Football transfer rumours: Lionel Messi to Manchester City next summer?

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As Barcelona continue their increasingly unseemly and as yet unsuccessful pursuit of one or all of Nice’s Jean Seri, Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembélé and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, Camp Nou natives are becoming ever more restless. Their mood will not be improved by reports from Spain that Lionel Messi’s father has begun talks with Manchester City with a view to negotiating a move for his son to the Etihad Stadium next summer. Now in the final year of his contract at Barcelona with an e...