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Sport Rumour Has It: Barcelona's chances of keeping Messi boosted, Man Utd eye Upamecano

10:20  29 october  2020
10:20  29 october  2020 Source:   goal.com

In agreement with Mourinho: when Messi almost went to Chelsea

 In agreement with Mourinho: when Messi almost went to Chelsea Lionel Messi was not close to making a move in the summer of 2020 for the first time. A few years earlier, the Barca star was seriously considering saying goodbye. © Provided by sport1.de In agreement with Mourinho: When Messi almost went to Chelsea In the turbulent transfer summer of 2020, Lionel Messi was closer to saying goodbye to FC Barcelona than ever - at least it was thought so far. Because now it comes to light that the superstar from Argentina almost turned his back on his great love.

Top story – united want upamecano . Manchester United are targeting RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano has also been linked to the likes of Bayern Munich and Arsenal. - Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona but his possible move to Manchester City could prove difficult.

Top story – united want upamecano . Manchester United are targeting RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano has also been linked to the likes of Bayern Munich and Arsenal. - Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona but his possible move to Manchester City could prove difficult.

Lionel Messi may yet remain at Barcelona.

a baseball player holding a racket: Barcelona captain Lionel Messi © Anadolu Barcelona captain Lionel Messi

Messi, 33, stunningly requested to leave the LaLiga giants during the close season but ended up staying at Camp Nou.

However, the six-time Ballon d'Or winner has still been expected to leave at the end of his contract next year.

TOP STORY – BARCELONA'S CHANCES OF KEEPING MESSI BOOSTED

The resignation of president Josep Maria Bartomeu has boosted Barcelona's chances of keeping Messi beyond 2021, according to The Telegraph.


Video: The 21-man squad for Borussia Mönchengladbach clash (Real Madrid)

Messi has spent his entire professional career at Barcelona, winning 10 LaLiga titles and four Champions Leagues among numerous other trophies.

Messi to Man City? 21 stars who can talk to foreign clubs in January

  Messi to Man City? 21 stars who can talk to foreign clubs in January In just two-and-a-half months players whose contracts expire at the end of the season will be able to discuss free transfers with clubs in a foreign league. Here, Sportsmail runs through the best.That means Lionel Messi can talk to Manchester City, Paul Pogba can talk to Real Madrid, David Alaba and Gianluigi Donnarumma will be on the market and Sergio Aguero's time at City could be coming to an end. Barcelona, meanwhile, have three targets lined up whose contracts expire next summer.

Barcelona have struggled in La Liga so far this season Credit: GETTY IMAGES. Barcelona ’ s prospects of keeping Lionel Messi have been given a significant boost following Josep Maria Bartomeu’s resignation as club president. Messi is out of contract at the Nou Camp next summer and

Manchester United have been linked previously and are reportedly plotting another move. Top story – united want upamecano . United have been keen to bolster their defence and the Red Devils were previously linked to France centre-back Upamecano , who has also caught the eye of the likes

Manchester City and Inter have been most heavily linked with a move for Messi.

ROUND-UP

- Manchester United sent a scout to watch RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano against Nurnberg in the DFB-Pokal last month, according to Bild. Upamecano has been linked with United previously and played 90 minutes as the Premier League side thrashed RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday.

- With Virgil van Dijk injured, could Liverpool be eyeing Bayern Munich defender David Alaba? The Daily Star reports the Premier League champions were handed a boost in their prospects of a January transfer for Alaba after the defender's contract talks with Bayern collapsed. Alaba is out of contract next year.

- Manchester United, Barcelona and Juventus could be set for a transfer battle. The Mirror says United have joined Barcelona and Juventus in becoming interested in Ajax's 18-year-old midfielder Ryan Gravenberch.

- Inter may be in the market for a left wing-back in January. CalcioMercato reports the Serie A giants may look at Chelsea duo Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri, two players they have been linked with previously.

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Can't believe we all just stayed at home instead of nipping to our private island for some 'normality' embarrassing, really.‘After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time,’ Kim Kardashian tweeted yesterday. ‘We danced, rode bikes, swam near whales, kayaked, watched a movie on the beach and so much more. I realize that for most people, this is something that is so far out of reach right now, so in moments like these, I am humbly reminded of how privileged my life is.

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