Monday 21 August 2017

Reports suggest Leo Messi considering €250m Barcelona exit

Barcelona star Lionel Messi
Barcelona star Lionel Messi
Declan Whooley

Declan Whooley

As inconceivable as it may appear, reports today claim that Barcelona legend Leo Messi is considering leaving the La Liga giants over frustrations over his on-going tax investigation.

The 28-year-old is regarded as one of the greatest players to ever grace the game and has scored an incredible 418 goals in 493 games since making his first-team debut in 2004, winning virtually every honour the club game has to offer.

The Argentine is becomingly increasingly frustrated with the legal charges filed against him and his father, Jorge Messi.

The charges are connected to the alleged tax evasion worth €4 million, and if proven guilty both Messi and his father could face jail.

The Sun reports today that Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United have all been in touch with the Argentinian’s representatives with one of the trio making contact twice in the past week.

Messi's current deal will the Catalans has another three years to run and has a buyout clause of €250m

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