Lionel Messi: Barcelona interest in five players arises amid PSG and Man City links

Due to the unclear situations in Barcelona, lionel Messi could leave when the transfer window opens at the ending of the season as Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City links get stronger.

It’s always been clear that Barcelona’s all-time record goal had wanted a strong sporting project in order to continue his journey with the Catalan side. Although it’s yet unclear whether he would leave or not as for the moment. Amid these speculations gathering all over the football world, La Liga giants have indicated rumors that they have five players in their transfer list before the Summer Transfer Window.

Manchester City and PSG are seriously linked to land the veteran, who will become a free agent at the end of the season, what a transfer it could be for any one of the clubs that could secure his signings. Lionel Messi has scored 23 goals in all competitions so far this season, considerably more than the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, and Martin Braithwaite.

According to Marca, Messi could stay at Barcelona, however, with the 33-year-old still yet to make a decision on his long-term future.

And it’s claimed Barcelona have five transfer targets in mind as they look to keep the South American at the club for the rest of his career. Erling Haaland is on their radar, with the Borussia Dortmund star scoring 17 goals and clocking up four assists from 18 Bundesliga matches so far.

Barcelona are still huge admirers of Matthijs de Ligt, despite being rebuffed by the Juventus star back in the summer transfer window of 2019. Sevilla powerhouse Jules Kounde is also of interest, though Manchester United are set to provide fierce competition when it comes to recruiting the Frenchman.

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City and Liverpool’ Georginio Wijnaldum are yet to renew their contracts with their various clubs, which means they would become free agents at the ending of the season.

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