After Conviction for Tax evasion in Barcelona Messi may move to Chelsea

After Conviction for Tax evasion in Barcelona Messi may move to Chelsea

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In the aftermath of Lionel Messi being given a jail sentence for 21 months (which is likely to be a suspended sentence) and a hefty fine for tax evasion there are now strong rumours that the Argentinian superstar will consider a move to English premier club Chelsea for reportedly a huge transfer fee.
Chelsea are ready to offer Barcelona around £110 million for the 29-year-old and will better the forward’s current deal with the Spanish champions, which currently stands at £600,000 a week.

Manchester City have also registered their interest and have a contract prepared which would see Messi earn £800,000 a week.

It is believed that Messi’s father met Roman Abramovich at his infamous yacht, the Eclipse to see a possibility of a possible move to England.

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Messi who has bee with Spanish giants Barcelona since the age of 12 is reportedly fed up of the tax scrutiny in the Catalonian capital and under a lot of stress.

He recently quit the national team after an emotionally draining loss to Chile in the Copa America and With Messi being handed a 21-month jail sentence  and a €2 million fine for tax fraud, it is widely believed that the Argentine has felt that Barcelona haven’t been as supportive as they could’ve been throughout the ordeal.

 


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