After a melodramatic preseason that involved Lionel Messi, the Barcelona board, La Liga, and Manchester City, Fans all over the world can’t deny the discontentment Messi feels at Barcelona. Their failure to clinch any title in the 2019/2020 season was a letdown not only to the fans, but also Messi, who alongside Ter Stegen, had the highest work rate and creative play in the Barcelona squad. Messi desperately wanted to leave and join the Pep Guardiola side in the English Premier League. However, Messi’s release clause of 700 million Euros, stood as a stumbling block. Even with his array of skills and abilities, football pundits saw it as a bad deal for a club to pay that much for a 33-year-old. However, the terms holding Messi back will be dropped next summer and the Argentine will finally be free to move. Supporting the idea of Messi leaving Camp Nou is the interim Barcelona Boss, Carles Tusquets. Carles replaced Josep Maria Bartomeu who resigned following Messi’s departure conflict. Carles will be willing to make a Messi transfer next season as smooth as possible. And with unofficial interests coming from PSG and Manchester City, Messi is assured of playing in another top club with quality players. However, which of these clubs would Messi choose? Manchester City seems like a more preferred option because of his old boss, Pep Guardiola. Pep was Barcelona coach from 2008 to 2012, during which period Messi’s tactics revolutionized. Joining Pep at Manchester City might just be another upgrade to Messi’s playstyle and tactics. However, Neymar, Messi’s former teammate and a close friend, wants the 6 times Ballon D’or winner to join him at Paris Saint-German (PSG) next summer. PSG, a Ligue 1 side is the most popular and most successful in France having won the Ligue 1 title 9 times, and 7 consecutive times since 2013. Messi is undoubtedly leaving Barcelona next summer but where will the La Liga all-time-highest goal scorer be creating new records? Follow us on all social media platforms to get news and gists as they unfold.  
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