RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to smash transfer world record by bidding £275 million to grab Lionel Messi

Manchester City are prepared to make an audacious world-record transfer bid of £275 million to trigger the buyout clause of Lionel Messi at Barcelona, according to this morning's football rumour mill.

Monday, 21st August 2017, 10:56 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:50 pm
Lionel Messi, who is set to become the subject of an audacious £275 million world-record transfer bid by Manchester City, according to today's rumour mill.

Reports say City officials have already held talks with Messi’s representatives over a possible move to the Etihad by the 30-year-old Argentine.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise