Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to try again for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. Messi has implored Barca to unite him with Aguero, after the pair enjoyed success at international level at both the Under 20 World Cup in 2005 and the 2008 Olympics.

And El 9 Esportiu says a source close to Aguero has declared: "He's crazy about Barca."

It's been revealed Barca held a series of "very serious" meetings with the 25-year-old's advisors last summer - before clinching their deal for Santos ace Neymar.

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