he’s nominated, Barca is not going to think about promoting him.
Font revealed: “I already advised Soriano to overlook about Messi, to search for alternate options to win the Champions League.
“Messi will proceed with us and we are going to win the Champions League.”
Messi has scored an unbelievable 640 objectives in simply 742 appearances for Barca, successful an astonishing ten LaLiga titles and 4 Champions Leagues.