Lionel Messi’s former Argentina colleague Pablo Zabaleta thinks that the 33-year-old need to move to Manchester city when his Barcelona deal goes out.
Former Argentina defender Pablo Zalabeta has prompted his compatriot Lionel Messi to head to Manchester City when his Barcelona deal ends.
The six-time Ballon d’Or winner attempted however failed to force a move away over the summer, however Messi now has just 6 months staying on his Blaugrana deal.
City are considered among the favourites to land the Barca talisman need to he head for the Camp Nou exit door, and Zabaleta thinks that Messi would gain from a move to the Etihad in the summer.
“Manchester City is the best place for Messi,” Zabaleta stated in quotes associated to Marca. “It’s unfortunate to see him in his existing situation.
“I never thought he’d go into his last year of contract at Barcelona.” The team aren’t playing well and it appears as though they’re not enjoying theirfootball We’ll see what occurs with Messi at the end of the season.
” He has a buddy in Sergio [Aguero] at City and he has dealt with Pep prior to at Barcelona. They understand each other and a few of the other individuals on the board understand him as well.
“If Messi decides to leave Barcelona and play in a different country, then of course City are a club he could join.”
Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with a spectacular swoop for Messi, although the 33-year-old’s dad Jorge Messi was required to reject reports that he had already held talks over a move to the French capital for his kid.