Javier Pastore has urged Argentina teammate Lionel Messi to join him at Barcelona. The Rosanero midfielder is wanted by Barca.

Speaking after Sunday night's 1-0 win over Genoa, Pastore said: "I know that many important teams want me, including Barcelona.

"I often speak with Messi, but I want to stay at Palermo.

"Actually I am going to tell him to come here!"