Barcelona star Lionel Messi has said a potential move to Major League Soccer would appeal to him, but promised he won’t talk to other clubs about a transfer until the current season is over.
After failing to secure a Camp Nou exit over the summer and now into the final season of his current contract with the club, Messi continues to be linked with a possible transfer away from Spain.
Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have been touted as the most likely destinations with the Argentine still interested in exploring his options.
However, Messi has now admitted a move to the United States would appeal to him, raising the possibility of him following in the footsteps of David Beckham, Thierry Henry and more in making a lucrative, high-profile switch to MLS.
“I always said that I have the impression that I would like to enjoy the experience of living in the United States, of living in that league and that life, but if it happens or not I don’t know,” the Argentine told La Sexta.
Messi has however flatly rejected the idea of him joining either Atletico Madrid or Real Madrid, and replied when asked if he could join the later: “No, impossible.” Continue reading