Man City prepare monumental €200m offer for Lionel Messi

Published 1 Comments

Football News

Manchester City are in the process of preparing a monumental €200million offer for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, according to reports in Spain.

French newspaper Le 10 Sport relays information in Spanish publication AS which alludes to the fact that the Manchester club have retained their interest in securing the services of the Argentine wizard, and want to test Barca’s resolve with a ludicrous formal offer. This follows numerous reports that there were a number of top clubs keeping tabs on Messi last summer, only to be flatly rejected by his current owners.

However whilst the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain may no longer think the capture of Messi is a feasible idea, it’s believed that City - who took a massive step towards clinching another Premier League title this weekend - would be willing to stump up the required cash of €200million.

It’s no secret that the 26-year-old has been out of sorts with Barcelona of late and, despite the fact that he has managed to score 41 goals in all competitions this season, it has been rumoured that the Catalan giants no longer see him as an indispensable asset.

Do you think City could potentially make the biggest deal of all-time? Comment in the box provided and let us know...

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Lionel Messi
Manchester City

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again