Leo was almost the most expensive deal in history and surpassed Neymar but he refused. Know the details
Spanish press reports revealed the details of Manchester City’s attempts to contract with Argentinian Lionel Messi, Barcelona’s historic scorer.
Khaldoun Al-Mubarak has already admitted to Manchester City’s attempt to sign Messi before the English club officially denies the matter.
The newspaper “Al Mundo” Spanish that Manchester City entered into serious negotiations with Messi last year in conjunction with the referendum on the independence of the province of Catalonia.
She explained that the English team decided to pay the penalty clause in the flea contract, estimated at 250 million euros, in addition to giving the player an annual salary of 50 million euros net of taxes and extends for five seasons, and the father is given 50 million euros to convince the top scorer of the Albugrana to leave Camp No.
The newspaper confirmed that the Arab owners were not reluctant to invest 755 million euros for the services of Messi.
The newspaper pointed out that Barcelona’s top scorer refused to leave despite attempts by Pep Guardiola, the Manchester City coach, to convince him.
Messi has a clause in his contract that allows him to leave Barcelona if he took the territory of Catalonia from Spain, because Barcelona will not be able to compete in the European Championships.
Liu renewed his contract with the Catalan club for an annual salary of 35 million euros net of taxes and a penalty of 700 million euros.