Manchester City’s Chief Working Officer, Omar Berrada, has admitted that the potential for bringing Lionel Messi to the Etihad subsequent summer season is “being thought-about”.
The earlier Premier League champions had been intently linked with Messi this summer season after he knowledgeable Barcelona he wished to terminate his contract.
Nevertheless the LaLiga giants refused to grant his want and insisted his launch clause be paid in full sooner than he may depart.
Messi lastly made a u-flip and agreed to see out the remaining 12 months of his contract.
Berrada, speaking with the Manchester Night time Info, has hinted that the Blues may launch a transfer for Messi when he turns right into a free agent on the tip of the current advertising and marketing marketing campaign.
“Messi is a generational experience, he’s the best participant in the world and probably an exception to potential investments that we’d do out of the unusual nevertheless our planning has been carried out with this current squad and it is being thought-about with the current alternate options that we have.
“For every single place we have to be prepared on account of there may very well be so many points which will happen nevertheless on the equivalent time I really feel we have the financial energy and system means to make that funding [in a striker] when required,” he said.