Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news

Premierleague-News.com - CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. The Blues were prepared to dig deep into their pockets to land the Argentine su…

Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news

Premierleague-News.com - CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. The Blues were prepared to dig deep into their pockets to land the Argentine su…

Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news
15 October 2020 - 18:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! CHELSEA were reportedly ready to pay Lionel Messi £1MILLION a week to complete a world-record £225m transfer in 2014. The Blues were prepared to dig deep into their pockets to land the Argentine superstar after boss Jose Mourinho held a FaceTime call with him, according to Sky Italy's Gianluca di Marzio. 3Jose Mourinho almost landed Lionel Messi in his second spell at Chelsea in 2014Credit: Getty Images - Getty 3Lionel Messi would have been paid £1million a week to play at Stamford BridgeCredit: Getty Images - Getty Owner Roman Abramovich and Mourinho were keen to trigger Messi's buy-out clause and would have rewarded him spectacularly with annual wages of around £50m. The report states Chelsea first contacted Messi in January 2014 during his tax fraud probe. The forward was fed up with the Spanish authorities and a glitzy move to London looked an attractive proposition. CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Blues news Messi asked old Barca pal and player agent Deco for his opinion, having played at Stamford Bridge, before holding a video chat with Mourinho. Messi is said to have been convinced by 'winner' Mourinho and was keen to finalise a deal. But, according to the report, things fell through when Deco was eased out of discussions and Mourinho spoke directly to Messi.

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. Jorge was fuming that personal terms had been agreed without his say-so and promptly convinced his son to pull the plug on the ground-breaking deal. 3 Most read in FootballWTFX-RATEDPorn stars promise 'Old Firm Nicola can't cancel' in racy footie strip sex tapeExclusiveTOUGH CHOICERangers hero Kris Boyd names his combined Old Firm XI ahead of Parkhead clashKICKBACK Pin of Rangers kitman 'holding Lennon's severed head' 'not sectarian' says sellerLive BlogSPFL LATESTRangers, Celtic, Aberdeen, Hibs, Hearts and Scottish football news & transfersExclusiveAL PICKEx-Celtic star Alan Stubbs picks his combined Old Firm XI ahead of Parkhead clashGUESS WHO'S BARKCeltic splash out on private jet to ensure Barkas returns for Rangers game Di Marzio also reports, in his new book Grand Hotel Calciomercato, that Real Madrid tried to pull off a similar move in 2013. But loyal Messi was not interested in swapping El Clasico sides. The 33-year-old had looked set for a move away from the Nou Camp this summer - with Man City reportedly ready to fork out £2.4m a week in wages. But after expressing his desire to leave publicly, he made a dramatic U-turn after deciding he could not take the club to court in order to force an exit. Lionel Messi trains with the Barcelona squad

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Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news


Breaking Premier League Chelsea were set to pay Messi £1MILLION a week to complete £225m 2014 transfer Premier league news

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