Barcelona Superstar Lionel Messi Dictating Transfer Policies At Nou Camp
The Argentine superstar will see out his playing days with the Catalan club after finally agreeing terms on a new deal.
According to reports in Spain, he is having an increasing influence on matters off the field.
But Messi has reportedly told his Nou Camp bosses not to sign either player.
Instead, Messi wants Barcelona to sign Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho as he is hungrier and has more to prove.
Liverpool rebuffed the Spanish side’s attempts to prise the Brazilian from Anfield in the summer but Barcelona are expected to return with another offer next year.
Messi has struck a great friendship with fellow Argentine Luiz Suarez and he fears the arrival of Frenchman Antoine Griezmann will limit Suarez’s playing time at Barcelona.
However, only the upcoming transfer window in January will actually reveal if Messi indeed has an influence on Barcelona’s transfer policies.