Barcelona president Bartomeu insists Man City won't tempt Messi away

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident Lionel Messi cannot be tempted away.
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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident Lionel Messi cannot be tempted away.

There's been talk in Spain of Manchester City meeting Messi's €200 million buyout clause, but Bartomeu argues the final decision would still be left to the Argentine.

"I would not say so (he would leave), so why would I ask? I do not want Messi to leave Barca and he will not leave Barca,.

"It is what I think. He has been formed in our club and is having an amazing career. I do not think anyone will pay the clause.

"If someday Messi wants to leave, I will try to convince him otherwise."

 
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