Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman insists he’ll now not reply questions regarding Lionel Messi’s future.
The 33-year-old needed to depart Camp Nou in the course of the summer season, however ended up staying in Catalonia regardless of curiosity from Pep Guardiola’s Man City.
Messi is predicted to give up Barcelona when his contract runs out on the finish of the season.
And switch hyperlinks with City have re-emerged after Guardiola, who bossed the Argentina ahead for 4 years from 2008, signed a brand new two-year contract extension on the Etihad on Thursday.
Requested if he might see Messi leaving Barcelona subsequent summer season, Koeman replied: “No, I don’t see him outdoors the membership and I received’t say any extra about this.
“I received’t take any extra questions on Leo’s future.”
Messi received three LaLigas and two European Cups in a vastly profitable spell below Guardiola.
And former Man City winger Trevor Sinclair believes a reunion between them is ‘inevitable’ on the Etihad.
He informed talkSPORT: “For me, you have a look at what has gone one with him signing a brand new two-year contract, there are rumours Kevin De Bruyne goes to signal a brand new contract… I feel Messi is inevitable.
“I can’t see something aside from that. And I have a look at the membership I supported, ‘little outdated Manchester City’, signing the very best participant on the earth and presumably profitable the Champions League.”
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Increasing on his declare about Messi becoming a member of City, Sinclair added: “I can’t see it some other method.
“He’s too younger to return to Argentina, and I don’t suppose there may be some other membership the place they’ve the proper supervisor in place the place Messi would go in and really feel comfy below that supervisor.
“I really feel it’s inevitable it’ll occur… and I can’t anticipate it to occur!”