- Lionel Messi has been linked with a big move to join Manchester City next year
- Barcelona's presidential candidate Victor Font stated that Messi will not be sold
- The Argentina international has never played for any other side than Barcelona
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Manchester City who are Premier League giants have been told to forget about the possibility of them signing Barcelona captain Lionel Messi whose contract will expire next summer.
Pep Guardiola recently signed a new deal with the Citizens to continue as their gaffer and there have been reports that the Spaniard would try to lure Messi to the Etihad stadium.
The former Barcelona coach has been given the mandate to win the Champions League which he has failed to deliver for the past three seasons.
According to the latest report on UK Sun, Barcelona's presidential candidate Victor Font has made it clear that the club would not allow Lionel Messi to leave next year.Barcelona manager Koeman finally reveals the club Messi will be playing for next season
The 48-year-old explained that he has already told Manchester City chiefs that their chances of signing Lionel Messi will be zero if the club should elect him the next president.
“I already told Soriano to forget about Messi, to look for alternatives to win the Champions League.
“Messi will continue with us and we will win the Champions League.”
Barcelona gaffer Koeman has decided to rest Lionel Messi for their Champions League encounter against Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday night, November 24.
Lionel Messi has been playing for Barcelona first team since 2004 and the Argentine has so far played 493 games for the Catalans with 447 goals.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how angry Barcelona fans have attacked France international Antoine Griezmann while coming out of training and told the World Cup winner to show respect to Lionel Messi.
There have been reports of Antoine Griezmann not having a superb relationship with the Argentine legend at Barcelona since the start of the ongoing season in the Spanish La Liga.Angry Barcelona fans attack Griezmann after training because of Messi, tell him to do 1 big thing (video)
Griezmann's uncle, Emmanuel Lopez recently made a comment claiming that Lionel Messi is not working hard enough in training which is affecting other players
Some Barcelona fans were not pleased with this statement and they stormed the Nou Camp to express their annoyance to Antoine Griezmann.
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