Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed his stance on a sensational transfer swoop for Barcelona legend Lionel Messi, insisting that it's his wish for the forward to remain in Catalonia, amid claims that he could be leaving the Nou Camp on a free transfer this summer. Guardiola made a stunning start to life at City, winning his first 11 games in charge and was twice nominated for the Premier League Manager of the Month award in August and September 2016. In his second season he guided the Blues to the Premier League title and the Carabao Cup, smashing records along the way in a stunning season.
Josep Guardiola heeft voor het eerst gereageerd op de geruchten dat Manchester City overweegt om Lionel Messi een aanbod te doen. Volgens de manager van the Citizens heeft de Engelse topclub geen intenties om de superster weg te kapen bij Barcelona. 'Mijn wens is dat hij bij Barcelona blijft', aldus Guardiola's City were eliminated in the last 16 of the Champions League by Monaco on away goals after a 6–6 aggregate draw. The second leg of the tie was his 100th game as a manager in European competition, and he arrived at that mark with the best record of any manager, 61 wins and 23 draws.
As long as Lionel Messi kicks a ball in anger, the Manchester City question will remain. Pep Guardiola was asked about the possibility of signing the Barcelona superstar on the very first day he was presented to City fans - and has stuck to the script ever since. “He is playing for Barcelona and he will stay there, that’s my wish.” Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of signing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Messi has been synonymous with Barcelona since breaking into the first-team and reaching the pinnacle of football, cementing himself as the greatest player in the club’s history.
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Welcome to mancity.com, online home of Premier League winners Manchester City FC. Get the latest Man City news, injury updates, fixtures, player signings and much more right here. Pep Guardiola’s chances of signing Barcelona legend Lionel Messi for Man City assessed Manchester City have been linked with sensational summer transfer for Barcelona legend Lionel Messi, after he fell out with Nou Camp chief Eric Abidal, but Pep Guardiola has only a five to 10 per cent chance of signing the Argentina star.
A reunion with Guardiola at City would be a logical fit for the South American, but the former Blaugrana boss has poured cold water on the rumours. Guardiola has said on links to Messi: “He’s a player for Barcelona, he will stay there, that is my wish. “I’m not going to talk about players for another club. Not to mention, City has a coach in Pep Guardiola with an established relationship with Messi. He coached him before and won every trophy in the past. Guardiola spoke to reporters on Friday before Man City's match against West Ham on Sunday and said that Messi leaving Barca is unrealistic dream.
Pep Guardiola has denied that he ever tried to tempt Lionel Messi into a move to Manchester City. Reports in Spain have suggested that the Argentina ace considered following Guardola to the Etihad Stadium in 2017. Man City boss Guardiola predicted that Messi will end his career at Barcelona. Debate surrounding Messi's future has swirled this week after a public fallout with club chief Eric Abidal.
Pep Guardiola has played down Manchester City's chances of signing Lionel Messi and said he wants the forward to stay at Barcelona. Messi has been involved in the public spat with the Spanish giants and sources have told ESPN that City would be interested if he decides to leave Camp Nou. - ESPN Pep Guardiola has played down Manchester City's chances of signing Lionel Messi and said he wants the forward to stay at Barcelona. Messi has been involved in the public spat with the Spanish giants and sources have told ESPN that City would be interested if he decides to leave Camp Nou.
Man City want to land Lionel Messi on a free transfer from Barcelona Credit: Icon Sport - Getty. City have believed for years that if Messi, 32, ever left Barcelona, his most likely destination would be the Etihad. He had some of the best times of his career during Pep Guardiola’s four-year Nou Camp reign, twice winning the Champions League. Man City to roll out the blue carpet for fan who travelled 3,000 miles for the game that didn't happen 'Manchester City are among the clubs being linked to Messi. The Argentinian attacker could play at any club in the world but, as Pep Guardiola said recently, Messi should continue at Barcelona,' the Brazilian told BetFair. Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions Manchester City could sign world player of the year Lionel Messi. The Barcelona playmaker has again been linked with City after reports of unrest at the Nou Camp. Messi, 32, is reported to have a clause in his contract that would allow him to leave Barca on a
Among those are Premier League champions Man City, who are said to be closely following developments at the Nou Camp. But City manager Guardiola – who won the Champions League twice with Messi while manager of Barca between 2008 and 2012 – has played down talk that the Argentine could head to England. Barcelona and Lionel Messi are the biggest reason I don't think Manchester City will win the quadruple. Looking at the Champions League draw, if Pep Guardiola's side make the final then I would expect Barca to be their opponents in Madrid, and I don't think they would beat them.
Pep Guardiola does not believe Lionel Messi will ever leave Barcelona amid rumours of a switch to Manchester City. The Argentina playmaker has been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp this week following a row with Barca club director Eric Abidal. But Guardiola, who worked with Messi at Barca Het vooruitzicht van twee seizoenen zonder Champions League-voetbal leidt ertoe dat her en der namen van andere trainers opduiken die wel bereid zijn het stokje over te nemen van Guardiola, mocht de huidige manager van City besluiten te vertrekken als gevolg van de vrijdag uitgedeelde sancties van de UEFA.
Messi and Guardiola have been linked with a reunion at Man City (Image: Getty Images) Read More Related Articles. Barcelona legend Xavi also furious with Eric Abidal amid Lionel Messi row 'A lot of players were not happy and did not work much and there was also a problem with internal communication,' he told Sport. Guardiola hoeft Lionel Messi niet bij Man City:. Guardiola wil bij Man City blijven. HLN Plus Pep Guardiola staat niet weigerachtig tegenover een langer verblijf bij Man City. Dat liet de 48-jarige Spanjaard, die sinds de zomer van 2016 aan.
