The switch of Cristiano
Ronaldo to Juventus has made a popular Italian agent say that they going to
make it his mission to lure Lionel Messi, the Barcelona superstar to Italy. He
has also stated that he has already got in touch with his representatives.
The Argentine has been linked with a switch from the Catalan
club for sometimes in his career. Thus, the speculation regarding his future
appears to be gaining traction yet again.
After the recent challenge
by Ronaldo to Messi when he had said that the thirty-one-year-old needs to join
him at Serie A, Alessio Sundas, the popular agent had explained that he is
planning to do whatever it takes in order to get the forward from Blaugrana to
Inter Milan. Sundas has also said that these days,
he exchanged some emails with Pep Segura, Barcelona’s manager and also the
father of Lionel Messi who looks after his interest. He said that their reply
wasn’t a big ‘no’ like it had been in the past. This implies that there slight
chances to watch Messi play for Italy.
Initially, the one reliable club in regards technical and economic terms.
Introducing Messi to the Inter is going to mean placing the unique transfer quite able of equalizing Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Juventus. Messi has often talked about his plan to retire at Camp Nou.
With the FIFA Best Player award naming Mohammed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric as the finalists this year, there have been more murmurs as to the voting process employed. Lionel Messi missed out for the first time in a decade on a podium finish in any best players’ award.
Barcelona were almost unbeaten in the La Liga. They made it a domestic double by lifting the Copa del Rey. Messi scored the most in the league and was a huge figure for the Catalan club as always. He helped the national team of Argentina make the finals in Russia with an incredible hat trick in the last game. However, the shocking loss to AS Roma in the Champions League and then the disappointment at the World Cup increased the scrutiny of Messi.
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There has been a long held myth on release clauses in professional football. As modern football continues to surprise us, this myth seems to have lost its revered relevance in contract talks. Neymar’s move from Barcelona to PSG affected football in so any ways. It doubled the cost of star players and moved the game closer to the £1 billion player mark that a few analysts have predicted.
Clubs no longer have the buyout fee protection in deals with players as there are numerous sources or tricks competitors can employ in funding such expensive transfers. Barcelona are still far from learning their lessons, going by revelations that their star player Lionel Messi would still have a far lesser expected release clause when he agrees to extend his deal with the club.
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