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Chelsea owner reportedly ready to make move for Messi

Chelsea owner reportedly ready to make move for Messi

Jul. 7 | Chelsea will join Manchester City in the chase for Lionel Messi if the superstar gives any indication he might quit Barcelona. Messi was sentenced to 21 months jail for tax fraud but is not expected to do any time because prison terms of less than two...

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Jan. 12 | Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for an unprecedented fifth time. The Barcelona forward reclaimed the biggest individual accolade in world football at a lavish ceremony in Zurich on Monday, beating Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the three-time...

City in talks with Messi over massive £120m transfer

City in talks with Messi over massive £120m transfer

Nov. 27 | Manchester City are reportedly holding positive initial talks to sign Lionel Messi, who could leave Barcelona in a shock £120million transfer. The Premier League giants are hopeful of snapping up Messi as he becomes increasingly dissatisfied with life...

Reports suggest Messi is ready to leave Barcelona

Reports suggest Messi is ready to leave Barcelona

Oct. 27 | Lionel Messi has never been closer to leaving Barcelona, according to Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. The Sun reported last week that Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City have all made informal approaches to Messi’s...

Adidas could reportedly help United land Lionel Messi

Adidas could reportedly help United land Lionel Messi

Jan. 14 | Manchester United could be helped by new sponsors Adidas in their bid to sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi. According to sources in Spain, Adidas are prepared to help fund a mega-money move for Messi. The German sportswear giant will replace Nike as United’s...

Messi dismisses Chelsea & Man City transfer rumours

Messi dismisses Chelsea & Man City transfer rumours

Jan. 12 | Lionel Messi has branded speculation that his father has spoken with Chelsea and Manchester City about a move as ‘lies’. The Argentine ace has been heavily linked with a move away from Barcelona after falling out with Luis Enrique last week. But...

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer nominated for Ballon d’Or

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer nominated for Ballon d’Or

Dec. 2 | The three finalists for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best player of 2014 have been released. As expected the nominees are Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Lionel Messi (Argentina) and Manuel Neuer (Germany). Current holder Ronaldo and Messi...

Liverpool poised to sign kid star dubbed ‘the next Lionel Messi’

Liverpool poised to sign kid star dubbed ‘the next Lionel Messi’

Dec. 2 | Liverpool have beaten off their Premier League rivals to sign an Irish kid star dubbed ‘the next Lionel Messi’. Zak Gilsenan, who is just 11, has been schooled at the same La Masia academy as Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. He was born in...

Reports suggest Messi would be open to Chelsea move

Reports suggest Messi would be open to Chelsea move

Nov. 28 | Lionel Messi wants to follow Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona to Chelsea next summer. The Argentina captain has long been linked with a move to the Premier League, and earlier in the month hinted he could leave Barca at the end of the season. Asked whether...

Reports reveal Chelsea failed with a £118m bid for Messi

Reports reveal Chelsea failed with a £118m bid for Messi

Sep. 27 | Chelsea launched a stunning £118m (€150m) bid to buy Lionel Messi from Barcelona during the summer transfer window. According to reports in Catalonia, the Blues submitted the cheeky bid for Messi due to his strained relations with the Barcelona board...