Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Ander Hererra has thrown doubt over Lionel Messi becoming a member of the French champions this summer time, opening the door for a possible transfer to Manchester City.
The Barcelona famous person, 33, seems to be set to go away the Nou Camp on a free this summer time, along with his contract expiring and no chance of a renewal following his public fallout with the Spanish giants final yr.
PSG and Manchester City have been linked with the Argentine based mostly on the very fact they’re arguably the one two golf equipment in world soccer who can afford his astronomical wages.
However Herrera, the previous Man United man, suggests Monetary Truthful Play restrictions could get in the way in which of Messi becoming a member of PSG – who have already got the world’s two costliest gamers in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
“Messi, Neymar and Mbappe collectively? I don’t know the way that may work with Monetary Truthful Play, however I don’t suppose so,” he advised El Larguero (by way of AS).
France Soccer revealed a photoshopped picture of Messi in a PSG shirt on its entrance cowl earlier this week and claimed Neymar is enjoying an important function in securing a transfer for his former Barcelona teammate.
It comes after Barca boss Ronald Koeman hit out at Angel Di Maria for publicly expressing his need for Messi to affix PSG.
And Herrera is reluctant to speak about Messi’s future out of respect for his present membership.
“I’m not going to get into this one,” he added. “When everybody at Barca was speaking about Neymar, inside and outdoors the membership, we didn’t prefer it.
“I’m not going to do one thing that I don’t like being achieved to me. I’ve a whole lot of respect for Barca, Messi, his coach and his teammates.
“It isn’t a method. Me, I can’t talk about him. I respect those that do it, however I put myself within the sneakers of the membership through which Messi has advanced.
“If I have been I at Barca, I’d not like folks speaking about Messi. It doesn’t appear to me to be a scarcity of respect, however I can’t do it”