Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has spoken on the Lionel Messi rumors after beating Napoli 2-0. The Italian coach sees Messi to Inter impossible: “It is easier to move the Duomo (the Milan Cathedral) than to bring Messi to Inter Milan.”
After the negative air that has risen at FC Barcelona due to losing La Liga to Real Madrid, many rumors regarding Messi have come up. Reportedly, Inter was ready to attempt to pull off a huge deal to bring the Argentine to Inter.
However, the speculations are denied by Inter representatives too: “We are talking about fantasy rumors here. Signing Messi is absolutely not our goal. I think he is focused on continuing his football activity with Barcelona.”, said Inter Milan CEO Beppe Marotta.
After all the chaos that has been created regarding Messi’s transfer out of Barcelona, it is clear to come to a conclusion: Lionel Messi is staying with his home club Barça.
Source: La Gazzetta dello Sport
Lionel Messi explains the reason why he exposed the Barça board
Lionel Messi has spoken in an exclusive interview with Sport. The past few months have added a lot of controversy on Barcelona, but the Argentine calls for support and proposes the fans to unite:
“After so many disagreements, I would like to put an end to it. All Barça fans must unite and assume that the best is yet to come.”Lionel Messi to Sport
Messi also added that the reason of his previous actions were meant to make the club stronger:
“I take responsibility for my errors and if they existed, it was only to make FC Barcelona better and stronger.”LIONEL MESSI TO SPORT
“Adding passion and enthusiasm will be the only way to achieve our objectives. We have to be united and all go in the same direction.”
The Argentine put an emphasis on the fact that him speaking towards the board and exposing them should not be taken personally by Culés; it was meant to make the club stronger, as he says.