Lionel Messi. One of the world's best players ever playing for the er... French champions? Is this really what the footballing world needs or in fact what Messi needs?
It goes without saying that Messi can be truly unstoppable at times when he is terrorising defences and finishing it off with a lob over the 'keeper for another astounding goal for Barcelona and so why would he leave?
Recent reports seem to say that Messi is unhappy with the Barcelona hierarchy and so feel the bets option for both parties is for Messi to degrade himself by dropping down into a league where you can pretty much bet your house on who is going to win. PSG.
Let's all just sit down and have a think for a moment. The best player in the world does not make life easy for him playing in a league where one team stands out from the rest, the best player in the world goes into the hardest league in the world and shows everybody what he is made of.
People say the Premier League is the hardest league in the world and, in my opinion, I agree. This season there are as many as six teams fighting for a Champions League spot and four of the six fighting to win the league.
PSG are eight points clear of Ligue 1 whilst Bayern Munich in Germany are a staggering 20 points clear in the Bundesliga and so these leagues can be considered 'easy' for the big teams.
England separates from these teams and league by having a more competitive edge to it with leaders Chelsea seven points clear ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal but both these teams have a game-in-hand over the Blues and have to play them later again in the final games. Man City sit in fourth place nine points behind but with three games in hand. This alone shows the excitement the Barclay's Premier League can bring to all footballing fans.
This goes to show that Messi should be thinking hard about the decision to leave on of the best footballing teams this world has seen to drop down and win the league easily every single year with no competition.
Being a Chelsea supporter myself, I would love to see Lionel Messi line up with Eden Hazard and terrorise all defences in the league but with it not being too easy. Messi could score 50 goals a season or maybe even more in France, but who wouldn't want to see how Messi would fair going up against teams such as Stoke City who are more physical than technical but can frighten the biggest of teams on their home soil.
In my preference, with Messi also being Llnked to the blue side of Manchester, a stay at Barcelona would be perfect but imagine what would happen to the reputation of the Premier League and Messi if he were to join a big English team in the summer instead of lining his pockets with money and leaving the passion of football to one side in the colours of PSG.
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