MESSI JOINING MANCHESTER CITY FROM BARCELONA & GUARDIOLA CHANGED THE PREMIER LEAGUE!! MESSI JOINING MANCHESTER CITY FROM BARCELONA & GUARDIOLA CHANGED THE PREMIER LEAGUE!! Skip navigation Sign in. Search. Loading. Reasons Why Lionel Messi COULD Leave Barcelona For Man City (Humouring Rumours) - Duration: 10:07. Rabona TV 43,532 views. Pep Guardiola poured cold water on the idea of Manchester City signing Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the summer, saying he would prefer the Argentine forward to finish his career at the Spanish club. Messi has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou at the end of the season after he caused a
Man City boss Pep Guardiola’s stance on transfer move for Barcelona legend Lionel Messi Manchester City have been linked with a summer transfer move for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, after the Argentine striker fell out with the Nou Camp's sporting director, but Pep Guardiola isn't sure whether the deal would be the right thing. Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of Lionel Messi joining Manchester City, stating the Barcelona star will finish his career in Spain. Messi has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou at the end of the season after he caused a stir by criticising the club's sporting director Eric Abidal over who was responsible for.
Pep Gardiola has dismissed talk that Lionel Messi could move to Manchester City this summer. Speculation linking Messi with a move away from the Nou Camp grew again this week when the Argentina ace had an argument with Barca football director Eric Abidal. The 32-year-old superstar took issue with Three reasons Barcelona star Lionel Messi could seal sensational transfer to Man City Lionel Messi has been tipped to make an incredible switch to Manchester City from Barcelona during the summer transfer window, and the deal could happen due to three key reasons, including Pep Guardiola, Sergio Aguero, and the Champions League.
Pep Guardiola speaks to the media ahead of Barcelona vs Manchester City at the Nou Camp in the Champions League group stages. Subscribe for FREE and never miss another Man City video. Daar zijn ze weer: Lionel Messi (32) leeft in onmin met de clubdirectie en al meteen zijn er geruchten over een transfer naar Man City. In zijn contract, met weeksalaris van een miljoen euro, staat immers een clausule dat hij voor 2021 gratis zou kunnen vertrekken als hij dat zelf wil. “Het is mijn wens dat hij bij Barcelona blijft. However, asked whether City were favourites for Europe's premier competition, Guardiola replied: 'Where does [Lionel] Messi play? They are favourites.' Guardiola was, of course, referring to former club Barcelona, where the Argentine has spent his entire career at.
Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona for the rest of his career, despite speculation linking him with Manchester City. Messi’s long-term future at Camp Nou was thrown into doubt earlier this week when he publicly called out Barcelona’s sporting director Eric Abidal. Abidal had suggested Messi and his team-mates. Man City news and transfers RECAP Guardiola reveals Messi wish and early West Ham team news. A recap of all the latest Manchester City transfer rumours, injury latest and breaking news ahead of West Ham United fixture.
Man City boss Pep Guardiola would benefit most from restoring Vincent Kompany to the Etihad fold in the summer Credit: Reuters. 6. Even if Man City were able to recruit Lionel Messi, the overall influence might be less than the return of popular ex-skipper Vincent Kompany Credit: Reuters. Josep Guardiola heeft voor het eerst gereageerd op de geruchten dat Manchester City overweegt om Lionel Messi een aanbod te doen. Volgens de manager van the Citizens heeft de Engelse topclub geen intenties om de superster weg te kapen bij Barcelona. 'Mijn wens is dat hij bij Barcelona blijft', aldus Barcelona have had four managers since, but only Luis Enrique has come close to matching Guardiola's 14-trophy haul at the club. Read More Related Articles. Watch Man City star Sergio Aguero singing, dancing and drumming with a cumbia band; So understandably, Messi has named the City boss as the best manager he has played under in his career.
Messi zu Man City? Pep will ihn nicht. Lionel Messi zu Manchester City? Pep Guardiola will ihn nicht - Beendet Lionel Messi seine Karriere bei Barca oder schließt er sich Manchester City an? Sein ehemaliger Trainer Pep Guardiola spricht über die Chancen einer Verpflichtung. Pep Guardiola has urged Lionel Messi to remain at Barcelona for the rest of his career amid reports he could reunite with his old boss at Manchester City. Messi, 32, has been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp this week following a public spat with Barca sporting director Eric Abidal. Abidal
Lionel Messi did not take it well and went on to refute his former teammate publically. Messi’s actions have caused much controversy. And, according to some rumors, the Argentine is even planning on his way out of Camp Nou in the summer with Man City being his possible destination. Pep Guardiola, however, does not seem to take any interest. PEP GUARDIOLA says he expects Lionel Messi to finish his career at Barcelona. The 32-year-old’s future is once again in doubt after a row with Nou Camp sporting director Eric Abidal. Manchester City would be favourites to land the Argentine superstar if he ever did leave Catalonia. As well as Suite à la bisbille entre Leo Messi et Eric Abidal, le directeur sportif du Barça, la presse anglaise a fantasmé sur un éventuel départ de La Pulga pour Manchester City, où le virtuose argentin retrouverait un certain Pep Guardiola. En conférence de presse ce vendredi, l’ancien entraîneur du Barça a exprimé son souhait de voir …Read More