Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insists his team wouldn't need Lionel Messi if the Barcelona star became available. It's been claimed Messi representatives offered the Argentine to Real last summer.

"If I could sign one player for Real Madrid, it wouldn't be Messi, I'd rather reinforce another position", Ancelotti told Radio Capital. "We have Cristiano, who needs Messi? God gave him [Ronaldo] a special gift".

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