In the News, Top European clubs have begun to scramble to move for the 34-year-old since he confirmed his departure from Barcelona earlier this week.
However, Many have tipped the Argentine to head straight to Paris Saint Germain to reunite with former teammate Neymar but sources close to the Blues claim their financier might be planning to lure Messi to Stamford bridge.
Though The announcement through all media channels yesterday ended his 16-year reign at Camp Nou after making his debut in 2005 – scoring 672 goals and 305 assists in 778 games in all competitions.
For Sports, Messi has won 35 trophies with Barcelona including four Champions Leagues while also claiming six Ballon’s D’or at the club.
Well, Manchester City already ruled themselves out of the race to land the winger after landing Jack Grealish in a Premier League record deal from Aston Villa.
Chelsea football club owner Abramovich believes Chelsea have the financial muscle to give PSG a run for their money as regards Messi’s transfer. Though he admitted the French club is ahead of Chelsea in the Messi pursuit right now.
According to Di Marzio, it is not the first time Chelsea have been in the market to sign Argentina’s number ten, after reportedly coming close to sealing a blockbuster €250million deal in 2014.
Right now it is unsure which club he will join but sources claim Paris Saint Germain are the favourites to land him were news have claimed that Messi have reportedly asked that Neymar’s number 10 jersey offered to him by PSG should be given back to Neymar that he will continue with the number 19 Jersey he used to wear in Barcelona and Argentina before he archived the great height where he was opportune to wear the number 10 jersey.