Manchester City back in the transfer race for another amazing football talent?! Whilst that might be hard to comprehend (does Kaka ring a bell), this bit of news shows just how far people will go to get a story.
Manchester City have come out and denied the rumours in The Sun that they were chasing Lionel Messi with £100m in hand. I can hardly believe the story isn’t true!
City said in a statement: ‘Following an article in The Sun newspaper which claimed that Manchester City are preparing a £100m bid for Lionel Messi, the club would like to make the following information clear. The story is untrue and this fact has been accepted by the newspaper in question.
‘General comments about Lionel Messi, made by Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim, who holds no position at the club, were mistakenly linked to Manchester City.
‘The article was printed in error and an apology to His Highness Sheikh Mansour, chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak and Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim and a correction in Saturday’s edition of the newspaper will follow.’ (Daily Mail)
Another rumour linking a big name with City. I have a strong feeling that we’ll be seeing this sort of thing all summer long. With copious amounts of cash come big, big whoppers. This appears to be one of them.