Manchester City will be able to pay €200m for Lionel Messi and the bid will consist of money and players, claims beIN Sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri.
Barcelona captain reportedly wants to leave the Catalan giants after 2-8 embarrasing loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Manchester City can be the most possible destination for him, as he has a strong relationship with head coach Pep Guardiola.
And now, the Citizens are ready to pay for the six-time Balon d'Or winner, both with players and money. City representatives will fly to Barcelona next week to start transfer negotiations.
However, Messi has decided to attend training on Monday, in order to facilitate the club mood to negotiate.