Guardiola stays at City… for Messi?

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has just extended for two years until June 2023, the Premier League club reported on Thursday. This situation would confirm the hypothesis of a decisive rapprochement with Lionel Messi.

The scenario holds. Manchester city wants Lionel Messi and counts on Pep Guardiola to seduce the FC Barcelona icon. By extending the Spanish manager for two years (June 2023), as the club from the north of England indicated on Thursday, the Cityzens send an additional message to the Argentine striker: his favorite coach is waiting for him for a new adventure in a career entirely marked with the Catalan seal.

In January 2021, in a big month, Messi will be free to discuss with the club of his choice for a possible transfer. This is in any case the displayed trend, the captain of the Albicéleste having done everything, a priori, to leave Barça last summer, before agreeing to stay one last season.

And Manchester City is one of the few plausible destinations for “La Pulga”, mainly because of the presence of Pep Guardiola and the challenge of the Champions League. The Spanish technician has never won it with the Cityzens. The last time was in 2011… with Barça under Messi.

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