Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LIONEL Messi Is Being Offered [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LIONEL Messi Is Being Offered [...]

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.LIONEL Messi is being offered a whopping Pounds 400,000 a week to join City in the summer, according to reports in Spain.

The Blues have been increasingly linked with the Barcelona ace (pictured), who has two-and-a-half years still to run on his current deal.

They are said to be in the market for a superstar signing to boost their global profile - as well as improve the team - and received a Pounds 265m financial injection from China Media Group's purchase of a chunk of the City Football Group.

Now sources in Spain indicate that the Blues have tentatively approached Messi's advisers in the last few days with talk of a Pounds 20m-a-year salary. Last month, Spanish sources claimed City were talking of a Pounds 14.75m salary for the 28-yearold. …

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