PSG forward, Lionel Messi has come out to say that Barcelona wanted to sign Marco Verratti. He recently revealed that the Italian midfielder is nothing but a phenomenon.
According to him, Verratti has shown that he is a huge player and he is definitely one of the best in the world in his position.
He added that Verratti is not the only player he is looking forward to playing with because PSG’s dressing room is blessed with class footballers.
His words, “Marco Verratti has shown that he is a huge player, one of the best in the world in his position. He is a phenomenon.”
“He was wanted in Barcelona, but now it is the reverse and it is me coming to him in Paris.”
“Not only Marco, but the dressing room is full of the best players in the world.”
“The coach and coaching staff had a big part in the negotiations,”
“When I saw it was possible, I spoke with him (Pochettino) straight away. I’ve known him for a while.”
“I spoke to him, the fact we are two Argentines helped a lot. We spoke, it went well to begin with. The technical staff at PSG also helped my decision.”
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