Manchester City has been pursuing an opportunity to sign Messi for quite some time, according to Telegraph. A deal involving Messi would turn out to be the biggest deal in soccer history worth around $300 million. The Blues are known for their financial strength and might splash any amount of money to have services of the winger. The Argentine might help the club to win the European title.

Lionel Messi is one of the best soccer players of all time. The all-time La Liga top scorer has achieved some unrealistic records in his career.

According to ESPN, the striker might leave Barcelona this summer. Recently, Brazilian international, Neymar Jr. has moved to Paris-Saint Germain in the world record breaking fee of $222 million. The French club has triggered the release clause of Neymar to see him in Paris. In the past season, Barcelona failed to win any major silverware, though they have won Copa-Del Rey given the standard of the club the said feat is still small.

Lionel Messi is reported to be unhappy at Barcelona. The winger seems to be frustrated because of the board of the club.

The other reason is said to be the lack of quality players at the club. So far this transfer window, The club has failed to quality players to replace Neymar. Barcelona is now targeting, Ousmane Dembele and Phillipe Coutinho to replace the Brazilian.

The biggest deal in history of Soccer might happen

Messi's move is looking evident because of one more reason, Pep Guardiola. Pep was the manager of Barcelona for 4-years and the club has enjoyed a great success under his tenure including "The Treble." Messi also admires Guardiola as one of the best managers in the world. The Guardiola factor might play a major role in Leo's transfer to English Premier League.

Will Barcelona allow his talisman to leave?

Barcelona's success in recent years has hugely dependent on Messi's shoulders. The Barca's all time top-scorer has helped the Spanish giants to won four Champions League, three Fifa Club World Cup, eight La Liga titles. The forward is playing for the club since his childhood and has an emotional attachment to the club.

The Catalonian talisman would consider remaining at the club if the team signs players like, Ousmane Dembele and Phillipe Coutinho. But it seems the Catalonian club will not allow his talismanic player to leave at any cost.

Notably, Messi has not signed a new deal at Barca, his current deal is ending in 2018. As his deal ends he will be a free agent.

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