Lamela’s response when asked if Messi will ever move to Premier League

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Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City are all reportedly interested in Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

Tottenham Hotspur winger Erik Lamela has suggested to The London Evening Standard that Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will not move to the Premier League.

Lamela, who plays with Messi for the Argentina national team, believes that the 28-year-old will remain at Barcelona for the rest of his career.

“If he wanted to, it would be a pleasure to play against him, or even with him,” the 23-year-old told The London Evening Standard when asked whether Messi might one day move to the Premier League.

“I’d rather play with him than against him! But honestly, I don’t see it. You never know in football, but he is very happy at Barcelona and I don’t know if he will ever change clubs.”

Messi is one of the greatest footballers of all time and the best player in the world at the moment.

The 28-year-old is an international superstar and has won everything there is to be won in club football, including the Champions League four times.

The Barcelona forward has been on top of his game for years, and it is likely that he will remain at the Catalan club for the rest of his career.

There is reportedly interest in Messi from Premier League clubs, though, with The Daily Star recently claiming that Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City all want him.

While the top English clubs will be able to pay the Argentine astronomical wages, they will probably be a step-down for him in footballing terms.

Messi, who is injured at the moment, has scored three goals and created 14 chances in six La Liga appearances for Barcelona so far this season.

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