MANCHESTER – Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, denied reports that mention eyeing his club Barcelona star Lionel Messi. According to him, it is just a rumor.
In an interview with one of the newspapers of Argentina, Ole, Messi had said it would leave Camp Nou at a later time, although the Argentine players often expressed his desire to retire at Barca.
Messi changed his mind because he saw something that did not go according to his wish. The Citizens squad was reportedly some British media are ready to recruit the 27-year-old bomber.
“The rumors are just rumors. What he did was remarkable, and only a few players who can reach the level it seems. Record–made record illustrates how important he was for Barcelona,” said Pellegrini.
The statement expressed Pellegrini fifth matchday of Group E ahead of the Champions League against Bayern Munich, Tuesday (11/25/2014). Rumors also received special attention from Martin Demichelis.
“I’m happy with the record he made. For me this is not surprising. But, I think we should not give opinions about rumors like this before an important game (against Bayern),” said Demichelis.