Spanish football reporter Guillem Balague states that Chelsea “are definitely in the equation” for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Spanish football reporter Guillem Balague has stated that Chelsea “are definitely in the equation” for Lionel Messi as the Argentine relatively prepares to leave Barcelona next summer
The attacker tried to secure a move far from Camp Nou during the recent transfer window, however Barca were not prepared to allow him to leave in a cut-price deal
Messi’s contract with Ronald Koeman‘s side is because of end next June, however, and as it stands, he will have the ability to leave the club on a totally free transfer at the end of the 2020-21 campaign.
Manchester City are extensively considered the favourites for the 33-year-old, however Balague has firmly insisted that Chelsea would also be securely in the hunt if it ended up being clear that the attacker was carrying on.
“Chelsea are definitely in the equation if Messi becomes available. That is true. Chelsea will insist they want to hear everything that is going on. If they have the money they will want to be involved too. Remember, there is no transfer fee,” Balague stated on his YouTube channel.
Messi has scored 6 times and signed up 4 assists in 11 appearances for Barca this season, while he has struck 640 goals in 742 trips for the Catalan giants in all competitions during an incredible career.