Atletico Madrid supervisor, Diego Simeone, has revealed that he made an try and signal Lionel Messi instantly Barcelona informed the Argentine captain to depart Camp Nou for a brand new membership.
Simeone defined that he needed to name his striker, Luis Suarez, who’s a detailed good friend of Messi, to ask concerning the 34-year-old’s scenario in a bid to signal him for Atletico.
Recall that Messi left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in the summertime switch window.
Messi was informed to depart Barcelona for a brand new membership after the Catalan membership was unable to increase his contract attributable to LaLiga’s rules.
“I’ll inform you one thing, when all that occurred at Barcelona, we known as Luis [Suarez] with nothing however respect,” Simeone informed Ole journal.
“I didn’t name Leo [Messi], however I did name Luis and I requested him about how [Messi] was, what he was considering if there was the slightest, hypothetical probability that he would possibly come to Atletico Madrid.
“However that lasted all of three hours. Paris Saint-Germain have been clearly obsessive about bringing him in.”