Rivaldo cautions Manchester City will be ‘significantly more grounded’ with Lionel Messi as Barcelona commander thinks about future
Previous Ballon d’Or champ Rivaldo has cautioned groups expecting to rival Manchester City that the marking of Lionel Messi would make them ‘significantly more grounded’.
The Barcelona captain nearly left the Camp Nou the previous summer as agreement arrangements hit a halt and City were allegedly in the chase.
Kick Guardiola fashioned an unfathomable bond with the Argentine forward during his four years in control in Catalonia and the pair won each and every prize accessible.
The 33-year-old has scored multiple times in LaLiga this season as of now and has driven the Catalan monsters to fourth in the table during a hopeless season.
Paris Saint-Germain frolicked to a convincing triumph in the principal leg of their Champions League knockout connection Spain a week ago and move bits of gossip keep on circumnavigating around Messi.
What’s more, previous Blaugrana forward Rivaldo accepts a gathering among Messi and Guardiola in Manchester would be cataclysmic to City’s adversaries.
He told BetFair: “Enthusiasm Guardiola has perhaps the best crew in Europe and Manchester City are in unimaginable structure right now after 19 sequential successes, leaping to a noteworthy lead in the alliance and stepping forward in Europe this week.
“City are a rich club and that permits them to sign the best parts on the planet. Consequently, they would be an exceptionally strong objective for Lionel Messi on the off chance that he leaves Barcelona.
“Blend the incredible snapshot of structure they’re proceeding with the way that Guardiola has just trained Messi with enormous achievement and unmistakably the English club would turn out to be much more grounded with the Argentinian star on their positions.
“Indeed, with Messi, they would be the top choice to win any opposition.”