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Mata: “If Messi comes to Manchester, I hope it’s to my club”

Sun 06 December 2020 | 13:23

The Spanish midfielder of Manchester United wants Lionel Messi in Manchester, but not in the blue team!

It was at the end of the summer transfer window that

Barcelona

Argentine superstar

Lionel Messi

decided to part ways with the club, with

Manchester City

looking set to be the his next destination.

However, after many struggles, Messi finally announced that he would stay at the Camp Nou for another season due to his unwillingness to have a legal dispute with the club.

Now,

Messi

's contract with Barcelona is going to expire soon and the future of the player at the Camp Nou is still uncertain. Manchester City are a big customer of Messi and their efforts to attract the Argentine star are still ongoing.

Manchester United

's Spanish midfielder,

Juan Mata

hopes Messi comes to Manchester and play for the Red Devils.

When Mata was asked about Messi’s probable move to Manchester City, he said;

“Well I hope not – I hope not for the betterment of my club.

“I don’t know what will happen, but I hope he doesn’t go there. If he comes to Manchester I hope it’s to my club and not the other.

“There were rumors, for example, that Cristiano Ronaldo might come back to Manchester in the future. One of the things that I realized in professional football is that you should focus on what you can control and forget about what you cannot.”


source: SportMob