Lionel Messi special: Why he wants to leave, role of the Barca board & is Man City his next move?
In a special episode of the Transfer Talk podcast, host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Spanish football expert Terry Gibson to discuss everything Lionel Messi. They analyse the reasons behind Messi’s desire to leave the Nou Camp (04:44), the Argentina striker’s meeting with Ronald Koeman (14:15) and how the Barcelona board have contributed to his unhappiness (19:41). But if he is to leave Barcelona, what will be his likely destination? Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom joins the show to evaluate Manchester City’s chances of signing Messi (25:04), while Terry analyses the possible reunion with Pep Guardiola (34:27). And finally, it wouldn’t be an episode without Pete’s final thought as he weighs in with his own view to what is becoming the story of the summer (42:45).