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  • Would not sell him at any price

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  • 100M +

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  • 70-80M

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    What would Messi cost?

    Considering that:

    1. There is a possibility Messi might leave even this season.
    2. Contract expires in 2021.
    3. A lot of fans would like him to leave (tactical headache, off-field issues, politcs etc etc.)
    4. He's 33 years old, coming off a poor season.
    5. He's the biggest legend of this club.
    6. He is the GOAT.
    7. He is perhaps the most marketable player in the world. But he is also the highest paid player in the world.

    What would you sell Messi for?

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    80mil to hundred mil worth probably.

    I wouldn't sell him. At least give him last season.

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    I don't think selling Messi will do us any good in any way this season.

    - First of, you can't sell Messi for under 100m, it's bad business.
    - Then, that money would be available to BARTO to spend. Let's avoid that.
    - We would have sold out our best player ever, even if he has one more year and is 33, with no actual reconstruction plan in mind.
    - Our relations with Messi would be broken.

    All that, if he wants to stay this season. If he doesn't, it's a different story.

    My personal "best case scenario" for Barca, is to keep Messi for this last season, so we remain competitive while we replace our veterans. This should have been done at least a season earlier.

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    If Messi wants to leave then selling him for 100m is not bad business.

    Barca be better off having the additional 180m for one season than Messi and starting to rebuild now rather than wait a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JamDav1982 View Post
    If Messi wants to leave then selling him for 100m is not bad business.

    Barca be better off having the additional 180m for one season than Messi and starting to rebuild now rather than wait a year.
    I already said if he wants to leave, it's a different situation. I agree with the above.
    Only problem is 180m would be available to barto - who could arguably go and buy Neymar and offer him a 5 year contract.

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    People don't realize what losing Messi would mean for the board and league. They will be scrambling with 200M bids for the best players on the planet.

    And if Messi wants to leave, as in "fuck it, i'm done with saving these idiots. i'll not play a single minute here" then it's not much the board can do. They wouldn't want to keep a player who openly doesn't want to be here and will sell for something between 100 and 200 mil.

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    If somebody comes with 300 million and Leo wants to leave, then we can talk. If City comes, I would tell them that they can have him for 80 million plus Kevin De Bruyne.

    Otherwise selling him at this point is stupid.
    Last edited by FCBfan22; 25th August 2020 at 02:17 PM.
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    PSG would be ridiculously stacked. Their only challenge would be the CL. Too boring for Leo.

    If he goes, more than City, would LOVE to see him at Chelsea! Posh location for Anto. Good schools for the kids Leo dancing the blues, crushing it in the PL and bringing Big Ears to Stamford B.


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    noone will pay more than like 115m for messi right now. not even psg/city

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    If P$G comes, just refer to release clause.


    Or Mbappe+100 million, since it's them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by snowy View Post
    TukTuk's reaction when asked



    PSG would be ridiculously stacked. Their only challenge would be the CL and Leo.

    If he goes, more than City, would LOVE to see him at Chelsea! Posh location for Anto. Good schools for the kids Leo dancing the blues, crushing it in the PL and bringing Big Ears to Stamford B.


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    meh. psg would need to make a few more defensive signings. top heavy teams without solid defensive foundations never win the CL. United had CR up front but rio and vidic in the back...we had messi/etoo/henry but also puyol, a (much better) pique, alves...inter had milito and etoo but also a super tough defence...bayern has had a very solid defence and midfield both in 2013 and 2020...2015 barca also had a solid defence in addition to MSN...real madrid had CR up front but a very solid ramos and varane duo at the back


    PSG has improved its defence a lot this season but not enough to push them to the next level. messi wouldnt fix that for the same reason that despite having him barca always suffers--our defence is crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowy View Post
    TukTuk's reaction when asked



    PSG would be ridiculously stacked. Their only challenge would be the CL. Too boring for Leo.

    If he goes, more than City, would LOVE to see him at Chelsea! Posh location for Anto. Good schools for the kids Leo dancing the blues, crushing it in the PL and bringing Big Ears to Stamford B.


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    70-80m at this age in the coronavirus market. But we could get more if we're smart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowy View Post
    TukTuk's reaction when asked



    PSG would be ridiculously stacked. Their only challenge would be the CL. Too boring for Leo.

    If he goes, more than City, would LOVE to see him at Chelsea! Posh location for Anto. Good schools for the kids Leo dancing the blues, crushing it in the PL and bringing Big Ears to Stamford B.


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    Chelsea is trying to rebuild with a young team. Could be good for Leo and if he goes, he's the instant main man. But I don't want him sucking the space for a few potential talents currently present there. Nor do I want him to ruin Chelsea's plan for a better defense.

    EDIT: It would also continue the trend of Chelsea taking Barcelona's leftovers.
    Last edited by Jadentheman; 25th August 2020 at 04:08 PM.
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    It's the wages rather than the actual fee that would be the issue...........if he wanted to leave or were to be available.
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