LIONEL MESSI has been linked with a transfer to Inter Milan – despite the fact that the Italians must cough up £626million in the event that they wished to signal him.
Serie A giants Juventus pulled off a significant coup once they managed to seize Cristiano Ronaldo from Actual Madrid earlier this month.
The arrival of the £99million ahead has ignited curiosity within the Italian sport forward of the brand new season and led to envious glances being forged in direction of Turin from their league rivals.
However now a weird story has emerged in Tuttosport claiming Inter would someway be eager to take Messi from Barcelona to rival Ronaldo in Serie A.
Messi, 31, dedicated his long-term future to Barcelona eight months in the past when he agreed a brand new contract with the membership till the tip of the 2020-21 season – full with the massive buy-out clause.
He then went on to assist lead the aspect to the La Liga title final season and stays the primary man on the Nou Camp.
But that has nonetheless not stopped the fanciful thought being thought of by the sponsors of Inter, Pirelli, that the aspect would someway give you a package deal to seal the most important switch in soccer historical past.
Marco Tronchetti Provera, the CEO of Pirelli, dropped the bombshell declare throughout an interview when he mentioned the membership’s homeowners Suning want to make a significant signing.
He mentioned: “I hope that Suning, as soon as Monetary Truthful Play will permit it, could make an enormous signing.
“Messi? How will you say no to Messi?”
Inter might imagine they’ve an opportunity, however it’s possible Barca can be those saying no.