June 15, 2017 11:42 GMT by goal.com

Messi and Verratti snapped at same Ibiza restaurant, but they didn't enjoy dinner together

Messi and Verratti snapped at same Ibiza restaurant, but they didn't enjoy dinner together

Speculation the 24-year-old could join Barca increased as the two were snapped in the same venue, although a source close to Messi has denied the news

A source close to Lionel Messi has denied that the superstar met Barcelona target Marco Verratti for dinner after pictures emerged online showing the pair at the same restaurant in Ibiza.

How Barcelona could line up with Verratti

As reported by Goal , the Italian has told Paris Saint-Germain he wishes to leave this summer, with Barca preparing a bid of up to €100 million .

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