Zabaleta says that if Messi chooses to leave Barca he would like to see him in Manchester City.
decided to leave Camp Nou after their
clash last season, many people thought that they will see him at Etihad but everything changed and he stayed for another season.
Now with his deal expiring at the end of the season
says he likes to see Messi come toManchester City
"I know that Messi must not be enjoying this situation right now,"
Zabaleta told Marca.
"He must just be thinking about what is best for the future and getting the club back on track to win trophies. I don't know the plans for City and Messi's idea.
"The best thing for him is to focus on the current situation. If he has to change clubs, I would be very happy if City were chosen.
"Everything seems to be uncertain because of his future, and at an institutional level Barcelona are in a complicated situation.
"There are several things that mean that Leo is not going through a moment of happiness. Where he is happy is [on the] pitch.
"Messi is a winner and a competitor; he wants the best for Barcelona. I wish him all the happiness he can find [and] we'll see if he can find it at Barcelona."